Giants 11, Tigers 6: The Giants starting pitcher, Zach Thompson, threw three innings, allowed no runs and recorded eight strikeouts. Thomas Mosley made his majors pitching debut and Ryan Hunt was the closer in the Giants' victory. Zach Thompson hit a grand slam to put the Giants ahead early. Jack O'Keefe homered for the Tigers, and Jonathan Phillippi and Neo Radcliffe-Jaimes pitched well in relief to keep the Tigers close.
Mets 4, Yankees 2: Mets' starting pitcher, Sam Toney, pitched four strong innings with 10 strikeouts in the win over the Yankees. Mets' Athan Natsues went 2 for 2 with two runs scored and teammate Drew Downes also went 2 for 2 with a double and two RBI. For the Yankees, Brendan Hogg went 2 for 2 at the plate with a stolen base, Nathan Baker stole home, Oliver Purves added an RBI double, and Michael Dixon had a single and scored.
Angels 15, White Sox 6: The Angels jumped out to an early lead and fought off a late White Sox rally with the help of clutch center field play by Cole Stephens. Stephens also delivered at the plate with three hits and three runs scored. Mattias Limon had a key double for the Angels, which plated two runs. Nathan Horst scored three runs for the Angels.
Orioles 15, Nationals 14: The Orioles roared back from an early deficit to beat the Nationals thanks to multiple hits by Emmet Tuttle, Peter Lehman, Clay Henderson and Henry Quintella. Tony Todd started the comeback with a key RBI and pitcher Louis Whitaker came on in the sixth to fight off a ferocious five-run rally and earn the save. The Nationals pounded out 15 hits, including Liam Rizzo's three RBI and Andrew Oster's hard hit two-run double.
Red Sox 9, Yankees 3: The Sox were led by the strong pitching of Kaj O'Connell and Benjamin Seashore Hobson. Defensively, Joshua Mannix was in top form behind the plate, he recorded two outs at home. The Yankees couldn't keep a lid on the Red Sox offense, but they showed well despite the loss. The Yankees offense was highlighted by Miles Hickey's 3 for 3 performance.
Nationals 6, White Sox 5: After giving up the lead in the fourth, the never-say-die Nationals rallied in the fifth to secure the win. The Nationals' five hits came from Toby Bazeley (2 1B) and Zack Nelson (1B, HR, R, RBI), and Dylan Moore (1B). Sam Walsh struck out seven over three innings in his second start of the season. For the White Sox, Justin Goerss made a great debut as a starter (3 2/3 IP, 2 ER) and Isaac Charlesworth led the offense with three hits.
Mets 7, Angels 4: In a well-played, exciting match-up, the Mets beat the Angels late in the sixth, when Sam Hersey's two-run single gave the Mets the lead. Austin Gath also drove in two runs with a clutch base hit. Aidan Young pitched five brilliant innings for the Angels, limiting the Mets to three runs. Young also contributed an RBI single and scored on Cameron Bonzell's two-run single. Desmond Griffith added a double.
Tigers 13, A's 7: The Tigers beat the A's behind strong pitching from Anthony Madrigal, Heron Johnson Vigeant and Luke Ditzler. The Tigers had 10 hits, including two each by Jon Phillippi, Ditzler, and Johnson Vigeant. For the A's, Mo Flynn went 2 for 2 with a double and a triple and Malcom Sykes went 2 for 3 with a double.
Red Sox 8, Rangers 1: The Red Sox were led by the magnificent pitching of Noah Patterson, Aaron Gonzalez and Takumi Crombie, and the fabulous defense of Ben Seashore Hobson and Ben Huntington. The Rangers were led by Anand Mehta who doubled and scored, while Cole Dupee and Charlie Longenecker turned in several nice defensive plays.
Oakland Girls Softball League
Green Wave 12, Hayward Raiderettes 7: Stella McCarthy and Cait McGlynn-Mandel pitched a great game for the Wave. They were assisted by great defense from Sara Ahlich, Annika Garrett, Danielle Pohlsen, Emma Talamantes and Kate Etter, who ended the game with a spectacular catch. Miranda Sanborn went 3 for 3, scored three runs and drove in five to lead the Wave offense.
Oakland Thieves 14, Alameda Penguins 5: Jordan Klein and Sumner Lehman each hit two doubles, and Olivia Petty had three singles to lead the Thieves to a victory over the Penguins. For the Theives, Casey Levitt pitched four strong innings and struck out nine batters, and later Ruby Crudo worked herself out of a bases-loaded jam to earn the save. With two outs, Sarai Ashley and Haley Molsick-Gibson each added key hits. Anaelle Oiknine caught a deep fly ball to right field.
Alameda Green Explosionz 11, Royal Blue Flames 8: Key hitting from Kayla Souderback and a strong pitching debut from Ella Cote weren't enough for the Royal Blue Flames as they lost to the Alameda Green Explosionz. Flames infielder/outfielder Natalie Peter was hit twice by pitches and also scored twice.
Blue Lightning 5, Piedmont Minis 0: Kyndal Todd and Amara McEvoy played sparkling defense and Alia Mesker-Irwin struck out two as the Blue Lightning topped the Piedmont Minis. Annie Cocek contributed two hits and Scarlett Sens drove in two runs for the Lightning, who improved to 4-0 on the season.
Blue Lightning 8, Black Pandas 0: Amalie Sorenson and Tyler Velasquez had two hits apiece and Munyazi Mwalozi drove in two runs as the Light Blue Lightning topped the Black Pandas. Scarlett Sens struck out the side in one inning of work, while Sophie Rathhaus scored a run and played strong defense for the Lightning, who remain undefeated on the season.
Blue Dolphins 3, Junior Giants 0: The Blue Dolphins jumped out to a three run lead against the Junior Giants thanks to hits by Elektra Williams, Sara Blaschka, Annadella Healy, Maya Mehta, Symone White, Ciara Cafaro-Mirviss, Miriam Lerner, Alice McCullough, Kendall Maurer and Maggie Maurer. Solid pitching was provided by Miriam, Lerner, Maggie Maurer, Annadella Healy and Maya Mehta. Kendall Clay, Gwen McCarthy and Elisa McLeod made strong plays in the field.