Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman walked three straight batters around a wild pitch starting the ninth. After visits to the mound by both pitching coach Larry Rothschild and a trainer to check on a cracked fingernail, Chapman struck out Mark Canha, and pinch-hitter Jonathan Lucroy followed with a fly ball to left.
Gardner’s one-hop throw to the plate was slightly to the first-base side, and Gary Sanchez had to try for a sweep tag at the sliding Olson. Plate umpire James Hoye made an emphatic safe call, but the Yankees asked for a video review and replays appeared to show Sanchez’s mitt just glancing Olson’s jersey.
New York stopped a two-game losing streak that followed its 17-1 run. A.J. Cole (2-1) pitched two innings for his first win with the Yankees.
The Braves broke a 5-all tie in the eighth inning, when Marlins relievers issued three consecutive walks – each on a 3-2 pitch, and the last two with the bases loaded.
Bautista, who joined the Braves on May 4, made his first error when he bobbled Brian Anderson’s two-out grounder to third in the fifth. One run scored on the play, and Derek Dietrich followed with a three-run double to put Miami ahead 5-4.
All four runs in the inning were unearned, but Bautista tied the game leading off the next inning with the 332nd homer of his career.
Price (3-4) skipped Wednesday’s start against the Yankees after experiencing numbness during a bullpen session last Sunday. Making his first start in nine days, he permitted two runs and five hits in his first victory since April 17.
DENVER (AP) – Kyle Freeland pitched effectively into the seventh inning, Trevor Story homered twice and Colorado snapped a three-game losing streak.
Freeland (3-4) gave up four hits, struck out six and walked four in 6 1/3 innings.
Story put together his first multihomer game of the season, hitting both off Brent Suter (2-3), who pitched a day ahead of his scheduled start after Chase Anderson was scratched because of a stomach illness.
DETROIT (AP) – Robinson Cano hit a three-run homer in the fifth inning, and the Mariners slugged their way to a split of their doubleheader with the Tigers.
Detroit won the opener 4-3, thanks in part to a terrific catch by center fielder JaCoby Jones in the ninth inning. The nightcap didn’t go nearly as well for the Tigers. Nicholas Castellanos left in the second inning because of an injured finger on his left hand, and manager Ron Gardenhire was ejected in the fifth.
Cano and Ryon Healy homered for the Mariners in the second game, and John Hicks went deep for the Tigers. Detroit’s Jose Iglesias hit a two-run shot in the first game.
Matthew Boyd (2-3) allowed three runs and three hits in six-plus innings for the Tigers in the opener. Detroit broke a 1-all tie in the sixth against Seattle starter Marco Gonzales (3-3). With two out and nobody on, Jones hit a hard grounder that bounced off the left leg of third baseman Kyle Seager and into foul territory for a double. Grayson Greiner followed with a single to right, and Jones scored on a very close play at the plate.
In the second game, Healy’s two-run homer off Michael Fulmer (1-3) put Seattle up 3-2 in the fourth, and Cano made it 6-2 in the fifth with his fourth home run of the season.
Felix Hernandez (5-3) got the win but labored through five innings, allowing five runs and eight hits.
SAN DIEGO (AP) – Eric Hosmer hit an RBI double with no outs in the 13th inning to give the Padres a victory against the St. Louis Cardinals.
Hosmer, San Diego’s $144 million man, drove the first pitch from Mike Mayers down the right field line and after a few strides, tossed his batting helmet aside in celebration.
John Brebbia (1-0) had thrown two perfect innings for the Cardinals before walking A.J. Ellis to open the 13th. Ellis was replaced by pinch-runner Jordan Lyles, a starting pitcher, who advanced to second on a passed ball. Travis Jankowski walked and the Cardinals brought on Mayers to face Hosmer.
Schebler’s homer to left field off Dodgers reliever J.T. Chargois (1-2) in the Reds’ four-run sixth was his fourth of the season and first since April 28. Venditte, who pitched both lefty and righty against the Reds, allowed a hit and struck out one while getting four outs in his first big league game since 2016, when he was with Seattle.
Homer Bailey (1-5) allowed three runs and 10 hits to win for the first time this season. Jared Hughes got five outs for the save.
After Jefry Marte grounded out to Trevor Hildenberger (1-0) with the bases loaded to end the 11th, Rosario came all the way around on Garver’s grounder down the third-base line to put the Twins back in front. Rosario had singled on a groundball past Noe Ramirez (1-2). Garver then scored from second on Gregorio Petit’s single to center.