MLB 6/27/2018 Morning Roundup

MadBum’s Mad-Milestone

Madison Bumgarner struck out D.J. Lemahieu to begin Wednesday night’s game against the Colorado Rockies at AT&T Park. The Giants won 1-0 with a walk-off win in the ninth. The Giants only surrendered 2 hits all game.

Phillies Defeat Yankees

The Phillies won at home against the New York Yankees 3-0, scoring all 3 runs in the second inning.  Zach Eflin pitched a gem of a game, surrendering only 4 hits and 2 walks and striking out 6 in 7 shutout innings.  Seranthony Dominguez pitched the remaining 2 innings to pick up save number 5 on the season.

Seattle Tops Baltimore in Extras 

The Mariners won in comeback fashion at Camden Yards against the basement-dwelling Baltimore Orioles.  Kyle Seager hit a two-run homer in the top of the 9th to tie the game at 7, while Denard Span hit a sacrifice to drive in the go-ahead and winning run in the top of the 11th.  Chasen Bradford improved to 5-0 on the season, while Edwin Diaz earned save number 30 for Seattle.  Mychal Givens took the loss, falling to 0-5 on the year.

Boston’s Big Second Inning Helps Defeat Halos

The Red Sox scored six runs in the second to take an early 6-0 lead at home.  The Angels were able to tie it up in the 7th, but the Red Sox took the lead right back with 2 of their own in the home 7th, adding one more in the 8th for insurance.  Boston defeated the Angels 9-6.  With this win and the Yankees’ loss, the Red Sox moved into first place by half a game.

Bucs Rally Versus Mets

The Pirates entered the 8th down 3-0 against New York, but after scoring one in the 8th, Pittsburgh scored 4 in the last frame, with David Freese’s two-run single putting them in the lead.  The Pirates won 5-3.

Dodgers Get to Hendricks Early, Defeat Cubs

Despite giving up two runs in the first inning, the Dodgers scored three runs in each of their first two innings.  The Dodgers won 7-5, and with that win, they move back to only half of a game behind the Cubs for the top NL Wild Card spot.

Astros Comeback Against Toronto

The Blue Jays scored 5 runs to lead-off the game in Houston, but the Astros countered with 3 of their own in the home first. Down 6-4 going into the eighth, Marwin Gonzalez hit a solo homer to make it a one-run game, and Alex Bregman hit a two-run walk-off homer in the ninth.  The Astros won 7-6.

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