Legendary Dominican baseball player Albert Pujols of the Saint Louis Cardinals sent her to the streets this Sunday, to rack up 683 in the major leagues in a day when Mexican José Urquidy shone on the mound in the victory of his team, the Houston Astros, in the Texas Derby against the Texas Rangers.
After Sunday’s session, the Los Angeles Dodgers continue to lead the National League (27-13), despite losing to the Philadelphia Phillies, while the New York Yankees lead the American League (29-12), despite two losses in one day. to the Chicago White Sox.
CARDINALS 18 – 4 PIRATES
Albert Pujols hit two homers and hit 683 in his career in the Cardinals’ convincing victory over the Pirates, in a game in which Puerto Rican Yadier Molina pitched for the first time in his long Major League career.
It was in the ninth inning, with the game already heavily in the Cardinals’ favor, and it didn’t go too well. He allowed four hits, two home runs and four runs.
It remained an anecdote for the Cardinals, who have three consecutive victories at the Pirates stadium.
— St. Louis Cardinals (@Cardinals) May 22, 2022
DODGERS 3 – 4 PHILIPPINES
The Phillies ended the Dodgers’ seven-game winning streak with a comeback in the 10th inning after trailing by one run in the ninth.
Jean Segura led the tying run in the ninth inning, and in the 10th, a miss by Dodgers second baseman Max Muncy allowed the Phillies to seal the win with runs from Garrett Stubbs and Toman Quinn.
Philadelphia snapped its three-game losing streak, including two against the Dodgers, and posted a 19-22 record.
— Philadelphia Phillies (@Phillies) May 22, 2022
RANGERS 2 – 5 STARS
Mexico’s José Urquidy struck out ten, allowed six hits and a run in 6 2/3 innings and Venezuela’s José Altuve homered and scored two runs in the Astros’ Texas Derby victory over the Rangers.
Cuba’s Yordan Álvarez scored a point and threw another to contribute to the third victory in three games of this series for the American League second-placed Astros (27-15).
At the Astros, the victory went to Urquidy (4-1), while at the Rangers the defeat went to Taylor Hearn (2-3).
Leave high? You will watch it fly. pic.twitter.com/pVi0z7M9M2
— Houston Astros (@astros) May 22, 2022
NATIONALS 8 – 2 BREWERIES
Venezuelan César Hernández scored two runs, drove in one and had two hits in the Nationals’ 8-2 victory at the Milwaukee Brewers, after suffering back-to-back losses (0-7 and 1-5) to the Milwaukee Brewers of Wisconsin.
Lane Thomas also shined with a run and two RBIs in a game in which the Brewers’ Tyrone Taylor hit the lone home run.
In Washington, the win went to Aaron Sanchez (3-3), while in Milwaukee the loss went to Dominican Freddy Peralta (3-2), who allowed six hits and five runs.
Lane Thomas is hot. pic.twitter.com/p2YPcZnAKR
— Washington Nationals (@Nationals) May 22, 2022
PARENTS 10 – 1 GIANTS
After Saturday’s home run, Manny Machado again led the San Diego Padres with three runs and two RBIs in a resounding win over the Giants on the road.
On the mound, MacKenzie Gore allowed three hits and struck out six to be the winning pitcher (3-1), while for the Giants, the loss went to Alex Wood (3-3).
The Padres continue to pick up the pace and, with their fourth straight win, are second to the Dodgers in the National League.
— San Diego Padres (@Padres) May 22, 2022
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