LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cody Bellinger followed Yasmani Grandal’s two-run double with a tying RBI double in the sixth, and Corey Seager drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning of Los Angeles’ sixth win in seven games by defeating the Washington Nationals 4-3 on Sunday.
The Dodgers were largely dominated by Jeremy Hellickson until they erased a three-run deficit with three big hits from their patchwork lineup. Los Angeles then went ahead after Austin Barnes was hit by a pitch from Trevor Gott (0-1). Barnes advanced to third on Chris Taylor’s single and scored on Seager’s fly.
Josh Fields (1-0) survived a rocky seventh inning for the Dodgers (10-10), who got back to .500 after a rough start for the defending NL champions.
BLUE JAYS 1
Gleyber Torres went 0 for 4 with a strikeout, double-play grounder, popup and flyout in his big league debut, and the youthful Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-1 on Sunday when New York used a starting lineup that didn’t include a player 30 or older for the first time since Sept. 29, 1989.
Luis Severino (4-1) allowed three hits and struck out six in seven innings, and David Robertson and Aroldis Chapman finished the four-hitter.
Didi Gregorius homered, No. 9 batter Austin Romine laced a two-run double and rookie Miguel Andujar raised his average to .308 with a career-high four hits, including an RBI double, to help the Yankees take three of four in the series.
CUBS 9, ROCKIES 7
DENVER (AP) — Nolan Arenado was initially called safe by umpire Cory Blaser when he tried to score on a bases-loaded pitch that bounced to the backstop, then was ruled out when a video review concluded reliever Brandon Morrow applied the tag on a throw from catcher Willson Contreras.
Cubs star Kris Bryant was hit on the head with a 96 mph pitch from German Marquez in the first inning and left the game. Cubs spokesman Peter Chase said Bryant passed tests and had no sign of a concussion.
DIAMONDBACKS 4, PADRES 2
PHOENIX (AP) — Patrick Corbin (4-0) struck out 11 in six innings, and Arizona (15-6) became the first team since San Francisco in 2003 to win its first seven series.
Nick Ahmed hit a two-run homer for the Diamondbacks. Archie Bradley struck out Jose Pirela with a runner on third for his second save.
Rookie Joey Lucchesi (2-1) gave up four runs and five hits.
INDIANS 7, ORIOLES 3
BALTIMORE (AP) — Jose Ramirez homered twice and drove in three runs, and Corey Kluber (3-1) won his third straight start, allowing three runs and six hits in seven-plus innings.
Manny Machado hit two solo homers for Baltimore, his third multihomer game this season. Baltimore (6-16) has lost ninth of 10.
Andrew Cashner (1-3) gave up four runs and eight hits in six innings.
ROYALS 8, TIGERS 5
DETROIT (AP) — Mike Moustakas hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer in the seventh off Buck Farmer after Drew VerHagen (0-1) walked two batters. The Royals won for only the second time in 12 games, and Moustakas extended his hitting streak to 14.
Abraham Almonte’s sixth-inning grand slam gave the Royals a 5-2 lead, but Detroit tied it with three runs in the bottom half.
RAYS 8, TWINS 6
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Carlos Gomez, in a 2-for-38 slide, hit a two-run homer off Addison Reed (0-1) in the ninth.
Daniel Robertson had a career-high four hits for Tampa Bay, which has gone 7-5 after a 1-8 start.
PHILLIES 3, PIRATES 2
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Aaron Altherr hit a winning single in the 11th after Andrew Knapp’s opposite-field triple off the left-field wall against Rich Rodriguez (0-1). Philadelphia swept a four-game series against Pittsburgh for the first time since May 12-15, 1994.
ASTROS 7, WHITE SOX 1
CHICAGO (AP) — Jose Altuve hit a go-ahead single in a five-run seventh inning, and Houston stretched its winning streak to six.
Lance McCullers Jr. (3-1) allowed one run and eight hits over six innings as the World Series champions completed a three-game sweep in which they outscored the White Sox 27-2.
BREWERS 4, MARLINS 2
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Christian Yelich hit his first home run since coming off the disabled list. and Milwaukee completed a four-game sweep that extended its winning streak to six and dropped Miami to 5-16.
CARDINALS 9, REDS 2
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Kolten Wong and Paul DeJong homered to back Miles Mikolas (3-0), who yielded two runs — one earned — and five hits over seven innings. St. Louis has won eight of nine overall and 11 in a row over the Reds.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Nomar Mazara and Joey Gallo homered as Texas opened a 4-0 lead in the fourth against Erasmo Ramirez (0-1), who allowed five runs and five hits over 4 2/3 innings in his season debut.