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NEW YORK» Brett Gard­ner hit a bases­loaded sin­gle in the ninth in­ning to give the Yan­kees their sixth straight vic­tory, 5-4 over the Rays on Satur­day.

With the score 4-4, Chase Headley started the ninth with a lead­off walk off Brad Boxberger (2-3). Pinch-run­ner Ja­coby Ells­bury stole sec­ond and Todd Fra­zier was hit by a pitch. Adeiny Hechavar­ria and Tim Beck­ham mis­com­mu­ni­cated on a grounder for the sec­ond time in the se­ries to load the bases, prompt­ing a pitch­ing change.

Gard­ner, who home­red in the 11th in­ning to give the Yan­kees a 6-5 vic­tory on Thurs­day, calmly stroked Dan Jennings’ 0-1 fast­ball up the mid­dle for his sec­ond game-win­ning hit of the se­ries.


Corey Sea­ger had three hits, Cody Bellinger drove in two runs and the Dodgers beat the Gi­ants 2-1 for their sev­enth straight vic­tory. Rich Hill (8-4) pitched two-hit ball into the sixth in­ning as the ma­jor league-lead­ing Dodgers won for the 38th time in 44 games. … Cliff Pennington drove in the tiebreak­ing run with a sac­ri­fice fly in the ninth in­ning as the Angels beat the Blue Jays 6-5. The Angels took the lead with a three-run ninth. … Yo­vani Gal­lardo took a shutout into the sixth in­ning as the Mariners beat the

Mets 3-2, end­ing Ja­cob degrom’s eight­start win­ning streak. Gal­lardo (5-7), ban­ished to the bullpen in mid-june, al­lowed one run and five hits in 5M in­nings in his sec­ond out­ing since re­turn­ing to the ro­ta­tion. … Jose Igle­sias hit two RBI dou­bles, Matt Boyd pitched into the sev­enth in­ning and the Tigers beat the Astros 5-3. Igle­sias’ sec­ond run-scor­ing dou­ble tied the game 3-3 in the sev­enth. … Mi­ami broke the game open in the bot­tom of the fifth with a two-run dou­ble from Gian­carlo Stan­ton, who was then brought home on Mar­cell Ozuna’s dou­ble, and the Marlins beat the Reds 7-3. … Paul Gold­schmidt home­red and drove in three runs, Zack Greinke pitched seven strong in­nings and the Diamondbacks beat the

Cardinals 7-1. Greinke (13-4) lim­ited the Cardinals to one run and four hits to im­prove to 5-0 in his last six starts. … Ty Kelly sin­gled home the win­ning run with two outs in the 11th in­ning to lift the Phillies to a 4-3 come­back vic­tory over the

Braves. … Pinch-hit­ter Bran­don Guyer was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded and two outs in the ninth in­ning for the go-ahead run and the Indians won their ninth straight game, beat­ing the White Sox 5-4. Indians starter Corey Klu­ber struck out 12. … Adrian Bel­tre sin­gled to get within one hit of 3,000 for his ca­reer in the Rangers’ 4-0 loss to the Orioles .… Ja­son Hey­ward home­red in the 11th in­ning, and the Cubs beat the Brewers 2-1. … Manuel Mar­got went 2-for-4 with two runs and a RBI as the Padres beat the


Pi­rates FOOT­NOTES D-backs’ Ray on seven-day con­cus­sion DL.

The Diamondbacks placed all-star lefty Rob­bie Ray on the seven-day con­cus­sion dis­abled list, a day af­ter he was hit in the head by a line drive in a game against the Cardinals. Ray was in the club­house Satur­day be­fore Ari­zona played at Busch Sta­dium. … Clayton Ker­shaw played catch for the sec­ond day in a row, giv­ing the Dodgers an­other pos­i­tive sign that he is closer to pitch­ing again than they orig­i­nally spec­u­lated. … The Braves placed out­fielder Matt Kemp on the 10-day dis­abled list with a strained right ham­string.

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