MLB Scores Tuesday 9-20

L.A. DODGERS 6 – Arizona 5… The Dodgers came up with five runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to rally past the Diamondbacks in the opener of a doubleheader. Miguel Vargas’ infield single scored Justin Turner with the go-ahead run. Austin Barnes’ two-run homer sparked the uprising.

Arizona 5 – L.A. DODGERS 2… Drey Jamison (2-0) gave up two runs on seven hits over six innings and the Diamondbacks downed the Dodgers to earn a split of the twinbill. Arizona scored three unearned runs off L.A. starter Tyler Anderson (15-4). Ketel Marte homered and scored twice.

Chi. Cubs 2 – MIAMI 1… David Bote tied the game with a leadoff homer in the top of the seventh inning and lifted a sacrifice fly in the eighth to squeeze the Cubs past the Marlins. The game featured a duel between Chicago starter Adrian Sampson and his counterpart Pablo López, but neither got a decision.

ATLANTA 3 – Washington 2… Travis d’Arnaud homered with a runner aboard in the bottom of the fourth inning and Dansby Swanson added a decisive solo shot in the eighth as the Braves edged the Nationals. Charlie Morton (9-6) allowed a run on three hits over 5-1/3 innings.

N.Y. Mets 7 – MILWAUKEE 5… The Mets came from four runs down after five innings to top the Brewers. Pete Alonso cracked a three-run homer in the top of the sixth inning and Francisco Lindor unloaded a grand slam in the seventh.

San Francisco 6 – COLORADO 3… Thairo Estrada knocked in two runs with a single and a double to help the Giants double up on the Rockies. David Villar homered to lead off the seventh.

SAN DIEGO 5 – St. Louis 0… Mike Clevinger (6-7) allowed just three hits and got help from three relievers in the Padres’ blanking of the Cardinals. Jake Cronenworth provided all the offense San Diego needed with a two-run single in the bottom of the first inning. Ha-Seong Kim had a couple of hits, including a solo homer.

Houston 5 – TAMPA BAY 0… Cristian Javier (10-9) limited the Rays to one hit over five innings and five Astros relievers completed the shutout. Jeremy Peña belted a three-run homer for Houston.

Detroit 3 – BALTIMORE 2… Joey Wentz (2-2) pitched two-hit ball over 5-2/3 innings and the Tigers held off the Orioles. Akil Baddoo hit a two-run homer in the top of the third inning and Kerry Carpenter homered to lead off the seventh.

L.A. Angels 5 – TEXAS 2… Taylor Ward doubled home a tie-breaking run in the top of the inning and the Angels got back-to-back RBI singles from Mike Ford and Joe Adell to put away the Rangers. Matt Duffy homered with a runner aboard. Patrick Sandoval (6-9) surrendered two runs on three hits over five innings.

KANSAS CITY 5 – Minnesota 4… The Royals erased an early three-run deficit to get past the Twins. Salvador Perez doubled home Bobby Witt Jr. with the tie-breaking run in the bottom of the seventh inning. MJ Melendez hit a two-run homer and Hunter Dozier added a solo shot for Kansas City.

Cleveland 10 – CHI. WHITE SOX 7 (11 innings)… Myles Straw broke a tie with a two-run double in the top of the 11th inning and the Guardians held off the White Sox. Both teams scored twice in the 10th. Steven Kwan went 4-for-6 with a pair of RBI singles for Cleveland. Jose Ramirez also drove in two runs.

OAKLAND 4 – Seattle 1… Tony Kemp belted a three-run homer and Sean Murphy doubled home a run as the Athletics scored all four runs in the bottom of the fifth inning and breezed past the Mariners. JP Sears (6-2) allowed just an unearned run on one hit over five innings.

Boston 5 – CINCINNATI 3… Rafael Devers hit a two-run homer and the Red Sox got solo shots from J.D. Martinez and in their win over the Reds. Brayan Bello (2-6) gave up a run on eight hits over five innings.

Toronto 18 – PHILADELPHIA 11… The Blue Jays banged out 21 hits in slugging their way past the Phillies. Matt Chapman and Jerry Bradley Jr. blasted three-run homers.  Raimel Tapia had a couple of hits and knocked in three runs. Teoscar Hernandez went 4-for-5 with a run-scoring single.

N.Y. YANKEES 9 – Pittsburgh 8… Giancarlo Stanton connected for a walkoff grand slam to cap a five-run bottom of the ninth inning that carried the Yankees over the Pirates. Aaron Judge led off the inning with his 60th homer of the season and moved within one of tying the AL season-season record set by Roger Maris in 1961. Harrison Bader drove in three runs with a pair of singles.