Scouts: Hey gang, it’s just me today, and I’m beyond swamped at work today, so today’s post is going to be very short and sweet.
Seattle 2, Boston 11 – Scouts: J.D. Martinez went deep twice as Boston blew out the Mariners.
Angels 1, Orioles 5 – Scouts: I actually attended this game as is Mother’s day tradition between my Mom and I. The game was delayed several hours due to rain, and as a result of the delay, the holiday, and the terrible weather, it was announced people were free to sit anywhere in the ballpark they wanted. We ended up about 5 rows back of home plate. I almost caught two foul balls as well as pneumonia. Anyways, it was a fun game as we got to see Chris Davis, Stevie Wilkerson, Mike Trout, Dwight Smith Jr, and Pedro Severino all homer.
White Sox 5, Blue Jays 1 – Scouts: Lucas Giolito stuck out 8 holding Toronto back to 1 run over 7 innings. Its seemed like Toronto’s been beat around a lot lately.
Yankees 7, Rays 1 – Scouts: New York is making a bid for first place in the division, after a rough, injury filled start to the season. If this team can get healthy, you’d better watch out.
Tigers 5, Twins 3 – Scouts: It took Minnesota 7 innings to score, but by that time the Tigers had built up a 5 run lead thanks to some timely hitting and homers by Nicholas Castellanos and Brandon Dixon.
Rangers 5, Astros 15 – Scouts: Mamma Mia, what a shellacking. George Springer just keeps the hit parade going with not one, not two, but homers thrice.
Phillies 6, Royals 1 – Scouts: Cole Irvin struck out 5 in his MLB debut shutting down the Roayls over 7 very strong innings.
Pirates 10, Cardinals 6 – Scouts: Josh Bell’s mom came to the game, so he had to put on a show for her. Bell went 4-4 with 5 RBI’s including a homer in the 7th. I’m pretty sure the Bucs are looking at putting her on the full time payroll.
Padres 7, Rockies 10 – Scouts: It was the Charlie Blackmon show as he smoked a pair of homers that traveled a combined 904 feet and 3 RBI’s.
Giants 6, Reds 5 – Scouts: In your annual Madison Bumgarner is an asshole reminder, Bumgarner decided to shoot his mouth off about Yasiel Puig after Puig drilled one over the fence. “He’s a quick study, It only took him seven years to learn how to hit that pitch.” I’m sure that won’t have any repercussions down the line.
Spiders 5, Athletics 3 – Scouts: Jefry Rodriguez helped his squad avoid a sweep after a good but not great 6 inning, 3 run performance.
Braves 5, D-Backs 3 – Scouts: Atlanta gets back on the winning side of things after a nighmarish road-trip is finally concluded. Adam Jones whom no one wanted in the off-season continues to mash, going 3-5 after getting moved back to the top of the lineup.
Nationals 0, Dodgers 6 – Scouts: Hyun-Jin Ryu was working on a no-hitter all the way until Gerardo Parra laced a double in the 8th. Ryu completed the inning, and gave way for Kenley Jansen to close out the shutout.
Brewers 1, Cubs 4 – Scouts: The Cubs are on quite the roll lately, taking another series, this time against the Brewers. Kris Bryant homered once more as his bat has warmed up coincidentally with the Cub’s recent surge.
3 thoughts on “He Said, She Said – Scores and Highlights for 5/12/19”
I mocked the Nats here on Friday for signing Gerardo Parra in the first place, but his grand slam on Saturday was a prime reason for their winning instead of pissing away another Scherzer start, and his hit yesterday was the only one the Nats could muster, so he saved them from getting no hit.
For a brief moment, it appeared that Stephen Strasburg had broken up the no-hitter himself with a single to right in the sixth, but Cody Bellinger had other ideas:
As for the Nats, while they went 2-2 in LA, it feels like a missed opportunity to really build some momentum. Their scores in the four games were 6-0, 0-5, 5-2, 0-6, and they just weren’t able to capitalize on any emotion that might’ve been generated by their two wins.
So, they finish up the Ten Game Road Trip of Death with a record of 3-7, and find themselves at 16-24 and 7 1/2GB.
I’ve noticed Parra is really, really good at whatever place he lands for like 2-3 months, then he completely flames out. Hope it was a short term contract.
As far as I know, the Giants’ DFA’d him and no one claimed him, so I think this is one of those deals where the Giants are paying him, however that works out.
Whoever’s paying him, it’s only for this season, and he doesn’t really have a place on this team once everyone’s healthy, other than to give a struggling OF a day off.