Odell Beckham Jr. might've looked at the sun for a little too long on Monday
SAN FRANCISCO — Pete Mackanin's body language said it all after this one. There were reasons to feel good about the Phillies' 12-9 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Saturday night (see Instant Replay). And there were reasons to not feel so good. "It wasn't pretty, but a win is a win and I'll take it," the exasperated manager said. "I'm happy. I don't look happy, but I am." Mackanin was happy because his club snapped a six-game losing streak and won for the first time in 12 games this season in the state of California. He was happy because his team's struggling offense produced 12 runs. But he was not happy that his club had so much trouble putting the game away. The Phils took a 12-4 lead
Here are the scores. Here are the highlights: Tigers 6, Dodgers 1: Justin Verlander dominated the Dodgers, allowing one run on two hits over eight innings, snapping their six-game winning streak. Audition for Verlander? He lives in L.A. in the offseason and would waive his 10-5 rights to play there, I imagine. Not that the Dodgers really need any help. Royals 7, Indians 4: Cheslor Cuthbert homered and drove in three runs for the Royals. Between him and Whit Merrifield, Kansas City has more guys with names that sound like they belong to prep school bad guys from a 1980s snobs vs. slobs movie than any team in baseball history. Add Cam Gallagher to that list. He drove in a run too. Afterwards they
Originally posted on MASN | Last updated 8/20/17 Jonathan Schoop emphasized that the Orioles need to string together wins following a 5-1 loss to the Angels.