Boston 1-ups the Brewers 5-4. Rafael Devers 2-4 with 2 RBI and Xander Bogaerts goes 2-4 with 3 RBI. Collin McHugh gives up 4 runs over 7 innings for win number 4.
Tampa takes out the Yankees 7-1. Austin Meadows hits his 8th home run and Tyler Glasnow allows just the 1 run in 6 innings to move to 6-2. Gerrit Cole tosses 7 innings striking out 11 and giving up 2 runs in the loss.
Houston crushes the Orioles 11-3. Carlos Correa with his 13th and George Springer adds his 16th.
The Blue Jays top the Rangers 10-3 behind Vladimir Guerrero Jr.’s 10th blast of the year. Tanner Roark with a rare victory and is now 2-9.
Ryan O’Hearn crushes his 10th home run and Whit Merrifield rocks the Golden Sombrero as the Royals come out on top of the Indians 7-1. Brad Keller gives up 1 run over 6 innings for his 5th win.
Nelson Cruz hits number 17 and Max Kepler trots around the bases for the 22nd time. Mike Trout hits a 3-run bomb (20) in the 9th to force some free baseball and Michael Hermosillo and Andrelton Simmons take it from there with a couple RBI singles and the Angels beat the Twins 6-5.
The Tigers make short work of the White Sox today 7-2. Travis Demeritte with his 6th long ball and Matthew Boyd goes 8 strong giving up 2 runs on the way to win number 4.
Yolmer Sanchez goes 3-3 with his 3rd home run and 3 RBI as the Giants take out the A’s 5-3. Khris Davis back in the lineup and goes 1-3 and is now currently hitting .272.
Kris Bryant knocks his 12th out of the park in the Cubs’ victory over the Reds 3-1. Jon Lester tosses 7 innings of shutout ball for his 4th W.
Garrett Cooper hits a walk-off RBI double as Miami sneaks by the Mariners 5-4. Sixto Sanchez with his first career start goes 7 1/3 giving up just a JP Crawford solo shot in the no-decision.
The Braves shut out the Phillies 2-0. Kyle Wright throws the first 7 2/3 striking out 9 in his 6th victory.
Adam Eaton smashes his 5th home run as Washington keeps the Mets at bay 6-2. Mike Leake pitches a complete game for his first victory in a Nationals’ uni.
Pittsburgh gets solo shots from Jacob Stallings and Jarrod Dyson to beat the Cardinals 2-1. Trevor Williams picks up win number 6 by tossing 7 innings of 1-run ball.
Fernando Tatis Jr. with number 13 and the Padres get a couple of RBI singles in the 10th to end the Diamondbacks’ day 7-5.
And finally, Ryan McMahon with his 4th home run and he add a 9th inning RBI singles as well as the Rockies stun the Dodgers again 5-4.
The Nationals release Aaron Sanchez;
The White Sox sign Tyler Clippard to a minor league deal; and
The Marlins claim Tomas Nido off of waivers.
Tampa has a 6 game lead on the Red Sox;
Minnesota is 8 1/2 games ahead of KC;
LA has 6 games on Houston;
Braves extend to 3 1/2 games over the Nationals;
Cardinals have a tight 1 1/2 games on Pittsburgh; and
LA is a comfortable 8 games in front of San Diego.
Major League Leaders:
Adam Eaton still leads in average at .371;
Cody Bellinger leads in home runs (24), RBI (66) and runs scored (67);
Mallex Smith tops the majors with 30 steals;
Carlos Martinez has quite the lead in ERA at 1.62;
Jack Flaherty the only pitcher with 11 wins;
Gerrit Cole still the strikeout leader at 128;
Walker Buehler has a WHIP of .89; and
Kenley Jansen and Will Smith both have 16 saves.
David Peralta is your National League Player of the Week by going 13-27 with 2 home runs and 8 RBI; and
Austin Meadows takes the American League honor going 15-26 with 3 dingers and 6 RBI.
Only two games on the docket for tomorrow. Short and sweet!
That’s your weekly wrap-up!