Gardner sparked the tying rally with a leadoff triple in the ninth against Alex Colome and scored on a unusual two-out single by Gary Sanchez. That sparked a wild celebration at home plate, and Yankees rookie slugger Aaron Judge was accidentally hit by Gardner's helmet and lost half of his front left tooth.
It was a strong bounce-back effort for the Californian, who yielded four runs in five innings of a 7-2 loss at Oakland on July 19. "Seems like a lot of things are going their way".
LOS ANGELES - Corey Seager had three hits, Cody Bellinger drove in two runs and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Francisco Giants 2-1 on Saturday for their seventh straight victory.
"I don't think it's the right time to be comparing and looking back", Tanaka said through a translator.
DETROIT - Jose Iglesias hit two RBI doubles, Matt Boyd pitched into the seventh inning and the Detroit Tigers beat the Houston Astros 5-3 on Saturday night. Tampa Bay began the day with the second wild card spot in the AL, with Seattle 3.5 games behind.
Rich Hill (8-4) pitched two-hit ball into the sixth as the Dodgers won for the 38th time in 44 games.
Edwin Diaz pitched the ninth for his 19th save, despite allowing an RBI single by Michael Conforto. At 73-31, the Dodgers are 42 games over.500 for the first time since finishing 102-60 in 1974. He gave up a two-run single to Jarrod Dyson in the second and an unearned run in the third.
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The administration last made a payment about a week ago for the previous 30 days, but hasn't made a long-term commitment. The subsidies are estimated at $7 billion a year and help reduce costs such as deductibles for people with low incomes.
In Milwaukee, Jason Heyward homered in the 11th inning, and the Cubs strengthened their hold on first place in the NL Central. Brad Peacock (9-1) allowed two runs in four innings of relief, then Chris Devenski pitched the eighth and Ken Giles finished for his 22nd save in 24 chances.
Martinez made it 5-3 with an RBI single in the eighth. But the Cubs responded with their fourth win in five games overall.
ROCKIES 4, NATIONALS 2: German Marquez carried a ideal game into the sixth, Trevor Story homered and Colorado won at Washington in a matchup of playoff contenders. For his major league career as a whole, the seasoned catcher is hitting.227 with seven home runs, 57 RBI and a.270 on-base percentage across 195 regular-season appearances and 494 at-bats.
Gardner then homered, his career-high 18th, on a 1-1 pitch in the 11th from rookie Andrew Kittredge (0-1), who lost in his first big league decision.
Dee Gordon had three hits for Miami, and Giancarlo Stanton drove in two runs. Didi Gregorius followed with an inning-ending grounder.
Archer allowed three runs on seven hits and two walks in six innings.
Odubel Herrera hit a tying homer with one out in the ninth off Braves closer Jim Johnson. On an 0-1 pitch, Gardner grounded a ball past the Tampa Bay infield to score the winning run. Plate umpire Dan Iassogna had a ball go off his mask in the fourth inning but stayed in the game after Yankees trainer Steve Donahue checked on him.
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