The Marlins won.
- Just one day after their first multihomer game, they had their first three-homer game.
– Nick Green hit one of those three. His last homer came back in 2009.
— He hit that homer off Edwin Jackson, who has played for six teams since then.
—- Dioner Navarro also homered here.
Six starts in, the Phillies finally won a Cole Hamels start.
- That improves their record to 5-11 in games started by Hamels, Halladay, and Lee.
Similarly, six starts in, the Rays finally won a David Price start.
- Jose Lobaton homered. Again.
– He has now matched his career high with two.
Phil Hughes pitched six innings at Yankee Stadium against the Blue Jays (tied for the AL lead in homers) without allowing a home run.
- The Blue Jays first IBB of the year went to Adam Lind.
– Tampa Bay is now the only team that has yet to draw an intentional walk.
Pitcher Jeff Locke drew a four pitch walk to lead off the third inning.
- The Pirates are 15-10. They haven’t won that many games in April since 1992.
Tony Cingrani struck out four Nationals in the fourth inning.
- The first of those, Denard Span, reached on a wild pitch. That was the first baserunner Cingrani allowed.
– Joey Votto hasn’t drawn a walk in six games.
The Astros only struck out four times.
- None were by Rick Ankiel, who put the ball in play four times.
Kansas City has won 12 of Jeremy Guthrie’s last 16 starts.
Eight innings of six-hit shutout ball from Kevin Correia.
The 7-15 Padres swept the Giants.
- Today they hit three homers in a game at Petco.
Jason Bay home run.
- H/t to Quick Pitch, since he moved into the rotation last July, Hisashi Iwakuma has the lowest ERA in the AL (min. 100 IP).
Baltimore’s 1-2 hitters had four hits apiece, and Nate McLouth scored four runs as the Orioles rapped out 15 hits total. By the 5th inning, it was 5-0 Baltimore.
- The O’s lost.
– After Brian Matusz allowed a two-run game-tying homer in the 9th, Eric Sogard hit a leadoff single in the 10th.
— On the ensuing sac bunt, Pedro Strop threw the ball into center field, leading to runners on first and second and still no one out.
—- Coco Crisp promptly bunted again, and Manny Machado threw the ball away as well, leading to the walkoff sac bunt.