The Guardians at the top against the Rangers

Guardians on top against Rangers


With a 10-4 win over the Rangers in Texas, the Cleveland Guardians ensured they finished the regular season in the top tier of the American Central Division on Sunday. 

This is the first time the Ohio club has done so since the 2018 campaign. It is also the first time in major league baseball history that a formation wins a section title by having seen at least 16 players make their debut in the circuit during the season. 

The Guardians were powered by rookie Steven Kwan in their win of the day. The 25-year-old outfielder hit a grand slam in the eighth inning. He also put his own team in the lead when he hit a single that allowed Tyler Freeman to step on the plate in the third period.

The victory was added to starter Aaron Civale (3-6). The right-hander gave up two runs and three hits in five innings of work. He also passed seven rivals in the mitt. Gunner Cole Rangans (0-3) will have to wait before signing his first career win, he who played an eighth game in the major leagues.

An offensive festival at the favor of the Royals

In Kansas City, the Royals scored 11 runs in the sixth inning to defeat the Seattle Mariners 13-12.

Only Michael Massey hit a long ball during the Seattle Mariners' productive turn at bat. winners. In addition to his two-run gunshot, he also allowed two teammates to complete their lap of the trails with a single.

MJ Melendez, Bobby Witt Jr., Edward Olivares, Ryan O'Hearn and Hunter Dozier drove in the other runs for the Royals in the sixth.

Before the crowd favorites hit an 11-run inning, the Mariners also enjoyed a moment of grace on offense. Indeed, the visitors scored eight points in the fifth. It should be noted, however, that three of his successes were obtained because of the largesse of the opposing gunners.

Used as a substitute from the fifth, Quebecer Abraham Toro trod the plate twice, hit once safe and got a base on walks.