Judge’s 28th homer gives the Yankees a four-game split with Astros

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NEW YORK — Aaron Judge hit a three-run homer in the 10th inning for his second walk-off hit against the Astros in four days, and the New York Yankees rebounded after nearly missing a hit in their second straight game to beat Houston 6-3 on Sunday for a four-game split between the AL’s top teams.

Giancarlo Stanton ended a historic unsuccessful drought for New York with a one-out homer in the seventh against José Urquidy, and DJ LeMahieu followed with a two-run tie in the eighth from Phil Maton.

After Michael King (5-1) stranded loaded bases in the 10th, Judge Seth Martinez (0-1) connected for his 28th major league home run

ANAHEIM, Calif. — A protracted brawl on the bench resulted in six players and both managers being sacked in the second inning.

Los Angeles interim manager Phil Nevin and Seattle’s Scott Servais were kicked out. The Angels lost Andrew Wantz, closer Raisel Iglesias and reliever Ryan Tepera while Jesse Winker, Julio Rodriguez and JP Crawford were thrown for the Mariners.

Luis Rengifo homered and David MacKinnon rode to seventh place in the tiebreak run with a single. Marco Gonzales (4-8) threw a five-hit ball in the seventh inning of a tough loss.

José Suarez (1-2) gave the Angels’ exhausted bullpen a big helping hand as he came off Wantz and scored eight over six five-ball hit innings. Oliver Ortega hit six outs for his first major league save.

SAN DIEGO — Kyle Schwarber hit a three-run go-ahead homer for the seventh time ahead of Nabil Crismatt (4-1) as Philadelphia recovered from a 5-2 deficit a day after beating NL MVP Bryce Harper with a broken one lost his left thumb.

The Phillies are 17-6 since Rob Thomson replaced Joe Girardi as manager.

Nick Nelson (2-1) threw 3 1/3 perfect innings and Andrew Bellatti made three outs for his first major league save.

CLEVELAND — Trevor Story drove in two runs to reach 500 career RBIs, Rafael Devers and JD Martinez had three hits each and Boston ended a three-game sweep that extended his winning streak to seven.

Boston had 15 hits and 11 walks, the highest total since May 2019. The Red Sox have won 11 of 13 and are 19-4 in June and improving 42-31 to a season-high 11-game over .500.

Rich Hill (4-4) allowed one run, five hits and four walks in six innings. Aaron Civale (2-4) gave up three runs, eight hits and three walks over four innings.

Cleveland has lost four straight games since a 7-2 trip.

MIAMI — Rookie Nick Fortes defeated Adam Ottavino (2-2) with two outs on the ninth homer, helping Miami avoid a three-game sweep by the NL East leaders.

Tanner Scott (3-2) led JD Davis from ninth place. Davis advanced on a wild pitch and finished third on Luis Guillorme’s one-out groundout. Scott knocked out James McCann to end the threat.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Shane McClanahan (8-3) hit 10 over seven innings, allowing for a run and four hits. He lowered his leading major league ERA to a 1.77 ERA and took the big league lead in strikeouts with 123.

Tampa Bay went 4-1 in seventh place when Ji-Man Choi scored the doubles and RBI singles of Josh Lowe and Isaac Paredes against Anthony Banda, who replaced Tyler Beede (0-1) with an on and two outs .

It seemed the inning was over with the score at 1-1 when Randy Arozarena was called out and tried to steal second place. Second base umpire Dan Merzel’s call was canceled when a video review shortstop Diego Castillo missed the tag.

CHICAGO — Dylan Cease (6-3) hit a career-high 13 and allowed four hits in seven innings, Gavin Sheets hit a two-run homer in the second against Jordan Lyles (4-7) and Chicago avoided a four-game sweep, hhhh

Kendall Graveman beat Trey Mancini for his third save as the White Sox tumbled after four games. The Orioles’ season-high four-game winning streak ended.

MINNEAPOLIS — Byron Buxton had three hits, including an RBI triple for the second straight game, and Minnesota opened a two-game lead over second-seeded Cleveland and headed into a five-game streak with the Guardians.

Joe Ryan (6-3) grinded 102 pitches over five innings for his first win in more than a month, and Jhoan Durán hit two in a perfect ninth for his fifth save.

Max Kepler, Alex Kirilloff and Gio Urshela beat back-to-back RBI singles in a three-way first against Ryan Feltner (1-3).

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Seth Brown hit his 10th home run of the season and Nick Allen hit a two-run go-ahead single run against Brady Singer (3-3) to a 3-2 deficit in the seventh inning to overcome.

Oakland took two out of three from the Royals, ending an eight-series losing streak. The A’s won back-to-back games for the first time since May 24-25 in Seattle. They have lost 30 of their last 39 games.

Domingo Acevedo (1-1) won and Lou Trivino made his fourth save. Brady Singer (3-3) gave up five runs and seven hits in a career-high 8 1/3 innings.

CHICAGO — Willson Contreras netted a singles tie against Zack Thompson (1-1) in Game 10 to drive in his third heat of the game and Chicago overcame a 5-0 deficit.

Cardinals starter Jack Flaherty left the team after two innings with a right shoulder strain, and the Cubs equalized with a fourth five-run win. The Cardinals have lost three of their last four games and seven of their last 10.

David Robertson (2-0) eliminated three straight batters and the Cubs took two out of three from their rival. Chicago has won four of its last five series in St. Louis.

MILWAUKEE — Rowdy Tellez hit two homers with two runs against his former team and went wide of José Berríos (5-4) in the first and second innings, and Milwaukee won two of three.

Jandel Gustave (1-0) threw two scoreless innings. Alejandro Kirk hit a three-run homer in the first.

ARLINGTON, Texas — Jackson Tetreault (2-1) allowed a run in more than six innings in his third major league start, Josh Bell had his second three-hit game of the weekend and Nelson Cruz drove in three runs.

Texas hit three in the ninth inning against Francisco Perez on Nathaniel Lowe’s RBI single and Jonah Heim’s two-run homer. Tanner Rainey made his 10th save.

Glenn Otto (4-3), activated from the COVID-19 list before the game, allowed the six runs in two innings over his first appearance since June 4.

SAN FRANCISCO — Tyler Mahle (3-6) hit seven in 6 2/3 innings and allowed three runs and four hits for his first win since May 13.

Nick Senzel netted three times in a day where every Reds starter had at least one hit.

Anthony DeSclafani (0-2), who played for the Reds from 2015-20, eliminated eight batters, allowing seven runs and seven hits.

Joey Votto hit an RBI double in a seven-run third, Cincinnati won two of three from San Francisco after losing seven straight.


PHOENIX — Daulton Varsho hit a three-run homer, Pavin Smith had a career-high four hits with three RBIs and Arizona halted a five-game losing streak.

Former AL Cy Young Award winner Dallas Keuchel made his debut for Arizona after signing a minor league contract on June 6. He gave up four runs and six hits in 4 1/3 innings while batting seven and walking three.

Reliever JB Wendelken (2-1) won despite allowing two runs in 1 2/3 innings. Will Vest (1-2) was the loser.

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