September 8, 2020

Semien hits leadoff HR, A’s beat Astros to win 8th straight

first_img Written By First Published: 9th August, 2020 06:54 IST FOLLOW US COMMENT Last Updated: 9th August, 2020 06:54 IST Semien Hits Leadoff HR, A’s Beat Astros To Win 8th Straight Marcus Semien homered in the first after hitting a walkoff single to end a 13-inning win a night earlier and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 3-1 on Saturday for their eighth straight victory Associated Press Television News center_img SUBSCRIBE TO US Marcus Semien homered in the first after hitting a walkoff single to end a 13-inning win a night earlier and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 3-1 on Saturday for their eighth straight victory.Frankie Montas (2-1) pitched seven shutout innings, allowing two hits without walking a batter and striking out five for the AL West-leading A’s.The three-time reigning division champion Astros lost their fourth in a row. The last three defeats had been by a total of four runs.Semien became the first player in A’s franchise history with a game-ending hit and a leadoff homer on back-to-back days.Matt Chapman homered in the eighth and added an RBI groundout in the sixth as Oakland (11-4) matched the 2014 club for the best record through 15 games over the last 30 years.Houston starter Framber Valdéz (0-2) gave up two runs and seven hits, striking out nine with one walk over seven innings.YANKEES 8, RAYS 4, 1st gameST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Gerrit Cole came within one strike of earning his 20th straight regular-season win before getting pulled, and New York won the opener of a seven-inning doubleheader.Cole took a 5-0 lead into the fifth. With two outs and a runner on, he had a 1-2 count on Ji-Man Choi, who came back to hit an RBI double. Jose Martinez followed with a two-run homer on the 107th pitch from a clearly tiring Cole. Soon after, Yankees manager Aaron Boone took a slow walk to mound to replace Cole with Chad Green (2-0), who got the win after allowing one run over 1 1/3 innings.Cole struck out 10, walked one and gave up six hits.Aaron Judge hit his eighth home run of the season for the Yankees. Giancarlo Stanton and Mike Ford also connected for New York.After Ford homered, a two-run double by Gio Urshela put the Yankees up 4-0 and chased Rays starter Tyler Glasnow (0-1) with two outs in the third.TIGERS 11, PIRATES 5PITTSBURGH (AP) — Niko Goodrum, Miguel Cabrera, C.J. Cron and Jeimer Candelario all hit home runs in the first inning against Pittsburgh’s Derek Holland to lead Detroit.Detroit sent four of Holland’s first 11 pitches over the fence at PNC Park to propel the Tigers to another big offensive outburst against reeling Pittsburgh one night after a 17-13 win in 11 innings.The Pirates lost for the ninth time in their last 10 games.Cabrera got three hits, including his 481st career home run. The 37-year-old also drove in three runs.Ivan Nova (1-0) nearly let a big early lead slip away. The veteran gave up five runs on six hits with three walks and three strikeouts.Kevin Newman tied a career-high with four hits and drove in two runs for Pittsburgh.INDIANS 7, WHITE SOX 1CHICAGO (AP) — Zach Plesac tossed six strong innings and Cleveland snapped a scoring drought with a six-run fourth.The Indians had been blanked for 13 innings before Franmil Reyes and Jordan Luplow each hit a two-run homer in the fourth. Luplow was 0 for 21 with a walk this season before homering. Domingo Santana added a solo homer in the eighth.Plesac (1-1) allowed five hits and struck out seven in lowering his ERA to 1.29 this year.Yoan Moncada homered in the eighth for Chicago. He has reached in 19 straight games dating back to last Sept. 25.The Indians were held hitless through the first three innings before erupting against Drew Anderson (0-1) in the fourth.Image credits: AP LIVE TV WATCH US LIVElast_img read more

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COMMUNITY NOTICE: ROSSES RADIO AGM WILL BE HELD ON NEXT MONDAY

first_imgRosses CDP News:Are you over 18 years and would like experience in retail or community development why not volunteer for a few hours, contact the Rosses CDP on 074 95 61686 for further information. Kurling on Wednesday the 27th of January at 2pn to 4pm in the Rosses CDP Chapel Road Dungloe.Rosses Radio AGM, Monday 25th January 11am, Sean Tech Building, Gweedore Road, Dungloe, all welcome.Halla Naomh Brideis looking for volunteers to help out at bingo please contact Jackie on 086 1500622PLaymatters – DungloeThe Breakfast ArTBoX is a toddler group which is held regularly in the CDP Dungloe. The group is suitable for parents/carers with babies and toddlers 0 – 6. Lots of fun for everyone. Cost is €2 per child which includes Tea/Coffee, snacks and art supplies. New faces always welcome. Join us Mondays between 10 – 12. Looking forward to meeting you. Storysacks – commencing on Thursday 21st January 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Story sacks is a six week course which is delivered one afternoon a week for 2 hours. This course will support parents and carers of children to develop skills to help them engage with their children through reading and games. Cost: €3 per session.Male and Females:Are you aged 15 to 24 left school early and are unemployed. Please call in and talk to us to discuss your options or phone Rosses CDP 0749561686 or 0879615775CEILI IN ANNAGRY HALLPlease join us Friday 22 January 9pm till 12midnight Music by Christopher from Duntally Ceili BandTea & Refreshments served, Admission €8.Join us in Annagry Hall every Sunday after 11am Mass for Tea/Coffee & lovely Home Baking and a wee chat!COMMUNITY NOTICE: ROSSES RADIO AGM WILL BE HELD ON NEXT MONDAY was last modified: January 19th, 2016 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:FeaturesNoticesRosses CDPRosses Radiolast_img read more

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