MLB Scores & Standings

Posted on 15 Apr, 2017, by in MLB

The New York Yankees continue to surge up the AL East with their fifth win in a row and the Milwaukee Brewers hit 10 past the Cincinnati Reds, winning their 4th in a row, maintaining their status as the hottest team in the National League.

Pittsburgh Pirates 4  Chicago Cubs 2: The Pirates end their four game losing streak with David Freese and Francisco Cervelli taking charge, finishing with a couple of RBIs each. Gerrit Cole did  a good job through six innings, setting up the win.

Philadelphia Phillies 2  Washington Nationals 3: The Nats send the Phillies to a 4th straight loss through an RBI double by Daniel Murphy in the 10th inning, giving his team the walk-off win. Stephen Strasburg looked terrific in 7 innings, striking out 8 while giving up 5 hits.

St. Louis Cardinals 3  New York Yankees 4: The Yankees win their fifth in a row with the first good outing from Masahiro Tanaka this season, and a couple of home runs from Starlin Castro and Austin Romine.

Pitcher with Glasses

Baltimore Orioles 6  Toronto Blue Jays 4: The Orioles maintain their lead of the AL East while sending the Blue Jays to loss number 9 this season, as they remain winless at home. The O’s hit 4 home runs, including number 3 this season for Chris Davis, who is slugging .727 so far.

Tampa Bay Rays 10  Boston Red Sox 5: Rick Porcello has a disastrous start, giving up 4 home runs, including number 3 this season for Logan Morrison. The first baseman finished with 4 RBIs, as the Rays moved back up to above .500.

Detroit Tigers 7  Cleveland Indians 6: The Indians scoring 5 runs in the 9th inning wasn’t enough, in a game that also had Terry Francona and Miguel Cabrera yelling at each other. Cabrera also hit his second home runs of the season, finishing with 3 RBIs.

Milwaukee Brewers 10  Cincinnati Reds 4: The Brewers win their 4th in a row (4-0 away from home so far) with Eric Thames hitting his third home run of the season, and some solid bullpen pitching, especially by Oliver Drake with 4 k’s in 2 innings of work.

New York Mets 2  Miami Marlins 3: The Marlins win in the 9th thanks to an RBI double by J.T. Realmuto, despite yet another home run hit by a Mets player, this time Lucas Duda, his 4th of the season.

San Diego Padres 2  Atlanta Braves 5: The Braves open their new stadium with an impressive win, getting a solid start from Julio Teheran, a home run by Ender Inciarte and Nick Markakis helping out with a couple of RBIs.

Braves Opening Night

Chicago White Sox 2  Minnesota Twins 1: The Sox win their third in a row, lifted by a 7th inning home run from Matt Davidson. David Robertson struck out 2 to close the game and pick up his second save of the season.

Los Angeles Angels 1  Kansas City Royals 7: Danny Duffy gives up only 3 hits in 7 innings to help the Royals beat the Angels, supported by home runs from Mike Moustakas and Salvador Perez. The Angels finished with just 4-for-30 at bat.

Houston Astros 7  Oakland Athletics 2: Jose Altuve had 3 hits, 2 walks and 2 runs to lead the Astros in another win on the road, Dallas Keuchel struck out 7 and Norichika Aoki hit a two-run homer.

Texas Rangers 1  Seattle Mariners 2: An impressive performance by Felix Hernandez (7.1 innings, 6 hits, 1 run, 3 k’s) helped the Mariners win for the 3rd time this season, helped by Nelson Cruz hitting his first home run of the season.

Arizona Diamondbacks 1  Los Angeles Dodgers 7: Clayton Kershaw outduels Zack Greinke, striking out 8 while allowing only 4 hits and 1 run through 8.1 innings, getting plenty of run support, including 2 RBIs for Justin Turner and a home run by Andrew Toles.

Colorado Rockies 2  San Francisco Giants 8: The Giants are trying to bounce back from a rough start, getting a terrific outing from Johnny Cueto (3-0, 3.79 ERA) and no bullpen mishaps this time. Chris Marrero hit his first home run of the season, Brandon Crawford hit his 2nd.

American League Standings

American League EastWLPct.GBHomeRoad
Baltimore Orioles720.7784–13–1
New York Yankees640.6004–02–4
Tampa Bay Rays650.54525–21–3
Boston Red Sox550.5004–21–3
Toronto Blue Jays190.1000–41–5
WLPct.GBHomeRoad
Detroit Tigers730.7005–22–1
Minnesota Twins640.60013–13–3
Chicago White Sox540.5562–33–1
Cleveland Indians460.40031–33–3
Kansas City Royals460.40032–22–4
WLPct.GBHomeRoad
Houston Astros740.6364–33–1
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim650.54514–22–3
Oakland Athletics560.45522–33–3
Texas Rangers460.4002–42–2
Seattle Mariners380.27342–21–6

National League Standings

National League EastWLPct.GBHomeRoad
New York Mets740.6363–34–1
Washington Nationals640.600½5–21–2
Miami Marlins550.5002–23–3
Atlanta Braves360.33331–02–6
Philadelphia Phillies370.3002–21–5
WLPct.GBHomeRoad
Cincinnati Reds740.6362–35–1
Chicago Cubs640.600½2–24–2
Milwaukee Brewers650.54512–54–0
Pittsburgh Pirates460.4003–31–3
St. Louis Cardinals360.33332–41–2
WLPct.GBHomeRoad
Arizona Diamondbacks740.6366–11–3
Colorado Rockies750.583½3–34–2
Los Angeles Dodgers650.54514–12–4
San Diego Padres560.45522–13–5
San Francisco Giants570.4173–22–5
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