Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

MLB Roundup: Arizona Bests Rays in 13th Inning

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

MLB Roundup: Arizona Bests Rays in 13th Inning

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St. Petersburg, Fla. -- Wilmer Flores snapped a 13th-inning tie with an RBI single, helping Arizona end a three-game losing streak with a win over the Rays on Wednesday.

Eduardo Escobar made up for a crucial throwing error, leading off the 13th with a single off Adam Kolarek (2-1). He moved to second on a double play before scoring on Flores' two-out broken-bat hit to right field off Chaz Roe.

Archie Bradley pitched three scoreless innings for the win. Zack Godley, the eighth D'backs pitcher, worked a perfect 13th for his first career save. Arizona pitchers combined for a franchise record 23 Ks.

RANGERS 9, PIRATES 6: Hunter Pence connected for a pinch-hit grand slam in the eighth inning and Isiah Kiner-Falefa drove in the go-ahead run in the ninth as Texas rallied past host Pittsburgh.

The Rangers trailed 6-2 before three walks by reliever Michael Feliz loaded the bases for Pence. He sent the first pitch off the foul pole in left field to the tie it.

BREWERS 7, NATIONALS 3: Christian Yelich hit his MLB-leading 16th home run and host Milwaukee won its sixth straight game.

Washington loaded the bases with one out in the ninth, but Josh Hader struck out pinch-hitter Kurt Suzuki and Adam Eaton for his 10th save in 10 chances.

PADRES 3, METS 2: Hunter Renfroe hit a tiebreaking solo shot in the seventh, and center fielder Manuel Margot robbed Pete Alonso of a homer as San Diego beat New York at home.

Eric Hosmer also went deep for San Diego, Matt Strahm pitched into the seventh, and Gerardo Reyes got the win with 1 2/3 scoreless innings of relief.

INDIANS 5, WHITE SOX 3: José Ramirez hit a two-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning, giving Cleveland a win at home over Chicago and snapping the Indians' three-game streak.

It marked the Indians' third walk-off hit this season and second via a home run. …

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