Matt Chapman broke a sixth-inning tie with a home run Wednesday night, helping the host Oakland Athletics snap the Houston Astros’ 10-game winning streak with a 2-1 victory.
Frankie Montas (3-1) gave up one run and three hits in 6 1/3 innings, and the Oakland bullpen got the final eight outs as the A’s beat the Astros for the first time in five tries this season to split the two-game series.
Wade - Miley - Career - Record - A
Wade Miley (1-2), who took a 5-1 career record against the A’s to the mound, was the hard-luck loser, allowing two runs on just four hits in six innings.
Carlos Carrasco pitched seven scoreless innings as Cleveland completed a three-game sweep of host Seattle. Jake Bauers hit a solo homer to account for the game’s lone run.
Carrasco - Runs - Starts - Season - Game
Carrasco (2-2), who allowed six runs in two of his first three starts of the season and entered the game with a 12.60 ERA, showed the form that helped him win 35 games over the past two seasons with the Indians.
Carrasco allowed only three hits, walked two and struck out 12.
AJ - Pollock - Pitchers - Duel - Home
A.J. Pollock interrupted a pitchers’ duel with a three-run home run, and Los Angeles finished off a three-game series sweep with a victory over visiting Cincinnati.
With Reds starter Sonny Gray locked in a scoreless showdown with Dodgers starter Walker Buehler, Pollock came through in the sixth inning as Los Angeles tied the major league record for consecutive games with a home run at home.
Dodgers - Home - Run - Games - Season
The Dodgers have hit at least one home run in 32 consecutive games going back to last season, matching the mark set by the Colorado Rockies in 1999.
Jake Arrieta pitched eight-plus solid innings, Scott Kingery and Cesar Hernandez each homered, and host Philadelphia defeated New York.
JT - Realmuto - Hits - Phillies - Jean
J.T. Realmuto had two hits for the Phillies, who played without shortstop Jean Segura due to a strained...
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