MLB Scores & Standings

Kansas City Royals

The Chicago Cubs get back to winning off of a gem by Jon Lester, the Kansas City Royals extend the longest winning streak in Baseball, while the Oakland Athletics and Houston Astros remain hot, trying to make a push that slightly unsettles the AL West.

Chicago White Sox 2  New York Mets 1: A weird finish in New York, with Matt Albers of all people hitting the game-winning run, also helping himself pick up a win as a pitcher in the 13th inning. Earlier, Todd Frazier hit his 17th home run of the season.

St. Louis Cardinals 1  Milwaukee Brewers 3: Zach Davies puts in a fantastic performance, allowing only three hits while striking out 8 in 8. Ryan Braun hit an early RBI, Chris Carter followed and Martin Maldonado belted a home run.

Minnesota Twins 1  Oakland Athletics 5: Sean Manaea struck out eight before coming off in the 7th, Jake Smolinski hit his first home run of the season and Khris Davis got his 36th RBI of the season, while the A’s picked up a fifth straight win.

Texas Rangers 4  Cleveland Indians 5: A Yan Gomes single in the 11th inning gave the Indians a walk-off win. Earlier on, Mike Napoli hit his 12th home run of the season, a two-run homer.

Los Angeles Dodgers 1  Chicago Cubs 2: Jon Lester pitches a nine-inning, four-hit gem, giving up the one home run in the first inning. Kris Bryant hit a two-run homer in the third to provide enough offense support to pick up the win.

Boston Red Sox 9  Baltimore Orioles 13: The Red Sox hit five home runs, but the Orioles took advantage of Chris Davis getting walked four times, finishing with three runs. After the Red Sox tied the game at 8-8, a Matt Wieters groundout helped Baltimore take the lead for good.

Detroit Tigers 3  Los Angeles Angels 0: Michael Fulmer improved to 5-1 thanks to 8 k’s in 7.2 innings. The offense came from Ian Kinsler, J.D. Martinez, and Jarrod Saltalamacchia.

Washington Nationals 7  Philadelphia Phillies 2: The Nats win their fourth game in a row, getting 11 strikeouts from Max Scherzer in 8 innings. Wilson Ramos and Danny Espinosa hit home runs for the Nationals, and Ryan Zimmerman added an RBI of his own.

New York Yankees 0  Toronto Blue Jays 7: The Blue Jays sweep the Yankees, finishing the job with a shutout. Aaron Sanchez gave up 7 hits, but that didn’t stop him from getting a fourth consecutive win. Edwin Encarnacion and Justin Smoak each had two RBIs.

San Francisco Giants 4  Atlanta Braves 5: The Giants blew a 4-1 lead they had in the sixth, giving up an RBI triple to Mallex Smith, which started the comeback. The finish? A Walk-Off home run by Freddie Freeman, leaving 15,000 fans to celebrate the 11th inning win.

Pittsburgh Pirates 2  Miami Marlins 3: The game was tied at 2-2 heading into the 8th, but an Adeiny Hechevarria RBI double won the game, followed by A.J. Ramos closing it out.

Arizona Diamondbacks 4  Houston Astros 5: The Astros win game number five in a row, and like the Braves, it came from an 11th inning walk-off home run. George Springer hit his 13th of the season.

Tampa Bay Rays 3  Kansas City Royals 6: The Royals extend the longest winning streak in baseball, as Danny Duffy wins his first game of the season in his longest outing since becoming part of the rotation two weeks ago. Lorenzo Cain had another strong game with three hits and an RBI, as the Royals took a 4-0 lead before the Rays got going.

Cincinnati Reds 7  Colorado Rockies 2: Great job from John Lamb, allowing only two hits in seven innings, while Jay Bruce hit his 11th home run of the season, and Joey Votto looked a bit more like his old self.

Seattle Mariners 6  San Diego Padres 14: Christian Friedrich gets the win despite allowing nine hits in five innings. The Padres hit three home runs, two by Alexei Ramirez, finsihing with five RBIs.

American League Standings

American League East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Red Sox 32 21 0.604 18–10 14–11
Baltimore Orioles 29 22 0.569 2 18–10 11–12
Toronto Blue Jays 29 26 0.527 4 14–14 15–12
New York Yankees 24 28 0.462 13–12 11–16
Tampa Bay Rays 22 29 0.431 9 11–15 11–14
W L Pct. GB Home Road
Kansas City Royals 30 22 0.577 19–7 11–15
Chicago White Sox 29 25 0.537 2 13–12 16–13
Cleveland Indians 27 24 0.529 13–12 14–12
Detroit Tigers 25 27 0.481 5 12–11 13–16
Minnesota Twins 15 37 0.288 15 8–15 7–22
W L Pct. GB Home Road
Texas Rangers 31 22 0.585 18–9 13–13
Seattle Mariners 30 22 0.577 ½ 12–14 18–8
Houston Astros 25 29 0.463 14–13 11–16
Oakland Athletics 25 29 0.463 13–16 12–13
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 24 29 0.453 7 12–17 12–12

National League Standings

National League East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Washington Nationals 33 21 0.611 15–11 18–10
New York Mets 29 23 0.558 3 15–12 14–11
Miami Marlins 28 25 0.528 12–14 16–11
Philadelphia Phillies 26 27 0.491 13–12 13–15
Atlanta Braves 16 36 0.308 16 6–22 10–14
W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago Cubs 36 15 0.706 19–7 17–8
Pittsburgh Pirates 29 23 0.558 15–9 14–14
St. Louis Cardinals 28 26 0.519 13–15 15–11
Milwaukee Brewers 24 29 0.453 13 15–15 9–14
Cincinnati Reds 18 35 0.340 19 12–15 6–20
W L Pct. GB Home Road
San Francisco Giants 33 22 0.600 16–11 17–11
Los Angeles Dodgers 28 26 0.519 13–12 15–14
Colorado Rockies 24 28 0.462 10–14 14–14
Arizona Diamondbacks 23 32 0.418 10 9–20 14–12
San Diego Padres 21 33 0.389 11½ 11–15 10–18
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