PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jake Arrieta (0-1) lasted just four innings in his Philadelphia debut, allowing three runs — two earned — and three hits while striking out five in a 6-3 2in over the Marlins.
.The 2015 NL Cy Young Award winner with the Cubs joined the Phillies a month into spring training, signing a $75 million, three-year deal that could be worth up to $135 million over five seasons.
DIAMONDBACKS 4, CARDINALS 1
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Arizona manager Torey Lovullo set off a benches-clearing incident by maintaining eight-time All-Star catcher Yadier Molina was earning unwarranted strike calls with his pitch framing.
Lovullo was ejected by plate umpire Tim Timmons in the second inning. Lovullo was arguing a called third strike on A.J. Pollock and got into a shouting match with Molina. The catcher appeared to lunge at Luvollo and made contact as players ran onto the field.
RED SOX 8, RAYS 7
BOSTON (AP) — Boston’s Xander Bogaerts left with a left ankle injury in the seventh inning. The shortstop got hurt while sliding down into the Tampa Bay dugout and will have tests Monday.
Andrew Benintendi hit a tiebreaking RBI double in Boston’s wild six-run eighth inning, and the Red Sox won their eighth straight.
Boston improved to 8-1, including 5-0 in one-run games. Tampa Bay has dropped eight straight since its win on opening day.
ORIOLES 8, YANKEES 7
NEW YORK (AP) — Brad Brach escaped his own bases-loaded, no-out jam in the 12th inning, getting his second save when Aaron Judge grounded into a rare pitcher-to-catcher-to-third double play and striking out Giancarlo Stanton,
Baltimore overcame a 5-0, first-inning deficit to take three of four in New York following a five-game losing streak.
INDIANS 3, ROYALS 1
CLEVELAND (AP) — Yan Gomes hit a tiebreaking two-run homer off Brandon Maurer (0-2) in the ninth inning
The game-time temperature was 32 degrees, the lowest in the 25-year history of the ballpark.
TIGERS 1, WHITE SOX 0
CHICAGO (AP) — Mike Fiers combined with four relievers on a three-hitter that completed a three-game sweep.
On an afternoon with a first-pitch temperature of 36 degrees and a 10 mph wind blowing straight in, the teams combined for just five hits — all singles — and none after the third inning.
Fiers (1-0) made his season debut after recovering from a lumbar strain and allowed three hits in six innings. and Shane Greene got three outs for his second save.
ASTROS 4, PADRES 1
HOUSTON (AP) — Max Stassi hit a three-run homer off Tyson Ross (1-1), Charlie Morton (2-0) allowed four hits and three walks for one unearned run in six innings.
The 52-degree temperature with the open roof for the first pitch was the coolest in the ballpark’s history, beating 57 degrees, on April 8, 2007.
CUBS 3, BREWERS 0
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jose Quintana (1-1) three-hit ball over six innings, Ben Zobrist homered and Chicago finished 5-4 on its longest opening trip since going 7-5 in 1899.
Ben Zobrist’s solo shot off the foul pole in right in the fourth gave the Cubs the only run they would need against Chase Anderson (0-1), who allowed two runs and four hits in six innings.
PIRATES 5, REDS 0
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jameson Taillon (2-0) pitched a one-hitter for his first shutout in 45 major league starts, allowing Tyler Mahle’s single to center with one out in the third. He struck out seven and walked two.
Taillon added an RBI single off Mahle (1-1) in the second, Gregory Polanco hit a two-run homer and Corey Dickerson a solo drive.
BLUE JAYS 7,
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Steve Pearce homered on the first pitch of the game from Cole Hamels (1-2), and Kendrys Morales added a three-run shot in the first inning.
Jaime Garcia (1-0) won while facing Texas for the first time in 176 big league starts, allowing three runs and five hits in 5 1/3 innings. Hamels (1-2) let four of his first five hitters reach and gave up seven runs — five earned — and eight hits in 5 1/3 innings.
BRAVES 4, ROCKIES 0
DENVER (AP) — Sean Newcomb (1-1) allowed three hits in the first inning before retiring the next 16 batters.
Nick Markakis and Dansby Swanson hit back-to-back homers off Kyle Freeland (0-2).
Colorado scored only six runs in the series and was shut out at home for the first time since last May 27.