MLB Scores & Standings

Daniel Murphy Home Run

Another win for the Chicago Cubs, sweeping the Cincinnati Reds, while the longest streak of this baseball season grows longer, with the Cleveland Indians shutting out the Atlanta Braves.

Boston Red Sox 0  Tampa Bay Rays 4: WHile he’s on the trading block, Matt Moore was fantastic in 7 innings, shutting out the Red Sox, allowing only three hits (had 5 all game). Brandon Guyer hit a home run, followed by an RBI double.

Miami Marlins 3  Detroit Tigers 10: A big day for Miguel Cabrera with 3 RBIs. One of them off a solo home run, the two others through RBI singles. Daniel Norris picked up his first win this season with a solid start.

Toronto Blue Jays 5  Colorado Rockies 3: Josh Donaldson hit a two-out homer early on to give the Blue Jays a two run lead, and the Rockies struggled keeping up with Toronto until it was too late.

Houston Astros 10  Los Angeles Angels 4: A big day for Jose Altuve with four hits and four runs, while picking up one RBI. George Springer hit home run number 17 for the season, Luis Valbuena added one of his own.

Chicago Cubs 9  Cincinnati Reds 2: The Cubs complete a three game sweep of the Reds, with Anthony Rizzo hitting home run number 19 for the season, and inside the park homer that scored two to kick things off the right way.

Baltimore Orioles 12  San Diego Padres 6: The Orioles bats have been working overtime lately, getting a two-run homer from Mike Trumbo, his 23rd of the season, finishing with four RBIs. Manny Machado added 3 RBIs with two hits, one of them a ground rule double that scored two. Yovani Gallardo had one of his better performances this season: Still giving up 3 runs, but striking out 6, and getting the win.

Philadelphia Phillies 9  Arizona Diamondbacks 8: The Phillies get the sweep, needing 10 innings to complete it. Tyler Goeddel hit a sacrifice fly that scored Peter Bourjos, and Brett Oberholtzer came on to pick up the save.

New York Mets 2  Washington Nationals 4: Daniel Murphy hit two home runs to finish with 3 RBIs, while Max Scherzer looked great in 7.1 innings of work, allowing only two hits and striking out 10.

Texas Rangers 7  New York Yankees 9: The Yankees score six runs in the ninth to complete a massive comeback, ending the game on a two-run, walk-off home run by Didi Gregorius.

Cleveland Indians 3  Atlanta Braves 0: With Danny Salazar on the mound, the Indians don’t need much offense to beat the Braves. Win number 12 in a row, with Salazar getting 8 k’s and Lonnie Chisenhall keeping his home run form going.

Minnesota Twins 6  Chicago White Sox 9: James Shields gets his first win for the White Sox, striking out five in 6.2 innings, allowing one run. Brett Lawrie, Tyler Saladino and Todd Frazier hit home runs, with the White Sox at .500 again.

Los Angeles Dodgers 0  Milwaukee Brewers 7: Another rough outing for the struggling Dodgers, getting only two hits the entire game, mostly haunted by Junior Guerra. Ryan Braun finished with 4 RBIs, including his 13th home run of the season.

Kansas City Royals 3  St. Louis Cardinals 2: Runs only started coming in the 8th, as the game dragged on into the 12th inning. Then, Alcides Escobar hitting a double was enough for the winning run, as Chien Ming Wang did a great job of closing the game.

San Francisco Giants 1  Oakland Athletics 7: Jake Peavy has enough rough game to add to the growing list of those this season. He gave up two two-run homers this time, with with Jed Lowrie and Yonder Alonso hitting the long balls.

Pittsburgh Pirates 8  Seattle Mariners 1: Jameson Taillon does a good job with 6 k’s in 6 innings, while the bats of Sean Rodriguez, David Freese and Josh Harrison do most of the work on offense.

American League Standings

American League East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Baltimore Orioles 47 30 0.610 31–13 16–17
Boston Red Sox 42 36 0.538 23–18 19–18
Toronto Blue Jays 43 37 0.537 19–17 24–20
New York Yankees 38 39 0.494 9 22–18 16–21
Tampa Bay Rays 33 44 0.429 14 17–21 16–23
W L Pct. GB Home Road
Cleveland Indians 47 30 0.610 23–12 24–18
Kansas City Royals 41 36 0.532 6 27–11 14–25
Detroit Tigers 40 38 0.513 23–16 17–22
Chicago White Sox 39 39 0.500 20–19 19–20
Minnesota Twins 25 52 0.325 22 15–25 10–27
W L Pct. GB Home Road
Texas Rangers 51 28 0.646 28–12 23–16
Houston Astros 42 37 0.532 9 22–15 20–22
Seattle Mariners 39 39 0.500 11½ 18–20 21–19
Oakland Athletics 35 43 0.449 15½ 17–22 18–21
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 32 47 0.405 19 16–26 16–21

National League Standings

National League East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Washington Nationals 47 32 0.595 23–12 24–20
Miami Marlins 41 37 0.526 21–19 20–18
New York Mets 40 37 0.519 6 19–16 21–21
Philadelphia Phillies 35 45 0.438 12½ 16–22 19–23
Atlanta Braves 26 52 0.333 20½ 11–32 15–20
W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago Cubs 51 26 0.662 25–11 26–15
St. Louis Cardinals 40 37 0.519 11 15–22 25–15
Pittsburgh Pirates 38 41 0.481 14 22–19 16–22
Milwaukee Brewers 35 42 0.455 16 22–19 13–23
Cincinnati Reds 29 50 0.367 23 18–25 11–25
W L Pct. GB Home Road
San Francisco Giants 49 31 0.613 24–16 25–15
Los Angeles Dodgers 43 37 0.537 6 23–15 20–22
Colorado Rockies 37 41 0.474 11 18–20 19–21
Arizona Diamondbacks 36 45 0.444 13½ 13–28 23–17
San Diego Padres 33 46 0.418 15½ 18–24 15–22
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