Jake Arrieta's struggles continued for the Chicago Cubs in MLB, while Jonathan Schoop was instrumental for the Baltimore Orioles.
Arrieta once again did not make it out of the fifth inning, allowing four hits, two walks and three runs in 4.2 innings as the Cubs lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3.
It was the second start in a row Arrieta (6-5) has not made it out of the fifth inning and the fourth time this season he has failed to reach the sixth.
Schoop enjoyed quite the outing for the Orioles, blasting two home runs in a 15-7 win over the St Louis Cardinals.
The Chicago White Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2, the Houston Astros overcame the Boston Red Sox 7-1 and the Colorado Rockies had a 5-1 win against the San Francisco Giants.
The New York Yankees were downed by the Oakland Athletics 5-2, the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-1 and the Atlanta Braves needed 10 innings to get past the Miami Marlins 8-7.
The Los Angeles Dodgers crushed the Cincinnati Reds 10-2, the Tampa Bay Rays edged the Detroit Tigers 3-2 and the San Diego Padres had an 11-inning, 7-5 win against the Milwaukee Brewers.
The Washington Nationals got past the New York Mets 7-4 and the Seattle Mariners were beaten by the Texas Rangers 10-4.
The Cleveland Indians swept their double-header against the Minnesota Twins, claiming 9-3 and 6-2 wins, while the Los Angeles Angels shut out the Kansas City Royals 9-0.
The Orioles' Schoop has quietly turned into one of the most dangerous second basemen. He went four-for-five with two home runs and four RBIs against the Cardinals. He is now hitting .293 with 13 home runs and 40 RBIs this year.
ARCIA WITH INSIDE-THE-PARK HOMER
Orlando Arcia made it around the bases quickly enough to not have to slide for the Brewers.
A home run the hard way for Orlando Arcia. pic.twitter.com/AUiOnfPdru— MLB (@MLB) June 17, 2017
Adam Wainwright was flat out terrible as he has been in his last three games for the Cardinals. He lasted just 1.2 innings Saturday, giving up seven hits (three of which were homers) a walk and nine earned runs. In his last three starts Wainwright has given up 20 earned runs in 10.1 innings of work.
RED SOX AT ASTROS
The Red Sox (38-30) and the Astros (46-23) will face off on Sunday. David Price will try to stifle an Astros offense that scored six runs in the first three innings of a win on Saturday. In the meantime Joe Musgrove will have his hands full with a Red Sox lineup that is more than capable of putting up crooked numbers early.
22 de enero 2018
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21 de enero 2018
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|Neymar? I´d rather watch the golf, says Bale|
|Mbappe injury from goalkeeper collision ´nothing serious´|
|Don´t look back - Guardiola gives Manchester City title warning|
|Vermaelen to face tests on new hamstring injury|
|Conte wants ´point of reference´ striker as Barnes joins surprising Chelsea links|
|Sane the perfect tonic to Sanchez blues for City and Guardiola|
|Suarez scores 100th LaLiga goal as Messi reaches new milestones|
|Irving scores 40 points on return but Celtics lose again|
|Lyon 2 Paris Saint-Germain 1: 10-man leaders downed by twin wondergoals|
|Inter 1 Roma 1: Vecino snatches point on possible Dzeko farewell|
|Real Betis 0 Barcelona 5: Messi, Suarez rampant as leaders go 11 points clear|
|PSG star Mbappe injured in goalkeeper collision|
|Smith rejects ball tampering talk|
|Monchi: Roma will replace Dzeko|
|Kessie a far better player than I was, claims AC Milan coach Gattuso|
|Neymar to Real Madrid stories manufactured by Spanish press, claims Marquinhos|
|Brady active with taped throwing hand for AFC Championship Game|
|Cagliari 1 AC Milan 2: Kessie at the double in comeback win|
|Watford hire Javi Gracia as Marco Silva successor|
|I am happy with our squad - Pochettino denies Malcom rumours|
|Not much changed - Zidane boosted by clinical Madrid|
|No chance of January move, says Vidal|
|Saracens edge into last eight as Wasps and Ulster miss out|
|Selfie or stitches? Ronaldo bloodied after Madrid brace|
|Heynckes hails Bayern win: This is what sets us apart|
|Southampton 1 Tottenham 1: Kane earns visitors a point|
|Silva assured of chances at AC Milan after latest first-team snub|
|Saracens scrape into Champions Cup last eight|
|Goretzka´s Schalke return marred by abuse|
|Real Madrid 7 Deportivo La Coruna 1: Seven-up for Zidane´s men as Bale shines|
|McIlroy ´in really good shape´ after Abu Dhabi return|
|Muller brings up 100 Bundesliga goals in Bayern win|
|Dimitrov places Kyrgios among tennis´ most talented after Melbourne classic|
|Bayern Munich 4 Werder Bremen 2: Lewandowski & Muller at the double to spare champions´ blushes|
|Do Arsenal or Man Utd get the better deal? Sanchez v Mkhitaryan in Opta numbers|
|Edmund: I can win Australian Open|
|Pele ´fine´ and in ´no pain´ after reported health concerns|
|Dimitrov can go all the way, claims Kyrgios|
|Dominant Wozniacki sets up Suarez Navarro showdown|
|Brilliant back nine sees Fleetwood retain title|
|Surgery pushes Pocock´s Brumbies return back three months|
|No mercenary? Sanchez endorses article defending imminent Man Utd move|
|Allegri expects Buffon to be ´fully recovered´ within a week|
|Atletico Madrid confirm Costa hamstring injury|
|Thisara stars as Sri Lanka stay alive in tri-nation series|
|Atalanta 0 Napoli 1: Mertens ends drought to keep visitors top|
|Nadal through to meet Cilic as Dimitrov downs Kyrgios|
|Dimitrov holds off Kyrgios as wait for home champion goes on|
|Alexis Sanchez boards plane ahead of reported Man United medical|
|Smith not sour over controversial dismissal|
|Buttler the difference for England, says Morgan|
|Hamburg dismiss Gisdol after fourth loss in a row|
|Brilliant Buttler century sets up England series win|
|Melbourne City 5 Adelaide United 0: Budzinksi & Vidosic braces inspire emphatic win|
|Marco Silva sacked by Watford following ´significant deterioration´|
|Nadal promises greater aggression in the last eight|
|Deschamps knows my thoughts - Lucas Hernandez hints at France decision|
|Nadal battles past Schwartzman in Melbourne|
|Wozniacki: I have nothing to lose|
|Impey claims historic Tour Down Under win|
|Rockets end Warriors´ 14-game road winning streak|
|Klopp: Liverpool wouldn´t sell to rivals during season|
|Spence retains IBF welterweight title with TKO of Peterson|
|Wozniacki cruises into Australian Open quarter-finals|