The Washington Nationals closed the 5-pointer twice with a 12-9 lead over the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday.
Ryan Zimmerman tied the three-run home run 6-6 at the cost of Adam Plutco (1-1) in the fourth inning.
After two and a half innings, the Orioles were leading 5-0, 6-1.
Zimmermann, who is already the company leader in many categories, topped the points table with 948 points this time around.
In his 907th career game, Josh Harrison got his first start at the center fielder for the Nationals and he hit his first Grand Slam in the third inning.
Baltimore (17-28) lost their fifth game in a row, 11th in 13 outs.
Xander Bogarts and Danny Santana hit back-to-back homers in the sixth inning, Matt Burns closed the ninth book and the Boston Red Sox won their fourth consecutive game Saturday, beating the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3.
Nathan Evoldi (5-2) ended his three-game series undecided. He gave up two runs and five hits in the fifth and third innings.
Four relievers joined forces to limit Phyllis to one point and two hits. The Red Sox raised their record to 11 games on the .500 plateau.
The Phyllis have lost six of their last seven games. For the first time this season their record fell below the .500 mark at 22-24 for two games.
Phyllis could not get any of their seven runners to cross the plate. They left 10 runners on the sidewalk and suffered 13 strikeouts.
Ronald Torres hit a single to start the ninth inning, then Jean Segura went for a walk with an out. Bryce Harper hit the ground ball in the direction of first baseman Bobby Dolbeck, who threw it to Xander Bogarts. He put his foot on the second cushion for the next second fort.
Burns then struck Rice Hoskins on strike, the third of which ended the game.
Harper has called on strikes three times, without hitting any hits in his three at-bat performances. He is currently enjoying a 2-for-25 streak with 13 strikeouts. Harper, who was furious with a shoulder injury that kept him out of last week’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays, did not hit in his last 16 at-bat.
The Red Sox took a 2-0 lead over third-placed Spencer Howard (0-1), who made his debut this season after three relief appearances. Rafael Divers scored with a double, while Bogarts added a sacrificial ball.
Odubel Herrera closed the gap with a sacrificial ball in fourth place, but Bogarts and offspring made it 4-1 with their home run.
Hoskins hit a solo home run in the sixth, and then gave Phyllis another run in seventh when Darwinjon hit a shot from Hernandez as the goals filled.
At this point, however, Phyllis’ return stopped.
The Braves again showed the extent of their power with a 6-1 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
The Braves have three homers tonight after scoring seven runs yesterday in a 20-1 lead.
This time, Ozzy Albis hit a home run on either side of the plate, with Ronald Acuna spending his 15th season as the current Major.
“It started clicking,” Albies said. Things are getting better and we on the team are getting better. We play differently, which is huge. We hope this continues. “
Bryce Wilson (2-2) allowed one run and five hits in 6 and two-thirds of the innings, which was the longest start of his career.
In the third set Michael Perez hit a CC at his own expense.
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