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Nola struck out 10 in another dominant performance, Scott Kingery hit a three-run homer and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Colorado Rockies 5-4 on Tuesday night.
Seranthony Dominguez escaped a bases-loaded, no-out jam in the ninth for his third save.
§I just take it pitch by pitch,§ Nola said.
Nola (8-2) allowed one run and four hits in 6 2/3 innings, lowering his ERA to 2.27. He has given up three runs or less in 13 of 14 starts.
§He＊s a special kind of competitor,§ manager Gabe Kapler said. §He＊s fun to watch.§
Nola left after striking out Ian Desmond with runners on first and third. Edubray Ramos entered and gave up a bloop RBI single to Tom Murphy before recording the third out. Tommy Hunter tossed a scoreless eighth. But Luis Garcia allowed four consecutive singles to start the ninth. He departed after Murphy＊s RBI single cut it to 5-2.
Dominguez entered and gave up an RBI single to pinch-hitter Chris Iannetta. DJ LeMahieu＊s sacrifice fly cut it to 5-4. But right fielder Aaron Altherr ran down Charlie Blackmon＊s hard liner for the second out and Dominguez struck out Nolan Arenado to end it.
§I was thankful to get the job done,§ Dominguez said.
Kapler called Altherr＊s running catch a §game-saver.§
§That play was sensational,§ he said.
Kingery drove a 1-2 pitch from Jon Gray (6-7) out to left-center to give the Phillies a 3-0 lead in the first. He added a sacrifice fly in the third.
Gray surrendered four runs on only three hits in six innings. He also fanned 10.
§I had no rhythm early and it cost me,§ Gray said.
Jesmuel Valentin＊s pinch-hit RBI single in the eighth extended Philadelphia＊s lead to 5-1.
The Phillies have won two in a row for the first time since a three-game winning streak May 13-17.
The Rockies have lost five straight and nine of 11.
After starting at five positions, Kingery has taken over as Philadelphia＊s regular shortstop despite batting only .215. J.P. Crawford has moved to third base since returning from the disabled list and has started five straight games instead of Maikel Franco.
§It＊s been a process,§ Kingery said. §Just trying to go step by step to where I feel better in the box.§
This was the first time a Phillies starter and opposing starter each struck out 10 or more in the same game since April 25, 2011, at Arizona when Cliff Lee had 12 and Ian Kennedy had 10.
Rockies: OF Carlos Gonzalez was back in the lineup after missing two games with a rib issue. ＃ RHP Adam Ottavino threw a live batting practice session. He has been sidelined by a left oblique strain.
Phillies: RHP Jerad Eickhoff received a cortisone shot in his right wrist on Monday. Eickhoff hasn＊t pitched this season. ＃ Reliever Pat Neshek threw a bullpen session Tuesday. He began the season on the DL with a shoulder strain and sustained a flexor strain in his elbow during rehab. ＃ Utilityman Pedro Florimon could return in September after breaking his right foot during the team＊s recent road trip.
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Cody Bellinger hit a grand slam to break a scoreless tie in the sixth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the sinking New York Mets 5-2 on Friday night behind Alex Wood＊s effective pitching.
Yasiel Puig added a solo home run in the ninth, and the defending NL champions won their 10th straight against the Mets dating to May 2016. Los Angeles has outscored New York 75-20 in those games, winning each of the past eight by at least three runs 每 a first in Dodgers history against any opponent, according to STATS.
Wood (3-5) outdueled Zack Wheeler (2-6), allowing two runs and six hits in six innings to win his second consecutive start. The left-hander with the funky delivery struck out seven and walked one.
Kenley Jansen fanned two in a perfect ninth for his 19th save.
New York wasted a dazzling catch by center fielder Michael Conforto that saved a run in the third. After starting the season 11-1, the Mets lost for the 21st time in 27 games to fall a season-worst 11 games under .500.
RED SOX 14, MARINERS 10
BOSTON (AP) 每 J.D. Martinez homered and drove in five, and Boston rallied from a five-run deficit to beat Seattle despite a monster game from Nelson Cruz.
Cruz had a pair of three-run homers and drove in seven, but the Mariners still lost their season-worst fifth straight game, including three earlier this week at Yankee Stadium. Seattle led 4-0 and 10-5 before a wild Red Sox rally fueled by RBIs from eight different players.
Martinez went 4 for 5, including a two-run homer in the sixth and two doubles.
Reliever Matt Barnes (1-2) got the win with one scoreless inning. Juan Nicasio (1-4) took the loss, allowing five runs on four hits in one-third of a lousy seventh inning.
The only flaw to the second half of the game for Boston: shortstop Xander Bogaerts left in the seventh with a sprained index finger on his left hand.
ORIOLES 10, BRAVES 7, 15 INNINGS
ATLANTA (AP) 每 Manny Machado hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the 15th inning after each team staged dramatic ninth-inning rallies.
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Peter Moylan, Atlanta＊s eighth pitcher, hit Craig Gentry to open the 15th. Gentry moved to second on Austin Wynns＆ sacrifice.
With first base open, the Braves pitched to Machado and the slugger lined his 19th homer into the Orioles＆ bullpen. Moylan (0-1) gave up another run on singles by Colby Rasmus and Jonathan Schoop.
Mike Wright Jr. (1-0), Baltimore＊s seventh pitcher, threw two scoreless innings.
REDS 6, CUBS 3
CINCINNATI (AP) 每 Eugenio Suarez hit a go-ahead homer off Jose Quintana in the fifth inning, and Cincinnati held on for its fifth straight victory.
The Reds have won the first two games in the series, a recent rarity in the rivalry. It＊s only the second time in the last two years that they＊ve won back-to-back games in a series against the Cubs. Chicago is 43-21 against Cincinnati over the last four seasons.
Suarez＊s two-run shot in the fifth inning off Quintana (6-6) gave him a team-high 16 homers and put the Reds ahead 4-3.
Javier Baez drove in a run with a bunt single off Luis Castillo (5-8), and Kyle Schwarber followed with a two-run homer, his third in four games. Castillo went 5 2/3 innings for his first victory since May 24, ending a streak of four straight losses.
Raisel Iglesias retired the side in the ninth for his 12th save in 14 chances.
BREWERS 2, CARDINALS 1
MILWAUKEE (AP) 每 Jesus Aguilar homered to break up rookie Jack Flaherty＊s no-hit bid in the seventh inning, then homered again in the ninth to lift Milwaukee over St. Louis.
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Cardinals reliever Bud Norris (3-2) started the ninth by striking out Travis Shaw. Aguilar followed with a drive an opposite-field drive to right for his 16th home run.
Corey Knebel (1-0) pitched the ninth for the NL Central leaders.
PHILLIES 12, NATIONALS 2
WASHINGTON (AP) 每 Odubel Herrera homered for the fifth straight game and finished with four hits, helping Philadelphia rout Washington.
Herrera hit a tiebreaking two-run shot in the third for his 13th homer, matching the club record for consecutive games with a long ball. He has connected in six of his last seven overall.
Herrera is hitting .472 (17 for 36) with six homers, 11 runs and 10 RBIs in his last eight games.
Carlos Santana homered and drove in four runs for Philadelphia, which has won five of six. Santana delivered a two-run single in the first, a two-run homer in the sixth and walked twice.
Zach Eflin (5-2) allowed baserunners in every inning except the first, but limited the damage to two runs over five innings to win his fourth straight start.
Washington＊s Tanner Roark (3-8) gave up six runs in 4 1/3 innings.
RAYS 2, YANKEES 1
ST. PETERSBURG. Fla. (AP) 每 Six Tampa Bay pitchers combined on a five-hitter, and Tampa Bay beat New York.
Utilizing a bullpen day, the Rays improved to 14-31 against teams with a .500 or better record with the victory over the team with the majors＊ best record.
Winner Ryan Yarbrough (6-3) entered in the second and allowed one hit in 3 1/3 scoreless innings. Sergio Romo worked the ninth for his fifth save in nine chances.
Willy Adames put the Rays ahead 1-0 with a run-scoring single off CC Sabathia (4-3) in the fourth. Sabathia allowed two runs and nine hits in 5 1/3 innings.
ANGELS 2, BLUE JAYS 1