MLB Scores & Standings

Chris Sale

Both the Chicago Cubs and Baltimore Orioles lost, which doesn’t happen on the same day very often. The Chicago White Sox got back on track thanks to Chris Sale while the Washington Nationals blasted the New York Mets, with Stephen Strasburg remaining undefeated.

Seattle Mariners 7  Baltimore Orioles 2: A very good start for Nathan Karns, striking out five in five, while the Mariners relied on a three-run homer by Adam Lind to break the game open and win in Baltimore.

Atlanta Braves 2  Pittsburgh Pirates 8: Gregory Polanco hit a two-run homer to dot the i in win for the Pirates, also helping the team score at the end while striking out swinging. Jeff Locke struck out six in seven innings.

Washington Nationals 9  New York Mets 1: Stephen Strasburg fans 10 in six innings, improving to 7-0 with a 2.80 ERA this season. Offense? Daniel Murphy hit a two-run homer, Ben Revere, Anthony Rendon and Wilson Ramos had two RBIs each.

Chicago Cubs 3  Milwaukee Brewers 5: Junior Guerra struck out 11 batters as the Brewers came back from two runs down thanks to Cris Carter and Kirk Nieuwenhuis hitting home runs.

Cleveland Indians 7  Cincinnati Reds 2: Josh Tomlin improved to 7-0 this season with 7.2 innings and 7 strikeouts. Carlos Santana hit a couple of home runs, Rajai Davis had two more RBIs, making it to 20 this season.

Colorado Rockies 7  St. Louis Cardinals 13: A huge day for Matt Carpenter with six RBIs, twice scoring players on doubles, and finishing the game with a three-run homer, turning it into a six-run game in the 8th.

Houston Astros 1  Chicago White Sox 2: Chris Sale does it again, allowing only four hits in nine innings while striking out nine without walking anyone. The White Sox got only five hits the entire game, but a single from Jerry Sands and a sacrifice fly by Alex Avila got them the win.

Toronto Blue Jays 3  Minnesota Twins 2: The Twins had a 2-0 lead heading into the sixth, but an Edwin Encarnacion sent the game into extra innings with a two-run homer. In the 11th, Troy Tulowitzki hit a single that scored Ezequiel Carrera to win the game.

San Francisco Giants 3  San Diego Padres 1: Jeff Samardzija struck out eight in eight innings, improving to 6-2 this season, allowing only three hits. Brandon Crawford hit his sixth home run of the season, giving the Giants enough of a cushion in the end.

Los Angeles Dodgers 4  Los Angeles Angels 7: A big hitting day for Mike Trout with three RBIs: One on a single, one by grounding out and another with his 10th home run of the season.

New York Yankees 4  Oakland Athletics 1: Ivan Nova got the win on the mound, Carlos Beltran his his ninth home run of the season, with one on and two out to get the Yankees closer to the .500 mark, and only 0.5 a game away from escaping the bottom of the AL East.

American League Standings

AL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Baltimore Orioles 24 15 0.615 17–8 7–7
Boston Red Sox 25 16 0.610 14–8 11–8
Tampa Bay Rays 19 19 0.500 10–11 9–8
Toronto Blue Jays 20 23 0.465 6 9–13 11–10
New York Yankees 18 22 0.450 12–10 6–12
W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago White Sox 25 16 0.610 11–7 14–9
Cleveland Indians 21 17 0.553 11–8 10–9
Kansas City Royals 20 20 0.500 13–7 7–13
Detroit Tigers 19 21 0.475 8–9 11–12
Minnesota Twins 10 30 0.250 14½ 6–11 4–19
W L Pct. GB Home Road
Seattle Mariners 23 17 0.575 8–10 15–7
Texas Rangers 22 19 0.537 14–7 8–12
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 19 22 0.463 8–12 11–10
Oakland Athletics 19 23 0.452 5 8–12 11–11
Houston Astros 17 25 0.405 7 10–10 7–15

National League Standings

NL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Washington Nationals 25 16 0.610 12–7 13–9
Philadelphia Phillies 24 17 0.585 1 12–7 12–10
New York Mets 22 18 0.550 10–8 12–10
Miami Marlins 21 19 0.525 8–10 13–9
Atlanta Braves 10 30 0.250 14½ 2–17 8–13
W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago Cubs 28 11 0.718 14–6 14–5
Pittsburgh Pirates 22 18 0.550 10–8 12–10
St. Louis Cardinals 22 19 0.537 7 11–11 11–8
Milwaukee Brewers 18 23 0.439 11 12–12 6–11
Cincinnati Reds 15 26 0.366 14 12–12 3–14
W L Pct. GB Home Road
San Francisco Giants 25 18 0.581 11–10 14–8
Los Angeles Dodgers 21 21 0.500 10–12 11–9
Colorado Rockies 20 20 0.500 8–10 12–10
Arizona Diamondbacks 19 24 0.442 6 7–17 12–7
San Diego Padres 17 25 0.405 8–14 9–11
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