Adam Plutko, called up from the minors to make the start, carried a no-hit bid into the seventh inning, and Michael Brantley drove in the lone run as the Cleveland Indians held on for a 1-0 win over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday at Wrigley Field. Cleveland swept the two-game series in the teams’ first meeting in Chicago since the 2016 World Series. The Cubs scored one run in the series and lost for the third time in the past five games.
Posted: May 24, 2018, 9:36 am
Kenta Maeda struck out 12 over 6 2/3 scoreless innings Wednesday as the Los Angeles Dodgers blanked the visiting Colorado Rockies 3-0 for their sixth victory in seven games. The right-hander has thrown 14 2/3 scoreless innings over his last two outings, striking out 20 since making a mechanical adjustment designed to slow down his delivery. Maeda (4-3) threw a career-high 111 pitches Wednesday, giving up just two hits for the second consecutive start.
Posted: May 24, 2018, 4:58 am
May 24 (OPTA) – Box score from Los Angeles Dodgers vs Colorado Rockies on Wednesday
LA Dodgers 3, Colorado 0
Colorado ab r h rbi bb so avg
Blackmon cf 3 0 1 0 1 0 .263
Posted: May 24, 2018, 4:52 am