New York Post

MLB: Machado exits early in loss


San Diego star third baseman Manny Machado sprained his left ankle while taking a tumble running out a grounder in the first inning and the Rockies completed a three-game sweep, beating the Padres, 8-3, on Sunday in Denver. The Padres said X-rays were negative. It’s still uncertain how long Machado will be out.

In Houston, rookie J.J. Matijevic homered for his first major league hit to power the Astros past the White Sox, 4-3.

The victory broke a tie between Astros manager Dusty Baker and White Sox manager Tony La Russa, giving the 73year-old Baker a 106-105 edge against the 77-year-old La Russa in regular-season matchups dating to 1996.

In Seattle, Mike Trout homered for the fifth time in the five-game series and the Angels beat the Mariners, 4-0.

In Los Angeles, Andrés Giménez drove in the go-ahead run with the basesloade­d in the ninth inning and Cleveland rallied to beat the Dodgers, 5-3. The surging Guardians took two of three from the Dodgers and have won 15 of their past 19.

In Boston, Nick Pivetta pitched seven dominant innings with 10 strikeouts, Christian Vázquez hit a three-run homer and the Red Sox won their fifth straight series thanks to a 6-4 victory over the Cardinals.

In Pittsburgh, Jack Suwinski hit his third homer of the game in the ninth inning, giving the Pirates a 4-3, walk-off victory over the Giants to avoid a three-game sweep.

In Washington, Juan Soto hit a threerun homer and the Nationals avoided a five-game sweep with a 9-3 win over the Phillies. The Nationals ended an eightgame skid and snapped Philadelph­ia’s seven-game road winning streak.

In Baltimore, Anthony Santander homered as the Orioles beat Tampa Bay, 2-1.

In Chicago, Ian Anderson pitched three-hit ball into the seventh inning,

Matt Olson hit three doubles and Atlanta beat the Cubs, 6-0.

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