After striking out 18 times in a pair of 1-0 defeats to open the season, the Dodgers got the loudest cheers in the first inning for a sacrifice fly by Yasiel Puig that scored their first run off Derek Holland (0-1). Matt Kemp followed with an RBI single to make it 2-0.
Maeda (1-0) allowed five hits and walked one. He faced baserunners in every inning except the fifth.
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Joe Panik, whose solo homers beat the Dodgers in the first two games, hit into a game-ending double play in the ninth.
SAN DIEGO (AP) – Christian Yelich tied his career high with five hits, leading the Brewers to a sweep of their season-opening series.
Yelich scored three times and drove in two runs as Milwaukee improved to 3-0 for the first time since it won its first five games in 2006. Lorenzo Cain had three hits and two RBIs, and Travis Shaw drove in three runs.
Brewers left-hander Brent Suter (1-0) went five innings, allowing three runs and three hits.
CINCINNATI (AP) – Adam Eaton had solo homer among his career-high five hits and Brian Goodwin hit his first career grand slam, powering Washington to the victory.
The Nationals have won their first two games under new manager Dave Martinez. The last time they opened a season 3-0 was 2013, when they swept the Marlins.
Stephen Strasburg (1-0) gave up three runs – only one earned – in 6 1/3 innings while improving to 5-1 career against Cincinnati. Scott Schebler’s homer in the fourth inning provided Cincinnati’s first run of the season after 12 scoreless innings.
The Nationals piled up six runs in six innings off Luis Castillo (0-1), the Reds‘ top young starter last season.
Solarte began the eighth with a deep drive to center off Dellin Betances (0-1) for a 4-3 lead.
Pillar hit a one-out single and swiped his way to third. The speedy outfielder then broke for the plate with Gift Ngoepe at bat, and Betances threw wildly to the backstop. It was Toronto’s first straight steal of home since Aaron Hill did it against New York on May 29, 2007.
MIAMI (AP) – Ben Zobrist hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the 10th inning and Kris Bryant followed with a three-run double, sending the Cubs to the win after Yu Darvish struggled in his first start for Chicago.
Kyle Schwarber homered for the Cubs, who bounced back after a 17-inning loss to the Marlins on Friday. Pedro Strop (1-0) got the win.
Darvish pitched 4 1/3 innings and was charged with five runs and five hits. He finalized a $126 million, six-year deal with Chicago in February.
Velasquez (0-1) faltered in a tough spot for Philadelphia after it used a combined 13 relievers in the first two games of the series. He was charged with seven runs, four earned, and nine hits in 2 2/3 innings.
Six Phillies pitchers allowed 19 hits, and the defense committed four errors. Utility player Pedro Florimon pitched the eighth and gave up a two-run homer to pinch-hitter Lane Adams.
Bogaerts hit a solo drive in the second against Andrew Kittredge (0-1), a reliever making his first big league start in the debut of Tampa Bay’s plan to use bullpen days in place of a customary fifth starter.
Porcello (1-0) was charged with one run and six hits in 5 1/3 innings. Craig Kimbrel worked the ninth for his second save.
Angels right-hander Matt Shoemaker (1-0) gave up three runs and four hits in 5 2/3 innings. He struck out four and walked four while improving to 5-0 with a 2.38 ERA in his last seven starts against Oakland.
A’s starter Daniel Mengden (0-1) was charged with six runs, five earned, and seven hits in 5 2/3 innings. He also threw two wild pitches.
Seattle’s Ichiro Suzuki robbed Jose Ramirez of a home run leading off the third inning, timing his leap perfectly to reach above the wall in left field. Suzuki also had his first two hits for the Mariners since July 21, 2012, before he was traded to the Yankees.
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