Six, six glorious days of baseball have passed us by. What did you miss today with tedious things like work and chores? Let’s look at what was MLB day 6.
KANSAS CITY 1 DETROIT 0
Sometimes the MLB.com headline is an instant classic:
YANKEES 11 RAYS 4
#StartSpreadingTheNews yankees win good start by #🧒🏻 going 5strong … and offense 🔥🔥 bullpen 🔥🔥 All around great game …
— Sir Didi Gregorius (@DidiG18) April 4, 2018
Mr. Gregorious humbly omits the fact that he provided 2 homers and collected 8 RBI in the game. His teammate Giancarlo Stanton collected five (5!) strikeouts.
Yes, Giancarlo Stanton is already getting booed by Yankees fans in his first home game of 2018. pic.twitter.com/F5LlCzV9WQ
— Aldo Soto (@AldoSoto21) April 3, 2018
SEATTLE 6 SAN FRANCISCO 4
BOSTON 4 MIAMI 2
Marlins starting pitcher Jose Urena (7 IP 4 H 1 R 1 BB 7K) out-pitched Red Sox Chris Sale (5 IP 5 H 1 R 0 BB 6 K) . That ladies and gentleman is why you love baseball because you never know what’s going to happen.
TORONTO 14 WHITE SOX 5
In a game that featured 5 home runs, including the White Sox Avisail Garcia hitting a league longest (this year) 481 foot bomb, the Blue Jays 7-run bottom of the 8th did not include a homer.
METS 2 PHILADELPHIA 0
Why the movie guide to review a Mets game? The “thumbs down” now “thumbs up” phenomenon that is Todd Frazier (who collected the game winning RBI) was the old way to judge movies. “The Dark Knight” Matt Harvey trying to write a dramatic third installment in his Mets career where he returns to lost glory is currently rated “Certified Fresh”.
ATLANTA 13 WASHINGTON 6
MILWAUKEE 5 ST. LOUIS 4
History was made in this game as it was the first time in league history a game started with back-to-homers and ended with back-to-back homers. The Cardinals Dexter Fowler and Tommy Pham started the party, the Brewers Christian Yelich and Ryan Braun turned off the lights.
HOUSTON 10 BALTIMORE 6
Astros get World Series rings
Carlos Correa hits an inside-the-park HRpic.twitter.com/OrXh6WqlqP
— Sports Illustrated (@SInow) April 4, 2018
— Ben DuBose (@BenDuBose) April 4, 2018
ANGELS 13 CLEVELAND 2
Is there a silver lining for the Indians in this blowout loss? Yup.
What slump? Jose Ramirez drills a two-run homer in the first inning, ending 0-for-15 skid to start season.
— Jordan Bastian (@MLBastian) April 4, 2018
ARIZONA 6 DODGERS 1
This what happened immediately after the Dodgers pulled starter Clayton Kershaw.
SAN DIEGO 8 COLORADO 4
Christian Villanueva – San Diego Padres (3) – 3 today Solo
— MLB Home Run (@MLBHR) April 4, 2018
For those interested in learning more about him (as I was), here’s the best article I found on him.
Managers already exposed a loophole in the mound visits rule. The Padres just burned a visit then came out and changed the pitcher. That’s gonna have to get tweaked.
— Len Nunes (@Mr_Len) April 4, 2018
TEXAS 4 OAKLAND 1
With his single in the 2nd, Beltré ties Rod Carew as the all-time hits leader by a native of Latin America with 3,053 career hits. Congrats, Adrián! pic.twitter.com/oCpJDgYW8u
— Texas Rangers (@Rangers) April 4, 2018