BOSTON (AP) — Teoscar Hernández hit a pair of three-run homers over the Green Monster — two of Toronto’s eight longballs as the Blue Jays routed the Boston Red Sox 18-4 on Sunday.
Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Bo Bichette, Lourdes Gurriel Jr., Cavan Biggio, Rowdy Tellez and Marcus Semien also went deep for the Blue Jays, a day after they had five homers in a 7-2 victory.
MIAMI (AP) — For his 32nd birthday, Drew Smyly got the following: an early lead, a big day from Austin Riley and some nifty defense from Ehire Adrianza.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Austin Riley, Ronald Acuña Jr. and William Contreras each hit a solo homer, and the Atlanta Braves rallied to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-5 on Tuesday night.
Acuña also had a single, double and three RBIs as the reigning three-time NL East champion Braves evened their record at 29-29.
ATLANTA (AP) — Jon Lester wasn't worried about pitching on short rest. His strong outing was well-timed for a Washington team that again has lost Stephen Strasburg to an injury.
Lester gave Washington’s thin rotation a boost, Yan Gomes hit a go-ahead homer in the eighth inning and the Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 5-3 on Wednesday night.
BOSTON (AP) — Rafael Devers homered and drove in three runs, and the Boston Red Sox stopped Atlanta's four-game win streak with a 9-5 victory over the Braves on Wednesday night.
Hunter Renfroe also connected for Boston, and Christian Vázquez had three RBIs.
ATLANTA (AP) — Everything seems to be going right for Adam Frazier these days, so he's trying to keep his superstitions in check.
Whatever he's doing has worked thus far as the Pittsburgh Pirates second baseman leads the NL with 58 hits and has hit .386 in 83 at-bats with eight doubles in his last 20 games since April 28.
WASHINGTON (AP) — When Drew Smyly's previous start ended the way so many had recently — multiple homers, a loss for his Atlanta Braves — the left-hander looked at the calendar and took heart from realizing it was the last day of April...
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ATLANTA (AP) — Left-hander Drew Smyly became the first of the 181 free agents to switch teams when he agreed Monday to an $11 million, one-year contract with the Atlanta Braves, who bolstered a rotation that was depleted by injuries and disappointing performances.