D’Arnaud homers in bottom of the 9th, Rays beat Yankees 4-3
D’Arnaud’s winning homer against Green (2-3) into the right-field seats got the Rays back within 7 1/2 games of the AL East-leading Yankees, who had won the first two games of a four-game series in extra innings. Tampa Bay is 3-9 against New York this season.
It was just New York’s third loss in its last 19 games.
Sabathia went a season-high seven innings, giving up three runs and seven hits.
Blake Snell allowed one run and five hits over five innings. He went 2-3 with a 9.64 ERA in six starts last month.
Brett Gardner homered in the second for the Yankees.
Pineda (6-4) gave up five hits and a run on a solo homer in the sixth inning by Elvis Andrus.
Jesse Chavez (3-4) surrendered five runs – four earned – on five hits and two walks over five innings for Texas.
Scherzer (9-5) allowed four hits and struck out 11 with one walk. He has won seven straight starts.
Kansas City starter Glenn Sparkman (2-5) gave up four runs and nine hits in six innings.
Juan Soto had two RBI singles.
Caleb Smith (4-4) allowed four runs, three earned, in six innings in his first start since June 6.
Sergio Romo gave up a single in the ninth before recording three straight outs for his 16th save in 17 chances as Miami snapped a five-game skid.
Ronald Acuña Jr. led off the first inning with his 21st homer. Rookie Austin Riley homered in the second, but the Atlanta offense lost its momentum after a run-scoring single by Nick Markakis in the third gave the Braves a 4-2 lead.
Cashner (9-3) allowed three hits and one run, walked none and struck out four in seven innings.
Cashner retired his first 10 batters before Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit a groundball single up the middle in the fourth. Guerrero advanced on a wild pitch and scored on a two-out single by Biggio, but that was it for the Blue Jays, who scored just once for the second straight game.
Toronto left-hander Clayton Richard (1-5) allowed six runs, three earned, and seven hits in six innings.
The Indians have won nine of 11 games in Cincinnati and lead the intrastate series 62-50. They’ve taken two of three this season.
Cleveland has won five in a row overall, matching its longest winning streak of the season.
Lindor hit his fourth leadoff homer of the season and hit another solo shot in the fifth.
Gurriel’s solo shot extended Houston’s lead to 3-0 in the sixth and gave him a 10-game hitting streak and the longest stretch of consecutive games with home runs in his career.
Cole (9-5) scattered three hits over seven innings while striking out nine to win his fifth straight decision.
Andrew Heaney (1-3) allowed five hits and two runs in five innings for his second straight loss.
Dario Agrazal (2-0) allowed two runs in six innings after being recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis. The rookie right-hander gave up those runs on two homers, one by Mike Moustakas in the first and another by Yasmani Grandal two innings later.
Adrian Houser (2-3) gave up more than three runs for the second time in 19 appearances — including five starts — this season, allowing five on seven hits in four innings.
Lester (8-6) went 6 1/3 innings, allowing three runs — one earned — and six hits.
Giolito (11-3) got knocked out in a five-run fifth. He matched a season high by allowing six runs, walked a season-high five and gave up four hits in four-plus innings.
Javier Báez and Kyle Schwarber had two-run doubles for the Cubs.
Yoán Moncada had two doubles, scored two runs and drove in one. But the White Sox lost their second straight after winning five of six.
NEW YORK (AP) — Tomás Nido hit a three-run double that put New York ahead to stay in a victory over Philadelphia that included four hits batters.
Jeff McNeil had four hits for the fourth time this season and the Mets snapped a six-game losing streak to Philadelphia that marked their longest in more than a decade. New York won for only the third time in 12 games overall.
Noah Syndergaard (6-4) allowed four runs and seven hits over five innings in his second start since coming off the injured list.
Struggling closer Edwin Díaz got three outs for his 19th save in 23 tries.
Phillies right-hander Jake Arrieta (8-7) took the loss. He gave up a season-high 11 hits in 4 1/3 innings.
Benintendi went 4 for 6 with two singles, a double, triple and an RBI. Betts was 3 for 5 with a single, double, triple, a walk and two RBIs.
Rick Porcello (6-7) struggled, but remained undefeated against his former team in five starts. He gave up six runs on nine hits in 5 2/3 innings.
Jordan Zimmermann (0-6) allowed seven runs on a career-high 13 hits in 3 1/3 innings.
Chris Bassitt (5-4) took the loss.
Gonzales (10-7) struggled early but settled down, retiring 12 of 15 batters, including eight straight to finish his night, before Roenis Elias pitched the ninth.
Matt Olson hit his 18th home run of the season in the loss.
Paul Goldschmidt hit his 16th home run for St. Louis.
Bumgarner was knocked out of the game with an elbow contusion shortly after getting hit near his pitching elbow by a 98 mph line drive off the bat of José Martínez in the first inning. San Francisco’s ace initially stayed in the game and wore a protective sleeve on his left arm when batting in the second. Manager Bruce Bochy made a change moments after Bumgarner took the mound to start the third.
The Giants said X-rays taken on Bumgarner’s arm were negative.
Sam Dyson (3-1), the second of six San Francisco pitchers, retired six batters to earn the win.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hunter Renfroe hit his second late-inning home run in as many days and San Diego held on for a win over Los Angeles.
Renfroe broke through in a scoreless pitchers’ duel with a blast in the seventh inning off Kenta Maeda, his team-leading 27th of the season.
Manuel Margot’s two-run homer in the eighth off Maeda made it 3-0.
Maeda (7-5) had given up just one hit until Renfroe got to him with two outs in the seventh. The right-hander gave up three runs and four hits with one walk and six strikeouts in 7 2/3 innings.
Los Angeles lost consecutive games for the fifth time since April 23.
Lamb broke a 1-1 tie in the sixth inning with a two-run shot that eluded Rockies left fielder David Dahl’s glove and bounced off the top of the left-field wall. Arizona scored three runs in the inning.
Ray (6-6) held the Rockies to two hits in six innings, striking out eight despite five walks. He also drove in a run with a two-out single in the fourth.
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