Phillies beat the Padres 9-2

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kyle Schwarber homered twice, Trea Turner had two singles in his return to the lineup and the Philadelphia Phillies defeated the San Diego Padres 9-2 on Monday night.

Alec Bohm added a three-run homer and two singles, and Rafael Marchán had four hits and an RBI for Philadelphia, which had 18 hits — seven for extra bases. The NL East leaders played at home for the first time since June 5 after an eight-game, three-city intercontinental road trip, including two games in London against the Mets.

Donovan Solano had an RBI double for the Padres, who have lost four straight overall and eight straight on the road.


ATLANTA (AP) — Ozzie Albies hit a go-ahead home run with two outs in the eighth and Atlanta overcame a strong start from Detroit right-hander Reese Olson to beat the Tigers.

Albies hit his fifth home run of the season 400 feet, high into the right field seats, off right-hander Shelby Miller (4-5).

Atlanta right-hander Daysbel Hernández (1-0), who was recalled from Triple-A Gwinnett before the game, pitched a scoreless eighth. Joe Jiménez recorded the final three outs for his first save.

Olson threw six scoreless innings in a successful return to his home state and left with a 1-0 lead.


PITTSBURGH (AP) — Rookie Paul Skenes pitched one-run ball over six innings to win his fourth straight decision and lead Pittsburgh over Cincinnati.

Skenes (4-0) allowed six hits in six innings with seven strikeouts and one walk, lowering his ERA to 2.29. The 22-year-old righthander has 53 strikeouts and seven walks in 39 1/3 innings, and the Pirates are 6-1 in his starts.

Skenes reached 100 mph on five pitches and has thrown 65 pitches of 100 mph or higher. The second-highest player in the major leagues is José Soriano of the Los Angeles Angels with 36, according to MLB Statcast.

David Bednar pitched a 1-2-3 ninth for his 15th save in 18 chances. He has converted fourteen in a row after blowing three of his first four.


TORONTO (AP) — Tyler O’Neill hit two of Boston’s four home runs, fellow American Nick Pivetta pitched seven innings and Boston defeated Toronto for their sixth win in eight games.

One day after setting a team record with nine stolen bases, the Red Sox powered their way to victory by going four deep on Yusei Kikuchi, matching the worst of his career.

Boston didn’t steal any bases, but Romy Gonzalez was caught stealing twice.

Gonzalez got into a rundown and was tagged out at third base in the fourth inning. Toronto used video replay to overturn a safe call on third after Boston’s double-steal attempt in the eighth.

Pivetta (4-4) gave up three runs and nine hits. He walked one and struck out four.


MIAMI (AP) — Rookie Masyn Winn hit a two-run homer in the 12th inning, Dylan Carlson pitched the potential tying run at home in the bottom half and St. Louis beat Miami to move above .500 for the first time since then. early in April.

St. Louis (36-35) won for the fifth time in six games and has a winning record for the first time since the Cardinals were 5-4 after beating the Marlins on April 6.

NL-worst Miami (23-49) lost for the sixth time in a row and fell to 2-12 in June.