WASHINGTON — David Peralta connected twice in his first multihomer game and Nick Ahmed scored the winning run on a bases-loaded walk in the 10th inning Saturday, sending the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 4-3 victory against the Washington Nationals.

The Diamondbacks took the first two games of the weekend set in Washington to become the first NL team since the 1907 Cubs to win nine straight series to start a season.

CUBS 3, BREWERS 0: Jose Quintana pitched seven sharp innings for Chicago at home.

DODGERS 15, GIANTS 6: Chase Utley hit three doubles and a single as visiting Los Angeles did damage against every San Francisco pitcher except emergency reliever Pablo Sandoval in the first game of a day-night doubleheader. Sandoval retired three straight hitters on groundouts.

BRAVES 4, PHILLIES 1: Phillies center fielder Odubel Herrera reached way into the bushes beyond the wall to make a sensational catch that robbed Freddie Freeman of a home run, but visiting Atlanta wound up winning.

MARLINS 4, ROCKIES 1: Wei-Yin Chen pitched into the sixth inning in his first start in nearly a year and Miami won at home.

PIRATES 6, CARDINALS 2: Francisco Cervelli homered in the second inning and delivered a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the sixth, helping Pittsburgh win at home.

AMERICAN LEAGUE

WHITE SOX 8, ROYALS 0: Carson Fulmer allowed four singles over seven innings, and Daniel Palka had four hits and drove in three runs as Chicago won at Kansas City, Missouri, in the first game of a doubleheader.

RANGERS 7, BLUE JAYS 4: Bartolo Colon pitched seven efficient innings to earn his first win with Texas, and Robinson Chirinos returned from a two-game absence to hit two solo home runs for the Rangers at Toronto.

MARINERS 12, INDIANS 4: Jean Segura hit a two-run homer and matched a career high with four RBI, helping Seattle win at Cleveland.

ASTROS 11, ATHLETICS 0: Lance McCullers threw seven sharp innings, Jose Altuve had four hits and Houston won at home.

INTERLEAGUE

TWINS 3, REDS 1: Jake Odorizzi pitched into the seventh inning, Mitch Garver homered and Minnesota won at Minneapolis to snap an eight-game losing streak.

NOTES

ANGELS: Shohei Ohtani was out of the starting lineup for the game against the New York Yankees because of a mild left ankle sprain.

DODGERS: Right fielder Yasiel Puig crashed into a wall chasing a foul ball and left the game because of soreness in his left foot and hip.


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