Merrifield grounded into double play, shortstop to second to first, Dyson out at second.
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|3rd||Simmons homered to left (408 feet), Cave scored.||0||2|
|3rd||Buxton reached on infield single to third, Arraez scored on throwing error by third baseman Dozier, Donaldson safe at third on error.||0||3|
|3rd||Kirilloff hit sacrifice fly to right, Donaldson scored, Buxton to third.||0||4|
|3rd||Garver homered to left (436 feet), Buxton scored and Cruz scored.||0||7|
|4th||Dozier homered to left center (395 feet), Soler scored and Benintendi scored.||3||7|
|5th||Merrifield doubled to deep left center, Lopez scored.||4||7|
|6th||Arraez tripled to deep right, Simmons scored.||4||8|
|6th||Donaldson doubled to left, Arraez scored.||4||9|
|6th||Buxton doubled to deep center, Donaldson scored.||4||10|
|8th||Kirilloff homered to right (431 feet), Arraez scored and Cruz scored.||4||13|
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