Philip Evans prevented Akil Badou’s hitting ball from crossing the fence in the seventh game and helped the Pittsburgh Pirates break free of stalemate before beating the Detroit Tigers 4-2 on Thursday night.
In the eighth game, Colin Moran and Eric Gonzalez hit singles RBI with two teams. With the score tied at 2, Baddoo came close to giving the Tigers the lead, but Evans reached over the fence and the ball bounced off his glove onto the field. Baddoo finished a double and didn’t make it to the board later.
With men first, third and one, Sam Howard entered (2-1) and Robbie Grossman and Willie Castro retired with the flies.
Adam Frazier scored three pirate hits, including one win by Jose Cisnero in eighth place.
Frazier advanced on the runaway ground and scored a goal by Gregory Soto to give Pittsburgh the final lead.
Richard Rodriguez scored the ninth goal perfectly in his third rescue, and sentenced the Tigers to their sixth loss in seven games.
As for the pirates, Dominican Eric Gonzalez is 4-2 with two RBIs, Gregory Polanco 4-1.
As for the tigers, Puerto Rican Castro 4-0. Dominican Gamer Candelario 4-0. Venezuelan Wilson Ramos 4-1 and Victor Reyes 4-0.
DIAMONDBACKS 14, Rogos 11
Cincinnati – David Peralta hit a hat-trick as part of a group of six touchdowns in the 10th inning, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Cincinnati Reds 14-11 Thursday night.
The Venezuelan achieved five hits and one of the top seven RBIs during the crazy batting game in which Arizona beat six runs at home from Cincinnati.
Carson followed Kelly Peralta with Homer from two rounds as the Diamondbacks advanced 14-8. Arizona barely held out late in the episode to complete a three-match sweep increasing its winning streak to four.
The Reds made their fourth flight, finishing 2-4. Jesse Winner hit home twice for the third time in his career. Nick Castellanos has reached six men this season after returning from suspension in two matches, while Eugenio Suarez, Joey Voto and Jonathan India have also joined the Reds.
All Cincinnati customers came courtesy of the top four in the spanking order. Peralta achieved the highest level of his career, achieving five hits.
It is the third time that he has succeeded. He hit a two-run race in the fifth, hitting three singles and was the double goal of completing the course.
The win went to Caleb Smith (1-1). Lucas Sims (0-1) took the loss.