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Mets (37-43) 5 AT Phillies (41-38) 7 – After homers from Ahmed Rosario and Dominic Smith the Mets led 4-1, but a 5-run 6th for the Phillies gave them the lead. The Phillies hit 4 homers and got 3 scoreless innings from the Bullpen. Jeff McNeil had 4 hits as the Mets had 12 but were 2-12 with runners in scoring position and left 11 on.
Blue Jays (29-51) 3 AT Yankees (51-28) 4 – D.J. LeMahieu went deep to lead off the bottom of the 1st which gave the Yankees the record of 28 straight games with a homer. Aaron Judge made it back-to-back a few pitches later and Gleyber Torres hit another one the next inning. Edwin Encarnacion hit his 24th bomb of the year in the Yankees win.
Padres (39-40) 8 AT Orioles (22-57) 3 – Manny Machado had a successful return to Baltimore as he homered, and the Padres won. Fernando Tatis Jr. went deep as part of the Padres 4-run 2nd. Manuel Margot also went yard and drove in 3 runs for the Padres who scored 8 runs on 12 hits. Logan Allen had a fine second start as he won again, Allen gave up 2 runs over 6 innings in the win.
White Sox (36-41) 3 AT Red Sox (44-37) 6 – Xander Bogaerts hit a 2-run shot in the 5th to give the Red Sox the lead and ultimately the win. Rafael Devers was 4-4 and David Price gave up 2 earned runs over 6 innings in the win. It was the 4th straight loss for the White Sox.
Nationals (38-40) 6 AT Marlins (30-47) 1 – Max Scherzer struck out 10 hitters over 8 innings of 1-run ball in another dominant performance. Trea Turner hit a 3-run blast in the 4th for the Nationals who also scored 3 in the 3rd.
Rangers (43-36) 5 AT Tigers (26-48) 3 – Ronald Guzman’s long ball in the 6th put the Rangers up 4-0 on the way to the win. Jesse Chavez didn’t allow an earned run over 6.1 innings and struck out 7. Every one of the Rangers Lineup had a hit as they reached 12. It was the 3rd win in a row for Texas and the 5th consecutive defeat for Detroit.
Royals (28-52) 8 AT Indians (43-36) 6 – There was back and forth scoring through the first few innings and it was tied going into the bottom of the 6th. Tyler Naquin went deep in that inning and Carlos Santana did so in the 7th to put the Indians up 6-3. Nicky Lopez singled home a run in the 9th to put the Royals a run closer and then Hunter Dozier hit a grand slam for the Royals win.
Braves (47-33) 3 AT Cubs (43-36) 2 – Ronald Acuna Jr. and Ozzie Albies homered to lead Atlanta over Chicago. Wilson Contreras doubled home 2 runs in the loss. The Cubs used 3 pitchers to hold the Braves to 3 hits while the Braves used 4 pitchers to hold the Cubs to 4 hits.
Rays (45-34) 4 AT Twins (51-27) 9 – Jonathan Schoop homered, and the Twins jumped out to an 8-0 lead after 5. Mitch Garver went deep and had 3 hits with 3 RBI and Eddie Rosario had 4 hits in the win. The Twins scored 9 runs on 15 hits as they knocked around Blake Snell and the Rays.
Pirates (36-41) 1 AT Astros (50-30) 5 – The Astros became the latest super team to reach the 50-win mark. Yuli Gurriel and Alex Bregman hit jacks to lead the Astros offense in the win. Bregman had 3 hits and Gerrit Cole gave up 1 run over 6 innings.
Mariners (36-47) 8 AT Brewers (42-37) 3 – Daniel Vogelbach hit his 19th bomb of the year and the Mariners led 7-1 going into the bottom of the 5th. The Brewers would score 2 in the bottom half of the inning, but the early deficit was too much to return from. The Mariners Bullpen threw 4 no-hit innings to seal the win.
Athletics (42-38) 7 AT Cardinals (40-38) 3 – Matt Olson homered in the 2nd, but the Cardinals came back with 3 runs in the bottom of the inning to take the lead. Chad Pinder and Marcus Semien went deep as part of a 6-run 5th inning that gave the A’s the lead and the game. The A’s used 5 Relievers who pitched 5.2 scoreless innings in the win.
Rockies (41-38) 2 AT Giants (34-44) 4 – The Giants scored first but an Ian Desmond homer in the 4th tied the game. The Giants came up in the bottom of the 4th and scored runs on RBI singles by Donovan Solano and Madison Bumgarner. David Dahl doubled home a run to bring the Rockies within 1 but a Tyler Austin put the game out of reach. Bumgarner struck out 11 hitters over 6 innings of 2-run ball in the win.
Dodgers (55-26) 3 AT Diamondbacks (40-41) 2 – Enrique Hernandez homered to lead off the game, but the Diamondbacks answered with 2 RBI hits by David Peralta. Justin Turner went deep in the 6th to tie it and later in the inning Chris Taylor had the go-ahead double to put the Dodgers in front. Ross Stripling went 3 innings, so the Dodgers used 4 Relievers who gave up just 2 hits and a walk over 6 scoreless. The Dodgers reached 55 wins before anyone else and before any other NL team reached 50.
Reds (36-41) 1 AT Angels (40-40) 5 – Joey Votto went deep to give the Reds the lead in the 1st but it was the last run they would score. Tommy La Stella hit an inside-the-park homer and Luis Rengifo hit a 3-run shot. Andrew Heaney pitched 5.1 innings of 1-run ball, and the Bullpen held the Reds scoreless over the remaining 3.2 innings. In a strange play, Wilfredo Tovar scored from 2nd on a routine fly ball to left.