The Venezuelan pinch hitter Pablo Sandoval hit a four-corner hit for the game’s only two touchdowns and the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 2-0. In the second game of a doubleheader, Sandoval (2) took it upon himself to score the Braves’ lead by hitting a full-back ball in the seventh inning, with a runner ahead. The Venezuelan slugger hit closer Tanner Rainey with a four-corner hit across the top of center field.
Sandoval, now 34 and in his fourteenth season in the majors, a two-time All-Star and World Series MVP, once again proved his worth after signing a one-year, million-dollar deal. Sandoval’s production is paying the Braves dividends fast.
The ‘Kung Fu Panda’, as Sandoval is affectionately known, hit his second pinch home run in a week, driving a two-run shot to the deepest part of the stadium in front of a Washington reliever who took over afterwards. of the six blank innings by starter Stephen Strasburg, and led the Braves to victory. Sandoval came off the bench to hit a home run on opening day, then did the same on Wednesday, finding a 154 mph fastball from Tanner on a 3-2 count, sending it more than 122 yards off a two-point single. Dansby Swanson outs in the seventh and final inning.
On the mound, the victory was credited to Luke Jackson (1-0) in one episode. For the Nationals, the loss fell to Rainey (0-1) in one inning, accepting two hits, a home run and two runs.
Moreland gives Athletics first win
First baseman Mitch Moreland hit an RBI single with an out in the 10th and gave the Oakland Athletics his first win of the season at beat the champions, Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3.
After six straight games to start the season without anything going right, Moreland made sure the Athletics had some motivation before heading out on the road and ending the worst start to the season in their history. The Athletics were in danger of falling to 0-7 for the first time in franchise history.
The monticular work had the Venezuelan closer Yusmeiro Petit (1-0) as the protagonist when he scored the victory in an episode, striking out a batter. For the Dodgers, the loss was charged by fellow closer Jimmy Nelson (0-1) in a third of an inning.
The Cardinals win again
Puerto Rican catcher Yadier Molina hit a two-run homer and ranger Dylan Carlson added a grand slam, and the St. Louis Cardinals smashed Miami Marlins 7-0. The Cardinals’ victory secures them the “sweep” in a three-game series that leaves the Marlins losing 1-5 for the first time since the 2015 season.
Molina (1), who hit 1 of 3, sent the ball to the other side of the fence in the seventh inning by catching the pitches of Venezuelan starter Pablo López. The Puerto Rican sent the ball over the top of left field leading to a runner on the trails, with two outs in the inning.
The victory was credited to starter Jack Flaherty (1-0), who allowed one hit in six innings, an opening single by Corey Dickerson, walked four and struck out six opposing batters. For the Marlins, the loss fell to Lopez (0-1) in six innings and two-thirds of work with three hits yielded and two earned runs. Lopez walked two and struck out six opposing batters.
Sacrifice of Solano for the victory of the Giants
Colombian second baseman Donovan Solano hit a sacrifice fly in the tenth inning, drove in the difference run and the San Francisco Giants they defeated this Wednesday by 3-2 to the San Diego Padres. Solano, who was 0-for-4, hit the top of right field and pushed the run of pinch-hitter Alex Dickerson, who reached the register and put the final numbers on the board.
The victory over the mound was credited to relief Jake McGee (1-0) in a one-episode job. The Padres lost to closer Tim Hill (0-1) in a full inning, accepting hit and run.
Sisco marks the triumph of the Orioles
Pinch hitter Chance Sisco sealed the win by hitting a hit in the 11th inning and the Baltimore Oriols beat the New York Yankees 4-3. In the 11th inning, Sisco singled to left field and drove in the run for the gap for Baltimore’s ninth.
Venezuelan ranger Anthony Santander (1) threw the ball into the fairway in the fourth inning, with no teammates ahead, as he chased the pitches from starter Jameson Taillon.
On the mound, the victory was credited by the Dominican relief César Valdez (1-0) in two and a third innings, allowing two hits and one run. The Yankees lost to relief Chad Green (0-1) in 1 1/3 innings of work.
Ramirez drives in all four runs for the Indians
Dominican third baseman José Ramírez hit a pair of homers and drove in all four runs of the Cleveland Indians, who beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2. Ramírez (2) traveled four times to the batting box and had contact in two of them, both to send the ball to the other side of the fence. The Dominican started the penalty in the sixth inning by leading a runner on the trails to hunt down the relay streamer Jesse Hahn, when two outs were recorded on the board. He punished Greg Holland in the eighth inning with another full-back punch, who he bounced the ball from the field leading to a teammate in circulation, and left his batting average at .350 so far this season. He sent both homers all the way to the top of the right field, in the first one he sent the ball flying 118 meters, while in the second he put it 122 meters away.
The victory was won by the Dominican relief Emmanuel Class (1-0) in one-episode work, striking out two teammates. For the Royals, the Venezuelan receiver Salvador Pérez (2) blew the wall in the fourth, solo, by punishing the services of starter Shane Bieber. The defeat was carried by Holland (0-1) in a third of the episode.
Two home runs by Cain against the Cubs
Ranger Lorenzo Cain spliced two home runs, including one of three runs in the 10th inning and The Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 4-2.
Cain (2), who drove in all four of the Brewers touchdowns, blew the wall in the eighth, with no running backs ahead. In the 10th inning he returned to send the ball to the street with two men on base, sealing the victory of the Milwaukee.
The victory was credited to the relay Josh Hader (2-0) in a full episode. For the Cubs the loss was charged by Brandon Workman (0-1) in one inning.
Solak seals the Rangers victory
Second baseman Nick Solak threw the ball across the fence and the Texas Rangers defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 2-1.
Solak (1) hit the bat in the second inning against South Korean starter Hyun Jin Ryu’s pitches, with no runners ahead or outs in the episode.
On the mound, the victory was credited to starter Kyle Gibson (1-0) in a six-round job, allowing six hits. For the Blue Jays, the defeat was charged by Ryu (0-1) in seven innings by accepting a punishment of seven hits, a home run and two earned runs.