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BREAKING: Manaea throws 1st no-no of '18

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OAKLAND -- A's lefty Sean Manaea silenced baseball's best on Saturday, brilliantly orchestrating a no-hitter against the Red Sox in a momentous 3-0 victory at the Coliseum.

It's the 12th no-hitter in A's franchise history and the first since southpaw Dallas Braden twirled a perfect game against the Rays on May 9, 2010.

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OAKLAND -- A's lefty Sean Manaea silenced baseball's best on Saturday, brilliantly orchestrating a no-hitter against the Red Sox in a momentous 3-0 victory at the Coliseum.

It's the 12th no-hitter in A's franchise history and the first since southpaw Dallas Braden twirled a perfect game against the Rays on May 9, 2010.

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"Oh man, my heart was beating out of my chest," Manaea said after the game while talking to Braden about his feat.

All-time no-hitters in MLB history

Manaea's work has been superb this season, never better than on this night in a masterful 108-pitch display. Taking the mound against a Red Sox club that was victorious in 17 of its first 19 games, he breezed through its big hitters, racking up a career-high-tying 10 strikeouts in the process of scripting history.

Video: BOS@OAK: Manaea discusses throwing first no-hitter

The big lefty walked his first batter, Mookie Betts, but he was off to the races thereafter, retiring each of his next 14 hitters in succession. Sandy Leon reached base with two outs in the fifth after shortstop Marcus Semien fumbled a popup, but Manaea responded with a strikeout of Jackie Bradley Jr.

Video: BOS@OAK: Leon reaches first on Semien fielding error

The Red Sox were temporarily awarded a hit in the sixth inning when Andrew Benintendi reached base on an infield single. The umpiring crew huddled, and after a lengthy chat, it decided that Benintendi had run out of the baseline, subsequently taking away the hit and keeping history in play. Benintendi would reach again in the ninth via a two-out walk before Manaea induced Hanley Ramirez into a game-ending ground-ball forceout at second base. More >

Video: BOS@OAK: Olson keeps no-no intact with play at first

A's hitters did their part against a tough customer, becoming the first club this year to score more than one run against Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale, who yielded three. Semien homered, and Stephen Piscotty and Jed Lowrie chipped in with RBI doubles in support of Manaea.

The A's pitcher has been absolutely dominant in the early going of 2018, allowing one run or fewer in four of his five outings and completing at least seven innings on four occasions for a tidy 1.23 ERA.

Video: Manaea on his no-hitter against Red Sox

The Red Sox at 17-2 (.895) had the best record in MLB history by a team that was no-hit (minimum of five games into a season), according to Elias. The previous record was held by the Giants, who were 18-5 (.783) when they were no-hit by Kevin Millwood on April 27, 2003.

UP NEXT
The A's will cap the homestand with a 1:05 p.m. PT matinee with the Red Sox on Sunday. Right-hander Daniel Mengden will take his turn in the rotation. He is 2-0 with a 2.77 ERA in his last two starts after going 0-2 with a 6.55 ERA in his first two outings. Boston will send lefty David Price (2-1, 2.25 ERA) to the mound.

Jane Lee has covered the A's for MLB.com since 2010.

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Walk-off bunt caps Braves' late rally vs. Mets

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ATLANTA -- A night after they were shut down by Mets closer Jeurys Familia, the Braves got their revenge on him Saturday night at SunTrust Park, walking off with a 4-3 win on Ender Inciarte's perfectly placed bunt single. It marked Atlanta's second walk-off win of the season.

"It's a really big win for our club," Braves manager Brian Snitker said. "I mean, to beat this team like that, it's got to give them confidence."

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ATLANTA -- A night after they were shut down by Mets closer Jeurys Familia, the Braves got their revenge on him Saturday night at SunTrust Park, walking off with a 4-3 win on Ender Inciarte's perfectly placed bunt single. It marked Atlanta's second walk-off win of the season.

"It's a really big win for our club," Braves manager Brian Snitker said. "I mean, to beat this team like that, it's got to give them confidence."

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Video: NYM@ATL: Snitker on Braves' 9th inning rally in win

Down 3-2 in the ninth, Dansby Swanson drew a leadoff walk and scored on Johan Camargo's game-tying RBI triple -- his first hit of the season -- on a sharp grounder that went to the right-center wall.

Video: NYM@ATL: Camargo rips a game-tying RBI triple in 9th

With runners at the corners and one out, Camargo slid headfirst into home to end the game when Inciarte dropped a bunt down the first-base side. Inciarte's bat has come alive after his miserable road trip, hitting .370 (10-for-27) on the homestand.

"[Familia] is a sinker guy," Inciarte said. "And I remember last year on a sacrifice bunt against him, he broke my bat on the sacrifice bunt. So I've seen a lot of pitches from him, I know what the sinker does when he's throwing it and I mean, I was looking for something I could just hit off the end of the bat to first base."

Video: NYM@ATL: Inciarte on his walk-off drag bunt in 9th

Braves starter Julio Teheran was locked in a pitchers' duel with Mets ace Jacob deGrom, notching seven scoreless innings -- his longest outing of the season -- with six strikeouts and one walk. Teheran, who struggled at home last year (5.86 ERA), has a 1.42 ERA in his last three starts.

"I'm just happy with the way I threw the ball today," Teheran said. "I feel like I did my job. I knew we were facing one of the toughest lineups in the game right now and just wanted to do my work."

Video: NYM@ATL: Teheran K's six in seven shutout frames

The Braves didn't collect their first hit off deGrom, who went seven scoreless innings with 10 strikeouts, until Carlos Perez's two-out single in the fifth. They got their first runner in scoring position when Inciarte stole second after reaching on a leadoff infield single in the sixth. Inciarte then took off for third base with Ozzie Albies batting and was originally ruled safe, but the Mets challenged the call and it was overturned.

Video: NYM@ATL: Nido nabs Inciarte after call overturned

SOUND SMART
Freddie Freeman doubled twice on Saturday, making it the 23rd multi-double game of his career. His 41 career doubles against the Mets puts him five shy of Chipper Jones' club record against New York.

Video: NYM@ATL: Freeman drives a two-run double to center

YOU GOTTA SEE THIS
Making his Major League debut, left-hander Jesse Biddle pitched a scoreless ninth inning to get credited with the win. The former 2010 first-round Draft pick of the Phillies needed 15 pitches to retire the side on three groundouts and one walk.

"Right now, I am just happy that we won," Biddle said. "At the end of the day, I'm just a pitcher trying to help my team out, and they played unbelievable, so it was just a fun game to be a part of."

Video: NYM@ATL: Biddles tallies first Major League out

HE SAID IT
"That was very surprising, but what a great baseball move right there. I didn't even grab my stuff because I told Snit, 'I believe in Ender. I'm not even gonna go up there.' And the next thing you know, he's bunting, and I just start panicking and then all of the sudden just awesomeness happened. I don't think anybody else would have thought of that except for Ender." -- Freeman

MITEL REPLAY OF THE DAY
The top of the eighth was a nightmare for young second baseman Ozzie Albies, who didn't cover first base in time on Jose Reyes' bunt. Then, with runners on first and second and no outs, Michael Conforto grounded to third base on what looked to be a tailor-made 5-4-3 double play. But Albies could not hold on to the throw from Camargo. Though Reyes was originally called out, a replay review overturned the call. The runs later came in to score on Asdrubal Cabrera's two-run single to right. The sloppy inning continued when Inciarte, a two-time Gold Glove Award-winning center fielder, booted a Jay Bruce single.

"It was a bad inning," Snitker said. "Not like us. We've been so fundamentally sound, it was just kind of one of those innings that you're going to have. We're gonna play for six months, and there's gonna be innings like that."

Video: NYM@ATL: Mets challenge out call at second in 8th

Albies redeemed himself in the bottom of the inning, drawing a one-out walk to set the stage for Freeman's two-run double to left to trim the deficit to 3-2.

UP NEXT
Right-hander Mike Foltynewicz will make his fourth start of the season Sunday after picking up a no-decision in his eight-strikeout outing against the Phillies on Tuesday. The Mets will counter with righty Zack Wheeler. First pitch is scheduled for 1:35 p.m. ET.

Aimee Sachs is a contributor to MLB.com based in Atlanta.

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Call reversal preserves Manaea's no-no in 6th

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OAKLAND -- A's left-hander Sean Manaea's no-hitter against the Red Sox nearly ended with two outs in the sixth inning, only to be preserved following a ruling reversal.

Boston left fielder Andrew Benintendi sent a soft grounder up the first-base line and was ruled safe at first after first baseman Matt Olson couldn't get a tag on him. After a lengthy conference, however, the umpiring crew deemed Benintendi to be out of the baseline, thus taking away the hit and ending the inning.

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OAKLAND -- A's left-hander Sean Manaea's no-hitter against the Red Sox nearly ended with two outs in the sixth inning, only to be preserved following a ruling reversal.

Boston left fielder Andrew Benintendi sent a soft grounder up the first-base line and was ruled safe at first after first baseman Matt Olson couldn't get a tag on him. After a lengthy conference, however, the umpiring crew deemed Benintendi to be out of the baseline, thus taking away the hit and ending the inning.

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The reversal wasn't the only close call for Manaea, as Sandy Leon reached base with two outs in the fifth after shortstop Marcus Semien fumbled a popup, which was ruled an error. Manaea responded with a strikeout of Jackie Bradley Jr. to keep the no-hit bid going.

Video: BOS@OAK: Leon reaches first on Semien fielding error

Manaea went on to complete the 12th no-hitter in A's franchise history and the first of 2018, striking out 10 and walking two in a 3-0 win over Boston.

Video: BOS@OAK: Manaea tosses a no-hitter

Jane Lee has covered the A's for MLB.com since 2010.

Oakland Athletics, Sean Manaea

Crew wins on Aguilar walk-off HR after epic AB

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MILWAUKEE -- Jesus Aguilar's epic at-bat leading off the bottom of the ninth inning on Saturday was so long, Brewers manager Craig Counsell almost forgot it began with two strikes.

And it was so good, with Aguilar flicking seven two-strike fouls before crushing the 13th pitch from Marlins reliever Junichi Tazawa for a walk-off home run and a 6-5 Brewers win at Miller Park, that Aguilar could proudly say he'd never had a better at-bat.

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MILWAUKEE -- Jesus Aguilar's epic at-bat leading off the bottom of the ninth inning on Saturday was so long, Brewers manager Craig Counsell almost forgot it began with two strikes.

And it was so good, with Aguilar flicking seven two-strike fouls before crushing the 13th pitch from Marlins reliever Junichi Tazawa for a walk-off home run and a 6-5 Brewers win at Miller Park, that Aguilar could proudly say he'd never had a better at-bat.

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"Not even in Nintendo," Aguilar said, adding in English, "I feel like a superstar right now."

Said Counsell: "I've never seen anything better than that."

Video: MIA@MIL: Aguilar talks about his walk-off home run

Maybe that hyperbole was warranted after a player who didn't enter the game until a double-switch in the top of the ninth inning delivered baseball's most exhausting walk-off home run in 21 years. The last player to work that hard for a walk-off homer was Garret Anderson of the Angels, who hit a three-run shot on the 13th pitch to beat the Twins on Sept. 15, 1997.

Before Aguilar connected, Travis Shaw homered for the second straight day, walked twice and scored three runs, including the tying tally with two outs in the eighth inning on a stunning Marlins misplay. The Brewers' victory was their fifth in a row.

Video: MIA@MIL: Shaw lifts a solo homer to left-center

Aguilar had been warm for a while, since he'd been told to be ready to pinch-hit for Brewers starter Brent Suter earlier in the game. That opportunity never came, so Aguilar waited while the Brewers chipped away at a 4-0 deficit while four relievers pitched four more scoreless innings.

It was the Brewers' third walk-off win this season and their second walk-off homer. Ryan Braun beat the Cardinals with one on April 3.

"I knew he threw a lot of offspeed, so I was just trying to stay back on it," Aguilar said. "At the end, in my mind I knew it was a battle between me and him. I just tried to get a pitch I could drive."

He got it.

"It's crazy what he continues to do, coming off the bench like that," Shaw said. "That's an amazing at-bat. It was a bomb, too. He said he was looking for something else and then just reacted to that pitch. I mean, to react and hit a ball like that is pretty good"

Aguilar nearly missed the Brewers' Opening Day cut because they have so many first basemen, especially with Braun starting the season as an option there. Instead, Aguilar leads the team in 35 plate appearances with a .490 weighted on-base average and 212 weighted runs created plus. The home run was his first this season after he hit 16 in 279 at-bats a year ago.

"This is what he's shown he has the ability to do," Counsell said. "Often his days are just one at-bat. I think he's become a force off the bench as a pinch-hitter in the National League. I don't know a guy around the league who's more dangerous."

Jacob Barnes, Josh Hader, Matt Albers and Jeremy Jeffress each pitched a scoreless inning to give the Brewers offense a chance to stage a comeback after Lewis Brinson's third home run of the series, a three-run shot off Suter, helped Miami take a 4-0 lead in the second inning. Milwaukee's relievers haven't allowed a run in their last 17 2/3 innings, allowing five hits and three walks with 21 strikeouts during the streak.

"It was really effective work by the bullpen," Suter said. "They're just continuing to be a unit out there. Those are guys who pitch for each other. There's a lot of love out there in the bullpen. What a great win to be a part of."

Video: MIA@MIL: Suter K's Anderson to end the inning

MOMENT THAT MATTERED
The Brewers faced a 5-4 deficit in the eighth when Shaw worked a two out walk from Kyle Barraclough, giving Shaw 12 walks this season to tie Lorenzo Cain's team lead. Eric Thames followed with another free pass before Eric Sogard hit a popup to shallow left field that was so playable, Counsell looked down at his lineup card to prepare for the next inning. Several Marlins converged, including left fielder Derek Dietrich, who missed it. Shaw scored, but Thames was out at the plate thanks to a strong throw from former Brewers infielder Yadiel Rivera to catcher Bryan Holaday, who made a terrific play to tag Thames on the leg before he could score the go-ahead run.

"I bet if that happens 100 times, [Dietrich] catches it 99 times," Shaw said. "It's so high, too, that multiple people have an opportunity at it. You would never guess that."

Video: MIA@MIL: Shaw scores the tying run on fielding error

Said Thames: "It was just weird. I saw Dietrich [stagger], and then I almost missed the bag. Then I was going and I had no idea where the ball was. Usually, on a base hit, you know where the ball was and you know you're going to have to get dirty, hook slide, something like that. I had no idea."

Dietrich initially was charged with an error before the official scorer changed the play to a double and RBI for Sogard. Dietrich took the blame.

"I called the ball and I dropped it," Dietrich said. "That one's on me. Unfortunately, that [stinks] because [Marlins starter Jose Urena] pitched well and [Barraclough] did his job so that one's on me."

SOUND SMART
The Brewers cut the deficit to 4-3 by scoring two runs in a fourth-inning rally that began with Ryan Braun's double to center field. It was Braun's 700th career extra-base hit, tying him with Bobby Bonds for 188th all time, and his next targets include some former Brewers. Dante Bichette (and former Reds great George Foster) collected 702 extra-base hits, and Cecil Cooper had 703. Milwaukee Braves and Brewers legend Hank Aaron is the all-time leader, of course, with 1,477 extra-base hits.

HE SAID IT
"We'll go half and half." -- Aguilar, joking about sharing a new Toyota Highlander with one lucky Brewers fan after he nearly hit the vehicle perched above Miller Park's outfield concourse. If a Brewers player hits that truck on the fly, a fan wins it, courtesy of Wisconsin Toyota Dealers. But a Brewers spokesperson said they had video evidence and an eye witness saying Aguilar missed by a few feet.

Video: MIA@MIL: Aguilar finishes 13-pitch at-bat with homer

UP NEXT
Junior Guerra has a 0.82 ERA in two excellent starts following a promotion from Triple-A Colorado Springs, and will try to make it three in a row in Sunday's 1:10 p.m. CT series finale against the Marlins. Hitters are 5-for-36 (.139) against Guerra in his first two starts, including a no-decision against the Reds on Tuesday in which Guerra allowed one hit in 5 2/3 innings. Caleb Smith will start for Miami.

Adam McCalvy has covered the Brewers for MLB.com since 2001. Follow him on Twitter @AdamMcCalvy and like him on Facebook.

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Yanks to call up top prospect Gleyber Torres

Infielder set to come up before Sunday's game against Blue Jays
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NEW YORK -- Gleyber Torres is about to try on his Yankees pinstripes.

The 21-year-old infielder is on his way to New York and will be added to the active roster prior to Sunday's game against the Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium, a source confirmed to MLB.com. The club has not made a formal announcement.

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NEW YORK -- Gleyber Torres is about to try on his Yankees pinstripes.

The 21-year-old infielder is on his way to New York and will be added to the active roster prior to Sunday's game against the Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium, a source confirmed to MLB.com. The club has not made a formal announcement.

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"I'm super happy," Torres told reporters in Moosic, Pa., where he was removed after six innings in Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre's 6-5 loss to Toledo. "It's like a dream is coming true. I'm happy for my family."

Torres, baseball's No. 5 prospect per MLB Pipeline, was off to a hot start in the Minors this year, batting .347/.393/.510 with five extra-base hits and 11 RBIs in 14 games in Triple-A.

What to expect from Torres in big leagues

Initially believing that he had been pulled from Saturday's game for showing frustration on a fifth-inning groundout to the pitcher, Torres beamed after learning of his promotion from manager Bobby Mitchell, and then celebrated with his RailRiders teammates. Torres' first call was to his parents, whom he said cried after hearing the news.

Torres competed for the Yankees' starting second-base job in Spring Training, but he showed signs of rust as he returned from season-ending Tommy John surgery on his left (non-throwing) elbow and was optioned to Triple-A on March 13.

"100 percent, super excited," Torres said. "Last year is like a tough year for me. The spring was a little difficult, but coming into the season and now going to the big leagues, I'm super excited and happy. I can't wait for the first game."

Video: DET@NYY: Torres makes a great sliding play at second

It is not yet clear how the Yankees intend to deploy Torres, but it is possible that he could replace infielder Tyler Wade, who made the Opening Day roster but has gone 3-for-35 (.086) in 13 games. Manager Aaron Boone has been offering playing time to Miguel Andujar and Ronald Torreyes over Wade.

While Torres is a natural shortstop, the Yankees have been working to expand his versatility over the last calendar year. Torres started eight of his 13 games this season at third base, and he started at second base in both of his last two games.

"If he comes over to play with us, we're going to receive him with open arms," Andujar said after the Yankees' 9-1 victory over the Blue Jays on Saturday. "He's a good friend and a really good ballplayer who has a lot of talent."

Video: Top Prospects: Gleyber Torres, SS, Yankees

Had Torres not been injured on a headfirst slide into home plate last June, general manager Brian Cashman has speculated that Torres would have been promoted to the big leagues, perhaps reducing the urgency for the midseason trade that imported third baseman Todd Frazier.

Cashman repeatedly said that service time would not be a consideration in evaluating Torres' readiness, but his slow spring made it an easy call for the club to have him begin the year in Triple-A. Because Torres spent more than 20 days in the Minors, his free agency will be delayed until after the 2024 season, meaning he will be under team control for seven years rather than six.

The last younger position player to debut for the Yankees at any time was Melky Cabrera, who debuted at 20 years, 330 days on July 7, 2005. The youngest position player to debut for the team before July 1 was Derek Jeter on May 29, 1995.

New York acquired Torres from the Cubs in July 2016 as part of the Aroldis Chapman deal. Torres ended that season by becoming the youngest Most Valuable Player and batting champion (.403) in Arizona Fall League history, earning those honors at age 19.

"Any player who plays baseball dreams of playing in the big leagues," Torres said. "For sure, it's my dream."

Bryan Hoch has covered the Yankees for MLB.com since 2007.

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All-time no-hitters in MLB history

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There's nothing quite like the buzz around a ballpark when a pitcher has finished six or seven innings without allowing a hit.

There's nothing quite like the buzz around a ballpark when a pitcher has finished six or seven innings without allowing a hit.

:: RARE FEATS ::

By the start of the ninth inning, just about every fan at the park is on their feet hoping to see a piece of history. Players on both sides are just as tense as the fans. Even the announcers are afraid to jinx it.

"When you go through the order one time through, you know you have something going," said Max Scherzer in 2015 after he became just the sixth pitcher with two no-hitters in a season. "When you go through the lineup two times through, you know you have a real shot.

"After you get through six, you know you have a shot. If you can get through seven, then you can really empty the tank in the eighth and you give everything you have in the ninth. Once I was able to get through the seventh, I knew, 'Here we go, we have a real shot at this.'"

With bullpens continuing to assume a greater workload in the modern game, combined no-no's -- of which there was just one in MLB history through 1965 (due to a Babe Ruth ejection, of all things) -- have occured with increasing frequency.

Postseason games are denoted by an asterisk and perfect games are listed as (PG).

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Trout homers again, hits AL-leading 8th blast

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ANAHEIM -- Mike Trout crushed his second home run in as many days in the third inning of the Angels' game against the Giants on Saturday night at Angel Stadium.

Trout launched a low 78 mph knucklecurve from left-hander Derek Holland over the left-center-field fence to tie the game at 2. The blast had an exit velocity of 107 mph and traveled an estimated 415 feet, according to Statcast™.

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ANAHEIM -- Mike Trout crushed his second home run in as many days in the third inning of the Angels' game against the Giants on Saturday night at Angel Stadium.

Trout launched a low 78 mph knucklecurve from left-hander Derek Holland over the left-center-field fence to tie the game at 2. The blast had an exit velocity of 107 mph and traveled an estimated 415 feet, according to Statcast™.

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Trout now has eight home runs this season, which leads the American League and is tied with the Nationals' Bryce Harper for the most in the Majors.

Maria Guardado covers the Angels for MLB.com. Follow her on Twitter and Facebook.

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Dodgers ride homers past Strasburg, Nats

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LOS ANGELES -- Joc Pederson homered on his 26th birthday, Cody Bellinger homered on his Bobblehead Night and Kiké Hernandez slugged a pinch-homer as Hyun-Jin Ryu outpitched Stephen Strasburg in a 4-0 Dodgers win over the Nationals on Saturday night at Dodger Stadium.

Ryu allowed only two hits and struck out eight in seven innings, pitching out of a bases-loaded jam in the third inning. He walked three and retired the last 13 batters he faced.

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LOS ANGELES -- Joc Pederson homered on his 26th birthday, Cody Bellinger homered on his Bobblehead Night and Kiké Hernandez slugged a pinch-homer as Hyun-Jin Ryu outpitched Stephen Strasburg in a 4-0 Dodgers win over the Nationals on Saturday night at Dodger Stadium.

Ryu allowed only two hits and struck out eight in seven innings, pitching out of a bases-loaded jam in the third inning. He walked three and retired the last 13 batters he faced.

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Strasburg allowed five hits in seven innings with 10 strikeouts. But he was taken deep in the second inning by Pederson, his first regular-season home run since July 26, a span of 46 games. And by Hernandez, who was batting for Ryu with two out in the bottom of the seventh.

Pederson, along with Bellinger and Matt Kemp, could have broken the game open with the bases loaded in the sixth, but Strasberg struck out all of them. Bellinger wasn't done, taking reliever Carlos Torres deep with a two-run shot in the eighth.

Tony Cingrani pitched the eighth inning for the Dodgers and Kenley Jansen got the call in a non-save situation in the ninth, returning to 96-mph velocity.

Ken Gurnick has covered the Dodgers for MLB.com since 2001.

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Keith Hernandez's cat at game ... in cutout form

Keith Hernandez was recently verified on Twitter and it didn't take long for him to leave us thoroughly entertained in the only way he knows how. Perhaps the most exciting moment was when he posted a video of him and his adorable cat, Hadji, of the two grabbing the morning paper:

Reddick's 2-homer night slams White Sox

Outfielder first in Astros history with two grand slams in April
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CHICAGO -- Even though White Sox starter Lucas Giolito had walked him on four pitches in the first inning Saturday and had walked the first three Astros hitters ahead of him in the second inning, outfielder Josh Reddick wasn't about to let a fastball in the strike zone go past him.

Reddick mashed the first pitch Giolito threw to him in the second and sent it over the right-field wall for a game-breaking grand slam and added another homer in the fourth to back starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel in a 10-1 win over the White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field.

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CHICAGO -- Even though White Sox starter Lucas Giolito had walked him on four pitches in the first inning Saturday and had walked the first three Astros hitters ahead of him in the second inning, outfielder Josh Reddick wasn't about to let a fastball in the strike zone go past him.

Reddick mashed the first pitch Giolito threw to him in the second and sent it over the right-field wall for a game-breaking grand slam and added another homer in the fourth to back starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel in a 10-1 win over the White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field.

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"You've got to focus in and find the pitch you're looking for and put it in one spot, and if you get it, you get to take a swing at it. If you don't, let it go," Reddick said. "[Facing] a guy who's struggling, you try to stay in the zone as much as you can, and if he gives you one, then you take it."

Grand slams mean 40% off pizza

The Astros have won five games in a row, outscoring their opponents 40-5 in the process, including 20-1 in the first two games against the White Sox. Houston has held the opposition to two runs or fewer in six consecutive games.

Video: HOU@CWS: Keuchel, Reddick on blowout win

Keuchel (1-3) earned his first win of the season by holding the White Sox to one run -- a solo homer in the fifth inning by Trayce Thompson -- and four hits in six innings. The Astros had scored six runs in the first four games Keuchel started before scoring four in both the first and second innings Saturday.

"I've been asking for runs, and then I was mad because we scored too many runs and it was a slow pace to start the game," Keuchel joked. "We're swinging the bat. That's who we are. I know the starters get a lot of pub and a lot of love, but we prefer the hitters to get the notoriety and us lay back in the weeds. It was a good all-around game and kind of a repetition of [Friday] night."

Video: HOU@CWS: Keuchel K's six over six frames in a win

The first four Astros hitters in the game reached and scored, capped by a bases-loaded ground-rule double by Marwin Gonzalez. Giolito walked George Springer, Jose Altuve and Carlos Correa to start the second and paid for it when Reddick launched his second grand slam of the season for an 8-0 lead.

"The approach with a guy like that, especially a young pitcher, is to be ready to hit in the middle of the zone, because if he can't locate, he's certainly going to throw to the big part of the zone," Astros manager AJ Hinch said.

Video: HOU@CWS: Gonzalez hits a two-run ground-rule double

Reddick became the first Astros player in history to hit two grand slams in April, and he's the first Houston hitter to have two grand slams in the same month since Hall of Famer Jeff Bagwell in May 2001. Reddick has eight multihomer games, including two this year.

"We're a good team and a good lineup and we weren't going to struggle for very long," Reddick said. "The way our staff has been starting games for us, it's been a whole lot easier to focus on getting our at-bats right and the way we need to do it and go about things."

Video: HOU@CWS: Reddick belts his second homer of the game

SOUND SMART
Prior to Reddick, the last American League players to record two games with at least two homers and five RBIs within the first 22 games of a season were Manny Ramirez (Boston) and Alex Rodriguez (Yankees) in 2005.

HE SAID IT
"Ecstatic. I didn't think I was going to have six in the first month. This is over the standard for myself." -- Reddick, on leading the club in home runs

Video: HOU@CWS: Reddick hits a grand slam, solo homer

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UP NEXT
Right-hander Lance McCullers Jr. (2-1, 5.57 ERA), who struck out 11 batters and allowed just one hit and one run in seven innings Tuesday in Seattle, gets the start in Sunday's 1:10 p.m. CT series finale against the White Sox. Right-hander Reynaldo Lopez (0-2, 1.42 ERA) will start for Chicago.

Brian McTaggart has covered the Astros since 2004, and for MLB.com since 2009. Follow @brianmctaggart on Twitter and listen to his podcast.

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