America celebrated Star Wars Day on Wednesday by watching as the Reds launched 4 homers off Jake Peavy to best the Giants 7-4; Jon Lester miraculously remained unscathed through 5 ⅔ innings despite giving up 8 hits and 2 walks, as the Cubbies beat the Pirates 6-2; the Mets hit 4 homers and hometown hero Steven Matz pitched 7 ⅔ innings of 2-hit shutout ball with 8 K’s for an 8-0 win over the Braves; Mike Trout homered and had 2 hits and 2 RBI as the Angels beat the Brewers 7-3; the Nationals pounded the Royals 13-2, behind a 4-for-5 night from Daniel Murphy, who also scored 4 runs and had 3 RBI; the Mariners survived a bad outing from King Felix (4 IP, 9 H, 8 R, 1 K) as Dae-ho Lee homered twice in a 9-8 defeat of the A’s; Tyler Chatwood spun himself a gem, going 8 with just 3 hits and 1 walks, while whiffing 7, to lead the Rockies past the Padres 2-0; Corey Kluber threw a complete-game shutout as the Indians beat the Tigers 4-0; CC Sabathia threw 7 shutout innings for the first time in 3 years, and batterymate Brian McCann had 3 RBIs as the Yankees beat the Orioles 7-0; Russell Martin’s bases-loaded single in the 9th gave the Blue Jays a 4-3 walkoff win over the Rangers; Giancarlo Stanton’s second-inning home run proved to be the difference in the Marlins’ 4-3 win over the Diamondbacks; Steve Pearce went 2-for-4 with a 3-run homer as the Rays beat the Dodgers 8-5; David Ortiz had a 2-run homer and an RBI single, and Clay Buchholz went 7, giving up just 2 runs, as the Red Sox beat the White Sox 5-2; Carlos Correa went 3-for-5 with 3 runs, 3 RBI, and a homer, and Juan Castro went 2-for-3 with 3 runs, 4 RBI, and a homer, as the Astros stuffed the Twins in their locker by a score of 16-4; and Matt Holliday capped of a 9th-inning rally with a walkoff single to lead the Cardinals past the Phillies 5-4. Oh, and Giancarlo Stanton got photobombed by a pig, a monkey and Jar Jar Binks.
Here’s the action from the FOX Sports Regional Networks across the land for Best of Live TV Beta Multi-Stream subscribers:
Philadelphia Phillies (Eickhoff 1-3, 4.15) at St. Louis Cardinals (Garcia 1-2, 3.73) 1:45pm ET on FOX Sports Midwest
Detroit Tigers (Fulmer 1-0, 3.60) at Cleveland Indians (Bauer 1-0, 5.28) 6:10pm ET on FOX Sports Detroit & SportsTime Ohio
New York Yankees (Tanaka 1-0, 2.87) at Baltimore Orioles (Gausman 0-1, 2.45) 7:05pm ET on YES
Texas Rangers (Holland 3-1, 2.48) at Toronto Blue Jays (Happ 3-0, 2.76) 7:07pm ET on FOX Sports Southwest
Arizona Diamondbacks (Ray 1-1, 4.97) at Miami Marlins (Conley 1-1, 3.67) 7:10pm ET on FOX Sports Arizona & FOX Sports Florida
Milwaukee Brewers (Anderson 1-3, 5.55) at Cincinnati Reds (Simon 0-3, 13.50) 7:10pm ET on FOX Sports Cincinnati & FOX Sports Wisconsin
New York Mets (deGrom 3-0, 1.02) at San Diego Padres (Rea 2-1, 4.61) 10:10pm ET on FOX Sports San Diego
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