MLB Standings & Scores

The Los Angeles Dodgers remain on a historic pace, picking up win number 80 this season thanks to Cody Bellinger and his home run hitting antics. Meanwhile, the Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays again to extend the longest active winning streak to 8.

Baltimore Orioles 1  Los Angeles Angels 5: The slippery chase after the wild card ticket is so far proving difficult. The O’s were held to just 4 hits, while C.J. Cron hit a home run on consecutive days, getting help from Andrelton Simmons, doing well in this series vs Baltimore.

Red Sox beat Rays

Boston Red Sox 8  Tampa Bay Rays 2: The Red Sox continue to have fun down in Florida, with Rick Porcello picking up the win in two solid innings, but mostly the offense pulling its weight, including 2 RBIs for Sandy Leon.

Chicago Cubs 1  San Francisco Giants 3: Madison Bumgarner looked terrific in a 7-inning outing, including 7 strikeouts while giving up just one run, a homer to Albert Almora Jr. ;Hunter Pence hit a home run of his own, a two-run shot the Giants leaned on to win.

Colorado Rockies 3  Cleveland Indians 2: Despite their wasteful day (12 hits, only 3 runs), the Rockies prevailed, with Jonathan Lucroy sending the game to extra inning in the 9th inning and Justin Blackmon hitting a game-winning home run in the 12th.

Houston Astros 1  Chicago White Sox 7: Another surprising loss for the Astros in South Side. Miguel Gonzalez threw for 8 innings, allowing only 5 hits and one run. Tim Anderson hit a home run and finished with 3 RBIs overall.

Kansas City Royals 5  St. Louis Cardinals 8: The Cardinals pick up their 5th win in a row, with Yadier Molina and his 6th inning grand slam home run lifting them from one run behind to victory.

Los Angeles Dodgers 3  Arizona Diamondbacks 2: The Dodgers get back to their winning ways (80 this season), as Alex Wood improved to 14-1 based on 6 innings of work and the offense of Cody Bellinger, hitting home run number 33 this season.

Miami Marlins 1  Washington Nationals 10: Ryan Zimmerman hit his 25th and 26th home runs of the season in a nasty demolition of the Marlins. Gio Gonzalez was hot, giving up one run in 7 innings while striking out 6.

New York Yankees 11  Toronto Blue Jays 5: The Yankees reach win number 60 this season to keep their wild card spot in check. Gary Sanchez, Didi Gregorius and Todd Frazier provided most of the firepower.

Philadelphia Phillies 3  Atlanta Braves 2: Odubel Herrera continues to look terrific at the plate, hitting a triple which the Phillies scored two runs off. Jerad Eickhoff got the win in the shutout, striking out 6 in 6.2 innings.

Justin Verlander

Pittsburgh Pirates 0  Detroit Tigers 10: Justin Verlander gave up only one hit in 8 innings in an impressive shutout of the Pirates. Ian Kinsler hit a home run and Nick Castellanos turned 3 hits into 5 RBIs.

San Diego Padres 3  Cincinnati Reds 8: With both teams going nowhere this season, Joey Votto (2 hits, 1 RBI) extending his hitting streak to 14 games is the only thing to take away from this game.

Seattle Mariners 6  Oakland A’s 3: Just like last season, the Mariners are making a summer push towards the playoff. Nelson Cruz hit two home runs and Kyle Seager hit one of his own in a big day of big offense for Seattle.

Texas Rangers 5  New York Mets 1: Martin Perez had a solid performance on the mound for once, throwing for 8 innings and striking out 5. On offense it was Joey Gallo having a strong performance, hitting a two-run homer and also adding 3 walks to his stat line.

American League Standings

American League East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Red Sox 65 49 0.570 36–20 29–29
New York Yankees 60 52 0.536 4 32–20 28–32
Tampa Bay Rays 58 57 0.504 30–27 28–30
Baltimore Orioles 56 58 0.491 9 35–23 21–35
Toronto Blue Jays 53 60 0.469 11½ 28–27 25–33
W L Pct. GB Home Road
Cleveland Indians 60 51 0.541 31–27 29–24
Kansas City Royals 57 56 0.504 4 32–27 25–29
Minnesota Twins 56 56 0.500 27–33 29–23
Detroit Tigers 52 61 0.460 9 28–25 24–36
Chicago White Sox 43 68 0.387 17 23–29 20–39
W L Pct. GB Home Road
Houston Astros 71 42 0.628 33–25 38–17
Seattle Mariners 59 56 0.513 13 32–27 27–29
Los Angeles Angels 57 58 0.496 15 33–26 24–32
Texas Rangers 54 59 0.478 17 28–26 26–33
Oakland Athletics 50 64 0.439 21½ 31–27 19–37

National League Standings

National League East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Washington Nationals 67 45 0.598 31–23 36–22
Miami Marlins 53 59 0.473 14 27–28 26–31
Atlanta Braves 51 61 0.455 16 26–30 25–31
New York Mets 50 61 0.450 16½ 26–32 24–29
Philadelphia Phillies 42 69 0.378 24½ 23–28 19–41
W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago Cubs 59 54 0.522 29–26 30–28
Milwaukee Brewers 59 57 0.509 31–28 28–29
St. Louis Cardinals 58 56 0.509 32–26 26–30
Pittsburgh Pirates 56 58 0.491 32–26 24–32
Cincinnati Reds 47 67 0.412 12½ 28–31 19–36
W L Pct. GB Home Road
Los Angeles Dodgers 80 33 0.708 47–13 33–20
Colorado Rockies 65 49 0.570 15½ 35–21 30–28
Arizona Diamondbacks 64 49 0.566 16 37–19 27–30
San Diego Padres 50 63 0.442 30 29–27 21–36
San Francisco Giants 46 70 0.397 35½ 27–32 19–38

AL Wild Card Standings

  1. New York Yankees, +2.5 games
  2. Seattle Mariners
  3. Kansas City Royals, 1 game behind
  4. Tampa Bay Rays, 1 game behind
  5. Minnesota Twins, 1.5 games behind

NL Wild Card Standings

  1. Colorado Rockies, +0.5 games
  2. Arizona Diamondbacks
  3. St. Louis Cardinals, 6.5 games behind
  4. Milwaukee Brewers, 6.5 games behind
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