Riley Greene hits walk-off homer to lead Tigers to win
DETROIT -- Victor Reyes and Riley Greene hit back-to-back home runs in the ninth inning to give the Detroit Tigers a dramatic win 4-3 win over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday afternoon at Comerica Park. Greene destroyed a 96 mph fastball from Royals reliever Joel Payamps and sent it 432 feet to the shrubbery in center field. pic.twitter.com/1REUUvbyz9 — Detroit Tigers (@tigers) July 2, 2022Greene was at the center of the Tigers’ offense on Saturday, leading off the game with his first career triple. Greene scored the Tigers’ second run in the fifth when he walked and came home on Eric Haase’s RBI single. Box scoreUp nextThe Tigers and Royals wrap up their three-game series on Sunday at 12:05 p.m. at Comerica Park.mlive.com
Peralta's 9th-inning single lifts D-backs past Athletics 4-3
(AP Photo/Matt York)PHOENIX David Peralta slapped a bases-loaded single through the right side of the infield with one out in the ninth inning to push the Arizona Diamondbacks past the streaking Oakland Athletics 4-3 on Monday night. The As trailed 3-1 going into the eighth but came back to tie it after loading the bases with one out. Ahmed quickly made up for his mistake, smacking a leadoff double to left field to start the decisive ninth-inning rally. UP NEXTAthletics: Oakland wraps up the quick two-game series by sending RHP Frankie Montas (2-1, 1.57 ERA) to the mound. Diamondbacks: Arizona goes with RHP Luke Weaver (0-3, 11.85), who has pitched just 13 2/3 innings this season in four starts.