UPDATE 14-MLB Results
Aug 16 (OPTA) - Results from the MLB games on Wednesday (home team in CAPS)(start times are EST)
Braves, Marlins managers condemn Acuna plunking
Miami Marlins right-hander Jose Urena made sure Atlanta Braves rookie Ronald Acuna Jr. wouldn't hit his fourth consecutive leadoff homer.
Tsurenko stuns defending Cincinnati champion Muguruza
(Reuters) - Ukraine's Lesia Tsurenko stunned defending Cincinnati Masters champion Garbine Muguruza as the world's top players faced difficulty during a rain-shortened second round on Wednesday.
Smith's three hits propel Rays past Yankees
Mallex Smith hit a two-run homer in the fourth inning and fell a triple shy of the cycle as the Tampa Bay Rays beat the New York Yankees 6-1 Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium.
Rivera's 9th-inning HR helps Angels sweep Padres
Catcher Rene Rivera homered with one out in the top of the ninth Wednesday to break a 2-2 tie and give the visiting Los Angeles Angels a 3-2 victory over the Padres and a sweep of their three-game series at Petco Park.
Granderson's slam leads Jays past Royals, 6-5
Curtis Granderson hit a grand slam in a five-run fourth inning, Kevin Pillar had a pair of RBI singles, and the visiting Toronto Blue Jays held on to defeat the Kansas City Royals 6-5 on Wednesday night.
Indians sweep Reds behind dominant bullpen
Melky Cabrera smacked a two-run homer, and the Cleveland Indians took advantage of a strong bullpen effort to beat the host Cincinnati Reds 4-3 on Wednesday and sweep the three-game interleague series.
Slumping Astros explode for 5 HRs in 12-1 romp of Rockies
Gerrit Cole posted his seventh double-digit strikeout start of the season, and the Houston Astros bashed five home runs in snapping their nine-game home losing skid with a 12-1 interleague victory over the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday at Minute Maid Park.
Acuna hurt in testy affair as Braves sweep Marlins
Red-hot rookie Ronald Acuna Jr. departed early due to injury, but the Atlanta Braves still finished a four-game sweep over the visiting Miami Marlins with a 5-2 win Wednesday at SunTrust Park.
Plawecki's slam caps 9-run 6th in Mets' 16-5 win
Kevin Plawecki hit a grand slam, Todd Frazier also homered and drove in four runs, and Brandon Nimmo went 5-for-5 with three RBIs as the New York Mets defeated the Baltimore Orioles 16-5 on Wednesday night at Oriole Park.
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