Sport Yankees sweep slumping Jays for franchise first, Diamondbacks set unwanted record

10:20  18 june  2021
10:20  18 june  2021 Source:   goal.com

Greinke pitches complete game as Astros crush Jays, Angels star Ohtani ties season high

  Greinke pitches complete game as Astros crush Jays, Angels star Ohtani ties season high Houston Astros ace Zack Greinke turned back the clock, while Shohei Ohtani starred again for the Los Angeles Angels.Astros ace Greinke threw his first complete game since 2017 and the 17th of his career to lead the Astros to a crushing victory over the Blue Jays.

The New York Yankees achieved a franchise first after rallying to sweep the Toronto Blue Jays on the road in MLB.

a baseball player holding a bat on a field: New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton © Icon Sportswire New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton

On Thursday, the Yankees overcame a deficit in the seventh inning to top the slumping Blue Jays 8-4 in the American League (AL) East showdown.

The Yankees trailed 4-3 in the seventh but came back to win behind Giancarlo Stanton's go-ahead homer in Buffalo.

According to Stats Perform, it was the first time the Yankees have ever swept a three-plus game road series despite trailing in the seventh inning or later in every game.

Tatis doing his thing

Fernando Tatis Jr. helped the San Diego Padres beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-4. Tatis homered alongside Victor Caratini, Eric Hosmer and Manny Machado. Padres star Tatis Jr. joined Cody Bellinger as the only players aged 22 or younger to hit 22 home runs through their first 53 games in a season.

Charlie Morton is the oldest Atlanta Braves pitcher to go 7.2-plus innings pitched without allowing a run since John Smoltz in 2006. The Braves blanked the St Louis Cardinals 4-0 behind Morton, who gave up just three hits while striking out seven batters. He carried a no-hitter into the seventh.

Twins hit two homers in walk off against Yankees, Red Sox and Dodgers win

  Twins hit two homers in walk off against Yankees, Red Sox and Dodgers win The Minnesota Twins trumped the New York Yankees on Thursday, while the Los Angeles Dodgers and Boston Red Sox posted victories.Donaldson and Cruz hit two-run homers off Aroldis Chapman in the ninth inning as the Twins trumped the Yankees to avoid a three-game sweep in MLB action on Thursday.

C.J. Cron's grand slam inspired the Colorado Rockies to a 7-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers.

Sorry Diamondbacks

The Arizona Diamondbacks suffered a 23rd consecutive road defeat after going down 10-3 at the San Francisco Giants. Arizona set unwanted history following the loss, breaking a tie with the 1963 Mets and 1943 Philadelphia Athletics for longest run of away defeats.

Caratini calls game

A sell-out crowd had plenty to celebrate in San Diego, where Caratini hit a walk-off two-run homer in the ninth inning to sink the Reds.

Thursday's results

Cleveland Indians 10-3 Baltimore Orioles

San Francisco Giants 10-3 Arizona Diamondbacks

New York Yankees 8-4 Toronto Blue Jays

Chicago Cubs 2-0 New York Mets

Atlanta Braves 4-0 St Louis Cardinals

Houston Astros 10-2 Chicago White Sox

Seattle Mariners 6-5 Tampa Bay Rays

Los Angeles Angels 7-5 Detroit Tigers

Colorado Rockies 7-3 Milwaukee Brewers

San Diego Padres 6-4 Cincinnati Reds

Dodgers at Diamondbacks

World Series champions the Los Angeles Dodgers (41-27) will look to inflict more pain on the Diamondbacks (20-5) when they visit on Friday. The Dodgers start with Walker Buehler, while the Diamondbacks send Matt Peacock to the mound.

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Los Angeles Angels sensation Shohei Ohtani flexed his muscles again, while Hector Santiago became MLB's first victim.Ohtani led the way with a double, triple, a home run and three RBIs as the Angels topped the Rays in the series finale at Tropicana Field.

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