The Red Sox trailed the Orioles by five runs before a sixth-run fifth and RBI single by Andrew Benintendi in the 11thpropelled them a 10-8 win over the Orioles.The win helped Boston maintain a three-game lead on the Yankees in the American League East.The Yankees got a 2-1 win over the Twins thanksa first inning home run from Aaron Judge and nine strikeouts from starting pitcher Jaime Garcia, but their win got them no closer to a division title. It just put them five games up on the Twins for home-field advantage in the wild card game.Chaos could very easily ensue for the second wild-card spot in the AL though as the Twins lost a half-game in the standings to the Angels and the Mariners, so their lead now stands at 1 1/2 games.Back to the Red Sox though. They never gave up in this one. After Orioles starter Dylan Bundy looked great through the first three innings and good after four, his fifth inning went off the tracks as https://www.twinsedge.com/minnesota-twins/bert-blyleven-jersey Boston sent 10 men to the plate, tallied six hits, one walk and the aforementioned six runs.Benintendi had a big single that inning to loadthe bases before his eventual game-winnerin the 11th. He finished the night 2 for 6 with two RBIs. The 11-inning win was the thirdextra-innings victory for the Red Sox in the last two weeks. Benintendi was more than comfortable with the situation.”Playing 11 innings (Monday) seems more like a nine-inning game,” he told reporters, via the Boston Herald.In the National League, the Brewerstook down the Pirates 3-0 to move within twogames of the Rockies for the second wild-card spot in the National League. Ryan Braun went 2 for 3 with a home run, two RBIs and a walk to lead the way for Milwaukee.Studs of the NightMarlins left fielder Marcell Ozuna and second baseman Dee Gordon both tallied four hits on the night to lead Miami to a convincing 13-1 victory over the Mets. Ozuna finished the night 4 for 5 with a home run, three singles, and two RBIs. Gordon was 4 for 6 with two RBIs, two runs scored and a stolen base.Athletics first baseman Matt Olson had just one hit Monday, but it was a home run that was his 14th in his last 20 games in an 8-3 win over the Tigers.He is the third rookie in MLB history to ever do that, joining Mark McGwire (1987) and Rudy York (1937).Duds of the NightNick Williams has had some succe s in his rookie year for the Phillies, but he learned what it’s like to take on Clayton Kershaw Monday as he went 0 for 4 with three strikeouts in a 4-3 win over the Dodgers.Red Sox starter Doug Addison Reed Jersey Fister was out early Monday, lasting justtwo innings. Fistergave up four hits, five earned runs and walked five in the win over the Orioles. Boston had to use nine relievers as a result.HighlightsPhillies starting pitcher Nick Pivetta figured he didn’t need his glove to snare a line drive up the middle against the Dodgers..@Npivetta27 had that all the way — or at least his jersey did: https://t.co/I8uxcNIJZa pic.twitter.com/NjnQenAVAH Cut4 (@Cut4) September 19 Justin Morneau Jersey , 2017Padres center fielder Manuel Margot is known for his base-stealing ability, but he’s a pretty good center fielder too.A 12% catch probability makes this a catch for Manuel Margot.@Padres CF is 7th OF to make four 5-star grabs in 2017! pic.twitter.com/unYsgkFRNb #Statcast (@statcast) September 19, 2017Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman may be back..@AChapman_105 is heating up for the stretch run.His 103.6 mph pitch to end tonight’s @Yankees win is 2017’s fastest strikeout pitch! pic.twitter.com/Y0z5n5PVTs #Statcast (@statcast) September 19, 2017What’s NextIndians (93-57) at Angels (76-73) 10:00 p.m. ET The Angels picked up half a game on the Twins in the wild-card race by virtue of Minnesota’s 2-1 lo s to the Yankees and L.A. will get a chance to cut into that lead again Tuesday. But they’re facing the hottest team in baseball in Cleveland and one of the game’s hottest pitchers in MikeClevinger (10-5, 3.21 ERA). Clevinger has thrown 23 2/3 innings and allowed one earned run in his last four starts. Tyler Skaggs (2-5, 4.37 ERA) is coming off a very good start of his own, holdingthe Astros scorele s through seven innings.
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