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Padres (59-67) 2 AT Reds (60-66) 4 – Luis Castillo allowed 1 run over 6 innings to earn his 12th win and continue his impressive season. Jose Iglesias homered, and the Reds scored 2 runs with bases loaded walks. Iglesias and Eugenio Suarez each had 2 hits and an RBI in the win.
Mariners (54-74) 6 AT Rays (74-54) 7 – Daniel Vogelbach went deep and Mallex Smith tripled home 2 runs in a 3-run 9th which gave the Mariners a 6-5 lead. Kevin Kiermaier hit a solo shot to tie it and the Rays walked it off on a wild pitch. Travis d’Arnaud had 3 hits as the Rays scored 7 runs on 11 hits in the comeback win.
White Sox (57-69) 4 AT Twins (77-50) 0 – Every start Lucas Giolito gets closer to the starter that the experts predicted him to be. Last Night he pitched a shutout while allowing just 3 hits and striking out a dozen hitters. He picked up his 14th win and improved his ERA to 3.20. Jose Abreu hit 2 RBI singles and came home to score a run in the win.
Rockies (58-69) 7 AT Diamondbacks (64-64) 2 – Tim Melville hasn’t pitched in 2 years, but he was dealing last night. He gave up 1 run on 2 hits over 7 strong innings to earn the win. He also had 2 RBI as the Rockies scored 7 runs on 13 hits to avoid the sweep. Charlie Blackmon had 2 hits and 2 RBI and improved his Average to .330.
Nationals (69-57) 11 AT Pirates (52-74) 1 – Patrick Corbin allowed 3 hits over 8 shutout innings to earn his 10th win of the season. Asdrubal Cabrera hit a 3-run shot to cap off a 6-run 3rd for the Nationals. The Nationals dominated on the mound and at the plate as they scored 11 runs on 12 hits and allowed 1 run on 5 hits. Josh Bell hit his 37th double and picked up his 99th RBI in the loss.
Royals (45-82) 1 AT Orioles (41-86) 8 – Aaron Brooks pitched 5 innings of 1-run ball and his Bullpen held that score without allowing a hit through the final 4. The Orioles hit 4 homers including the 28th of the year from Renato Nunez. Stevie Wilkerson had 3 hits to lead the Orioles offense which scored 8 runs on 12 hits in the win.
Marlins (45-80) 0 AT Braves (76-52) 5 – Julio Teheran adds to our string of solid starts. He threw 7 shutout innings while striking out 9 batters and allowing 5 hits. Adeiny Hechavarria and Ronald Acuna Jr. went deep for the Braves. Add Tyler Flowers triple, and that is all the hits the Braves managed despite scoring 5 runs. The Braves won their 4th in a row while the Marlins have dropped 5 straight.
Tigers (38-86) 2 AT Astros (81-47) 1 – Justin Verlander struck out 11 hitters while pitching 9 innings and allowing 2 runs on 2 hits, but somehow still took the loss. The Tigers used 4 pitchers to hold the Astros to 1 run. Ronny Rodriguez homered in the 5th and was answered by a Robinson Chirinos blast in the 7th. John Hicks hit a go-ahead homer in the top of the 9th to win it for the Tigers.
Angels (63-67) 7 AT Rangers (63-65) 8 – The Angels took a 7-4 lead into the 7th before the Rangers came back and had another walk-off win. Hunter Pence singled home 2 runs and Shin-Soo Choo tied it in the 8th with an RBI. Pence came up big again in the 9th with a walk-off single to score Elvis Andrus. Nick Solak had 2 doubles as the Rangers scored 8 runs on 14 hits in the win.
Phillies (66-60) 5 AT Red Sox (67-61) 2 – The Phillies used 5 Relievers after Drew Smyly left the game in the 4th. The Bullpen allowed 3 hits and struck out 6 over 5.1 scoreless innings to close out the game. Bryce Harper had the go-ahead run with a 2-run shot in the 5th. Rafael Devers hit his 47th double of the season to go along with his 102 RBI.
Indians (74-53) 3 AT Mets (66-60) 4 F/10 – Juan Lagares and Luis Guillorme gave the Mets the lead in the 5th with RBI doubles. Jose Ramirez tied the score with a triple in the 6th and the game went to extra innings. Carlos Santana hit his 30th blast of the season in the 10th, but the Mets came back with 2 runs to win it in the 10th. J.D. Davis had the winning hit with an RBI single. It was the Mets 4th consecutive victory and they are just 1.5 games out of a Wild Card spot.
Giants (63-64) 11 AT Cubs (68-58) 12 – The Giants and Cubs combined for 23 runs on 27 hits. The Cubs had the last laugh when Kris Bryan hit a 2-run homer in the 8th. Nicholas Castellanos had 4 hits and 3 RBI for the Cubs who scored 12 runs on 14 hits. Yu Darvish was knocked around, but Craig Kimbrel had another clean Save. Mike Yastrzemski had 3 hits and 2 RBI in the loss. The Cubs have won 4 in a row and hold a slim half a game lead over the Cardinals in the NL Central.
Brewers (65-62) 5 AT Cardinals (67-58) 3 F/8 – In the first 4 innings Keston Hiura had 2 RBI hits and Mike Moustakas hit his 31st long ball of the year. The Cardinals scored 3 runs but dropped the rain-shortened game. Adrian Houser allowed 1 earned run over 5.1 innings to earn the win.
Yankees (83-45) 4 AT A’s (73-53) 6 – Khris Davis, Marcus Semien, and Stephen Piscotty all went deep as the A’s took another one from the Yankees. Mike Fiers won his 12th game after pitching 5.1 innings of 2-run ball, and Liam Hendriks recorded an impressive 5-out Save.
Blue Jays (52-77) 1 AT Dodgers (84-44) 2 F/10 – Another day brought another walk-off winner for the Dodgers. Will Smith homered in the 4th to give the Dodgers the lead, and it held until the 9th when Rowdy Tellez went deep to force extras. Max Muncy hit a walk-off shot in the 10th to win it for the Dodgers. Walker Buehler allowed 5 hits over 7 shutout innings while striking out 8 hitters.