Bauer impresses in Reds’ win, Trout homers on birthday

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Trevor Bauer starred as Mike Trout homered on his birthday again in MLB on Friday.

Bauer struck out 12 over six innings, giving up just one run in the Cincinnati Reds’ 8-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers.

The Brewers managed just three hits against Bauer, who is 2-0 this season.

Nick Castellanos and Matt Davidson both managed three RBIs for the Reds.

Trout celebrated his 29th birthday with a home run, but the Los Angeles Angels fell to the Texas Rangers 4-3.

It was the fifth time Trout has homered on his birthday, just one less than Mark Reynolds and Alex Rodriguez for the all-time record, as per STATS.

Yelich homers as Tigers rally

Christian Yelich hit his third home run of the season in the Brewers’ loss to the Reds.

Jose Iglesias continued his good form. He went four-for-four with three RBIs in the Baltimore Orioles’ 11-0 thrashing of the Washington Nationals.

Alex Verdugo crushed two homers in the Boston Red Sox’s 5-3 win over the Toronto Blue Jays.

The Detroit Tigers improved to 6-5 after a wild 17-13 victory against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

 

Shocking Sanchez

Anibal Sanchez was dominated by the Orioles. He conceded 10 hits and five runs in 5.1 innings in the Nationals’ heavy loss.

 

Athletics’ walk-off win

The Oakland Athletics had a walk-off win over the Houston Astros thanks to a Marcus Semien single.

Friday’s results

Baltimore Orioles 11-0 Washington Nationals
Tampa Bay Rays 1-0 New York Yankees
Detroit Tigers 17-13 Pittsburgh Pirates
Miami Marlins 4-3 New York Mets
Boston Red Sox 5-3 Toronto Blue Jays
Kansas City Royals 3-2 Minnesota Twins
Chicago White Sox 2-0 Cleveland Indians
Cincinnati Reds 8-3 Milwaukee Brewers
Texas Rangers 4-3 Los Angeles Angels
Oakland Athletics 3-2 Houston Astros
San Diego Padres 3-0 Arizona Diamondbacks
Los Angeles Dodgers 7-2 San Francisco Giants
Colorado Rockies 8-4 Seattle Mariners

 

Yankees at Rays

Gerrit Cole (3-0, 2.55 ERA) will be aiming for a 20th straight regular-season win when the Yankees (9-4) take on the Rays (6-7) on Saturday.

Published 08 Aug 2020, 11:28 IST

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