The Bakersfield Californian
BRAVES 4, ATHLETICS 2
OAKLAND — Ozzie Albies hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in a three-run fifth inning, and Atlanta denied Oakland’s bid for their first three-game winning streak this season.
Jared Shuster (2-2) allowed two runs, three hits and four walks in 5 1/3 innings to win consecutive decisions for the first time this season. Jesse Chavez, A.J. Minter, Nick Anderson and Raisel Iglesias combined to retire Oakland’s last 11 batters, with Iglesias getting three outs for his fifth save in six chances.
MARLINS 2, PADRES 1
MIAMI — Jean Segura and Nick Fortes singled in runs against Josh Hader in the ninth inning, and Miami overcame Gary Sánchez’s first home run for San Diego.
Hader (0-1) blew a save for the third time in 16 chances, opening the ninth with a five-pitch walk to Yuli Gurriel. Joey Wendle sacrificed and Segura singled to left field for his 500th career RBI.
PIRATES 9, GIANTS 4
SAN FRANCISCO — Bryan Reynolds drove in three runs and made a leaping catch against the wall, helping Pittsburgh climb back above .500.
Former Giants Andrew McCutchen and Connor Joe each went 3 for 4 with an RBI as the Pirates (28-27) won consecutive games after dropping below .500 for the first time since they were 1-2.
BREWERS 4, BLUE JAYS 2
TORONTO — Abraham Toro hit a two-run home run, Owen Miller had two hits and drove in a pair of runs in Milwaukee’s win over Toronto.
REDS 5, RED SOX 4
BOSTON — Spencer Steer hit a two-run homer to break a seventh-inning tie and Cincinnati took advantage of Rafael Devers’ throwing error to come from behind and beat Boston.
METS 4, PHILLIES 1
NEW YORK — Mark Canha homered and drove in four runs to lead Carlos Carrasco and New York past the slumping Philadelphia.
RAYS 4, CUBS 3
CHICAGO — Brandon Lowe and Jose Siri each hit two-run homers late in the game off Mark Leiter Jr. (1-1), Jalen Beeks got the final two outs after coming in with the bases loaded and Tampa Bay avoided its first sweep of the season.
TIGERS 3, RANGERS 2
DETROIT — Jake Rogers hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the sixth inning and Jake Marisnick followed with a run-scoring single in his Tigers debut, leading Detroit over Texas.
GUARDIANS 12, ORIOLES 8
BALTIMORE — Josh Naylor homered, had a careerhigh four hits and drove in six runs to highlight a rare power display by Cleveland.
TWINS 8, ASTROS 2
HOUSTON — Rookie Louie Varland threw seven scoreless innings and Donovan Solano drove in a season-high four runs as Minnesota defeated Houston.