MLB on Sling: All of Thursday’s Action on FOX Sports Regional Networks

Aug 25, 2016 by Scott Ross

(All times Eastern, starters subject to change)

In Major League Baseball action across the land Wednesday, Carlos Correa scored twice and drove in a run as the Astros beat the Pirates 5-4; Ryan Braun hit 2 homers and had 3 RBI to power the Brewers’ 7-1 defeat of the Rockies; Kendall Graveman allowed 1 run over 6 ⅔ innings, as the A’s scored all their runs in the 2nd to beat the Indians 5-1; Masahiro Tanaka pitched 7 scoreless innings, and rookie sensation Gary Sanchez hit his 9th homer in 19 games as the Yankees blanked the Mariners 5-0; Ben Zobrist went 2-for-4, scored twice and drove in a pair in the Cubs’ 6-3 win over the Padres; Manny Machado went 4-for-6 with a home run, scored twice and drove in four runs to lift the Orioles past the Nationals 10-8; the Angels beat the Blue Jays 8-2 behind 6 shutout innings from Matt Shoemaker, and Albert Pujols’ 4-for-4 night included career homer 584, moving him into sole possession of 10th place on the all-time home run list ; Texas starter Yu Darvish hit his first career home run, but it was Adrian Beltre’s RBI double in the 8th that was the difference in the Rangers’ 6-5 defeat of the Reds; Jose Fernandez struck out 9 over 7 scoreless innings, went 2-for-2 and scored a run to lead the Marlins past the Royals 3-0; David Ortiz became the oldest man to hit 30 home runs in a season, and set a Boston record with his 10th 100-RBI seasons, but it wasn’t enough as the Red Sox fell to the Rays 4-3 in 11, with the winning run scoring on a throwing error; Aaron Altherr had a pair of hits, a pair of RBI, and scored a run in the Phillies 5-3 win over the White Sox; the Tigers beat up the Twins 9-4, as Miguel Cabrera went 4-for-5 with 2 doubles, a homer, 2 runs, and 2 RBI; St. Louis chased Jacob deGrom early, scoring 5 runs on 12 hits, including 3 homers by the 5th inning, while Carlos Martinez went 8 innings, allowing just a single run as the Cardinals trounced the Mets 8-1; Brandon Drury’s sac fly in the 11th gave the Diamondbacks an 11-10 win over the Braves; and Rich Hill was dominant in his debut with Los Angeles, scattering 5 hits over 6 scoreless innings, and Justin Turner handled all the scoring with a solo homer in the 4th, as the Dodgers beat the Giants 1-0.

Check out the baseball available on FOX Sports Regional Networks across the land for Sling Blue subscribers:

Boston Red Sox (Pomeranz 10-9, 2.95) at Tampa Bay Rays (Odorizzi 8-5, 3.63)
1:10pm ET on Fox Sports Sun

Detroit Tigers (Norris 1-2, 3.81) at Minnesota Twins (Berrios 2-3, 9.28)
1:10pm ET on FOX Sports Detroit

Los Angeles Angels (Weaver 8-11, 5.47) at Toronto Blue Jays (Happ 17-3, 3.05)
7:07pm ET on FOX Sports West

Kansas City Royals (Volquez 9-10, 5.04) at Miami Marlins (Koehler 9-8, 3.82)
7:10pm ET on FOX Sports Florida & FOX Sports Kansas City

New York Mets (Lugo 0-2, 3.04) at St. Louis Cardinals (Wainwright 9-7, 4.71)
7:15pm ET on FOX Sports Midwest

Cleveland Indians (Tomlin 11-7, 4.39) at Texas Rangers (Hamels 13-4, 2.80)
8:05pm ET on FOX Sports Southwest & SportsTime Ohio

Pittsburgh Pirates (Kuhl 3-1, 3.62) at Milwaukee Brewers (Peralta 5-9, 6.00)
8:10pm ET on FOX Sports Wisconsin

Atlanta Braves (Wisler 4-11, 5.16) at Arizona Diamondbacks (Ray 7-11, 4.31)
9:40pm ET on FOX Sports Arizona & FOX Sports Southeast

Watch baseball on FOX and FOX Sports Regional Networks by subscribing to the Sling Blue.

All stats courtesy ESPN and Baseball Reference.

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