Cardinals End Brewers' Streak, MLB Roundup
Published on April 15 2014 10:15 am
Last Updated on April 15 2014 10:15 am
Written by Millie Lange
Cardinals End Brewers' Win Streak
(Milwaukee, WI) -- Lance Lynn struck out 11 over seven innings of shutout ball as the Cardinals blanked the Brewers 4-0 at Miller Park, ending Milwaukee's nine-game win streak. Lynn improved to 3-0 by scattering three hits and walking three. Jhonny Peralta hit a solo homer in the second while Jon Jay added a three-run blast in the sixth for St. Louis. Matt Adams finished 3-for-4 as the Cards won their third straight. Matt Garza allowed four runs over seven innings to fall to 0-2 for the Brew Crew. Jean Segura managed two of Milwaukee's hits in defeat.
The Cardinals continue their three-game series with the Brewers tonight in Milwaukee. St. Louis sends Shelby Miller to the mound as he looks to record his first win of the year after starting 0-2. The Brew Crew counters with Marco Estrada. First pitch is set for 7:10.
Uggla's Slam Sends Braves Past Phillies
(Philadelphia, PA) -- Dan Uggla's grand slam in the top of the ninth lifted the Braves to a 9-6 win over the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. It was Uggla's second homer of the game while Evan Gattis also went deep twice, driving in three. Atlanta had lost the lead in the eighth when Luis Avilan allowed five runs, but he picked up the win while David Carpenter notched his first save. Starter Ervin Santana struck out 11 over six innings of one-run ball for the Braves, who have won four in-a-row. Domonic Brown hit a three-run homer in the eighth to give Philadelphia the lead while Marlon Byrd added a two-run single. Ryan Howard hit a solo blast while Jacob Diekman allowed four runs to suffer the blown save and loss for the Phils, who saw a three-game win streak end.
Nationals Sink Marlins
(Miami, FL) -- Anthony Rendon went 2-for-5 with three RBI as the Nationals downed the Marlins 9-2 in Miami. Bryce Harper finished 3-for-4 with an RBI while Tyler Moore ended 3-for-5 with a solo homer and two RBI. Sandy Leon went deep on a two-run shot while Jordan Zimmermann struck out seven over seven innings of two-run ball to improve to 1-0. The Nats ended a three-game slide and improved to 4-and-0 against the Marlins this year. Garrett Jones hit a solo homer for Miami but Brad Hand allowed five runs in three innings to fall to 0-1. The Fish have lost eight straight after starting the season 5-1.
Pirates, Reds Suspended Until Tuesday
(Cincinnati, OH) -- Monday's game between the Pirates and Reds in Cincinnati is being suspended due to rain. The contest is tied at seven after six innings. It will be resumed on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. Eastern, with the regularly scheduled game to follow. Ten homers have been hit in the game, including two each from the Pirates' Neil Walker and Gabby Sanchez. All statistics will carry over and be counted.
Mets Drop D'backs Behind Wheeler
(Phoenix, AZ) -- Zack Wheeler tossed six-and-a-third innings of two-run ball to lead the Mets in a 7-3 win over the Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Lucas Duda went 4-for-5 with two RBI while Daniel Murphy finished 2-for-4 with an RBI and two runs. Eric Young Jr. also had two hits and scored twice while David Wright knocked in a pair as New York won its third in five games. Wheeler improved to 1-2 while Carlos Torres pitched the final 2 2/3 innings for his first save. Josh Collmenter gave up three runs in four innings to suffer the loss for Arizona. Miguel Montero was 3-for-3 with all three RBI for the D'backs, who have lost four straight.
Padres Edge Rockies On Wild Pitch, Error
(San Diego, CA) -- Xavier Nady and Seth Smith scored on a wild pitch by Rex Brothers in the eighth to lift the Padres in a 5-4 win over the Rockies at Petco Park. Nady came in to score from third base and Smith followed from second on the throwing error by catcher Wilin Rosario. Tommy Medica and Everth Cabrera hit back-to-back RBI doubles in the fifth for San Diego and Alexi Amarista followed with a run-scoring triple in the victory. Dale Thayer got the win in relief while Huston Street notched his fourth save as the Friars won their fourth in five games. Rosario hit a two-run homer for Colorado while outfielder Michael Cuddyer left in the fifth inning with an elbow injury. Brothers suffered the loss for the Rox, who have lost three out of four.
Orioles Cruise Past Rays
(Baltimore, MD) -- Matt Wieters went 3-for-4 with an RBI as the Orioles cruised to a 7-1 win over the Rays at Camden Yards. Wei-Yin Chen tossed 6 1/3 innings of one-run ball for Baltimore to improve to 2-1. J.J. Hardy finished 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles and an RBI while Chris Davis also knocked in a run with a two-bagger. The O's have won four out of six. Chris Archer was tagged for seven runs over five frames to fall to 1-1. Evan Longoria drove in the lone run for Tampa Bay, which has lost three out of five.
Mariners Roll Texas In Lewis Debut
(Arlington, TX) -- Colby Lewis pitched five-and-a-third-innings of work in his first start since 2012 but the Mariners walked away from Globe Life Park with a 7-1 victory over the Rangers. Seattle dropped six runs in the sixth inning highlighted by a Michael Saunders triple and singles by Dustin Ackley and Kyle Seager. Texas manager Ron Washington was ejected that same inning after a replay review overturned an out call at home plate on the new "transfer" rule that has cost several teams outs this season. Roenis Elias notched his first win of the season, throwing 6 2/3 innings of one-run ball on five hits. Lewis got the loss after giving up three earned runs on eight hits. Prince Fielder had two hits while Kevin Kouzmanoff recorded the lone RBI for the Rangers.
Jaso's Blast Lifts A's Over Angels
(Anaheim, CA) -- John Jaso hit a pinch-hit two-run homer in the top of the ninth off Angels closer Ernesto Frieri to send the Athletics to a 3-2 victory in Anaheim. Alberto Callaspo went 3-for-4 while Yoenis Cespedes popped a solo shot for Oakland, which has won three straight and seven of its last eight. Jesse Chavez struck out nine and allowed two runs and one earned over seven innings while Jim Johnson recorded the win in relief. Luke Gregerson notched his second save for the A's. Hector Santiago allowed a run over seven innings in the start for Los Angeles but Frieri took the loss. Albert Pujols was 2-for-4 with a solo homer and two RBI as the Halos lost their second in three games.
Cubs Start Set With Yankees
(Bronx, NY) -- The Cubs open a brief-two game series with the Yankees tonight in New York. Chicago sends Jason Hammel and his 2-0 record to the hill against newcomer Masahiro Tanaka, who is 1-0. The teams meet at Wrigley Field in mid-May. First pitch for tonight's game is at 6:05.
White Sox Open Series With Red Sox
(Chicago, IL) -- The White Sox begin a three-game series with the Red Sox tonight at U.S. Cellular Field. Chicago sends Erik Johnson to the mound while Boston counters with former Pale Hose starter Jake Peavy. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10.
Monday, April 14 Scoreboard
MLB National League
Atlanta Braves 9, Philadelphia Phillies 6
Washington Nationals 9, Miami Marlins 2
St. Louis Cardinals 4, Milwaukee Brewers 0
New York Mets 7, Arizona Diamondbacks 3
San Diego Padres 5, Colorado Rockies 4
Pittsburgh Pirates 7, Cincinnati Reds 7 (Suspended 7 inn, rain)
MLB American League
Baltimore Orioles 7, Tampa Bay Rays 1
Seattle Mariners 7, Texas Rangers 1
Oakland Athletics 3, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 2
No Games Scheduled
Tuesday, April 15 Schedule (All Times Central)
MLB National League
6:05 p.m. - Atlanta Braves at Philadelphia Phillies
6:10 p.m. - Washington Nationals at Miami Marlins
6:10 p.m. - Pittsburgh Pirates at Cincinnati Reds
7:10 p.m. - St. Louis Cardinals at Milwaukee Brewers
8:40 p.m. - New York Mets at Arizona Diamondbacks
9:10 p.m. - Colorado Rockies at San Diego Padres
9:15 p.m. - Los Angeles Dodgers at San Francisco Giants
MLB American League
6:05 p.m. - Tampa Bay Rays at Baltimore Orioles
6:08 p.m. - Cleveland Indians at Detroit Tigers
7:05 p.m. - Seattle Mariners at Texas Rangers
7:10 p.m. - Boston Red Sox at Chicago White Sox
7:10 p.m. - Kansas City Royals at Houston Astros
7:10 p.m. - Toronto Blue Jays at Minnesota Twins
9:05 p.m. - Oakland Athletics at Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
6:05 p.m. - Chicago Cubs at New York Yankees