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MIAMI» Cody Bellinger be­came the first Dodgers rookie to hit for the cy­cle and Alex Wood be­came the first Dodgers pitcher in more than a cen­tury to win his first 11 de­ci­sions in a sea­son, help­ing the NL West lead­ers beat the Marlins 7-1 on Satur­day night for their eighth straight vic­tory.

Bellinger sin­gled in the first in­ning, hit a two-run homer in the third, added an RBI dou­ble in the fourth and hit his se­cond ca­reer triple on the first pitch of the seventh. His triple off Nick Wittgren barely cleared the glove of right fielder Gian­carlo Stan­ton, who tried to mak­ing a run­ning back­handed catch.

Wood (11-0) struck out 10 in six score­less in­nings, al­lowed only four baserun­ners and low­ered his ERA to 1.56 in 16 games this year.

An an­gry Yasiel Puig took sev­eral steps to­ward the mound af­ter he was nearly hit by a pitch from Miami’s Jose Urena in the first in­ning. Puig hit two home runs in Los An­ge­les’ win Fri­day, in­clud­ing a go-ahead three-run homer in the ninth in­ning.


Hec­tor Sanchez hit a two-run homer with one out in the ninth in­ning and the

Padres beat San Fran­cisco 5-3 to spoil the re­turn of Giants ace Madi­son Bum­gar­ner. … Lit­tle-used Lane Adams drove in three runs with a pinch-hit, bases-loaded dou­ble in the sixth, giv­ing At­lanta the lead, and the Braves beat the strug­gling

Diamondbacks 8-5. … Mak­ing his first ap­pear­ance at Cam­den Yards since he was traded by Bal­ti­more four years ago, Jake Ar­ri­eta set­tled down af­ter a wild start to hold the Ori­oles to four hits over 6M in­nings and lead the Cubs to a 10-3 win. … An­thony Ren­don hit his se­cond ca­reer grand slam and added a two-run homer, and the Na­tion­als over­came Scooter Gen­nett’s four-rbi night to hold on for a 10-7 vic­tory over the Reds .… Travis Shaw hit his 20th home run of the sea­son lead­ing off the bot­tom of the eighth in­ning and the Brewers edged the

Phillies 3-2. … Lance Lynn worked 6L in­nings and added a rare run-scor­ing dou­ble at the plate as the Cardinals cooled off the Pi­rates 4-0. … Didi Gre­go­rius lined a go-ahead sin­gle in the 16th in­ning and the Yan­kees out­lasted the

Red Sox 4-1 in the long­est game be­tween the bit­ter ri­vals at Fen­way Park since 1966. … Brian Dozier home­red and Ed­die Rosario’s two-run dou­ble in the sixth in­ning lifted the Twins to a 4-2 vic­tory over the Astros. … Nel­son Cruz and Kyle Sea­ger home­red, and the sloppy Mariners beat the White Sox 4-3 for their third straight vic­tory. … Shin-soo Choo flared a lazy fly­ball down the left-field line with one out in the ninth in­ning, driv­ing in the only run off Danny Duffy and giv­ing the Rangers a 1-0 vic­tory over the Royals. … Michael Ful­mer pitched eight strong in­nings and J.D. Martinez drove in five runs as the Tigers posted an 11-1 vic­tory over the Blue Jays. Ni­cholas Castel­lanos, Miguel Cabr­era and Martinez home­red for the Tigers.


Giants place Cueto on DL. The Giants made room on their 25-man ros­ter for ace Madi­son Bum­gar­ner by plac­ing Johnny Cueto on the 10-day dis­abled list be­cause of blis­ters on the tips of his right thumb, fore­fin­ger and mid­dle fin­ger. … Na­tion­als right-han­der Joe Ross will have Tommy John surgery and miss the rest of the sea­son.

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