MLB Standings & Scores

Cubs beat Mets

The Cleveland Indians set a record for consecutive wins, the Los Angeles Dodgers bounce back from their losing problems, and the Chicago Cubs destroy the New York Mets as they get closer towards clinching the NL Central.

Atlanta Braves 8  Washington Nationals 2: Max Scherzer has a nightmare of a game, giving up 7 runs. When Matt Kemp hit a grand slam home run, Scherzer was already off the mound, but he helped load the bases for him.

Baltimore Orioles 2  Toronto Blue Jays 1: The Orioles stop their losing streak with a great day on the mound for Kevin Gausman and two runs in the 1st inning which were enough to hold on to until the win.

Chicago White Sox 5  Kansas City Royals 3: The game was tied at 3-3 going into the 9th, but a sacrifice fly from Jose Abreu put the White Sox ahead, and Avisail Garcia added another run just to make the sure the Royals wouldn’t come back.

Cincinnati Reds 6  St. Louis Cardinals 0: The Reds shut out the Cardinals, mostly getting the job done thanks to Eugenio Suarez hitting a walk off home run and his 25th of the season overall.

Colorado Rockies 2  Arizona Diamondbacks 8: Patrick Corbin did a good job on the mound through 6.2 innings of work, while A.J. Pollock stood out on offense with 3 hits, a home run and 4 RBIs.

Detroit Tigers 3  Cleveland Indians 5: With their 21st straight win, the Indians set a new AL record for consecutive victories. This one included home runs from Jay Bruce and Roberto Perez.

Houston Astros 1  Los Angeles Angels 9: Justin Upton and Luis Valbuena hit home runs to raise the Angles up to 74 wins, putting them two games behind the Minnesota Twins in the race for the wild card spot.

Los Angeles Dodgers 4  San Francisco Giants 1: The Dodgers win their second in a row as they put the losing streak behind them. Cody Bellinger hit a 2-run homer and added another RBI, overall making it to 37 home runs this season.

Miami Marlins 1  Philadelphia Phillies 8: Aaron Nola looked great on the mound, tossing 11 strikeouts to pick up win number 11 this season (3.60 ERA). Offense included Rhys Hoskins hitting his 17th homer of the season, the fastest player ever to reach that number.

New York Mets 5  Chicago Cubs 17: The Cubs win their second in a row in a rout of the Mets. that included a couple of home runs, one of them number 22 this season for Javier Baez. Albert Almora Jr. also hit a home run and finished with 6 RBIs.

New York Yankees 3  Tampa Bay Rays 2: Todd Frazier and Brett Gardner both drove in runs during the second inning, helping the Yankees take 2-of-3 against the Rays while playing in Citi Field.

Oakland Athletics 7  Boston Red Sox 3: The Red Sox lead in the AL East is down to 3 games again, this time unable to bounce back from a rough start by Doug Fister. Matt Olson stood out for the A’s with a 2-run homer, his 18th of the season.

Pittsburgh Pirates 2  Milwaukee Brewers 8: The Brewers remain on the heels of the Cubs thanks to Eric Thames with his 30th home run of the season and the pitching work of the bullpen following Chase Anderson’s so-so start.

San Diego Padres 1  Minnesota Twins 3: Eddie Rosario hit a 2-run, walk-off homer in the 10th inning to keep the Twins in a terrific position to finish with one of the wild card tickets.

Seattle Mariners 8  Texas Rangers 1: The Mariners are back at .500, with two home runs from Mike Zunino, two RBIs for Kyle Seager and Mike Leake giving a solid 5.2 inning of work doing most of the damage.

American League Standings

American League East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Red Sox 82 63 0.566 45–28 37–35
New York Yankees 79 66 0.545 3 40–27 39–39
Baltimore Orioles 72 74 0.493 10½ 44–30 28–44
Tampa Bay Rays 72 75 0.490 11 37–36 35–39
Toronto Blue Jays 68 78 0.466 14½ 39–36 29–42
W L Pct. GB Home Road
Cleveland Indians 90 56 0.616 42–29 48–27
Minnesota Twins 76 69 0.524 13½ 37–37 39–32
Kansas City Royals 72 73 0.497 17½ 39–36 33–37
Detroit Tigers 60 85 0.414 29½ 32–38 28–47
Chicago White Sox 58 87 0.400 31½ 34–40 24–47
W L Pct. GB Home Road
Houston Astros 87 58 0.600 41–31 46–27
Los Angeles Angels 74 71 0.510 13 39–32 35–39
Seattle Mariners 73 73 0.500 14½ 39–36 34–37
Texas Rangers 72 73 0.497 15 39–34 33–39
Oakland Athletics 64 81 0.441 23 42–33 22–48

National League Standings

National League East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Washington Nationals 88 57 0.607 43–30 45–27
Miami Marlins 68 77 0.469 20 36–35 32–42
Atlanta Braves 66 78 0.458 21½ 33–39 33–39
New York Mets 63 82 0.434 25 33–41 30–41
Philadelphia Phillies 56 89 0.386 32 30–37 26–52
W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago Cubs 79 66 0.545 42–32 37–34
Milwaukee Brewers 77 69 0.527 41–33 36–36
St. Louis Cardinals 76 69 0.524 3 41–32 35–37
Pittsburgh Pirates 68 79 0.463 12 39–34 29–45
Cincinnati Reds 63 83 0.432 16½ 36–36 27–47
W L Pct. GB Home Road
Los Angeles Dodgers 94 52 0.644 52–23 42–29
Arizona Diamondbacks 84 62 0.575 10 47–27 37–35
Colorado Rockies 80 66 0.548 14 41–31 39–35
San Diego Padres 65 81 0.445 29 39–35 26–46
San Francisco Giants 56 91 0.381 38½ 32–40 24–51

AL Wild Card Standings

Wild Card teams
(Top 2 qualify for 1-game playoff)
W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 79 66 0.545 +3
Minnesota Twins 76 69 0.524
Los Angeles Angels 74 71 0.510 2
Seattle Mariners 73 73 0.500
Kansas City Royals 72 73 0.497 4
Texas Rangers 72 73 0.497 4
Baltimore Orioles 72 74 0.493
Tampa Bay Rays 72 75 0.490 5
Toronto Blue Jays 68 78 0.466
Oakland Athletics 64 81 0.441 12
Detroit Tigers 60 85 0.414 16
Chicago White Sox 58 87 0.400 18

NL Wild Card Standings

Wild Card teams
(Top 2 qualify for 1-game playoff)
W L Pct. GB
Arizona Diamondbacks 84 62 0.575 +4
Colorado Rockies 80 66 0.548
Milwaukee Brewers 77 69 0.527 3
St. Louis Cardinals 76 69 0.524
Miami Marlins 68 77 0.469 11½
Pittsburgh Pirates 68 79 0.463 12½
Atlanta Braves 66 78 0.458 13
San Diego Padres 65 81 0.445 15
New York Mets 63 82 0.434 16½
Cincinnati Reds 63 83 0.432 17
Philadelphia Phillies 56 89 0.386 23½
San Francisco Giants 56 91 0.381 24½
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