MLB on Sling: Friday's Action on FOX Sports Regional Networks

Aug 26, 2016 by Scott Ross

(All times Eastern, starters subject to change)

Across America on Thursday, James McCann went 4-for-5 with a double, a home, 2 runs scored, and 3 RBI to lead the Tigers to an 8-5 victory over the Twins; the Rays beat the Red Sox 2-1 for their second consecutive come-from-behind 1-run victory; Max Scherzer spun another gem, fanning 10 over 8 shutout innings of 2-hit ball as the Nationals blanked the Orioles 4-0; Mike Trout went 3-for-4 with 4 RBI to lift the Angels over the Blue Jays 6-3; Jarrod Dyson made one of the prettiest catches you’ll ever see, and Alcides Escobar had a homer, with 2 runs and 2 RBI, to lead the Royals past the Marlins 5-2; Alejandro De Aza went 2-for-5 with a homer and 5 RBI, and Seth Lugo pitched 5 shutout innings as the Mets beat up on the Cardinals 10-6; the Rangers pounded the Indians 9-0 behind 8 shutout innings from Cole Hamels, and 3-run homers by Carlos Gomez and Adrian Beltre; Todd Frazier hit a 2-run single in the 7th to tie it, and then an RBI single in the 9th to give the White Sox a 7-6 walk-off win over the Mariners; Andrew McCutchen may be awaking from his slumber, as he hit a solo homer in the first, an RBI single in the 3rd, and another RBI single in the 10th to give the Pirates a 3-2 win over the Brewers; Matt Wisler pitched 8 innings, giving up just 1 run on 2 hits and 3 walks , while fanning 4, as the Braves beat the Diamondbacks 3-1; and Matt Moore came within one of a no-hitter, giving up a single with 2 outs in the 9th, as the Giants blanked the Dodgers 4-0.

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

Minnesota Twins (Dean 1-3, 5.48) at Toronto Blue Jays (Liriano 6-12, 5.21)
7:07pm ET on FOX Sports North

Kansas City Royals (Kennedy 8-9, 3.58) at Boston Red Sox (Wright 13-5, 3.01)
7:10pm ET on FOX Sports Kansas City

Los Angeles Angels (Nolasco 4-11, 5.22) at Detroit Tigers (Verlander 13-7, 3.38)
7:10pm ET on FOX Sports Detroit & FOX Sports West & FOX Sports West

San Diego Padres (Cosart 0-1, 4.54) at Miami Marlins (Phelps 7-6, 2.28)
7:10pm ET on FOX Sports Florida & FOX Sports San Diego

Cleveland Indians (Kluber 13-8, 3.13) at Texas Rangers (Perez 8-9, 4.27)
8:05pm ET on FOX Sports Southwest & SportsTime Ohio

Pittsburgh Pirates (Vogelsong 2-3, 2.98) at Milwaukee Brewers (Garza 4-5, 5.27)
8:10pm ET on FOX Sports Wisconsin

Tampa Bay Rays (Smyly 6-11, 4.88) at Houston Astros (Fiers 9-6, 4.48)
8:10pm ET on Fox Sports Sun

Oakland Athletics (Detwiler 1-2, 5.91) at St. Louis Cardinals (Weaver 0-1, 5.00)
8:15pm ET on FOX Sports Midwest

Cincinnati Reds (Finnegan 8-9, 4.32) at Arizona Diamondbacks (Shipley 2-3, 5.45)
9:40pm ET on FOX Sports Arizona & FOX Sports Cincinnati

Atlanta Braves (De La Cruz 0-6, 4.47) at San Francisco Giants (Samardzija 10-9, 4.17)
10:15pm ET on FOX Sports South

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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