Albert Pujols hit the 670th homer of his career in a Los Angeles Dodgers 5-4 loss to the San Francisco Giants.
The Dodgers trailed 5-2 in their last round at bat in the ninth inning. Pujols sent the ball over the fence for the eighth time this season. He closed the gap to one point, but Will Smith and Austin Barnes were subsequently pulled out.
It was the 1357th more than one hit in Pujols’ career, putting him ahead of Babe Ruth for fourth in Major Baseball history.
Far from Pujols, Max Muncy defeated the 100th circuit of his career.
Clayton Kershaw allowed five runs in six innings of mound work for the Dodgers. He allowed seven hits and struck out six batters.
Kevin Gausman has signed a sixth victory this season, still without suffering a setback. He shut out the Dodgers in six innings allowing just two hits. He struck out seven batters.
Scherzer left to himself
In a pitching duel, Brandon Woodruff had the upper hand over Max Scherzer, while Avisail Garcia hit the long ball in the Milwaukee Brewers’ 3-0 win over the Washington Nationals on Sunday.
The Brewers have won their last four games, sweeping the Nats out. In the series of three meetings, Washington totaled three small points.
Woodruff (4-2) recorded 10 strikeouts, allowing just two hits in seven innings. He has an excellent earned-run average of 1.27 this season.
ContentId (3.1389905): MLB: Brewers 3 – Nationals 0 (baseball)
The right-hander hasn’t allowed his rivals any points in four of his 11 starts this season.
Scherzer (4-4) also had 10 strikeouts, for the 101st time in his career.
However, he allowed Garcia to hit his 10th home run of the season, a good slap for two points. from the first round.
Desperate to find a way to create offense, manager Davey Martinez pulled Scherzer out of the game after 89 pitches, sending an alternate hitter to the plate, but failed to achieve the desired result.
The rain keeps the Mets et Braves away
The series between the Atlanta Braves and the New York Mets was once again disrupted by the rain as the scheduled evening game was postponed.
It was the second game of the series to be postponed in three days. The duel scheduled for Friday evening was also postponed due to adverse weather conditions.
The two teams will play a doubles program on July 26. The two parts of this double program will be seven rounds in length.
The Mets defeated the Braves 13-2 on Saturday night in the only showdown that could have happened.
Elsewhere in the National :
Rockies 4 – Pirates 3
COL: Charlie Blackmon had three hits, including his 10th double of the season
PIT: Adam Frazier produced two of his club’s three points
Reds 5 – Cubs 1
CIN: Starter Tyler Mahle (4-2) had eight strikeouts in five innings
CHC: Starter Jake Arrieta (5-5) was kicked out of the game after three and two-thirds innings
Cardinal 2 – Diamondback 9
STL: Kwan Hyun Kim conceded four runs on nine hits in 5 innings
ARI: Ketel Marte hit a home run and produced three runs