Giants’ Andrew McCutcheon reaches 1,500-hit milestone in win over Reds


Andrew McCutchen doubled in his first two at-bats to reach 1,500 career hits and the San Francisco Giants snapped the Cincinnati Reds’ six-game winning streak with a 10-7 victory Monday night.

McCutchen sparked a three-run first inning against Sal Romano (2-4) with his first hit and drove home a run in the second with another double. Kelby Tomlinson added a two-run single in the third and Brandon Belt homered and knocked in three runs to give the Giants, who pounded out 14 hits, consecutive wins following a six-game skid.

Cincinnati’s Tucker Barnhart homered and had three RBIs.

Rockies 6, Padres 4

In San Diego, Gerardo Parra hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the sixth off Kazuhisa Makita and rookie Noel Cuevas went deep for the first time as Colorado topped the Padres.

Makita (0-1), who was making his first appearance since being recalled from Triple-A on Sunday, allowed three hits and three runs and walked one batter in one inning.

Athletics 6, Red Sox 5

In Boston, Sean Manaea beat the Red Sox again in his first outing against them since pitching a no-hitter, and Khris Davis hit one of three solo homers by Oakland.

Braves 6, Cubs 5

In Chicago, Ozzie Albies hit a leadoff drive for his 13th homer, Jose Bautista belted a three-run shot and Atlanta edged the Cubs.

Rays 2, Royals 1

In Kansas City, Tampa Bay’s Adeiny Hechavarria danced around catcher Salvador Perez with an inventive slide at home plate to score the go-ahead run.

Tigers 6, Indians 3

In Detroit, Niko Goodrum homered twice and drove in five runs as the injury-plagued Tigers beat Carlos Carrasco and Cleveland.

Angels 2, Astros 1

In Anaheim, Andrew Heaney struck out 10 during a career-high eight innings of four-hit ball, and Los Angeles pulled percentage points ahead of Houston atop the AL West.

Brewers 7, Diamondbacks 2

In Phoenix, center fielder A.J. Pollock dived and sprained his left thumb trying to field Milwaukee pinch hitter Tyler Saladino’s inside-the-park home run in the ninth.

Mariners 1, Twins 0

In Minneapolis, Seattle reliever James Pazos reliever picked up the win when Twins first baseman Logan Morrison committed a throwing error in the eighth.