Major League Baseball

Jorge Mateo hit by pitch causes White Sox Orioles benches to clear

CHICAGO — There were thankfully no hits involved when benches and bullpens emptied during the top of the second inning in Baltimore’s 4-1 victory over the White Sox Friday night at Guaranteed Rate Field. That disruption came after White Sox starter Michael Kopech hit Baltimore shortstop Jorge Mateo on the back with a 99 mph …

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Charlie Morton strikes out 11 in Braves’ walk-off win vs. Giants

ATLANTA — Instead of enduring what would have been a tough-luck loss, a rejuvenated charlie mortonfelt himself soaking in the energy created by the Braves’ second walk-off win within the past three days. “I guess it was the energy and the sense that the guys could smell blood in the water right there,” Morton said …

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Padres walk off vs. D-backs on Jorge Alfaro’s base hit

Their new formula goes something like this: (Strong starting pitching) plus (daily batting hero) minus (Machado) equals (just enough for victory). catcher Jorge Alfaro has shown a knock for being the middle part of that formula. He delivered an RBI single in the 11th inning Tuesday night for a 3-2 walk-off victory over the D-backs …

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