Major League Roundup -- May 14


Published on May 15 2013 6:14 am
Last Updated on May 15 2013 6:14 am
Written by Millie Lange

"CarGo," Rockies Crush Cubs

(Chicago, IL) -- Carlos Gonzalez finished 5-for-5 with two home runs and three RBI as the Rockies crushed the Cubs 9-4 in the middle of a three-game set at Wrigley Field. Eric Young Jr. added a two-run homer and Todd Helton also plated a pair for Colorado, which has won two-of-three after a four-game skid. Jeff Francis struck out seven while giving up just one run on three hits over six innings as he improved to 2-3 with his first win since his first start of the year. Darwin Barney went 3-for-4 with a home run and two RBI for the Cubs, who had won their previous three. Carlos Villanueva was rocked for seven runs and 12 hits in five frames as he fell to 1-3.


Cardinals Clobber Mets

(St. Louis, MO)  -- Carlos Beltran went 3-for-4 with a homer, two runs and four RBI as the Cardinals clobbered the Mets, 10-4, in the second of a four-game series.  Jon Jay also went deep while Allen Craig knocked in a pair of runs for the Redbirds, who won for the 11th time in 13 games. John Gast allowed four runs in six innings to earn the win in his big league debut.  Marlon Byrd hit a two-run homer for the Mets, who were dealt their fifth straight loss. Dillon Gee allowed six runs, five earned, in four innings to fall to 2-and-5.


White Sox Double Up Twins

(Minneapolis, MN) -- Tyler Flowers doubled in the go-ahead run in the top of the eighth inning as the White Sox topped the Twins 4-2 in the middle game of a three-game series at Target Field. Alexei Ramirez added an RBI-single in the eighth, while Adam Dunn and Dayan Viciedo hit back-to-back solo homers in the second inning for Chicago, which has won two-of-three. Jake Peavy struck out six over seven innings of two-run ball as he improved to 5-1. Addison Reed closed it out for his 12th save. Oswaldo Arcia and Trevor Plouffe plated a run each for the Twins, who have alternated wins and losses over their last six games. Kevin Correia permitted four runs and nine hits in seven frames to fall to 4-3 with the loss.

Tuesday, May 14 Scoreboard


Pittsburgh Pirates 4, Milwaukee Brewers 3 (12 inn)

Cincinnati Reds 6, Miami Marlins 2

Colorado Rockies 9, Chicago Cubs 4

St. Louis Cardinals 10, New York Mets 4

Arizona Diamondbacks 2, Atlanta Braves 0

Los Angeles Dodgers 2, Washington Nationals 0



New York Yankees 4, Seattle Mariners 3

Detroit Tigers 6, Houston Astros 2

Tampa Bay Rays 5, Boston Red Sox 3

Chicago White Sox 4, Minnesota Twins 2

Los Angeles Angels 6, Kansas City Royals 2

Texas Rangers 6, Oakland Athletics 5 (10 inn)


MLB Interleague

San Diego Padres 3, Baltimore Orioles 2

Philadelphia Phillies 6, Cleveland Indians 2

Toronto Blue Jays 10, San Francisco Giants 6


Wednesday, May 15 Schedule (All Times Central)


2:40 p.m. - Atlanta Braves at Arizona Diamondbacks

6:05 p.m. - Milwaukee Brewers at Pittsburgh Pirates

6:10 p.m. - Cincinnati Reds at Miami Marlins

7:05 p.m. - Colorado Rockies at Chicago Cubs

7:15 p.m. - New York Mets at St. Louis Cardinals

10:10 p.m. - Washington Nationals at Los Angeles Dodgers



12:08 p.m. - Houston Astros at Detroit Tigers

12:10 p.m. - Chicago White Sox at Minnesota Twins

2:35 p.m. - Texas Rangers at Oakland Athletics

6:05 p.m. - Seattle Mariners at New York Yankees

6:10 p.m. - Boston Red Sox at Tampa Bay Rays

10:05 p.m. - Kansas City Royals at Los Angeles Angels


MLB Interleague

11:35 a.m. - San Diego Padres at Baltimore Orioles

12:05 p.m. - Cleveland Indians at Philadelphia Phillies

6:07 p.m. - San Francisco Giants at Toronto Blue Jays