AROUND THE HORN

Chicago Tribune (Sunday) - - BASEBALL -

■ Red Sox, Yan­kees: J.D. Mar­tinez and An­drew Ben­in­tendi home­red as the Red Sox beat the Yan­kees 9-5. Ben­in­tendi had three hits and scored three times. The Red Sox outscored the Yan­kees 38-13 to win the first three of a four-game set. It was the sixth straight game the Red Sox scored eight or more runs against the Yan­kees, the first time in the 117-year ri­valry . ... INF and AL bat­ting leader DJ LeMahieu sat out with what man­ager Aaron Boone said was “a lit­tle tight­ness in his groin.” LeMahieu had an MRI . ... For­mer Red Sox slug­ger David Or­tiz, 43, is out of the hos­pi­tal fol­low­ing three surg­eries af­ter be­ing shot in the back at a bar in the Do­mini­can Repub­lic.

■ Astros, Car­di­nals: Car­los Cor­rea hit his first ca­reer grand slam to lift the Astros over the Car­di­nals 8-2. Paul Gold­schmidt home­red in his sixth straight game, ty­ing a Car­di­nals record with Matt Car­pen­ter and Mark McGwire. The Cards had won six in a row. Ger­rit Cole (12-3) im­proved to 7-0 with a 1.87 ERA since June 1. He struck out seven, rais­ing his MLB-lead­ing to­tal to 212. ■ Dodgers: Rookie C Will Smith home­red and drove in six runs, lead­ing the Dodgers over the Na­tion­als 9-3. Play­ing in his 10th ma­jor league game, Smith home­red in the third, hit a sac fly in the fourth, dou­bled home a run in the sixth, and broke the game open in the sev­enth with a bases-loaded dou­ble.

■ Braves: Ozzie Al­bies hit a grand slam, Ron­ald Acuna Jr., En­der In­cia­rte and Adam Du­vall also home­red and the Braves routed the Phillies 15-7. Phillies starter Zach Eflin (7-11) gave up 10 runs in less than three in­nings. The NL East-lead­ing Braves pushed their lead to 61⁄2 games over the Na­tion­als and 71⁄2 over the Phillies . ... The Braves placed OF Nick Markakis and INF Dansby Swan­son on the 10-day IL. Markakis suf­fered a bro­ken left wrist when he was hit by a pitch Fri­day. He won’t need surgery and could re­turn in six to eight weeks. Swan­son has a bruised right foot and could re­turn when he’s el­i­gi­ble to come off the IL. ■ Brewers: Chris­tian Yelich and Ke­ston Hiura hit HRs in the 10th off closer Craig Kim­brel, and the Brewers ral­lied past the Cubs 5-3. Yelich opened the 10th with his MLB-lead­ing 36th HR, ty­ing the game. Pinch-hit­ter Tyler Sal­adino drew a walk, and Hiura fol­lowed with his 11th HR and first ca­reer walk-off. Al­bert Almora Jr. put the Cubs up 3-2 with a solo HR in the top of the 10th.

■ In­di­ans: Ja­son Kip­nis hit a grand slam in the first and Mike Clevinger al­lowed one run and struck out seven in seven in­nings to lead the In­di­ans past the Roy­als 9-1. Clevinger (5-2) im­proved to 8-0 all-time against the Roy­als. The In­di­ans pulled with one game of the AL Cen­tral­lead­ing Twins. They trailed the Twins by 11 games on June 15.

■ Trades: The Twins ac­quired RHP Ser­gio Romo from the Marlins. Romo, 36, is 2-0 with a 3.58 ERA and 17 saves in 38 re­lief ap­pear­ances this sea­son . ... The A’s ac­quired LHP Jake Diek­man from the Roy­als. Diek­man, 32, is 0-6 with a 4.75 ERA in 48 re­lief ap­pear­ances this sea­son.

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