MLB roundup: Red Sox top Jays for 100th victory

Philadelphia Phillies center fielder Odubel Herrera cannot reach a home run by Washington Nationals' Ryan Zimmerman during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox reached 100 wins for the first time since Ted Williams returned from World War II in the 1946 season, beating the Toronto Blue Jays, 1-0, on Wednesday night.

DODGERS 8, REDS 1

CINCINNATI (AP) — Yasmani Grandal and Justin Turner drove in three runs each, and Los Angeles beat Cincinnati to avoid a season sweep by the last-place Reds.

NATIONALS 5, PHILLIES 1

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Stephen Strasburg threw seven impressive innings, Bryce Harper, Ryan Zimmerman and Juan Soto homered and Washington beat Philadelphia to complete a three-game sweep.

RAYS 3, INDIANS 1

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Blake Snell took a no-hit bid into the seventh inning and got his major league-leading 19th win, lifting Tampa Bay.

ATHLETICS 10, ORIOLES 0

BALTIMORE (AP) — Matt Olson homered during a 10-run third inning in which the first 11 batters reached base, and Oakland beat Baltimore.

ASTROS 5, TIGERS 4

DETROIT (AP) — George Springer made a diving catch in the eighth inning to help preserve Houston’s lead, and the Astros swept a series at Comerica Park for the first time.

BRAVES 2, GIANTS 1

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pinch-hitter Tyler Flowers drove in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning, and Atlanta moved closer to clinching the NL East.

PIRATES 4, CARDINALS 3

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jameson Taillon won his fourth straight start, Jacob Stallings drove in three runs and Pittsburgh snapped St. Louis’ three-game winning streak.

PADRES 5, MARINERS 4

SEATTLE (AP) — Austin Hedges and Hunter Renfroe hit long home runs, and San Diego held on to beat fast-sinking Seattle for a two-game sweep.

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