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MLB roundup: Josh Rojas belts 3 of Arizona's 7 HRs in victory

MLB roundup: Josh Rojas belts 3 of Arizona's 7 HRs in victory

Josh Rojas hit a career-best three of Arizona's season-high seven home runs, and David Peralta went deep twice, as the visiting Diamondbacks powered their way to a 10-6 win over the Chicago Cubs on Friday.

Taking advantage of a warm afternoon with the wind blowing out, the D-backs hit the second-most homers for a game in club history to win their second straight after losing a season-high six in a row. Rojas entered without a homer in 2022 and 13 in 210 career games, but made the most of the elements and drove in four runs.

Chicago native Alek Thomas (two hits) clubbed his third homer and Christian Walker went deep late for his Diamondbacks-leading 10th. Humberto Castellanos (3-1) allowed three runs, five hits and struck out five over 5 1/3 innings. He walked one.

The Cubs also set a season high with four home runs -- solo shots from Patrick Wisdom, Jonathan Villar (two hits), rookie Christopher Morel (two hits) and ex-Diamondback Ildemaro Vargas. However, Kyle Hendricks (2-4) yielded season highs of seven runs and eight hits, while matching a career worst with four homers.

Orioles 8, Rays 6 (13 innings)

Rougned Odor belted a game-winning home run in the 13th inning as Baltimore beat visiting Tampa Bay to end a 15-game, head-to-head losing streak.

The Orioles tied the game with three runs in the seventh inning. Tampa Bay went up by two runs in the 10th and one in the 11th, but Baltimore rallied each time.

Nick Vespi (1-0) notched the win in his first outing in the major leagues, throwing two scoreless innings. Ralph Garza Jr. (0-1) took the loss. Randy Arozarena had four hits for the Rays, and teammate Mike Zunino hit a three-run homer.

Rangers 3, Astros 0

Martin Perez scattered eight hits in a complete-game shutout and Kole Calhoun homered as visiting Texas finally solved Houston.

Perez and Calhoun helped the Rangers snap an 11-game road losing streak to Houston. The Astros lost for the first time in 10 games at home.

Perez (3-2) struck out five, walked just one and was helped by three double plays in his first complete game since 2014. Astros starter Cristian Javier (2-2) lost despite surrendering only one run on three hits and a walk while striking out nine in six innings.

Cardinals 5, Pirates 3

Yadier Molina drove in two runs for St. Louis and Adam Wainwright continued his mastery of Pittsburgh with a win over the Pirates.

Dylan Carlson and Harrison Bader each had an RBI single for the Cardinals, who had lost two straight. Wainwright (5-3) extended his scoreless streak against the Pirates to 38 1/3 innings, before giving up a run in the seventh. In his seven innings, he gave up the one run and four hits with three walks and three strikeouts.

Michael Chavis homered and Bryan Reynolds hit an RBI single for the Pirates, who lost for the third time in four games. Pittsburgh starter Zach Thompson (2-4) allowed one run and five hits in five innings.

Twins 6, Royals 4

Rookie Jose Miranda had two hits, including a two-run double in the eighth to provide a three-run cushion, as visiting Minnesota defeated Kansas City.

Miranda came into the contest, which was the opener of a three-game series, in an 0-for-20 skid. Devin Smeltzer (1-0) allowed one run on five hits and a walk in 5 1/3 innings for the win.

Daniel Lynch (2-3) lasted just 3 2/3 innings for the Royals, and it took him 90 pitches to get that far. He allowed four runs on five hits while striking out two and walking two.

Brewers 7, Nationals 0

Rowdy Tellez jump-started the Brewers' offense with a two-run homer and Tyrone Taylor added a three-run shot to back Eric Lauer's seven scoreless innings and pace Milwaukee to a shutout victory over visiting Washington.

Tellez snapped a scoreless tie with a two-run homer in the sixth and the Brewers added five more in the eighth. Lauer (4-1) allowed five hits with five strikeouts, no walks and one hit batter in his 83-pitch outing.

The Nationals had Lane Thomas get thrown out at the plate trying for an inside-the-park homer in the top of the seventh, then turned a triple play in bottom of the inning.

Red Sox 7, Mariners 3

Home runs by Trevor Story and Jackie Bradley Jr. provided all of Boston's offense as the Red Sox broke the game open late for a win over visiting Seattle.

Just a night after his three-homer, seven-RBI performance, Story broke a scoreless tie with a grand slam in the third inning. Story led the Sox with four RBIs on one swing of the bat, while J.D. Martinez (2-for-4, run scored) and Enrique Hernandez (2-for-3, run scored) both had multiple hits.

Ty France went 2-for-4 and Abraham Toro homered for Seattle.

Padres 8, Giants 7 (10 innings)

Manny Machado and Jurickson Profar each drove in a run in the 10th inning as San Diego pulled out a victory at San Francisco in the return to the bench of Padres manager Bob Melvin.

Jake Cronenworth hit a home run and Wil Myers had a two-run double to help make a winner of Melvin, who had prostate surgery on May 11. San Diego won for the fourth time in its past five games.

Darin Ruf hit two home runs for the Giants, who forced extra innings on Wilmer Flores' two-run single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning. San Francisco saw its five-game home winning streak end.

Blue Jays 2, Reds 1

Hyun Jin Ryu pitched six scoreless innings, George Springer and Bo Bichette drove in fifth-inning runs and Toronto defeated visiting Cincinnati.

Bradley Zimmer had two doubles and scored a run for the Blue Jays in the opener of a three-game series. Santiago Espinal added two singles to extend his hit streak to a career-best 13 games. Ryu (1-0) gave up six hits and no walks while striking out three.

Cincinnati starter Luis Castillo (0-2) allowed two runs and seven hits in six innings. Matt Reynolds went 3-for-4 with an RBI and Kyle Farmer added two doubles for the Reds.

Braves 5, Marlins 3

Marcell Ozuna homered for the third straight game, one of three home runs hit by Atlanta en route to a win at Miami.

Dansby Swanson and Travis d'Arnaud also went deep for the Braves. Atlanta's Charlie Morton (3-3), making his 300th career appearance, pitched 5 1/3 innings and allowed three runs on seven hits.

Miami starter Trevor Rogers (2-5) yielded five runs on eight hits and two walks in four innings. Jorge Soler, who missed the previous three games with a sore back, hit a two-run homer.

Dodgers 4, Phillies 1

Freddie Freeman had three hits and two RBIs, Julio Urias tossed five scoreless innings and Los Angeles won at Philadelphia.

Trea Turner and Will Smith each added one hit and two walks apiece for the Dodgers, who won their sixth in a row. Urias (3-3) gave up only two hits, struck out five and walked none.

The Phillies managed seven hits and avoided being shut out on consecutive nights when J.T. Realmuto hit an RBI double in the ninth. Kyle Schwarber produced a pair of doubles and Camargo added two hits.

Guardians 6, Tigers 1

Cleveland erupted for four runs in the sixth inning to break open a scoreless game and defeat visiting Detroit.

Aaron Civale (2-3) got the win after limiting the Tigers to one run, which was unearned, in 6 1/3 innings. He exited shortly after slipping while fielding a comebacker.

Tigers starter Tarik Skubal didn't give up a run, but he came out after getting hit on the left leg by a line drive while recording the final out in the fifth. Jacob Barnes (3-1) yielded all four runs in the sixth.

Athletics 4, Angels 2

Jed Lowrie and Seth Brown homered, Paul Blackburn and four relievers combined to allow just six hits and Oakland beat Los Angeles in Anaheim, Calif.

Lowrie, Brown and Luis Barrera (two doubles) each had two hits for Oakland, but it was the bullpen that made the difference in the game. Sam Moll (1-0), Zach Jackson, A.J. Puk and Dany Jimenez held the Angels hitless over the final 4 1/3 innings.

The loss was the Angels' season-high fourth in a row. Angels starter Chase Silseth (1-1), in his second major league start, gave up three runs on six hits and two walks in 4 1/3 innings, striking out six.

Bullpen boosts Athletics past skidding Angels

Bullpen boosts Athletics past skidding Angels

Jed Lowrie and Seth Brown homered, Paul Blackburn and four relievers combined to allow just six hits and the Oakland A's beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-2 on Friday night in Anaheim, Calif.

Lowrie, Brown and Luis Barrera (two doubles) each had two hits for Oakland, but it was the bullpen that made the difference in the game. Sam Moll (1-0), Zach Jackson, A.J. Puk and Dany Jimenez held the Angels hitless over the final 4 1/3 innings.

In the seventh, Jackson retired Taylor Ward, Mike Trout and Shohei Ohtani in order, getting both Trout and Ohtani on called third strikes.

Puk got both Anthony Rendon and Jared Walsh on called third strikes to begin the eighth inning, as the Athletics' pitching staff combined for 13 strikeouts overall. Jimenez pitched a 1-2-3 ninth for his eighth save.

Moll earned his first career major league win in his 35th appearance.

The loss was the Angels' season-high fourth in a row. The A's won for just the second time in six games.

Angels starter Chase Silseth (1-1) retired the first two batters of the game before Lowrie homered.

The Angels responded with a run in the bottom of the inning, also putting together a rally with two outs and nobody on. Ohtani walked, stole second and scored on a single by Rendon.

Los Angeles got back-to-back doubles by Ward and Trout in the third inning to take a 2-1 lead.

Oakland regained the lead in the fifth and knocked Silseth out of the game. After a one-out walk to Lowrie, Brown fell behind in the count 0-2, worked the count to 2-2 and then homered to give the A's a 3-2 lead.

Silseth, in his second major league start, gave up three runs on six hits and two walks in 4 1/3 innings, striking out six. Blackburn got a no-decision, giving up two runs on six hits and two walks in 4 2/3 innings. He fanned five.

Oakland added to its lead in the sixth against Angels reliever Kyle Barraclough after Barrera led off with a double, went to third on a flyout by Elvis Andrus and scored on a sacrifice fly by Kevin Smith to make it 4-2.

Ward had to leave the game in the top of the ninth after running face-first into the right field wall while making a catch on a ball hit by Tony Kemp.

Bob Melvin returns to bench as Padres edge Giants in 10

Bob Melvin returns to bench as Padres edge Giants in 10

Manny Machado and Jurickson Profar each drove in a run in the 10th inning as the visiting San Diego Padres pulled out an 8-7 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Friday in the return to the bench of Padres manager Bob Melvin.

Jake Cronenworth hit a home run and Wil Myers had a two-run double to help make a winner of Melvin, who had prostate surgery on May 11. San Diego won for the fourth time in its past five games.

Darin Ruf hit two home runs for San Francisco, which forced extra innings on Wilmer Flores' two-run single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning. The Giants saw their five-game home winning streak come to an end, falling in their own park for the first time since May 6.

Trailing 6-4 and one out away from defeat, Mike Yastrzemski began San Francisco's ninth-inning comeback with an infield single off right-hander Luis Garcia before Ruf and Joc Pederson walked to load the bases. Flores tied the game 6-6 on a broken-bat hit. Padres closer Taylor Rogers was not available after throwing 33 pitches Thursday.

Trailing 1-0 in the third inning, the Padres got even on an RBI double from Jorge Alfaro before Cronenworth hit a two-run home run for a 3-1 advantage. Machado followed with a single and later scored on a wild pitch.

Ruf led the charge for the Giants, hitting a two-run home run in the third inning and tying the game 4-4 with a solo shot in the fifth. Ruf entered with one home run on the season and delivered his first multi-homer game since 2012.

The Padres went ahead 6-4 in the eighth inning on Myers' two-run double off the right-field wall.

Giants starter Jakob Junis gave up four runs on seven hits over six innings, while Padres starter Sean Manaea gave up four runs on five hits over six innings with two walks and five strikeouts.

Despite blowing the save, Garcia (2-2) earned the victory, while Robert Suarez gave up a run in the 10th inning while earning his first save. San Francisco's Camilo Doval (0-2) gave up two runs (one earned) in the 10th on two hits.

Eric Lauer, Brewers shut out Nationals

Eric Lauer, Brewers shut out Nationals

Rowdy Tellez jump-started the Brewers' offense with a two-run homer and Tyrone Taylor added a three-run shot to back Eric Lauer's seven scoreless innings and pace Milwaukee to a 7-0 victory over the visiting Washington Nationals on Friday.

Tellez snapped a scoreless tie with a two-run homer in the sixth and the Brewers added five more in the eighth.

The Nationals had Lane Thomas get thrown out at the plate trying for an inside-the-park homer in the top of the seventh, then turned a triple play in bottom of the inning.

After being blanked on two hits through five innings by Erick Fedde, the Brewers opened the sixth with a walk by Luis Urias. Urias was forced at second as Christian Yelich reached on a fielder's choice. Tellez followed with his ninth homer, sending the first pitch 400 feet to right.

Lauer (4-1) allowed five hits with five strikeouts, no walks and one hit batter in his 83-pitch outing. Devin Williams allowed a double in a scoreless eighth and Aaron Ashby followed with a perfect ninth.

In the seventh, Thomas hit a one-out drive for a hit to right-center. Right fielder Hunter Renfroe got the ball to second baseman Kolton Wong, whose relay to catcher Omar Narvaez was in time to retire Thomas. The aggressive mistake proved costly when Riley Adams followed with a single to left.

In the bottom of the seventh, the Nationals turned their second triple play since the team moved to Washington. Jace Peterson and Wong walked to open the frame against Carl Edwards Jr. Urias followed with a hard grounder to third baseman Maikel Franco, who started the around-the-horn triple play.

The franchise's only other triple play since moving from Montreal in 2005 occurred on July 29, 2016, against the San Francisco Giants.

The Brewers added five runs in the eighth off Austin Voth on a two-run single by Renfroe and Taylor's second homer of the season.

Fedde (2-3) allowed two runs on four hits in 5 2/3 innings. He struck out four and walked three.

Milwaukee won for the fourth time in five games while Washington dropped its fourth in five games.

Jose Miranda snaps slump, guides Twins past Royals

Jose Miranda snaps slump, guides Twins past Royals

Rookie Jose Miranda had two hits, including a two-run double in the eighth to provide a three-run cushion, as the Minnesota Twins defeated the Kansas City Royals 6-4 Friday night.

Miranda came into the contest, which was the opener of a three-game series, in an 0-for-20 skid.

The Twins are now 20-3 when scoring first this season.

Devin Smeltzer (1-0) allowed one run on five hits and a walk in 5 1/3 innings for the win. He didn't strike out a batter, but he got in front of most of the hitters he faced.

Emilio Pagan earned his sixth save in seven chances despite allowing a run in the ninth inning. He struck out Andrew Benintendi with the tying run on base to end the game.

Daniel Lynch (2-3) lasted just 3 2/3 innings, and it took him 90 pitches to get that far. He allowed four runs on five hits while striking out two and walking two.

The Twins scored in the first inning before Lynch could record an out. He walked Byron Buxton on four pitches to lead off the game, and Carlos Correa and Kyle Garlick followed with singles. Garlick's hit scored Buxton.

With one out, Lynch grooved an 86 mph slider that Gary Sanchez hit for double to left, scoring Correa. Gio Urshela's sacrifice fly drove home Garlick.

The Royals got one back in the bottom of the first on a sacrifice fly by Bobby Witt Jr., knocking in Whit Merrifield.

The Twins padded the lead to 4-1 in the second on a sacrifice fly by Garlick. Lynch loaded the bases with one out but escaped with just the one run allowed.

The Royals got two runs in the seventh, the first on a solo home run by Carlos Santana off Tyler Duffey. It was the first run allowed by Duffey in eight outings. Santana snapped an 0-for-21 slump with his blast.

Twins reliever Jhoan Duran entered with two on and one out, and Merrifield greeted him with a sacrifice fly on a 101 mph fastball to draw the Royals within 4-3.

The Twins answered on Miranda's double in the top of the eighth. Emmanuel Rivera homered with one out in the bottom of the ninth to cut into the lead.

Minnesota earned its fourth win in five games while Kansas City fell for the fourth time in six games.

Martin Perez pitches complete game as Rangers blank Astros

Martin Perez pitches complete game as Rangers blank Astros

Martin Perez scattered seven hits in a complete-game shutout, and Kole Calhoun homered as the visiting Texas Rangers finally solved the Houston Astros in a 3-0 win on Friday in the second of a four-game American League West series.

Perez and Calhoun helped the Rangers even the series and snapped an 11-game road losing streak to Houston. The Astros lost for the first time in 10 games at home.

Perez (3-2) earned his third straight win and lowered his ERA to 1.64. He struck out five and walked just one and was helped by three double plays that snuffed out Houston chances in the first, the fourth and the seventh innings.

It was the Rangers' first complete game this season and only the fifth in Major League Baseball in 2022. Perez now has four complete games in his career; Friday's effort was his first since 2014.

It was not without late drama. Alex Bregman and Kyle Tucker both singled for Houston with two out in the ninth before Yuli Gurriel flied out to left field.

Texas has won five of its past six games.

Calhoun ripped a two-out solo opposite-field home run to left-center field in the fourth inning to stake the Rangers to a 1-0 lead. Calhoun has five homers in his past six games.

Houston didn't get a hit until the fifth, when Jeremy Pena had a two-out single to right field. The Astros put two on with no out in the seventh on singles by Bregman and Tucker, but Perez struck out Gurriel and coaxed a double-play grounder from Pena to repel the threat.

Texas added to its lead in the eighth off Astros reliever Rafael Montero. Mitch Garver singled, Nathaniel Lowe walked and Garver scored on a throwing error by Montero on a bunt by Eli White. Lowe then came across on a two-out single by Marcus Semien that made it 3-0.

Cristian Javier (2-2) started for the Astros and took the loss despite surrendering only one run on three hits and a walk while striking out nine in six innings of work.

Guardians use 4-run 6th to take down Tigers

Guardians use 4-run 6th to take down Tigers

The Cleveland Guardians erupted for four runs in the sixth inning to break open a scoreless game and defeat the visiting Detroit Tigers 6-1 on Friday.

Both starting pitchers were knocked out of the game with injuries.

Cleveland right-hander Aaron Civale (2-3) recorded his best outing of the season. He pitched 6 1/3 innings and allowed three hits, one run, no earned runs and one walk. Civale struck out three batters.

Javier Baez reached on an infield single with one out in the seventh inning for the Tigers. Jeimer Candelario then hit a bouncer that Civale dropped for an error, as Baez advanced to third. Civale ended up on the seat of his pants near first base on the play.

While pitching to Spencer Torkelson, he was replaced by Enyel De Los Santos, who allowed a sacrifice fly to drive in Baez and leave the score 4-1.

Civale came out of the game with a cramp. The veteran is now 7-0 in eight career starts against Detroit.

Tigers ace Tarik Skubal was knocked out of the game after the fifth inning. The left-hander was hit on his left leg by a line drive by Ernie Clement, which deflected to Candelario, who threw to second for an inning-ending forceout. Skubal hobbled off the field and was in obvious pain in the dugout.

Skubal allowed just four hits, no runs and no walks. He struck out five.

He was replaced by Jacob Barnes (3-1), who was tagged with the loss. The Guardians didn't waste any time getting to him. After his first five pitches, Cleveland scored four runs, capped by Jose Ramirez's ninth home run.

Ramirez, who fouled a pitch off his leg on Thursday and had X-rays taken, then drilled a three-run homer to give him a major league-leading 37 RBIs.

The Guardians extended their lead to 6-1 with two runs in the eighth. Back-to-back doubles by Straw and Rosario led to the first run of the inning, while the second came home on Owen Miller's sacrifice fly.

Red Sox use two big home runs to top Mariners

Red Sox use two big home runs to top Mariners

Home runs by Trevor Story and Jackie Bradley Jr. provided all of Boston's offense as the Red Sox broke Friday night's game open late for a 7-3 win over the visiting Seattle Mariners.

Just a night after his three-homer, seven-RBI performance, Story broke a scoreless tie with a grand slam in the third inning.

Story led the Sox with four RBIs on one swing of the bat, while J.D. Martinez (2-for-4, run scored) and Enrique Hernandez (2-for-3, run scored) both had multiple hits.

The visitors scored twice in the fifth and once in the eighth, but Bradley busted the score open again with a three-run homer in his only at-bat of the game during Boston's half of the eighth.

The Sox have won three straight games for the first time this season.

Ty France went 2-for-4 and Abraham Toro homered for Seattle.

Story continued his impressive series with a third-inning grand slam that sailed into the first row of Green Monster seats in left field. Christian Vazquez hit a leadoff single before Hernandez and Xander Bogaerts walked, setting up Story's two-out slam.

In his first start since May 3, Boston's Michael Wacha allowed just one hit -- a first-inning double by France -- over the first four frames before the Mariners were able to cut their deficit in half.

Seattle put together back-to-back hits in the fifth, as Eugenio Suarez hit a leadoff double and scored on Toro's homer to right.

Wacha allowed another hit and walk after the home run, but Austin Davis escaped any further damage by striking out J.P. Crawford.

Wacha pitched 4 2/3 innings, striking out three while allowing two runs on four hits and three walks. Davis (1-1) won in relief.

After Sox reliever Jake Diekman struck out two in a scoreless seventh, Seattle got another run closer as Jesse Winker dropped a two-out single into left. Crawford scored from second after reaching on a dropped popup, on which shortstop Bogaerts was wiped out in a collision with left fielder Alex Verdugo and briefly rolled in pain.

Bogaerts remained on the field defensively before Franchy Cordero pinch hit in the following frame and lined a single to center.

Seattle starter Robbie Ray (4-4), who hadn't allowed a grand slam in his career, struck out eight while allowing four runs on five hits through six innings.

Hyun Jin Ryu, Blue Jays hold down Reds

Hyun Jin Ryu, Blue Jays hold down Reds

Hyun Jin Ryu pitched six scoreless innings, George Springer and Bo Bichette drove in fifth-inning runs and the Toronto Blue Jays defeated the visiting Cincinnati Reds 2-1 on Friday night.

Bradley Zimmer had two doubles and scored a run for the Blue Jays in the opener of a three-game series. Santiago Espinal added two singles to extend his hit streak to a career-best 13 games.

Ryu (1-0) gave up six hits and no walks while striking out three. The left-hander allowed a hit in each inning, including doubles in five straight innings.

Jordan Romano pitched a perfect ninth inning to earn his 13th save of the season,

Cincinnati starter Luis Castillo (0-2) allowed two runs and seven hits in six innings. He struck out five without issuing a walk.

Matt Reynolds went 3-for-4 with a RBI and Kyle Farmer added two doubles for the Reds.

Toronto's Vladimir Guerrero Jr. went 0-for-4 to end his career-best 15-game hit streak.

The Blue Jays won for the third time in four games while the Reds saw their two-game winning streak end.

Toronto got the game's first runs in the fifth inning. Zimmer doubled with one out and scored on Springer's bouncing single up the middle. Bichette followed with an RBI double to left.

Joey Votto had Cincinnati's fifth double of the game with two outs in the sixth inning. He was stranded when Farmer, who had doubled in his first two at-bats of the game, lined out to left.

Ryan Borucki replaced Ryu in the seventh and hit Mike Moustakas with a pitch. Moustakas took second on Taylor Motter's single to center. Tyler Naquin forced Motter at second with a grounder to shortstop.

With runners at the corners, Adam Cimber replaced Borucki and struck out pinch hitter Colin Moran. Reynolds then came through with an RBI single to center.

Hunter Strickland replaced Castillo in the seventh and overcame Zimmer's double and a hit batter.

Toronto's Yimi Garcia pitched a perfect top of the eighth with two strikeouts.

Cincinnati put outfielder Albert Almora Jr., infielder Brandon Drury, and pitchers Tyler Mahle and Joel Kuhnel on the restricted list on Friday. Utility player Motter, outfielder Aristides Aquino and pitcher Graham Ashcraft joined the active roster as replacement players.

Votto was reinstated from the COVID-19 injured list.

Dodgers defeat Phillies to extend win streak to six

Dodgers defeat Phillies to extend win streak to six

Freddie Freeman had three hits and two RBIs, Julio Urias tossed five scoreless innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the host Philadelphia Phillies 4-1 on Friday.

Trea Turner and Will Smith each added one hit and two walks apiece for the Dodgers, who won their sixth in a row. Justin Turner also walked twice.

Urias (3-3), who threw 80 pitches, gave up only two hits, struck out five and walked none. Craig Kimbrel allowed an infield single to Johan Camargo but recorded the final out in the ninth to earn his eighth save in eight opportunities.

The Phillies managed seven hits and avoided being shut out on consecutive nights when J.T. Realmuto hit an RBI double in the ninth. Odubel Herrera struck out to end the game with runners on first and third.

Kyle Schwarber produced a pair of doubles and Camargo added two hits.

Bryce Harper missed his fifth consecutive game after receiving a PRP injection in his right elbow last Sunday in Los Angeles.

Phillies starter Ranger Suarez (4-2) lasted only three innings and allowed five hits and three runs to go along with five strikeouts and two walks.

The Dodgers went ahead 1-0 in the first inning when Justin Turner hit a soft RBI groundout to first base. Suarez escaped further trouble when he struck out Chris Taylor on his 34th pitch with runners on second and third.

Freeman laced a two-run single to center in the second for a 3-0 advantage.

Roman Quinn singled to right with two outs in the third for the Phillies' first hit.

Trea Turner doubled with one out in the fifth to extend his hitting streak to 12 in a row. Smith and Justin Turner each walked to load the bases. Taylor popped out to second and Cody Bellinger flied out to center to end the threat.

With the Phillies' offense struggling, Camargo bunted for a single to begin the eighth. Herrera and Quinn each struck out and Rhys Hoskins walked. Alec Bohm then lined out to right.

Trea Turner added a sacrifice fly in the ninth for a 4-0 lead.

Orioles rally three times, finally prevail over Rays in 13

Orioles rally three times, finally prevail over Rays in 13

Rougned Odor belted a game-winning home run in the 13th inning as the Baltimore Orioles beat the visiting Tampa Bay Rays 8-6 to end a long hex Friday night.

The Orioles snapped a 15-game losing streak in matchups vs. the Rays.

The Rays thought they took the lead in the 13th on Kevin Kiermaier's single, but left fielder Austin Hays threw out Wander Franco at the plate. The initial call was safe before it was overturned via replay review.

The Orioles lost six straight games prior to a victory Thursday night against the New York Yankees.

Nick Vespi notched the victory in his first outing in the major leagues, going two innings. Ralph Garza Jr. (0-1) took the loss.

Mike Zunino's three-run home run in the fifth inning provided earlier offense for the Rays, who had won five of their previous seven games overall.

Kiermaier drove in the go-ahead run with an 11th-inning single for the Rays. Hays matched it with a two-out single in the bottom of the inning.

Both teams scored two runs in the 10th inning. Tampa Bay appeared in good shape when Brett Phillips drove in the go-ahead run with a double and then scored an insurance run on Yandy Diaz's single.

The Orioles benefitted from reliever Matt Wisler's wildness in the 10th, with the runner placed at second base and then Hays and Trey Mancini drawing walks. Anthony Santander tied the game with a two-run single.

But Wisler somehow avoided further damage. Pinch runner Ryan McKenna was thrown out at the plate on trying to score on Tyler Nevin's one-out grounder to shortstop Wander Franco.

This was the first meeting between the teams since the Rays posted a season-opening three-game sweep at home. Tampa Bay went 18-1 against Baltimore last season and also won six of the last seven 2020 matchups.

Orioles starter Tyler Wells breezed through four innings without allowing a hit before Zunino dinged him in the fifth. That came following an infield single and walk.

The Rays were in fine shape through six innings behind Jalen Beeks' two innings as the starter and then Ryan Yarbrough kept Baltimore off the scoreboard for the next four innings.

But Yarbrough gave up Nevin's double and Ramon Urias' single to begin the seventh, so he was replaced by Brooks Raley. A wild pitch and an error on left fielder Randy Arozarena gave the Orioles a boost and Mancini's two-out single tied the score.

Arozarena went 4-for-5 with an intentional walk at the plate and Kiermaier had three hits.

Marcell Ozuna, Braves power past Marlins

Marcell Ozuna, Braves power past Marlins

Atlanta's Marcell Ozuna homered for the third straight game, one of three home runs hit by the visiting Braves en route to a 5-3 win over the Miami Marlins to open a three-game set on Friday.

Dansby Swanson and Travis d'Arnaud added solo home runs for the Braves, who have 50 for the season. Ozuna went 2-for-5 and extended his hitting streak to seven games, during which he is batting .310 (9-for-29).

Atlanta's Charlie Morton (3-3) turned in his third consecutive solid outing. Morton, making his 300th career start, pitched 5 1/3 innings and allowed three runs on seven hits, one walk and five strikeouts.

Collin McHugh (2/3 inning), Spencer Strider (one inning) and A.J. Minter (one inning) each followed with a scoreless appearance. Will Smith worked around a leadoff hit batsman in the ninth inning to earn his second save.

Miami starter Trevor Rogers (2-5) was knocked out after four innings. He allowed five runs on eight hits, two walks and five strikeouts. His career record against Atlanta dropped to 0-5.

Louis Head (three innings), Dylan Floro (one inning) and Daniel Okert (one inning) held the Braves scoreless and limited them to one hit over the final five innings.

Atlanta scored three times in the first inning. Ozzie Albies drove in the first run with a single and Ozuna followed with a two-run homer to left, his eighth. It was the first home run all season by an Atlanta batter in the No. 5 spot in the lineup.

Swanson hit a solo homer in the second inning, his fifth.

Miami cut the lead to 4-1 in the second on an RBI single from Bryan De La Cruz, but the Braves got the run back in the third on d'Arnaud's solo homer, his fourth.

Miami's Jorge Soler, who had missed the previous three games with a sore back, hit a 413-foot two-run shot, his eighth, to make it a 5-3 game in the sixth. The Marlins had runners at second and third but reliever Collin McHugh stranded both.

Atlanta's Ronald Acuna Jr. went 2-for-4 and extended his on-base streak to 27 games with a leadoff double.

Cardinals' Adam Wainwright shuts down Pirates again

Cardinals' Adam Wainwright shuts down Pirates again

Yadier Molina drove in two runs and Adam Wainwright continued his mastery of the Pittsburgh Pirates in the visiting St. Louis Cardinals' 5-3 win on Friday.

Dylan Carlson and Harrison Bader each had an RBI single for the Cardinals, who had lost two straight.

Wainwright (5-3) extended his scoreless streak against the Pirates to 38 1/3 innings, dating to last June 26, before giving up a run in the seventh. In his seven innings, he gave up the one run and four hits with three walks and three strikeouts.

The right-hander improved to 23-7 in his career vs. Pittsburgh.

Giovanny Gallegos struck out all five batters he faced for his eighth save.

Nolan Gorman, who started at second base in his major league debut for the Cardinals, went 1-for-3 with a walk and a run.

Michael Chavis homered and Bryan Reynolds hit an RBI single for the Pirates, who lost for the third time in four games.

Pittsburgh starter Zach Thompson (2-4), who had never faced St. Louis, allowed one run and five hits in five innings. He struck out two and walked one.

In the first inning, St. Louis' Tommy Edman hit a leadoff single to left. An out later, Paul Goldschmidt singled to left. Nolan Arenado flied out to right, and Goldschmidt was retired on the bases for a double play, but not before Edman scored for a 1-0 lead.

Pirates reliever Heath Hembree entered in the sixth and walked Arenado with one out before Juan Yepez singled to left. Hembree was pulled for Anthony Banda, who walked Gorman to load the bases. Carlson's base hit to center brought home Arenado to push the Cardinals' lead to 2-0.

Molina followed with a single to left to drive in Yepez and Gorman, and Carlson scored on Bader's single to made it 5-0.

In the seventh, Chavis lined a homer to left, his fourth, to cut the gap to 5-1 and end Wainwright's scoreless string against Pittsburgh.

In the eighth vs. Cardinals reliever Genesis Cabrera, Rodolfo Castro reached on Arenado's throwing error from third. Ben Gamel singled to center, Ke'Bryan Hayes singled to left to load the bases and Reynolds hit a run-scoring base hit to left. Yoshi Tsutsugo's fielder's choice brought Gamel home to slice the margin to 5-3.

Gallegos then entered and fanned Diego Castillo and Chavis to end the rally.

Reds' Votto taken off COVID-19 list, plays in hometown of Toronto

Reds' Votto taken off COVID-19 list, plays in hometown of Toronto

The Cincinnati Reds activated first baseman Joey Votto off the COVID-19 list prior to Friday's road game against the Toronto Blue Jays.

Votto, 38, has been sidelined since testing positive May 3 and he was ecstatic to be able to play in the three-game series in his hometown of Toronto. It will be his first time playing in the city since 2017.

"It just gives me goosebumps. I lose sleep over (playing in Toronto)," said Votto, who started at first base and is batting fourth in Friday's contest. "There's great meaning to me, truly great meaning to me. I mean, between being a fan of the team and being raised in this stadium in this team's backyard."

The six-time All-Star and 2010 National League MVP is off to a poor start this season. Entering Friday, he had a .122 average with no homers, three RBIs and 29 strikeouts in 74 at-bats.

"I feel like with more information, it gets more complicated and starts spiraling down," Votto said. "Really, I've tried to keep it really simple. ... It's such a simple, fun game. We complicate it at times."

Votto has a .300 career average with 331 homers and 1,068 RBIs in 1,922 games over 16 seasons with Cincinnati.

Votto also tested positive for COVID-19 in March of 2021.

Meanwhile, the Reds placed left-hander Ross Detwiler on the bereavement list as well as putting infielder Brandon Drury, outfielder Albert Almora and right-handers Joel Kuhnel and Tyler Mahle on the restricted list.

Teams have been putting unvaccinated players on the restricted list prior to series in Toronto. The Canadian government requires a person to have received a second COVID-19 vaccine -- or one dose of Johnson & Johnson -- at least 14 days before entering the country.

Cincinnati also brought up three players from Triple-A Louisville: infielder Taylor Motter, outfielder Aristides Aquino and right-hander Graham Ashcraft.

The Reds were unable to replace Mahle because he pitched 6 1/3 innings on Thursday. MLB rules prohibit the replacement of a pitcher who worked at least four consecutive innings within three days of a series in Toronto.

Josh Rojas slugs three HRs as Diamondbacks beat Cubs

Josh Rojas slugs three HRs as Diamondbacks beat Cubs

Josh Rojas hit a career-best three of Arizona's season-high seven home runs, and David Peralta went deep twice, as the visiting Diamondbacks powered their way to a 10-6 win over the Chicago Cubs on Friday.

Taking advantage of a warm afternoon with the wind blowing out, the Diamondbacks hit the second-most homers for a game in club history to win their second straight -- in this four-game set -- after losing a season-high six in a row. Rojas entered without a homer in 2022 and 13 in 210 career games, but made the most of the elements and drove in four runs.

Chicago native Alek Thomas (two hits) clubbed his third homer and Christian Walker went deep late for his Diamondbacks-leading 10th. Humberto Castellanos (3-1) allowed three runs, five hits and struck out five over 5 1/3 innings.

The Cubs also set a season high with four home runs -- solo shots from Patrick Wisdom, Jonathan Villar (two hits), rookie Christopher Morel (two hits) and ex-Diamondback Ildemaro Vargas. However, Kyle Hendricks (2-4) yielded season highs of seven runs and eight hits, while matching a career worst with four homers, over five innings as Chicago dropped its third straight after winning four in a row.

The 11 combined home runs tied the most in Wrigley Field history, according to Marquee Sports Network.

Arizona opened with the scoring with Jake McCarthy's two-run single in the first. The Cubs then got to Castellanos in the second when he allowed a second homer to Wisdom in less than a week and rookie Morel's game-tying single.

However, homers from Rojas and Peralta in the third gave Arizona the lead for good. Though Villar made it 4-3 with his 100th career home run in the bottom of that frame, Rojas' second homer came with a man on in the fourth.

Two batters later, Peralta delivered an opposite-field drive to left-center field. Thomas made it 8-3 with his own opposite-field homer in the sixth. Rojas' blast into the right-field bleachers opened the seventh.

Homers by Morel and Vargas in the seventh made things interesting, but the Cubs stranded the bases loaded.

White Sox-Yankees postponed, doubleheader on Sunday

White Sox-Yankees postponed, doubleheader on Sunday

Friday night's series opener between the Chicago White Sox and Yankees was postponed due to the forecast of sustained inclement weather in the New York area.

The game will be made up Sunday at 3:05 p.m. ET as part of a single admission doubleheader ahead of the nationally televised night game.

First pitch on Friday was scheduled for 7:05 p.m. ET. The Yankees announced the postponement about 3 1/2 hours before the start time.

Forecasts called for a 60 percent chance of rain at first pitch. It increased to a 100 percent chance of thunderstorms in the middle of the game.

Left-hander Nestor Cortes (2-1, 1.35 ERA), who was slated to pitch Friday, is expected to start Saturday for New York.

White Sox left-hander Dallas Keuchel (2-2, 5.54), who pitched five scoreless innings against the Yankees last weekend, is expected to start on Saturday.

The Yankees are playing their second doubleheader of the season. On May 8, they split a pair of games against the Texas Rangers.

Chicago is playing a doubleheader for the second time in less than a week. On Tuesday, the White Sox split a pair of low-scoring games in Kansas City.

Cubs unveil statue of Hall of Famer Ferguson Jenkins

Cubs unveil statue of Hall of Famer Ferguson Jenkins

The Chicago Cubs unveiled a statue of Hall of Fame right-hander Ferguson Jenkins outside Wrigley Field prior to Friday afternoon's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Jenkins produced six 20-win seasons and compiled 154 complete games and 29 shutouts during 10 seasons (1966-73, 1982-83) with the franchise. He was the National League Cy Young Award winner in 1971 when he went 24-13 with a 2.77 ERA and 30 complete games in 39 starts.

Jenkins' statue joins former teammates Ernie Banks, Ron Santo and Billy Williams outside the third base gates. Former broadcaster Harry Caray also has a statue outside the bleachers of the famous ballpark.

"Believe me, I'm humbled," the 79-year-old Jenkins said at the ceremony. "I stand here a proud man, but also humble. ..."

"As a player, I had three incentives. You played for the team, you played for your family, you played for the fans. I had the best team, the best family, and the best guys to play ball with, believe me."

Jenkins won at least 20 games overall and tossed at least 20 complete games in six straight seasons from 1967-72. He also pitched over 300 innings in four straight years from 1968-71.

In an era where starting pitchers were seldom removed during strong outings, Jenkins completed a 19-year career with 267 complete games, 49 shutouts, 3,192 strikeouts and a 284-226 record in 4,500 2/3 innings.

Cubs manager David Ross scanned Jenkins' accomplishments and was blown away.

"I think about what he might do to me if I took him out in the fourth or fifth inning," Ross joked.

Williams, who was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1987, was in attendance at the ceremony.

"He was a joy to play behind," the 83-year-old Williams said of Jenkins. "We had a lot of fun on the baseball field."

Jenkins also pitched for the Philadelphia Phillies, Texas Rangers and Boston Red Sox. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1991.

Mets at Rockies postponed, doubleheader on Saturday

Mets at Rockies postponed, doubleheader on Saturday

Friday night's series opener between the New York Mets and host Colorado Rockies was postponed due to inclement weather in the Denver area.

The game will be made up at 1:10 p.m. MT on Saturday as part of a split doubleheader, with first pitch for the second game at 6:40 p.m. MT.

The Rockies (18-19) have lost eight of their last 10 coming into the three-game series. The Mets (26-14) led the National League East by seven games entering Friday's action.

The scheduled starters for Friday's postponed contest were Mets right-hander Carlos Carrasco (3-1, 3.73 ERA) and Rockies righty German Marquez (1-3, 6.16).

Bob Melvin set to rejoin Padres after prostate surgery

Bob Melvin set to rejoin Padres after prostate surgery

San Diego Padres manager Bob Melvin will rejoin the team and resume his duties on Friday, just nine days after undergoing prostate surgery.

Melvin will be back running the team for the start of a weekend series against the Giants in San Francisco. The Padres announced last week that his procedure found no cancer.

Before the surgery, Melvin had targeted missing just the Padres' series in Atlanta and Philadelphia, and he accomplished that goal. During his absence, San Diego took two of three against the Braves and then two of three against the Phillies, capped by a 2-0 win in Philadelphia on Thursday.

Melvin also missed time before the operation due to his condition. His fill-in, bench coach Ryan Christenson, recorded a 6-3 mark as interim manager.

Melvin, 60, is in his first season as the Padres' manager after an 11-year run in charge of the Oakland A's. He previously managed the Seattle Mariners (2003-04) and the Arizona Diamondbacks (2005-09).

In 19 years as a major league skipper, he owns a 1,370-1,286 regular-season record (.516) and a 10-17 mark in the playoffs.

Former All-Star infielder Joe Panik announces retirement

Former All-Star infielder Joe Panik announces retirement

Joe Panik announced his retirement on Thursday after eight seasons in the big leagues.

Panik, a 31-year-old infielder, last played for the Miami Marlins in 2021. He has a young daughter and is looking forward to life with his family, the New York Post reported.

Panik texted to NBC Bay Area, "I feel very blessed for the career I have had and what I was able to accomplish. Was literally a dream come true."

In 818 career games, Panik hit .264 with a .328 on-base percentage, a .372 slugging percentage, 42 home runs, 258 RBIs and 22 stolen bases. He earned an All-Star selection in 2015 and a Gold Glove award in 2016, both while he was with the San Francisco Giants.

Panik also won a World Series ring with the Giants in 2014. He had two doubles, a triple and three RBIs during the World Series as the Giants knocked off the Kansas City Royals in seven games.

After spending five-plus seasons with the Giants, Panik had stints with the New York Mets (2019), Toronto Blue Jays (2020-21) and Miami (2021).

The native of Yonkers, N.Y., attended college at nearby St. John's. The Giants drafted him in the first round (No. 29 overall) in 2011.