MLB Roundup: Indians bounce back, beat White Sox, 4-2

CHICAGO (AP) — Slumping slugger Jose Ramirez connected for a go-ahead, two-run homer off Lance Lynn in the sixth inning and the Cleveland Indians bounced back from being no-hit, beating the Chicago White Sox 4-2 on Thursday.

Dodgers 7, Rockies 5

LOS ANGELES — Justin Turner and Max Muncy each hit a three-run homer, and Los Angeles beat Colorado as David Price earned his first regular-season save.

Muncy’s two-out drive in the seventh inning off reliever Yency Almonte (0-1) gave the defending World Series champions a 6-5 lead on the way to their sixth straight victory.

Twins 4, Red Sox 3

MINNEAPOLIS — Max Kepler’s RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning stopped a five-game losing streak for Minnesota and broke a nine-game winning streak for Boston.

The Red Sox, who tied it in the eighth on Alex Verdugo’s three-run double, were on their longest winning streak since a 10-game run in 2018.

Royals 7, Blue Jays 5

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jakob Junis ran his consecutive scoreless streak to 14 innings as Kansas City staked him to a seven-run lead Thursday, and a shaky bullpen held on after giving most of it back to beat Toronto.

Rangers 6, Rays 4, 10 innings

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Adolis Garcia’s first major league homer, a two-run shot in the 10th inning, gave Texas the victory over Tampa Bay.

Garcia drove a 1-2 pitch from Cody Reed (0-1) the other way into the right-field stands. Nick Solak and Charlie Culberson also homered for the Rangers, who have won three straight following a four-game losing streak.

Athletics 8, Tigers 4

OAKLAND, Calif. — Stephen Piscotty and Matt Olson homered to back Sean Manaea’s first victory of the season, and Oakland won its fifth straight game by beating Detroit.

Mariners 4, Orioles 2, 1st game

Mariners 2, Orioles 1, 2nd game

BALTIMORE — Mitch Haniger became the first Seattle player to homer out of the leadoff spot in both ends of a doubleheader, hitting a tiebreaking drive in the second game that led the Mariners to a sweep of Baltimore.

Haniger’s fifth-inning homer to left-center off Bruce Zimmermann (1-1) broke a 1-all tie and gave him four home runs this season.

J.P. Crawford hit a tiebreaking, two-run double in the sixth inning that lifted Seattle to a 4-2 win in the opener.

Seattle won three of four from Baltimore and has won five of its last six.

Justin Dunn (1-0) allowed two hits in the second game, including Freddy Galvis’ homer.


Braves 7, Marlins 6

ATLANTA — Dansby Swanson’s RBI single with the bases loaded capped a two-run rally in the ninth inning, and Atlanta beat Miami to snap a four-game losing streak.

The Braves recovered after blowing a 5-4 lead in the top of the ninth.

Diamondbacks 11, Nationals 6

WASHINGTON — Andrew Young delivered a grand slam for his first hit of the season to cap Arizona’s 10-run outburst in just two innings against Patrick Corbin, and Arizona beat struggling Washington.

An announced crowd of 6,666 booed as Washington dropped to 3-7. The Nationals, who dealt with a COVID-19 outbreak earlier this month, have yet to win consecutive games.

Padres 8, Pirates 3

PITTSBURGH — Manny Machado hit his third home run of the season and drove in three runs, Eric Hosmer added two hits and two RBIs and San Diego jumped on Pittsburgh early.

Machado took Mitch Keller (1-2) deep with a two-run shot down the left-field line during San Diego’s four-run first. Hosmer added a two-run single in the second as the Padres earned a split of the four-game series.

By Paul Wager