Ramón Urías drove in three runs with a pair of doubles, Gunnar Henderson homered and scored three runs and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-5 on Wednesday to avoid their first series sweep in 14 months.
Los Angeles (55-40) had won eight of nine after taking the first two games of the series. Baltimore (58-37) has not been swept in a series since May 2022.
Danny Coulombe (3-1) allowed one hit in 2 1/3 scoreless innings, while Julio Urías (7-6) gave eight runs, matching his career high.
Ramón Urías drove in three runs with a pair of doubles, Gunnar Henderson homered and scored three runs and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-5 to avoid what would have been their first time getting swept in 14 months.
A Maryland official on a powerful state board says there’s “too much foot-dragging” between the Maryland Stadium Authority and the Baltimore Orioles to renew the team’s lease at Camden Yards.
ATLANTA (AP) — Geraldo Perdomo gave Arizona the lead with a two-run double in the ninth inning and the Diamondbacks took advantage of Atlanta’s worst pitching effort of the season to beat the Braves 16-13 on Tuesday night.
Jason Heyward hit a three-run homer during a five-run second inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers routed the Baltimore Orioles 10-3.
Yennier Cano worked a scoreless eighth and Félix Bautista pitched a scoreless ninth for his 26th save in 31 chances.
Max Muncy hit his 22nd home run for Los Angeles
ATHLETICS 6, RED SOX 5
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — JJ Bleday, Cody Thomas and Jace Peterson each hit two-run home runs, and Oakland won its second straight following an eight-game skid by hitting three or more homers in a game for the 11th time this season.
Bleday’s homer was his second in as many days, while Thomas’ drive was the first of his career. Peterson connected for his sixth in the fourth inning.
Angel Felipe (1-0) retired four batters for his first career victory. Trevor May picked up his eighth save.
Justin Turner hit his 15th home run for the Red Sox, winners of eight of their previous 10. Boston lost consecutive games for the first time since June 28-29 against Miami. Brayan Bello (7-6) allowed five hits and six runs in four innings.
PIRATES 7, GUARDIANS 5
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ji Man Choi and Jared Triolo hit two-run singles in a five-run seventh inning helped by an overturned call, and Pittsburgh ended a five-game skid with a come-from-behind win over Cleveland.
Pittsburgh rallied from a 4-0 deficit in the fifth. The Pirates had been outscored 21-1 in the first two games of the series.
Josh Bell homered in the eighth off Ryan Borucki (1-0), and David Bednar struck out one in a perfect ninth for his 18th save in 19 chances.
Sam Hentges (1-2) took the loss. Aaron Civale allowed two runs and five hits in 5 1/3 innings.
RANGERS 5, RAYS 1
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Leody Taveras and Jonah Heim homered as AL West-leading Texas stretched its winning streak to six games with a win over slumping Tampa Bay.
Taveras snapped an 0-for-12 slide when he homered on the first pitch of the third inning against Zack Littell (0-2). He also added an RBI single.
Heim’s 14th homer was a three-run shot in the eighth.
Brock Burke (4-2) struck out three over two scoreless innings in relief of starter Jon Gray, who departed with one out in the fifth because of a bruised left shin after being hit by a comebacker.
CARDINALS 6, MARLINS 4
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nolan Gorman hit a three-run homer and had four RBIs to help St. Louis beat Mami for its second series sweep this season.
Nolan Arenado’s RBI single and Gorman’s 19th homer built a 4-0 lead in the first off NL Cy Young Award winner Sandy Alcantara, and the Marlins’ losing streak reached a season-high six.
St. Louis had just one previous sweep this season, from May 12-14 at Boston. The Cardinals have won a season-high five in a row, moving ahead of Pittsburgh and out of the NL Central cellar.
Alcantara (3-9) gave up four runs and eight hits in six innings, dropping to 0-3 in his last four starts.
Zack Thompson (2-2), pitching for the first time in 20 days, allowed three hits in two scoreless innings.
ASTROS 4, ROCKIES 1
DENVER (AP) — Brandon Bielak pitched one-hit ball into the sixth inning, helping Houston split the two-game series with Colorado.
Chas McCormick hit his 12th homer of the season for Houston. Bielak (5-5) struck out four and walked three in 5 2/3 innings. Phil Maton, Rafael Montero, Ryne Stanek and Ryan Pressly then combined for 3 1/3 innings of one-hit relief.
C.J. Cron spoiled the shutout bid with a home run off Pressly in the ninth.
Colorado starter Austin Gomber (8-8) lost for the first time since June 19 at Cincinnati. He was charged with four runs and eight hits in six innings.
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