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Dodgers (63-34) 8 AT Phillies (49-46) 9 – Bryce Harper hit a moonshot in the 2nd and a walk-off double in the 9th in a wild comeback win. Matt Beaty hit a 3-run shot to give the Dodgers a 2-run lead going into the bottom of the 9th. Harper finished with 5 RBI for the Phillies in the win.
Rays (56-41) 3 AT Yankees (60-33) 8 – Edwin Encarnacion went deep for the 28th time this year and was joined by fellow teammate D.J. LeMahieu in the homer club. The Rays led 3-2 going into the 8th when the Yankees bats came alive. Aaron Judge hit a 2-run shot to put them up and Didi Gregorius hit a grand slam to cap off the 6-run 8th.
Nationals (50-43) 8 AT Orioles (28-66) 1 – Austin Voth gave up 1 run over 6 innings to earn the win. The Nationals had 5 hitters with multi-hit games and 3 of those recorded 2 RBI. Matt Adams and Juan Soto went yard in the win.
Blue Jays (36-60) 10 AT Red Sox (51-44) 4 – Justin Smoak homered in the 6th to give the Blu Jays the lead, and they would add 4 more in the 9th. The Jays offense scored 10 runs on 14 hits and every batter had at least a hit in the win. Lourdes Gurriel Jr. tripled and doubled, and Teoscar Hernandez hit an absolute bomb.
Padres (45-49) 7 AT Marlins (35-57) 12 – Brian Anderson hit a 3-run shot in the 1st and the Marlins put up 4 more in the 2nd. Only the pitcher didn’t have a hit for Miami as they put up their 12 runs on 14 hits with 6 hitters having at least 2. The Padres have now dropped 4 in a row in a tough start to the second half.
Tigers (29-61) 0 AT Indians (53-40) 8 – The Indians used 4 pitchers to pitch a 1-hitter and allow just 1 walk while pitching around a rain delay. While the pitching was dominating, the offense was doing its part by putting up 5 runs in the 2nd and 2 more in the 3rd. Oscar Mercado and Tyler Naquin went deep to lead the offense.
Reds (43-49) 3 AT Cubs (51-44) 4 F/10 – Eugenio Suarez hit a homer to start a 3-run 1st, but the Cubs answered back with 2 in the 2nd on a homer from Robel Garcia. Kris Bryant brought the Cubs level with a solo shot in the 6th and Kyle Schwarber won it with a walk-off homer in the 10th. The Cubs Bullpen stepped up with 4 scoreless innings in the win.
Diamondbacks (48-47) 9 AT Rangers (50-45) 2 – The Diamondbacks have been dealing with some injuries to the Starting Rotation and needed someone to step up. Alex Young won his 3rd game in 4 starts with another good performance. Young allowed just 1 run in 5.1 innings and the bats had his back in the win. Ildemaro Vargas hit a 2-run homer on his birthday as the Diamondbacks scored 9 in the win.
Mets (43-51) 3 AT Twins (58-35) 2 – The Mets took advantage of a passed ball and an error in the 1st to score 2 runs. Jonathan Schoop homered, and Max Kepler had an RBI to tie the game in the 4th. Michael Conforto had the last say with an RBI single in the 5th, he would finish with 4 hits The Mets Bullpen gave up 3 hits across 5 scoreless innings to close out the game.
Braves (58-38) 1 AT Brewers (49-47) 13 – Brandon Woodruff won his 11th game by pitching 6.2 innings of 1-run ball. The offense was explosive as they scored 13 runs on 13 hits. Christian Yelich hit a grand slam for his 33rd homer of the year. Keston Hiura homered and had 3 hits in the win.
Pirates (45-49) 3 AT Cardinals (47-46) 1 – Dario Agrazal gave up 1 run over 6 innings but was matched by Jack Flaherty who allowed 1 run over 7 innings. Flaherty also doubled home a run, but that was the only support he got on the night. Colin Moran singled home a run in the 9th to take the lead and the Pirates tacked on one more for insurance.
White Sox (42-49) 0 AT Royals (34-62) 11 – Glenn Sparkman pitched a complete game shutout with 8 strikeouts. Hunter Dozier and Whit Merrifield each had 3 hits and homers in the win. Merrifield’s was an inside the parker. The Royals scored 11 runs on 14 hits to hand the White Sox their 5th straight defeat.
Giants (46-49) 8 AT Rockies (46-49) 4 F/10 – Something is going on in the Bay Area because the Giants and A’s are on fire. The Giants took care of their 4th win in a row with some late offense. Mike Yastrzemski had 3 hits and 3 RBI and Alex Dickerson had 4 hits in the win. Drew Pomeranz allowed 1 run over 5 innings but didn’t get the win because the Giants allowed 3 in the 9th and then scored 4 in the 10th.
Mariners (39-59) 2 AT Athletics (54-41) 9 – Matt Chapman and Matt Olson went deep in the 5th as they each have 20 or more homers. Chapman had 3 hits and 5 RBI in the game. Daniel Mengden pitched 7 innings of 1-run ball to earn the win. The A’s have won 5 in a row to storm into a Wild Card spot, and more impressive they are just 4.5 games back from Houston.
Astros (59-37) 2 AT Angels (50-46) 7 – Albert Pujols doubled home 2 runs and Luis Rengifo had an RBI triple during a 6-run 1st inning for the Angels. Rengifo would add an RBI double in the 6th to score the Angels 7th run. The Angels Bullpen pitched 4.2 scoreless innings to lock down their 5th straight win.