MLB: Abraham Toro at the top of the Majors thanks to a heroic home run

MLB: Abraham Toro at the top of the Majors thanks to a heroic home run
MLB: Abraham Toro at the top of the Majors thanks to a heroic home run


No one is as productive offensively as Quebecer Abraham Toro in May.

A Toro homer Tuesday night not only gave the Oakland Athletics a 5-4 victory over the Colorado Rockies, but it also gave Toro the highest-hitting player in the season. the Majors since the beginning of May.

Since the start of the month, the Quebecer has placed the ball in a safe place on 28 occasions and he has a batting average of .341.

With the score tied 4-4 in the bottom of the eighth inning, Toro took advantage of a low pitch from Tyler Kinley to send the ball 396 feet from the plate and give the A’s the lead for the first time in the game.

This long ball from Toro, his fifth of the season, allowed the Athletics to end an ugly streak of eight consecutive losses. This is a first gain since May 11 for Oakland.

All the points of the meeting were scored on circuits.

JD Davis and Seth Brown hit home runs for the Athletics, while Ezequiel Tovar hit two bombs for the Rockies. Ryan McMahon also hit the long ball.

Rockies starter Cal Quantrill struck out eight batters and allowed just three hits and two runs in six innings of work.

On the mound for the Athletics, starter Aaron Brooks allowed six hits and three runs in six innings pitched.

Duran steals the marble; the Devers sequence slowed down

Jarren Duran hit a long ball and stole home plate in a 5-2 win for the Boston Red Sox against the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night.

Duran crossed the plate to make it 4-2, during a double steal with Rafael Devers, in a two-run eighth inning for the Red Sox, against pitcher Jason Adam (2-1).

Devers, who singled in three at-bats, extended his hitting streak to 11, but saw his six-game home run streak come to an end. He got an intentional walk in the eighth inning.

Wilyer Abreu hit a single that produced the decisive run earlier.

Duran hit his long ball in the sixth inning against Rays starting pitcher Zack Littell. His homer tied the score at 2-2 at the time.

Reese McGuire homered in the ninth inning to complete the scoring.

The Rays have allowed 41 home runs this season, the highest total in the majors.

Greg Weissert (2-1) struck out two batters in the seventh inning. Kenley Jansen made his 14th save in 17 chances.

Isaac Paredes gave the Rays the lead with a two-run single against Cooper Criswell in the first inning.

Elsewhere in the MLB

Mets 6 – Guardians 7
NYM : Jeff McNeil and Starling Marte hit home runs and drove in two runs each.
KEY : Jose Ramirez hit a two-run homer and the Guardians posted their fifth straight win, a season high. David Fry hit his first career home run as a relief hitter.

Padres 0 – Reds 2
SD : Luis Arraez had two of the Padres’ five hits.
CIN: Andrew Abbott was scoreless in seven innings while Elly De La Cruz homered for the Reds, who are 3-1 on this trip to the West. The Reds only hit three hits.

Giants 6 – Pirates 7
SF : Thairo Estrada (8) and Matt Chapman (6) hit home runs.
PIT : Bryan Reynolds drove in two runs while Oneil Cruz had three hits.

Rangers 2 – Phillies 5
TEX : Corey Seager (7) stretched his arms once.
PHI : Ranger Suarez had ten strikeouts in seven innings to improve his record to 9-0. The Phillies become the first team to 35 wins. Bryce Harper hit his 11th home run.

Brewers 7 – Marlins 5
MIL : Thanks to two hits William Contreras produced three runs.
MIA : Montrealer Otto Lopez produced two points.

Twins 10 – Nationals 0
MIN : Byron Buxton hit two home runs and drove in three runs for the Twins, who ended a seven-game losing streak. Jose Miranda and Willi Castro also homered.
W.A.S. : Jacob Young had two of three hits in the loss.

Mariners 6 – Yankees 3
SEA : Dylan Moore (5 and 6) hit two home runs and produced four runs. Ty France (5) and Luke Raley (4) hit home runs.
NYY : Gleyber Torres (3) hit a three-run homer.

Tigers 3 – Royals 10
: Matt Vierling drove in two runs with a triple.
K.C. : Bobby Witt hit two home runs and drove in six runs. Hunter Renfroe (4) hit a home run.

Braves 3 – Cubs 4 (10 innings)
ATL : Orlando Arcia produced his 16th and 17th points of the season in addition to hitting his 5th circuit.
CHC : Nico Hoerner hit a single in the 10th inning to give his team the victory.

Angels 5 – Astros 6 (10 rounds)
LAA : A run scored, two hits and three RBIs for Luis Rengifo.
HOU : Aside from the run on a single in the 10th inning, all of the Astros’ runs were scored on home runs.

Diamondbacks 7 – Dodgers 3
ARI : Ketel Marte hit a hit in his 20th straight game.
THE D : Two runs scored, two hits and an RBI for Shohei Ohtani.

Orioles 1 – Cardinals 1 (6th inning) : The meeting will be completed on Wednesday.



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