T.J. Rumfield singled home automatic runner Tyler Hardman in the bottom of the 10th inning Sunday, lifting the Somerset Patriots to a 5-4 win over the Portland Sea Dogs in an Eastern League game at Bridgewater, New Jersey.
Top prospect Marcelo Mayer was 3 for 4 with two RBI for the Sea Dogs, getting his first hits since his promotion to Double-A. Mayer had an RBI single in the third inning and an RBI double in the seventh that gave the Sea Dogs a 4-2 lead, but Somerset tied it with two runs in the bottom of the seventh.
The Patriots took 4 of 6 games in the series, handing Portland its first series loss this season. The Sea Dogs lead Somerset by 2 1/2 games in the Northeast Division.
INDYCAR: Alex Palou started first and finished first in the Detroit Grand Prix, winning for the second time in three races and the sixth time of his career.
The Spaniard led 74 of 100 laps on Detroit’s new street course and went ahead for the last time on Lap 77. He stayed in front after a move by Will Power didn’t pan out, as he made contact with Scott Dixon on Lap 91.
After a seventh yellow flag, Palou pulled away in his Honda with five laps left and beat Power’s Chevrolet by 1.1843 seconds. Flex Rosenqvist finished third, followed by Scott Dixon and Alexander Rossi.
FORMULA ONE: Max Verstappen of Red Bull won the Spanish Grand Prix from pole position to strengthen his hold on the Formula One championship.
The two-time defending champion was never challenged on the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya after beating Carlos Sainz’s Ferrari to the first turn.
Lewis Hamilton crossed the finish line second in his Mercedes to equal his best finish of the season. Fellow Mercedes driver George Russell completed the podium.
Verstappen has won five of seven races this season.
WNBA: Kahleah Copper scored 27 points and Courtney Williams added 11, including nine in the fourth quarter, to help the visiting Chicago Sky rally to beat the New York Liberty, 86-82.
• DeWanna Bonner scored 22 points, Brionna Jones added 21, and the Connecticut Sun held off a second-half rally by Dallas, defeating the Stars 80-74 in Uncasville, Connecticut.
SOFTBALL: NiJaree Canady threw a one-hitter, and No. 9 Stanford beat No. 7 Washington 1-0 to advance to the Women’s College World Series semifinals in Oklahoma city.
Kylie Chung’s RBI single in the sixth inning scored Taylor Gindlesperger for the game’s only run. It was unearned because it came after a throwing error with two outs.
Stanford (47-14) will play two-time defending champion Oklahoma (58-1) on Monday. Oklahoma is unbeaten while Stanford has a loss, so the Cardinal will need to win twice on Monday, while Oklahoma will need to win just once to advance to the best-of-three championship series.
SPAIN: Karim Benzema converted a penalty kick and received a standing ovation from fans before being substituted at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, putting an end to his memorable career with Real Madrid.
Benzema was replaced after scoring the 72nd-minute equalizer in Madrid’s 1-1 draw against Athletic Bilbao in his final game with the Spanish powerhouse after 14 seasons. Madrid announced earlier Sunday that the French striker would not return next season.