MLB Scores & Standings

Yasmani Grandal

Nothing too dramatic around Baseball as the New York Yankees pick up a win in Fenway Park over the Boston Red Sox, the Chicago Cubs continue to lead the NL Central by beating the Chicago White Sox and the Los Angeles Dodgers look unbeatable after a shutout against the Detroit Tigers.

Arizona Diamondback 0  Minnesota Twins 5: Jose Berrios starred in a shutout performance, striking out 7 in 7 innings while giving up only 2 hits. Max Kepler finished with a couple of RBIs with a 4th inning, 2-run single.

Chicago White Sox 7  Texas Rangers 17: A total of 20 hits and 4 home runs, including 2 by Rougned Odor led the demolition of the White Sox in Arlington. Shin Soo Choo had a big day as well, with 4-of-6 at the plate and finishing with 3 RBIs.

Cincinnati Reds 11  Atlanta Braves 8: Two teams thinking about the future provided plenty of offense, including a grand slam home run by Scooter Gennett for the Reds and 3 homers for the Braves, who trailed for most of the game, never coming close after Gennett’s big hit.

Cleveland Indians 5  Kansas City Royals 0: Trevor Bauer did give up 7 hits in his day of work, but that didn’t amount to anything. Meanwhile, the Indians rocked Jason Vargas, including Austin Jackson with 2 hits and an RBI.

Los Angeles Angels 5  Baltimore Orioles 1: A big day for Mike Trout and Luis Valbuena. Each hit a couple of home runs, as the Angels keep themselves in the Wild Card picture.

Los Angeles Dodgers 3  Detroit Tigers 0: The Dodgers win their 6th in a row with a shutout in Detroit, giving up only 4 hits through 9 innings while Adrian Gonzalez stood out on offense with the run that opened the game.

Miami Marlins 1  New York Mets 8: The Mets scored 8 runs on 8 hits, including homers from Wilmer Flores, Kevin Plawecki (1st of the season) and Dominic Smith. Rafael Montero, in an awful season, got the W in the shutout performance.

Milwaukee Brewers 6  Colorado Rockies 3: The game with tied at 3-3 entering the 9th, but Jesus Aguilar hit a 2-run, go-ahead home run to give the Brewers a win that puts them back in 2nd place behind the Cubs in the NL Central.

New York Yankees 4  Boston Red Sox 3: CC Sabathia was terrific in his return from injury, allowing only 4 hits while striking out 4 in 6 innings of work. Most of the offense came from Tyler Austin with a 3-run homer.

Oakland Athletics 0  Houston Astros 3: Collin McHugh picked up the win in the shutout after 6 innings of work. Alex Bregman had a couple of hits, including his 15th home run of the season.

Seattle Mariners 7  Tampa Bay Rays 6: The Mariners scored 7 run through 4 innings to build enough of a cushion and win the game, with a Mitch Haniger Grand Slam home run providing most of the firepower.

St. Louis Cardinals 4  Pittsburgh Pirates 6: The Pirates keep things interesting in the NL Central, which mostly helps the Cubs. Adan Frazier stood out with 3 hits and his 4th home run of the season, a 2-run homer in this case.

Toronto Blue Jays 3  Chicago Cubs 4: Jose Quintana gave another strong performance, this time against an AL team, striking out 8 in 6 innings, while the bat of Ian Happ, including his 18th home run, gave the Cubs their second straight win.

Washington Nationals 1  San Diego Padres 3: Yangervis Solarte hit a 2-run homer to start the game and the Padres managed to hold on from there. Travis Wood gave up only 3 hits in his 7-inning start, getting the win and improving to 2-1.

Philadelphia Phillies 12  San Francisco Giants 9: A lot of offense from two bad teams, including a grand slam home run by Ty Kelly in a pinch hitting appearance.

American League Standings

W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Red Sox 70 52 0.574 39–22 31–30
New York Yankees 66 56 0.541 4 35–22 31–34
Baltimore Orioles 60 63 0.488 10½ 36–24 24–39
Tampa Bay Rays 60 65 0.480 11½ 31–32 29–33
Toronto Blue Jays 59 64 0.480 11½ 34–29 25–35
W L Pct. GB Home Road
Cleveland Indians 68 53 0.562 31–27 37–26
Minnesota Twins 62 59 0.512 6 30–35 32–24
Kansas City Royals 61 61 0.500 32–29 29–32
Detroit Tigers 53 69 0.434 15½ 29–30 24–39
Chicago White Sox 46 74 0.383 21½ 25–31 21–43
W L Pct. GB Home Road
Houston Astros 76 47 0.618 36–26 40–21
Los Angeles Angels 63 60 0.512 13 33–26 30–34
Seattle Mariners 63 61 0.508 13½ 34–32 29–29
Texas Rangers 61 61 0.500 14½ 35–28 26–33
Oakland Athletics 53 70 0.431 23 34–31 19–39

National League Standings

W L Pct. GB Home Road
Washington Nationals 73 48 0.603 35–25 38–23
Miami Marlins 59 62 0.488 14 32–29 27–33
Atlanta Braves 54 67 0.446 19 26–32 28–35
New York Mets 54 67 0.446 19 27–35 27–32
Philadelphia Phillies 44 77 0.364 29 24–31 20–46
W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago Cubs 65 57 0.533 33–28 32–29
Milwaukee Brewers 64 60 0.516 2 35–30 29–30
St. Louis Cardinals 63 60 0.512 35–27 28–33
Pittsburgh Pirates 59 64 0.480 33–28 26–36
Cincinnati Reds 53 71 0.427 13 29–31 24–40
W L Pct. GB Home Road
Los Angeles Dodgers 87 34 0.719 51–14 36–20
Colorado Rockies 68 55 0.553 20 38–24 30–31
Arizona Diamondbacks 67 56 0.545 21 39–23 28–33
San Diego Padres 55 68 0.447 33 33–29 22–39
San Francisco Giants 50 75 0.400 39 29–33 21–42
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