Sports Writing, May 22. Yordan Álvarez and JD Martínez with two home runs, Tucupita Marcano with a grand slam, Javier Báez and Eddie Rosario with three RBIs and Lourdes Gurriel and Bryan De La Cruz finished perfect with the wood, on a Monday of “ Latino tables in the Major Leagues
BREWERS 2-12 ASTROS
Cuban slugger Yordan Alvarez missed the ball twice, scored three times and drove in five runs to lead the Houston Astros’ attack in their blowout win over the Milwaukee Brewers.
Honduran Mauricio Dubón, with a home run and two runs scored, Puerto Rican Martín Maldonado, with homers, and Cuban José Abreu, with a run, helped the Dominican Cristian Javier (5-1), who pitched six innings of one run, win. and billed four strikeouts.
Rowdy Tellez homered for the Brewers.
PIRATES 6-4 RANGERS
Tucupita Marcano hit a four-run grand slam to support the dominant pitching of Luis Ortiz (1-2), who threw 7.1 two-run innings and four strikeouts in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ victory in their matchup. with the Texas Rangers.
Carlos Santana added a run scored and an RBI for the Pirates.
Josh Jung drove in two runs and Leody Taveras scored a run for the Rangers.
Phillies 3-6 Diamondbacks
Cuban Lourdes Gurriel Jr. went perfect with the bat in four plate appearances, hit a home run and produced two runs to lead the offense of the Arizona Diamondbacks, who defeated the Philadelphia Phillies.
Geraldo Perdomo added a run and an RBI to the Diamondbacks’ tally.
Kyle Schwarber and Bryson Stott knocked the ball out of the park for the Phillies.
BRAVES 6-8 DODGERS
JD Martínez collected four hits in five visits to the batter’s box, including two home runs and scored three runs to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers in their win over the Atlanta Braves.
Freddie Freeman also sent the ball out of the park, scored three runs and drove in two, while Venezuelan Miguel Rojas had two runs scored and his compatriot David Peralta got an RBI for the Dodgers.
The save for those led by Dave Robers was for the Venezuelan Brusdar Graterol (3), who worked a blank inning and struck out a batter.
Puerto Rican Eddie Rosario, with a home run, three produced and two runs scored, was the best offensive man for the Braves, who had two runs run by Venezuelan Ronald Acuña Jr. and an RBI from the Dominican Marcell Ozuna.
RAYS 6-4 BLUE JES
Jose Siri hit a two-run homer and Randy Arozarena and Luke Raley each hit solo shots as the Tampa Bay Rays edged past the Blue Jays.
For the Rays, the Cuban Yandy Díaz and the Panamanian Christian Bethancourt were left with a run scored.
For the Blue Jays, Alejandro Kirk of Mexico scored a run and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. of the Dominican Republic had one hit in four at-bats.
ROCKIES 5-3 MARLINS
Elías Días hit a two-run homer and Jurickson Profar added two RBIs as the Colorado Rockies beat the Miami Marlins.
The Venezuelan Ezequiel Tovar also contributed to the victory of those from Colorado, with a run scored.
Bryan De La Cruz had a hit in each of his four batting appearances and scored two runs, and Luis Arráez drove in a run for the Marlins.
The loss went to Dominican Edward Cabrera (3-4), who had a quality outing by completing six two-run rallies and striking out six opponents, but it wasn’t enough to go out the front door.
ROYALS 5-8 TIGERS
Puerto Rican Javier Báez hit a tiebreaking three-run double in the tenth inning as the Detroit Tigers defeated the Kansas City Royals in extra innings.
Matt Vierling hit a full-round drive and led four laps for the Tigers.
Salvador Perez, Vinnie Pasquantino and Jackie Bradley Jr. each homered for the Royals.
Angels 2-1 Red Sox
Twins 1-4 Giants
Mariners 11-2 Athletics
Reds 6-5 Cardinals
Guardians 3-0 Cardinals. EFE