Spencer Howard pitched five solid innings, Rhys Hoskins blew the wall and produced three runs and the Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Washington Nationals 8-6 on Monday night.
Juan Soto hit a pair of two-run home runs and Michael Taylor and Trea Turner also homered for the defending champs, who posted their record at 12-20.
Howard (1-1) allowed two runs and five hits with four strikeouts for his first major league win in his fourth start.
Hoskins homered in the first inning for a 1-0 lead. His six home runs of the season have come in the last 13 games.
For the Phillies, Jean is sure 4-1 with three RBIs and one scored.
For the Nationals, Juan Soto 4-2 with four RBIs and two runs scored.
Mariners 2, Angels 1
ANAHEIM, California.- Marco Gonzales retired 21 consecutive enemies and worked the entire route in just four hits, and Jose Maremolejos broke the tie with a home run in the sixth inning, to lead the Seattle Mariners to a victory this Monday 2- 1 on the Los Angeles Angels.
Gonzales (4-2) finished with eight strikeouts and didn’t walk until the ninth of the second complete game of his career.
Marmolejos and Jake Fraley each had two hits and the Mariners rallied to split the four-game series after losing the first two.
Marmolejos put the Mariners in front for good with his third home run in the past five days, a hit off reliever Matt Andriese (1-2).
For the Mariners, the Dominican Marmolejos 3-2 with one produced and one scored.
For the Angels, the Dominican Pujols 4-0.
Marlins 5, Mets 3
NEW YORK – Miguel Rojas broke the tie with an RBI single during Miami’s four-run cluster in the sixth inning off Jacob deGrom, and the Marlins beat the New York Mets 5-3 on Monday night.
Robinson Cano homered for the Mets. Garrett Cooper and Brian Anderson homered for Miami, which was coming off losing four in a row. Trevor Rogers pitched five good innings to score the first win of his career and Brandon Kintzler ran the ninth for his seventh save.
Marlin’s second baseman Jonathan Villar made a catch, diving into the short of center field to steal a run from the Mets in the fifth. The Dominican was knocked out of the game in the sixth by a pinch hitter. It was announced that Villar had been traded to the Toronto Blue Jays for a player who would later be designated.
New York lost its fourth game in a row.
For the Marlins, the Dominicans Villar 2-0 and Lewin Díaz 4-1, one scored and one RBI.
For the Mets, the Dominicans Cano 4-2, one scored and one RBI; and Amed Rosario 2-0, one scored.