Ben Revere scored the winning run from second base on a passed ball and a throwing error by Yasmani Grandal, and the Los Angeles Angels blew a ninth-inning lead before beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2.
SAN DIEGO – A hallmark of the 2017 Padres has been their shortcoming in the most fundamental of departments. The rebuilding club entered Wednesday with a .293 on-base percentage, the lowest in the majors.
Adalberto Mejia pitched 5 2/3 innings in his second straight scoreless start, Max Kepler hit a two-run homer and the Minnesota Twins rebounded from two consecutive losses against Boston to beat the Red Sox 4-1.
Scooter Gennett hit a two-run homer against the club that decided he no longer fit its rebuilding plans, and Billy Hamilton scored the tiebreaking run in the eighth inning, rallying the Cincinnati Reds to a 4-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers.