Starlin castro He hit an RBI double during a two-touchdown 11th inning and the Washington Nationals defeated the Tampa Bay Rays, leaders of the AL East, 9-7 on Wednesday night.
Castro opened the inning with his double against Diego Castillo (2-3) and scored on Josh Harrison’s sacrifice fly to make it 9-7.
Tanner Rainey had runners at first and second with no out in the bottom of the inning, but escaped unharmed for his first save. He struck out Manuel Margot, dominated Yandy Diaz on a grounder and fanned Austin Meadows for the last out.
Ryan Zimmerman reached 27 games with at least one career homer and Juan Soto also blew himself up for the Nationals, who have lost nine of their last 12 games.
Tampa Bay rookie Taylor Walls hit his first major league home run and Joey Wendle broke the wall for the first time as a pinch-hitter in his career. The Rays are 20-5 since May 13.
Yan Gomes hit an RBI single and Kyle Schwarber added a sacrifice fly that put Washington ahead 7-5 in the 10th.
Randy Arozarena opened the bottom of the inning with an RBI triple off Brad Hand (3-2) and scored on Wendle’s single to tie the score at seven.
For the Nationals, the Dominicans Juan Soto 4-1 with two RBIs and three runs; Starlin Castro 5-2 with one RBI and one scored; Victor Robles 5-2. Brazilian Yan Gomes 5-1 with an RBI.
For the Rays, Cubans Randy Arozarena 5-3 with three RBIs and one scored; Yandy Diaz 4-2 with a run scored. The Dominicans Manuel Margot 5-0 with one scored; Francisco Mejía 5-0.
Results and offensive performance of the Dominicans
· Cubs 3, San Diego 1; for the Chicago Cubs, Sergio Alcántara 3-1 with an RBI and an RBI and for the Padres Manny Machado 4-1 with an RBI; Fernando Tatis Jr. 4-0.
· Diamondbacks 0, Athletics 4; for Arizona the Dominican Ketel Marte 3-1 and for the Athletics Dominicans did not participate on offense.
· Giants 3, Rangers 4; Dominicans did not act on the offensive in the match.
· NY. Mets 14, Orioles 1; for New York / Mets the Dominican Jonathan Villar 5-2 with two runs scored and for Baltimore Maikel Franco 3-2.
· THE. Dodgers 2, Pirates 1; by the LA. Dodgers the Dominican Albert Pujols 4-2 and by Pittsburgh Gregory Polanco 4-1 with an RBI.
· Astros 8, Red Sox 3; Dominicans did not participate on offense for the Astros and for Boston Rafael Devers 4-1 with a run scored; Danny Santana 3-0 with a run scored.
· Mariners 9, Tigres 6; for Seattle, Dominicans did not participate on offense and for Detroit, Nomar Mazara 5-1.
Braves 1, Phillies 2; for Atlanta the Dominican Abraham Almonte 3-1 and for Philadelphia Jean Segura 4-0.
· Nationals 9, Rays 7; for Washington the Dominicans Juan Soto 4-1 with two RBIs and three runs; Starlin Castro 5-2 with one RBI and one scored; Victor Robles 5-2 and Manuel Margot 5-0 for Tampa with a run scored; Francisco Mejía 5-0.
· Rockies 4, Marlins 3; for Colorado the Dominican Raimel Tapia of 5-3 with two annotated and for Miami Starling Marte of 4-1; Magneuris Sierra 1-0; Lewin Diaz 1-0.
· Blue Jays 6, White Sox 2; for Toronto the Dominicans Vladimir Guerrero Jr. 3-0, with an RBI; Teoscar Hernández 4-0, with an RBI; Santiago Espinal 0-0, with one scored and for Chicago W. Sox, Leury Garcia 3-0, with one scored.
· Brewers 3, Reds 7; for Milwaukee the Dominicans Willy Adames 4-4; Pablo Reyes 1-0 and for Cincinnati, Dominicans did not participate on offense.
· NY. Yankees 9, Twins 6; for New York / Yankees, Miguel Andújar 4-2 with two RBIs and one scored and for Minnesota Jorge Polanco 5-2 with three RBIs and two runs scored; Nelson Cruz 4-1; Miguel Sanó 4-3 with two RBIs and two runs; Gilberto Celestino 4-1 with a run scored.
· Indians 2, Cardinals 8; for Cleveland the Dominicans Amed Rosario 4-1, with a run scored; José Ramírez 4-0; Juan Carlos Mejía lost (1-1); For San Luis, no Dominicans participated on the offensive.
· Royals 1, LA. Angels 6; for Kansas the Dominicans Carlos Santana 4-0; Kelvin Gutierrez 4-1 with an RBI and by the LA. Angels Juan Lagares 1-0.