MLB May 22 Scores & Standings

Posted on 23 May, 2016, by in MLB

Max Scherzer

The San Francisco Giants hand the Chicago Cubs a rare back-to-back loss, while the Washington Nationals get back to winning, the Boston Red Sox keep blasting and non other than the New York Yankees have the longest winning streak in Baseball.

Chicago Cubs 0  San Francisco Giants 1: A gem of a day for Madison Bumgarner, striking out six and allowing just three hits in 7.2 innings. Bumgarner was the one who got the sole RBI in the game with a double in the fifth.

Tampa Bay Rays 4  Detroit Tigers 9: Jordan Zimmermann improved to 7-2 this season, allowing five hits in 5.2 innings. The offense carried him through, with Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez hitting home runs.

Seattle Mariners 5  Cincinnati Reds 4: The Reds had a 4-2 lead heading into the fifth, but a sacrifice fly from Robinson Cano jolted the Mariners into a run that ended with a Steve Clevenger single and RBI to win the game.

Milwaukee Brewers 1  New York Mets 3: The Mets complete a sweep of a series against the Brewers, with Noah Syndergaard striking out 11 batters, Michael Conforto hitting a home run and Asdrubal Cabrera scoring two off of a single in the fourth.

Washington Nationals 8  Miami Marlins 2: Max Scherzer struck out 8 in 8, Anthony Rendon had three RBIs and Bryce Harper reached number 30 this season with a sac fly that opened the scoring in the first.

Cleveland Indians 2  Boston Red Sox 5: David Ortiz gets four hits and three RBIs, including his 11th home run of the season. Rick Porcello improved to 7-2 off of 5.2 innings, five k’s and five hits allowed.

Atlanta Braves 0  Philadelphia Phillies 5: Jerad Eickhoff shut out the Braves in his seven innings, Cameron Rupp opened the scoring with a home run in the second and Maikel Franco closed the scoring with a single that scored two.

Kansas City Royals 2  Chicago White Sox 4: Todd Frazier hit a home run and Melky Cabrera scored two in the next inning, while Carlos Rondon and especially the bullpen were able to hang on for the win.

Toronto Blue Jays 3  Minnesota Twins 1: Jose Bautista and Josh Donaldson both hit home runs, Marcus Stroman pitched for 7.2 innings, improving to 5-2 this season, allowing only three hits in the win.

Texas Rangers 9  Houston Astros 2: Cole Hamels strikes out 11 in eight innings, improving to 5-0 this season. Nomar Mazara hit a home run, while both Adrian Beltre and Bobby Wilson got two RBIs.

Arizona Diamondbacks 7  St. Louis Cardinals 2: Zack Greinke is getting more and more comfortable with his new team, improving to 5-3, allowing one run and five hits in eight innings. Paul Goldschmidt had two RBIs, moving up to 26 this season.

Baltimore Orioles 2  Los Angeles Angels 10: Jered Weaver struck out six in seven innings, Carlos Perez hit a big three-run homer and finished overall with five RBIs.

New York Yankees 5  Oakland Athletics 4: The Yankees win fifth straight, as Michael Pineda finally had a good game, Brian McCann hit a home run and even Jacoby Ellsbury did, only his second this season.

Los Angeles Dodgers 9  San Diego Padres 5: The Dodgers blew the win in the 8th when Melvin Upton Jr. hit a triple, but a two-RBI single by Yasiel Puig in the 17th opened up the scoring that never stopped, bringing the Dodgers the win.

American League Standings

American League EastWLPct.GBHomeRoad
Baltimore Orioles26160.61917–89–8
Boston Red Sox27170.61416–911–8
New York Yankees21220.48812–109–12
Tampa Bay Rays20210.48810–1110–10
Toronto Blue Jays22240.47869–1313–11
Chicago White Sox25180.58111–914–9
Cleveland Indians22180.55011–811–10
Kansas City Royals22200.52413–79–13
Detroit Tigers21220.488410–1011–12
Minnesota Twins11310.26213½7–124–19
Seattle Mariners26170.6058–1018–7
Texas Rangers25190.56814–711–12
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim20240.4559–1411–10
Oakland Athletics19260.42288–1511–11
Houston Astros17280.3781010–137–15

National League Standings

National League EastWLPct.GBHomeRoad
Washington Nationals27170.61412–715–10
New York Mets25180.58113–812–10
Philadelphia Phillies25190.568213–912–10
Miami Marlins22210.5129–1213–9
Atlanta Braves12310.27914½2–1710–14
Chicago Cubs29130.69014–615–7
Pittsburgh Pirates23190.548611–912–10
St. Louis Cardinals23210.523712–1311–8
Milwaukee Brewers18260.4091212–126–14
Cincinnati Reds15280.34914½12–143–14
San Francisco Giants27190.58713–1114–8
Colorado Rockies21210.50048–1013–11
Los Angeles Dodgers22230.48910–1212–11
Arizona Diamondbacks21250.45767–1714–8
San Diego Padres19260.42210–159–11
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