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BREAKING: Gleyber at 2B, batting eighth

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Top Yankees prospect Gleyber Torres will make his much-anticipated debut on Sunday. The 21-year-old was officially brought up from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre; he is slotted into the eighth spot in manager Aaron Boone's lineup card and will man second base for New York's matchup against the Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium.

The Yankees optioned infielder Tyler Wade to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, and also brought up right-hander David Hale from Triple-A and designated utility man Jace Peterson for assignment.

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Top Yankees prospect Gleyber Torres will make his much-anticipated debut on Sunday. The 21-year-old was officially brought up from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre; he is slotted into the eighth spot in manager Aaron Boone's lineup card and will man second base for New York's matchup against the Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium.

The Yankees optioned infielder Tyler Wade to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, and also brought up right-hander David Hale from Triple-A and designated utility man Jace Peterson for assignment.

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Torres, the Yankees' No. 1 prospect and MLB's No. 5 overall prospect per MLB Pipeline, is the youngest player to debut before July 1 for the storied franchise since Derek Jeter took the field on May 29, 1995. The infielder struggled in Spring Training -- his first action after recovering from Tommy John surgery on his left (non-throwing) elbow -- and compiled a .598 OPS over 13 Grapefruit League games. But Torres got off to a hot start for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, putting together a .347/.393/.510 slash line with five extra-base hits before his callup.

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

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The Yankees acquired Torres as part of the megadeal involving closer Aroldis Chapman in July 2016. Since Torres spent more than 20 days in the Minors to begin '18, his free agency will be delayed until after the 2024 season -- meaning he will be under team control for seven years, rather than six.

Matt Kelly is a reporter for MLB.com based in New York. Follow him on Twitter at @mattkellyMLB.

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A's Manaea throws no-hitter vs. red-hot Red Sox

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OAKLAND -- Baseball's best was in town, but it didn't matter. A hot-hitting Red Sox squad, winners of eight straight games, would not shake Sean Manaea. Not much can these days.

The A's left-hander has been dealing, dominating with ease, and on Saturday he turned it up a notch, brilliantly orchestrating the seventh no-hitter in Oakland A's history for a momentous 3-0 victory within the confines of the Coliseum.

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OAKLAND -- Baseball's best was in town, but it didn't matter. A hot-hitting Red Sox squad, winners of eight straight games, would not shake Sean Manaea. Not much can these days.

The A's left-hander has been dealing, dominating with ease, and on Saturday he turned it up a notch, brilliantly orchestrating the seventh no-hitter in Oakland A's history for a momentous 3-0 victory within the confines of the Coliseum.

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An infectious smile was plastered on his face following the final out, his teammates clobbering him in celebration. Manaea's work has been superb this season, but never better than it was on this night.

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:: Sean Manaea's no-hitter coverage ::

"Honestly, it still doesn't feel real," Manaea said. "Even after the last out, I couldn't imagine throwing a no-hitter in the big leagues, especially against a team like the Red Sox. It's incredible. I don't even know what to say."

Twice the no-no was in jeopardy -- once because of an error that could have been ruled a hit, once because of a hit that was later ruled an out. But it ultimately stayed intact.

Thus a masterful 108-pitch display spoke volumes about one of the game's burgeoning pitching stars. Manaea has long been regarded as an elite talent, but only now is he coming into his own, healthy and oozing confidence.

Taking the mound against a Red Sox club that was victorious in 17 of its first 19 games and averaging more than six runs per game, 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

"When you have a no-hitter, it's special, regardless, but probably a little bit more based on the fact that these guys don't lose and have been swinging the bat so well," A's manager Bob Melvin said. "You look up and down the lineup and it seems like everybody is hitting over .330."

Video: BOS@OAK: Manaea strikes out 10 in no-hitter

Manaea walked his first batter, Mookie Betts, and wouldn't issue another until there were two outs in the ninth. That's when a free pass to Andrew Benintendi brought Hanley Ramirez to the plate. The A's bullpen was quickly abuzz, and closer Blake Treinen went to work while Manaea attempted to finish his gem without fuss. He fell behind Ramirez, 2-0, but used his mighty changeup to induce a game-ending ground-ball forceout, secured by second baseman Jed Lowrie.

Video: BOS@OAK: Relive final three outs of Manaea's no-no

It's the 12th no-hitter in A's franchise history and the first since southpaw Dallas Braden, who was on hand to interview Manaea for the postgame broadcast, twirled a perfect game against the Rays on May 9, 2010.

"I told him earlier, look, I've caught a lot of great pitchers in this game, and that was the most well-pitched, well-executed game I've ever had behind the plate," catcher Jonathan Lucroy said.

Video: BOS@OAK: Lucroy on Manaea's historic no-hitter

Following the game's leadoff walk, Manaea retired 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 -- who at the time believed the error to be a hit -- responded with a strikeout of Jackie Bradley Jr.

Video: BOS@OAK: Leon reaches first on Semien's error

Not until the eighth inning did he realize the no-hitter was still intact.

"I looked and saw that there was still a zero and I was like, whoa, weird," Manaea said. "Coming out for the ninth, my heart was beating out of my chest and I was trying to do everything I could to stay calm and not overdo things."

The Red Sox were temporarily awarded a hit in the sixth inning when Benintendi reached base on an infield single. The umpiring crew huddled and, after a lengthy chat, decided that Benintendi had run out of the baseline, ruling him out and keeping history in play. More >

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

Manaea maintained his momentum, keeping the Red Sox off-balance with a changeup and a slider that play off his fastball, a mix of three plus pitches that have guided him to a 1.23 ERA. He's allowed one run or fewer in four of his five outings and completed at least seven innings on four occasions, Saturday's outing being the first nine-inning complete game of his career.

Video: Must C Classic: Sean Manaea no-hits the Red Sox

Last year, he posted a 4.37 ERA in 29 games, too often bogged down by the mental game.

"He came into camp trying to prove a point that he's a top-of-the-rotation guy and that the second half of last year didn't sit very well with him," Melvin said. "He's doing things a little differently. We saw when he was really dominating with all the swings-and-misses, throwing 96 mph, and now it's different as far as the velo goes, but the pitch complement is so much better, his location is so much better, and he still has so much deception with his delivery. It's special"

Video: BOS@OAK: Melvin on Manaea's no-hitter, win over Sox

MOMENTS THAT MATTERED
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 in seven innings. Stephen Piscotty and Jed Lowrie notched RBI doubles, and Semien homered and scored all three runs in support of Manaea.

Video: BOS@OAK: Semien homers to left in the 5th

SOUND SMART
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.

Video: BOS@OAK: Manaea on pitching the A's 12th no-hitter

HE SAID IT
"It comes down to preparation and wanting to do better, wanting to do good. First couple years, I wasn't really doing much to prepare myself. I was just going out there and hoping I would throw a good game and hoping that I would throw strikes.I had to sit down and really figure out some things." -- Manaea

Video: Manaea on when he felt confident about no-hitter

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 put 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 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 RBI 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: Reyes safe at second after call overturned

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 fifth 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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Manaea's no-hit bid survives pair of close calls

Error, ruling reversal help preserve lefty's historic gem vs. Red Sox
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OAKLAND -- Sean Manaea's no-hitter nearly wasn't. Twice.

It came so close to being over, in fact, that the second time it was threatened, Manaea didn't think it was still intact to be in jeopardy again.

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OAKLAND -- Sean Manaea's no-hitter nearly wasn't. Twice.

It came so close to being over, in fact, that the second time it was threatened, Manaea didn't think it was still intact to be in jeopardy again.

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With two outs in the sixth inning of the 3-0 A's victory on Saturday night, Boston's Andrew Benintendi believed he had broken up the left-hander's bid at history. And he did, at least temporarily.

:: Sean Manaea's no-hitter coverage ::

First-base umpire Adrian Johnson deemed Benintendi safe after he got his left hand on the bag to avoid a tag by first baseman Matt Olson on a soft dribbler up the line for what appeared to be an infield single. A's manager Bob Melvin emerged from the home dugout, prompting the umpires to confer in a huddle. Ultimately, they determined Benintendi went outside the basepath, resulting in an automatic out to end the inning.

Crew chief Brian Gorman explained the decision.

"When a fielder fields a ball and he attempts to tag a runner, the runner can [go] forward to the base or back to the base but can't go side-to-side. He has three feet either way. So if he goes more than three feet avoiding the tag, he's declared out for being out of his baseline.

"Four brains are better than one. [We reached the decision] … pretty fast. We were discussing the three-foot variation."

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

Benintendi expressed frustration in the outcome, saying, "They said I was out of the baseline. I don't know. I've never seen that call before. It's kind of suspect in that situation. It sucks. It's a big league hit, and they don't grow on trees. I hit a soft dribbler to first and was starting to get out of the baseline a little bit. More around it, but I was still within the baseline. The guy picked it up and I made a move around him and was able to reach and touch the base. He called me out of the baseline."

But maybe most remarkable is that that wasn't the first time Manaea's no-no was nearly thwarted. One inning prior, Sandy Leon sent a fly ball to shallow left-center field that shortstop Marcus Semien tracked down, only to bobble it and let it fall to the ground. A stretch of silence filled the Coliseum while official scorekeeper Art Santo Domingo deciphered a proper ruling under significant circumstances.

Semien was charged with an error, Leon was denied a hit, and Manaea maintained his flirtatious pursuit of history -- achieved soon thereafter.

Video: BOS@OAK: Leon reaches first on Semien's error

"I know he's got it in him," Semien said. "He's been our best pitcher. He's got three plus pitches, throws them all for strikes, and good location. He was on tonight with all three, and that's what he can do when he's got that."

But Manaea acknowledged after the game that he didn't realize the ball had been ruled an error. So when the umpires were conferring on Benintendi's attempt, he was unaware that the continued survival of his no-hit bid was in play.

"I thought it was a hit," he said. "Until the eighth, I thought it just like was a one-hitter. I looked up in the eighth and saw there were still zeros and was like, whoa, weird."

Video: Manaea on his no-hitter against Red Sox

Granted the second reprieve, Manaea finished the job, getting the final out when Hanley Ramirez grounded into a force play.

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

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What to expect from Gleyber on Yankees

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A year after benefitting from one of the best rookie performances in baseball history, the Yankees again are hoping that one of the game's top prospects will make an impact in New York.

He won't slam 52 homers like Aaron Judge did in 2017, but infielder Gleyber Torres has exceptional hitting ability. Ranked No. 5 on MLB Pipeline's Top 100 Prospects list, he'll join the Yankees for their Sunday afternoon game against the Blue Jays.

A year after benefitting from one of the best rookie performances in baseball history, the Yankees again are hoping that one of the game's top prospects will make an impact in New York.

He won't slam 52 homers like Aaron Judge did in 2017, but infielder Gleyber Torres has exceptional hitting ability. Ranked No. 5 on MLB Pipeline's Top 100 Prospects list, he'll join the Yankees for their Sunday afternoon game against the Blue Jays.

Torres is capable of playing shortstop (his primary position in the Minors), third base (where he has seen the most action this year in Triple-A) and second base. Though New York hasn't commented yet on what his role will be, the most obvious spot for him would be at second. The club has gotten little production out of Tyler Wade or Neil Walker, and while Ronald Torreyes has hit well in six starts there, Torres offers superior power and defense.

Video: Top Prospects: Gleyber Torres, SS, Yankees

Scouts considered Torres the top infielder available during the 2013-14 international signing period, and he has lived up to that billing since signing with the Cubs for $1.7 million out of Venezuela in July 2013. He has excelled everywhere he has gone, starting with ranking as the Class A Midwest League's top prospect and winning a championship in the Class A Advanced Carolina League in 2015, his first taste of full-season ball.

The key prospect in the four-player package the Yankees received when they sent Aroldis Chapman to the Cubs in July 2016, Torres finished that year as the youngest MVP and batting champion (.403) in Arizona Fall League history. He reached Triple-A last May at age 20 and was pushing for a promotion to New York a month later when he injured his left (non-throwing) elbow on a headfirst slide into home plate on June 17. An MRI revealed a torn ulnar collateral ligament that required Tommy John surgery and ended his season.

Torres went 7-for-32 (.219) in big league camp this spring but quickly regained his stroke once the Triple-A season started. In 14 games at Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, he batted .347/.393/.510 with one home run. He's a career .285/.362/.419 hitter in pro ball with 121 extra-base hits (24 homers) in 370 games.

Video: Boone on Torres' play in spring, future with Yankees

At age 21, Torres will be the second-youngest player in the Major Leagues. He's only 25 days older than the youngest, Ozzie Albies.

One of the best pure hitting prospects in baseball, Torres has lightning-fast hands that enable him to barrel balls with ease. He recognizes pitches well and rarely gets fooled, and he's advanced in his ability to make adjustments and use the entire field. He has steadily improved his power and his plate discipline as he has risen through the Minors.

Torres' hands are an asset on defense as well, as is his plus arm strength. He covers more ground than his average speed would suggest, and he's capable of playing a solid shortstop and perhaps an even better second or third base. Star shortstop Didi Gregorius isn't going anywhere, but Torres also could take over at third base if fellow rookie Miguel Andujar falters and Brandon Drury is slow to return from his migraine issues.

Torres should make an already formidable Yankees lineup even more dangerous. If he gets 300 at-bats this year, a reasonable expectation would be that he could hit .275 with 8-10 homers. Once he's playing regularly and in his prime, he should contend for batting titles and deliver 20-plus homers per season.

Jim Callis is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow @jimcallisMLB on Twitter. Listen to him on the weekly Pipeline Podcast.

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Crew wins on Aguilar walk-off HR to end 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: Counsell discusses Aguilar, walk-off victory

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."

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

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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11 facts about Manaea's no-hit masterpiece

A's lefty stymies Boston's strong lineup for first no-no of season
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The Red Sox entered Saturday's game against Sean Manaea and the A's at the Oakland Coliseum as the hottest team in baseball, having won 17 of their first 19 games on the season. But Manaea confounded Boston's lineup and tossed the first no-hitter of the 2018 season and the first by an A's pitcher since Dallas Braden threw a perfect game on May 9, 2010.

What Manaea accomplished was no easy feat, and it was made all the more difficult by the opponent he faced. The Red Sox had scored 123 runs on the young season entering Saturday's contest, the most in the Majors. They also had the most hard-hit batted balls, per Statcast™ (exit velocity of 95 mph or greater), with 241, and an MLB-leading 59 barrels.

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The Red Sox entered Saturday's game against Sean Manaea and the A's at the Oakland Coliseum as the hottest team in baseball, having won 17 of their first 19 games on the season. But Manaea confounded Boston's lineup and tossed the first no-hitter of the 2018 season and the first by an A's pitcher since Dallas Braden threw a perfect game on May 9, 2010.

What Manaea accomplished was no easy feat, and it was made all the more difficult by the opponent he faced. The Red Sox had scored 123 runs on the young season entering Saturday's contest, the most in the Majors. They also had the most hard-hit batted balls, per Statcast™ (exit velocity of 95 mph or greater), with 241, and an MLB-leading 59 barrels.

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:: Sean Manaea's no-hitter coverage ::

Here's a breakdown of Manaea's place in MLB and Oakland A's history:

• Manaea's was the 12th no-hitter in Athletics history, which ranks sixth-most among active teams dating back to 1901.

• It was the 34th no-hitter in April, and it came exactly two years after Jake Arrieta's no-hitter against the Reds, the only one in 2016.

• Manaea's no-hitter was also the earliest in the season to be thrown by an A's pitcher, and it was just the 43rd time in MLB history that a pitcher threw a no-hitter within the first 21 games of the year, and 17th of the divisional era (since 1969). The most recent no-no this early was, again, Arrieta's. The very earliest no-no in MLB history came from Hall of Famer Bob Feller for the Indians on Opening Day in 1940.

Video: BOS@OAK: Manaea throws the first no-hitter of 2018

• It was just the seventh no-no in the 51-season history of baseball at the Oakland Coliseum. The only two not thrown by A's hurlers were both achieved by Rangers pitchers: Jim Bibby (July 30, 1973) and Nolan Ryan (June 11, 1990). Ryan's was the sixth of his MLB-record seven no-hitters. He was 43 years old that day.

• Manaea is the third Oakland A's pitcher to strike out 10 or more in a no-hitter. Dave Stewart had 12 strikeouts in his no-hitter against the Blue Jays at Toronto on June 29, 1990, and Catfish Hunter struck out 11 in his perfect game against the Twins at the Oakland Coliseum on May 8, 1968.

Video: BOS@OAK: Manaea strikes out 10 in no-hitter

• Of the 227 no-hitters since 1908, Manaea's was just the 54th by a left-hander, and first since Cole Hamels against the Cubs on July 25, 2015.

• The Red Sox are the first American League team to be no-hit since the Orioles were no-hit by the Mariners' Hisashi Iwakuma on Aug. 12, 2015. Eighteen of the last 21 teams to be no-hit were National League teams dating back to May 2, 2012, when the Angels' Jered Weaver no-hit the Twins at Angel Stadium.

Video: BOS@OAK: Manaea on pitching the A's 12th no-hitter

• When Manaea got the final out for his first career complete game on Saturday night -- a Hanley Ramirez ground ball to shortstop that turned out to be the hardest-hit ball of the game by either club, with a 106.1-mph exit velocity, according to Statcast™ -- the Red Sox were no-hit for the first time since the Mariners' Chris Bosio no-hit Boston on April 22, 1993, at the Kingdome.

Video: BOS@OAK: Statcast™ measures final out of Manaea no-no

• The Red Sox streak of 3,987 games without being no-hit was the second-longest active streak in the Majors to the A's; Oakland's run now stands at 4,242, including Saturday.

Video: BOS@OAK: Melvin on Manaea's no-hitter, win over Sox

• At 17-2, the Red Sox's .895 winning percentage was the highest in MLB history by a team that was no-hit at least five games into the season, according to Elias Sports Bureau. The previous high was held by the Giants, who were no-hit by the Phillies' Kevin Millwood on April 27, 2003, at 18-5 (.783).

• According to Elias, the last pitcher to throw a no-hitter against a club that led the Majors in runs per game entering the day was also with the A's: Stewart, who stymied the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre on June 29, 1990. Toronto entered that day averaging 4.3 runs per game.

Daniel Kramer is a reporter for MLB.com based in Denver. Follow him on Twitter at @DKramer_.

Manny Randhawa is a reporter for MLB.com based in Denver. Follow him on Twitter at @MannyOnMLB.

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Our 10 favorite ballpark foods at FoodFest

For the first time ever, MLB fired up MLB FoodFest, bringing ballpark food items from all 30 teams to NYC for an unforgettable culinary showcase.

We went around and tried all 30 of the dishes, and our stomachs are full and we're going to go nap now. But my-oh-my we noshed and noshed to our hearts' content. All in all, our time at FoodFest was a never-ending dream of fried, BBQ-sauced, cheesy, ballpark food goodness. Here are our 10 favorite items we sampled during our FoodFest experience. 

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' 4-3 win over the Giants on Saturday night at Angel Stadium.

Trout launched a low 79 mph knuckle-curve 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' 4-3 win over the Giants on Saturday night at Angel Stadium.

Trout launched a low 79 mph knuckle-curve 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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"Just got a pitch and didn't miss it," Trout said.

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. Trout, who hit a career-high 41 home runs in 2015, is currently on pace to hit 62 this year.

Trout added a pair of doubles to finish 3-for-4 on Saturday, raising his batting average to .309 through 21 games. He is the first Angel to collect three extra-base hits in a game since Martin Maldonado accomplished the feat against the Yankees on June 21, 2017.

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 -- It's almost a theatrical prerequisite to being a Dodger: When performing in the shadow of the Hollywood sign, you learn to play to the moment.

So, who should be surprised on Saturday night that Joc Pederson would homer on his 26th birthday, that Cody Bellinger would homer on his Bobblehead Night, or that Kiké Hernandez would homer off Stephen Strasburg as a pinch-hitter in the Dodgers' 4-0 win over the Nationals?

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LOS ANGELES -- It's almost a theatrical prerequisite to being a Dodger: When performing in the shadow of the Hollywood sign, you learn to play to the moment.

So, who should be surprised on Saturday night that Joc Pederson would homer on his 26th birthday, that Cody Bellinger would homer on his Bobblehead Night, or that Kiké Hernandez would homer off Stephen Strasburg as a pinch-hitter in the Dodgers' 4-0 win over the Nationals?

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"Milestone days for those guys," manager Dave Roberts said.

Even Hyun-Jin Ryu got into the act, outdueling Strasburg by allowing two hits in seven innings to get the Dodgers even in this series after Max Scherzer outdueled Clayton Kershaw Friday night. And the real Kenley Jansen finally surfaced, firing 96-mph cutters for the first time this season.

Ryu rolls to 3-0 with 8-K gem vs. Nationals

Video: WSH@LAD: Roberts on Ryu's performance in 4-0 win

Pederson's contribution was especially noteworthy, as it took the versatile Chris Taylor to move from center field to second base just to get Pederson in the lineup in center.

Roberts was peppered with pregame questions about starting Pederson and his .176 batting average against Strasburg. Pederson was victim of two of Strasburg's 10 strikeouts, but his home run in the second inning -- his first regular-season homer since July 26 -- proved Roberts' point.

Video: WSH@LAD: Bellinger hits homer on his bobblehead night

"I really wanted to make sure Joc got in there and stayed current," said Roberts. "The homer was huge to get on the board. He had another hit late. He had two punches, but his at-bat quality was good, and he's swinging at strikes in the zone."

Roberts said he joked pregame with Bellinger about slugging a Bobblehead Night homer, not realizing that Bellinger went 0-for-5 on the occasion last year. Bellinger's blast came in the eighth off reliever Carlos Torres.

"It's always nice on a Bobblehead day, extra special," said Bellinger. "Facing starters like Scherzer and Strasburg is not fun offensively. Grind out all those at-bats. So, it's nice to get a win. They expect to win when those guys start, like we do with Kershaw on the mound."

Video: WSH@LAD: Hernandez hits a solo-homer off the bench

Hernandez came into the game batting .222 and, like Pederson, spending most of his time on the bench. He was sent up to bat for Ryu with two out in the seventh, after Strasburg had fanned five consecutive batters.

"It's a good feeling," said Hernandez. "Not only is he an elite pitcher, but they have a great team. We didn't get off to a great start this year, but we're playing better now. We're still the same team. We're still confident. We're getting back on track."

MOMENT THAT MATTERED
Escape: Ryu's closest call came in the third inning, when Trea Turner singled with one out and two-out walks to Bryce Harper and Ryan Zimmerman loaded the bases. But Ryu got Moises Sierra on a grounder to shortstop Corey Seager, who made the long throw from the hole to first in time.

Video: WSH@LAD: Ryu strikes out eight over seven strong

HE SAID IT
"It was time that some things started falling." -- Pederson

SOUND SMART WITH YOUR FRIENDS
Dodgers pitchers already have combined on four shutouts this season.

UP NEXT
Alex Wood gets the start against the Nationals at 5 PT on ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball. The lefty was back in charge against the Padres in his last outing, after getting whacked by the A's while still feeling the effects of food poisoning his outing prior. Chase Utley is expected to be back at second base against Nats starter Jeremy Hellickson after sitting against Stephen Strasburg on Saturday night.

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

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Reddick's 2-HR 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

Tweet from @astros: 15-7. #NeverSettle pic.twitter.com/rZ1cwkykvX

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