MLB Standings & Scores

Jonathan Schoop Home Run

The Baltimore Orioles needed a 9th inning, three-run homer by Jonathan Schoop to beat the San Francisco Giants and stay close to the Toronto Blue Jays in the AL East, while the Washington Nationals dominated again vs weak opposition, and the Boston Red Sox roared against the poor Arizona Diamondbacks, with Mookie Betts hitting three home runs.

Tampa Bay Rays 12  New York Yankees 3: The Rays take one from the Yankees with six runs in the 4th and 4 runs in the 7th, enjoying a three-run homer from Corey Dickerson and 4 RBIs by Evan Longoria.

Houston Astros 2  Toronto Blue Jays 9: The Blue Jays remain on top of the AL East with back to back home runs from Russell Martin and Troy Tulowitzki, while Marcus Stroman struck out 8 in 6.1 innings to earn the win.

Los Angeles Angels 4  Cleveland Indians 5: The Indians comeback in the 5th and 6th innings to erase a three-run deficit, starting with Francisco Lindor walking while the bases were loaded, and getting the lead on an RBI single by Abraham Almonte.

San Diego Padres 1  New York Mets 5: Steven Matz had a no-hitter going until the 8th inning, finishing with 8 k’s in 7.1 innings. Wilmer Flores and Neil Walker hit home runs and the Mets improve their position in the Wild Card race.

Chicago White Sox 4  Miami Marlins 5: The shock of losing Giancarlo Stanton didn’t stop the Marlins, opening a two-run lead in the 7th the White Sox couldn’t catch up with. The game ended with Christian Yelich throwing out a runner headed for home.

Arizona Diamondbacks 2  Boston Red Sox 16: One of those games showcasing how bad this season is for the Diamondbacks. Mookie Betts hit three home runs while Rick Porcello held the D-Backs to just 3 hits in his 7 innings, as the Red Sox win their third in a row, keeping a short distance from the Orioles and Blue Jays.

Atlanta Braves 1  Washington Nationals 9: Bryce Harper returned and got an RBI double, hoping his season goes in a better direction from here. Anthony Rendon and Chris Heisey hit home runs, Tanner Roark held the Braves to 5 hits in his 7 innings of work.

Colorado Rockies 6  Philadelphia Phillies 7: A great day for Jimmy Paredes with a solo home run and three RBIs overall, as the Phillies win their fourth in a row.

Cincinnati Reds 3  Milwaukee Brewers 7: Ryan Braun had six RBIs of the Brewers 7 runs, hitting a three run homer (his 22nd of the season), a solo home run too, and a double that scored two. Wily Peralta earned the win with 5 k’s in six innings.

Kansas City Royals 11  Minnesota Twins 4: The Royals got 16 hits on the day, including a home run for Paulo Orlando, who had 3 RBIs, just like Lorenzo Cain. Edinson Volquez earned the win with six innings of work, while Chris Young got the save on a three-inning relief stint.

Detroit Tigers 7  Texas Rangers 0: Michael Fulmer shuts out the Rangers with 9 strikeouts in 9 innings, allowing only four hits. The Tigers hit four home runs, including two run homers for both Victor Martinez and J.D. Martinez. They are 5 games behind the Indians, and slightly trailing the Boston Red Sox in the Wild Card race.

Seattle Mariners 8  Oakland Athletics 4: The Mariners are back on the streak again, trying to cover the ground they need to make the playoffs. Kyle Seager finished with four RBIs, Adam Lind hit his 17th home run of the season, and Wade LeBlanc earned the win with 7 strikeouts in 6 innings.

Baltimore Orioles 8  San Francisco Giants 7: A big win for the Orioles that keeps them 0.5 games behind the Blue Jays, coming back from six runs down (7-1), winning on a three-run homer by Jonathan Schoop in the 9th inning.

Pittsburgh Pirates 11  Los Angeles Dodgers 3: The Dodgers can’t take advantage of the Giants losing, as Brett Anderson returned to the mound and didn’t last more than one inning, giving up five runs. Chad Kuhl had a good day on the mound, while Jordy Mercer, Sean Rodriguez and Jung Ho Kang hit home runs. Rodriguez finished with 4 RBIs.

St. Louis Cardinals 6  Chicago Cubs 4: The Cubs drop a second in a row as the Cardinals hold on to one of the Wild Card spots for now, winning thanks to a three-run homer by Stephen Piscotty that turned the game over to St. Louis after trailing 3-1 in the 8th.

American League Standings

American League East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Toronto Blue Jays 67 51 0.568 36–26 31–25
Baltimore Orioles 66 51 0.564 ½ 39–17 27–34
Boston Red Sox 64 52 0.552 2 38–27 26–25
New York Yankees 60 57 0.513 34–25 26–32
Tampa Bay Rays 47 69 0.405 19 25–34 22–35
W L Pct. GB Home Road
Cleveland Indians 66 48 0.579 34–20 32–28
Detroit Tigers 63 54 0.538 33–21 30–33
Kansas City Royals 57 60 0.487 10½ 36–21 21–39
Chicago White Sox 56 61 0.479 11½ 29–26 27–35
Minnesota Twins 47 71 0.398 21 25–37 22–34
W L Pct. GB Home Road
Texas Rangers 69 50 0.580 36–20 33–30
Seattle Mariners 62 54 0.534 33–25 29–29
Houston Astros 61 57 0.517 34–26 27–31
Oakland Athletics 52 66 0.441 16½ 28–35 24–31
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 49 67 0.422 18½ 26–29 23–38

National League Standings

National League East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Washington Nationals 69 47 0.595 36–23 33–24
Miami Marlins 61 56 0.521 31–28 30–28
New York Mets 59 58 0.504 10½ 31–30 28–28
Philadelphia Phillies 56 63 0.471 14½ 28–29 28–34
Atlanta Braves 44 74 0.373 26 18–39 26–35
W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago Cubs 73 43 0.629 41–19 32–24
St. Louis Cardinals 62 56 0.525 12 28–33 34–23
Pittsburgh Pirates 59 56 0.513 13½ 33–25 26–31
Milwaukee Brewers 52 64 0.448 21 33–29 19–35
Cincinnati Reds 48 68 0.414 25 26–29 22–39
W L Pct. GB Home Road
San Francisco Giants 66 51 0.564 33–23 33–28
Los Angeles Dodgers 65 52 0.556 1 38–24 27–28
Colorado Rockies 56 62 0.475 10½ 28–29 28–33
San Diego Padres 50 67 0.427 16 27–30 23–37
Arizona Diamondbacks 48 69 0.410 18 19–39 29–30
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