Cardinals, Cubs, White Sox Pick Up Victories, ML Roundup


Published on June 10 2013 6:26 am
Last Updated on June 10 2013 6:26 am
Written by Millie Lange

Cardinals Blow Away Reds In Extras

(Cincinnati, OH) -- Matt Holliday's grand slam highlighted a seven-run tenth inning as the Cardinals ran by the Reds in Cincinnati, 11-4.  Holliday says playing the Reds is always a big deal.

Matt Carpenter went 2-for-6 with three RBI while Carlos Beltran popped a solo homer and drove in two for St. Louis. Trevor Rosenthal struck out four in two innings of relief work to get the win as the Cards won their third in four games. Jay Bruce was 2-for-3 with three RBI for Cincinnati in the loss. J.J. Hoover gave up six runs in his relief outing to suffer the loss as the Reds lost their fourth game in five outings.


Cubs Rally Past Pirates To Avoid Sweep

(Chicago, IL) -- Cody Ransom clubbed a go-ahead three-run homer in the seventh inning as the Cubs rallied past the Pirates 4-1 to avoid a three-game sweep at Wrigley Field.  Scott Hairston's sac-fly RBI in the sixth tied the game at one for the Northsiders, who won for just the second time in seven games. Edwin Jackson struck out eight over seven innings of one-run ball as he improved to 2-8. Kevin Gregg closed it out for his seventh save. Garrett Jones drove in the lone run for the Bucs, who have dropped four-of-six. Justin Wilson fell to 5-1 with the loss. Pirates starter Jeff Locke had a no-hitter broken up by Dioner Navarro with two outs in the sixth inning.


White Sox Double Up A's

(Chicago, IL) -- Tyler Flowers and Alex Rios both homered as the White Sox doubled up the Athletics, 4-2. Conor Gillaspie and Gordon Beckham also plated a run each for the Pale Hose, who earned a split in the four-game series at U.S. Cellular Field.  Hector Santiago struck out six while giving up just one earned run over six-and-a-third innings as he improved to 2-4. Addison Reed tossed a perfect ninth for his 19th save.  Coco Crisp went deep for Oakland, which lost for just the third time in 10 games. A.J. Griffin yielded four runs in seven-and-a-third frames as he fell to 5-5.

Marlins Double Up Mets

(Flushing, NY) -- Adeiny Hechavarria plated the go-ahead run in extra innings for the second straight day, as the Marlins went on to double up the Mets 8-4 at Citi Field.  Hechavarria's RBI-single in the 20th inning on Saturday lifted the Marlins to a 2-1 victory. Miguel Olivo hit a two-run homer to cap the four-run 10th inning for Miami, which swept the rain-shortened two-game series. Friday's contest was rained out and will be made up on September 14th.  Derek Dietrich also went deep in the victory.  Chad Qualls earned the win in relief. Daniel Murphy homered and knocked in two and David Wright also plated a pair of runs for the Mets, who have dropped six-of-seven.  Bobby Parnell fell to 4-3 with the loss.

Brewers Pound Phillies

(Milwaukee, WI) -- Carlos Gomez clubbed a two-run homer and Martin Maldonado added a solo shot as the Brewers pounded the Phillies 9-1 at Miller Park. Jean Segura and Scooter Gennett drove in two runs apiece for the Brewers, who won the final three in the four-game set. Kyle Lohse struck out six over eight innings of one-run ball as he improved to 2-6. Ryan Braun left in the third inning with soreness in his right thumb. Humberto Quintero hit a solo home run for the Phils, who have lost three in-a-row after a season-high five-game winning streak. Jonathan Pettibone allowed six runs, four earned, in five-and-a-third frames as he fell to 3-2 with the loss.

Braves Batter Dodgers

(Los Angeles, CA) -- Dan Uggla hit a pair of home runs totalling four RBI as the Braves blew out the Dodgers, 8-1. Freddie Freeman added three runs batted in for Atlanta, which split the four-game series after losing the opening two games. Mike Minor improved to 8-and-2 after tossing six innings of one-run ball. Skip Schumaker knocked in the only run for Los Angeles, which was looking for back-to-back series wins for the first time since mid-May. Matt Magill gave up three earned runs and seven total over 3 2/3 frames for the loss.

Rockies Rally Past Padres In 10

(Denver, CO) -- Dexter Fowler drove in the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Rockies rallied past the Padres 8-7 at Coors Field. Carlos Gonzalez hit a game-tying two-run double during a three-run ninth inning for the Rockies, who earned a split in the four-game set. Troy Tulowitzki smacked a two-run homer in the victory. Rex Brothers picked up the win in relief. Mark Kotsay hit a two-run homer and Nick Hundley and Cameron Maybin both added solo shots for the Friars, who have dropped five-of-eight.  Tyson Ross fell to 0-3 with the loss.

Giants Down D'backs In Rubber Match

(Phoenix, AZ) -- Marco Scutaro and Brandon Belt both hit solo homers as the Giants downed the Diamondbacks 6-2 in the rubber match of a three-game series at Chase Field. Andres Torres drove in a run and scored a run for the Giants, who have won four of their last six. Chad Gaudin struck out seven over six innings of two-run ball as he improved to 2-1 with the win. A.J. Pollock plated a run and Jason Kubel had two hits and scored on a balk for the D'backs, who have dropped three-of-four. Tyler Skaggs allowed five runs in five-plus frames as he fell to 1-1 with the loss.

Rangers Rally Past Blue Jays

(Toronto, Ontario) -- Adrian Beltre hit a go-ahead solo homer in the seventh inning as the Rangers rallied past the Blue Jays 6-4 to avoid a three-game sweep in Toronto.  David Murphy added a solo shot in the eighth and Nelson Cruz also went deep and drove in two for Texas, which snapped a three-game skid. Neal Cotts picked up the win in relief.  Joe Nathan closed it out for his 19th save. Adam Lind belted a three-run homer for the Jays, who had won their previous three. Neil Wagner fell to 1-1 with his first career loss.

Tigers Sweep Tribe

(Detroit, MI) -- Don Kelly clubbed a go-ahead three-run homer in the sixth inning as the Tigers completed a three-game sweep of the Indians with a 4-1 win at Comerica Park.  Alex Avila drove in the other run for the Tigers, who have won four in-a-row.  Jose Alvarez picked up the win in his big league debut. He struck out seven while giving up one run on three hits and a walk over six innings. Joaquin Benoit closed it out for his third save. Ryan Raburn homered in the Tribe's seventh straight loss.  Justin Masterson allowed four runs in seven frames to dip to 8-5 with the setback.

Red Sox Slam Angels

(Boston, MA) -- Jarrod Saltalamacchia hit a three-run and solo home run to power the Red Sox past the Angels 10-5 in Boston. David Ortiz also belted a three-run homer for the Sox, who won the three-game set at Fenway Park.  Mike Carp added a solo jack in the win.  Ryan Dempster gave up three runs in six frames for the win. Albert Pujols and Alberto Callaspo each blasted a solo shot for Los Angeles, which has lost seven-of-nine. Joe Blanton allowed seven runs in five-plus innings as he fell to 1-10.

Orioles Outslug Rays

(St. Petersburg, FL) -- J.J. Hardy and Adam Jones were each 3-for-5 with two RBI and a run scored as the Orioles defeated the Rays 10-7 at Tropicana Field.  Jones lifted his 12th home run of the year for Baltimore, which salvaged the finale of the three-game series. Nick Markakis also knocked in two runs in the win. Chris Tillman gave up two earned runs and three total over six innings for the win. Jim Johnson picked up his 21st save. Sam Fuld had a two-run homer and Ben Zobrist hit a solo shot for Tampa Bay, which is now a half game back of the O's in the AL East. Matt Moore allowed nine total runs in five frames for his second loss.

Royals Blank Astros

(Kansas City, MO) -- Alex Gordon singled in a run and later scored in the eighth inning to help the Royals shutout the Astros 2-0 in Kansas City. Luis Mendoza tossed seven innings of scoreless ball, but Aaron Crow picked up the win. Greg Holland secured his 12th save for KC, which has won five straight. Lucas Harrell gave up two hits over seven innings for a no decision. Hector Ambriz suffered the loss for Houston, which has dropped four in-a-row.

Yanks Sink M's

(Seattle, WA) -- Chris Stewart singled home a run in the top of the ninth inning to give the Yankees a 2-1 win over the Mariners in Seattle. Brett Gardner also singled home a run for New York, which has won six-of-seven overall. David Robertson improved to 4-and-1 in relief while Mariano Rivera picked up his 23rd save. Felix Hernandez struck out seven over seven innings of one-run ball for a no decision. Yoervis Medina suffered the loss out of the bullpen. Brendan Ryan knocked in the lone run for Seattle, which has lost four-of-five.

Nats Blank Twins In Opener Of Doubleheader

(Washington, DC) -- Jordan Zimmermann and two relievers combined on a three-hit shutout as the Nationals blanked the Twins 7-0 in the opener of a doubleheader at Nationals Park. Zimmermann struck out eight while giving up just two hits and as many walks in seven innings as he upped his mark to 9-3. Anthony Rendon's two-run double capped a five-run fifth inning for the Nats. Rendon drove in three and Ian Desmond went 3-for-4 with two RBI and two runs scored in the victory. Chris Parmelee had two of the three hits for the Twins in defeat. Scott Diamond was rocked for seven runs, six earned, in four-and-two-thirds frames as he fell to 4-5.

Ian Desmond lifted an RBI double in the seventh that sent the Nationals to a 5-4 win over the Twins in Washington, DC. The victory sealed a doubleheader sweep. Denard Span tripled in a run while Jayson Werth was 2-for-4 with two RBI for Washington, which has won three out of five. Tyler Clippard notched the win in relief while Rafael Soriano recorded his 16th save.  Chris Herrmann was 3-for-4 with two RBI while Pedro Florimon poked a two-run homer for Minnesota.  Anthony Swarzak took the loss in relief for the Twins, who have dropped four-of-five.


Sunday, June 9 Scoreboard


Miami Marlins 8, New York Mets 4 (10 inn)

Milwaukee Brewers 9, Philadelphia Phillies 1

Chicago Cubs 4, Pittsburgh Pirates 1

Atlanta Braves 8, Los Angeles Dodgers 1

Colorado Rockies 8, San Diego Padres 7 (10 inn)

San Francisco Giants 6, Arizona Diamondbacks 2

St. Louis Cardinals 11, Cincinnati Reds 4 (10 inn)



Texas Rangers 6, Toronto Blue Jays 4

Detroit Tigers 4, Cleveland Indians 1

Boston Red Sox 10, Los Angeles Angels 5

Baltimore Orioles 10, Tampa Bay Rays 7

Kansas City Royals 2, Houston Astros 0

Chicago White Sox 4, Oakland Athletics 2

New York Yankees 2, Seattle Mariners 1


MLB Interleague

Washington Nationals 7, Minnesota Twins 0 (G1)

Washington Nationals 5, Minnesota Twins 4 (G2)

Monday, June 10 Schedule (All Times Central)



6:10 p.m. - Milwaukee Brewers at Miami Marlins

7:05 p.m. - Cincinnati Reds at Chicago Cubs

9:10 p.m. - Atlanta Braves at San Diego Padres

9:10 p.m. - Arizona Diamondbacks at Los Angeles Dodgers



6:05 p.m. - Los Angeles Angels at Baltimore Orioles

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

7:05 p.m. - Cleveland Indians at Texas Rangers

7:10 p.m. - Detroit Tigers at Kansas City Royals

7:10 p.m. - Toronto Blue Jays at Chicago White Sox

9:10 p.m. - Houston Astros at Seattle Mariners


MLB Interleague

No Games Scheduled