Around the Bases: Angels complete 4-run comeback with win over Red Sox

Dilip Vishwanat

Elsewhere, the Tigers collected their seventh straight win over the Indians, while the Giants won for just the second time in 12 games.

Here are your highlights from Saturday's action.

Yankees 5, Orioles 4: Andy Pettitte extended his unbeaten streak against the Baltimore Orioles to 11 games, allowing four runs on nine hits over 6⅔ innings. Eduardo Nunez hit a go-ahead single in the sixth inning in his first game back from the 60-day DL. Chris Davis blasted a home run to center field in the first inning for his league-leading 33rd of the season.

Twins 6, Blue Jays 0: Mike Pelfrey worked out of a bases-loaded jam in the first inning and ended up tossing six scoreless frames against the Blue Jays. Pelfrey and three Minnesota relievers combined to hold Toronto to just four hits. Brian Dozier smacked a three-run homer off R.A. Dickey in the top of the seventh inning, driving in Aaron Hicks and Eduardo Escobar.

Cardinals 5, Marlins 4: Giancarlo Stanton committed a throwing error in the ninth inning, allowing Jon Jay to hustle home and score the game-winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning:

Tigers 9, Indians 4: Torii Hunter finished a single shy of the cycle as the Tigers won their seventh consecutive game over the Indians. Miguel Cabrera started the scoring with a two-run homer in the first, his 27th home run of the season. Anibal Sanchez picked up win No. 7 on the season in his first start since returning from the DL.

Royals 4, Athletics 3: Jarrod Dyson drove in the go-ahead run with a bases-loaded infield single in the bottom of the eighth inning, and Greg Holland struck out the side in the ninth to record his 20th save of the season. Mike Moustakas smacked a solo homer for Kansas City, while Josh Donaldson went 2-for-3 with a home run and two RBI for Oakland.

Cubs 4, Pirates 1: Alfonso Soriano provided the offense for Chicago, hitting two-run homers in the fourth and fifth innings. Edwin Jackson and three relievers combined to five hit the Pirates, who lost for just the third time in 14 games.

Nationals 5, Padres 4: Ryan Zimmerman drove in the go-ahead run with a single in the seventh, allowing the Nationals to edge out the Padres. Bryce Harper went 1-for-2 with a walk and three RBI after telling manager Davey Johnson to "play me or trade me."

Yasmani Grandal left the game with a right knee sprain after an Anthony Rendon slide. Here's a .GIF of the play, via Mike Axisa of CBS Sports:


Reds 13, Mariners 4: Cesar Izturis drove in three runs, and starting pitcher Mat Latos drove in two more, helping the Reds rout the Mariners. Latos tossed six innings, allowing four runs on six hits while fanning 11. Jay Bruce also drove in three runs for Cincinnati, while Shin-Soo Choo and Jack Hannahan turned in multi-hit performances.

Brewers 7, Mets 6: Yovani Gallardo tossed six innings and collected two hits to help the Brewers defeat the Mets. Jean Segura and Jonathan Lucroy both drove in two runs while Logan Schafer went 3-for-4 with a double. Shaun Marcum surrendered six runs and 11 hits over five innings, falling to 1-10 on the season.

Astros 9, Rangers 5: Jason Castro blasted a tie-breaking three-run homer off Yu Darvish in the seventh after learning he will represent the Astros in the All-Star game. Geovany Soto smashed a three-run homer for Texas off Wesley Wright in the sixth inning to tie the game.

Braves 13, Phillies 4: Atlanta scored runs in all but two innings, highlighted by a Jason Heyward three-run homer in the seventh. Andrelton Simmons finished a double shy of the cycle, while Dan Uggla added a two-run homer. Tim Hudson tossed seven strong innings, allowing one run on five hits while striking out four.

Giants 4, Dodgers 2: Madison Bumgarner threw seven dominant innings, yielding two runs on three hits while striking out nine. Bumgarner also helped his own cause, driving in a pair of runs with a bases-loaded walk and a sacrifice fly.

Giants manager Bruce Bochy submitted a lineup that had Buster Posey hitting fourth, but the lineup in the clubhouse had Posey hitting third. Posey went up to the plate as the third batter of the inning and hit a RBI-double, but was ruled out after Don Mattingly pointed out the error to the umpire.

Rays 3, White Sox 0: Matt Moore won his fourth consecutive start, combining with three Rays relievers to shut out the White Sox. All-Star Ben Zobrist went 2-for-3 against Chicago, while Luke Scott hit an RBI double. Fernando Rodney tossed a perfect ninth to collect his 19th save of the season.

Diamondbacks 11, Rockies 1: Wade Miley allowed one run on five hits while striking out five in eight innings. Miley also smacked a bases-loaded double off Drew Pomeranz in the bottom of the second inning. Paul Goldschmidt, Martin Prado and Miguel Montero all hit four-baggers for the Diamondbacks.

Angels 9, Red Sox 7: Trailing by four in the ninth inning, Los Angeles was down to its final out. Three singles and a throwing error later, the game was headed to extra innings. Josh Hamilton's walk-off two-run home run in the 11th inning capped the 4 hour and 22 minute game.

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