MLB Standings & Scores

Wade Davis, Alex Avila

The two hottest teams in the majors, the Cleveland Indians and Arizona Diamondbacks, extended their win streaks. Meanwhile, the Chicago Cubs won a narrow shutout in Pittsburgh and the Boston Red Sox distanced themselves a bit further from the New York Yankees.

Arizona Diamondbacks 3  Los Angeles Dodgers 1: Win number 13 in a row for the Diamondbacks while the Dodgers drop their 6th in a row. Taijuan Walker looked great on the mound, followed by three terrific bullpen innings.

Chicago Cubs 1  Pittsburgh Pirates 0: The Cubs stop the losing streak with a terrific pitching performance that included a solid Jose Quintana start and a 9th inning RBI triple by Alex Avila.

Cleveland Indians 5  Chicago White Sox 1: Win number 14 in a row for the Indians, including one home runs, 2 RBIs and 3 hits for Carlos Santana. Carlos Carrasco was fantastic in a complete game, with his shutout ruined in the 9th inning.

Houston Astros 5  Seattle Mariners 3: The Astros keep the Mariners below .500, tying the game in the 7th inning through George Springer, and winning it in the 9th with a home run from a red hot Cameron Maybin.

Kansas City Royals 13  Detroit Tigers 2: A rough day for the Tigers and especially Joe Jimenez, giving up 5 runs without recording an out in his relief session. Salvador Perez hit a couple of home runs, making it to 24 this season.

Milwaukee Brewers 1  Cincinnati Reds 7: The Brewers fall to third in the division, losing their third in a row. Zack Cozart, on a role recently, hit his 18th home run of the season.

Minnesota Twins 10  Tampa Bay Rays 6: This was Eduardo Escobar’s day, finishing with 3-for-5 and 3 RBIs, while Brian Dozier gave a hand, hitting home run number 29 of his this season.

Philadelphia Phillies 3  New York Mets 6: The game was stopped after six innings, which included Travis d’Arnaud hitting his 11th homer of the season, and two RBIs on two sac flies by Brandon Nimmo.

San Francisco Giants 11  Colorado Rockies 3: A loss to the Giants this season, especially when you’re on the hunt for a playoff spot, is almost a disaster. Johnny Cueto looked good for once, and Gorkys Hernandez finished with 2 hits and 3 RBIs.

St. Louis Cardinals 3  San Diego Padres 1: The Cards have taken advantage of playing in San Diego to move 5 games above .500 and grab 2nd in the NL Central, mostly lifted by a Stephen Piscotty two-run homer that erased the early Padres lead.

Texas Rangers 12  Atlanta Braves 8: In part of the double header, Elvis Andrus and Mike Napoli both hit home runs with 2 outs to help the Rangers ruin Luiz Gohara’s debut.

Texas Rangers 4  Atlanta Braves 5: The Braves jumped to a early 5-0 lead, that included Freddie Freeman hitting a 2-RBI double, enough for the Braves to split their doubleheader with the Rangers.

Toronto Blue Jays 1  Boston Red Sox 6: Second win in a row for the Red Sox, opening a 4-game lead in the AL East. Doug Fister struck out 9 in 7 innings of work; Jackie Bradley Jr. stood out with 2-run homer, number 15 this season.

Washington Nationals 8  Miami Marlins 1: The Nats pick up their third win in a row and 8th consecutive against their division rivals, getting a solid day from Gio Gonzalez, as well as Ryan Zimmerman hitting home run number 31 this season. 

American League Standings

American League EastWLPct.GBHomeRoad
Boston Red Sox78610.56141–2637–35
New York Yankees74640.53640–2734–37
Baltimore Orioles71680.511744–2927–39
Tampa Bay Rays70700.50036–3334–37
Toronto Blue Jays64750.4601435–3429–41
Cleveland Indians82560.59436–2946–27
Minnesota Twins71670.5141135–3736–30
Kansas City Royals68690.49613½36–3232–37
Detroit Tigers59790.4282332–3727–42
Chicago White Sox54830.39427½32–3722–46
Houston Astros85530.61641–3144–22
Los Angeles Angels72670.51813½38–3134–36
Texas Rangers69680.50415½37–3032–38
Seattle Mariners69700.49616½37–3432–36
Oakland Athletics58800.4202737–3321–47

National League Standings

National League EastWLPct.GBHomeRoad
Washington Nationals84540.60940–2744–27
Miami Marlins67710.4861736–3431–37
Atlanta Braves60760.4412329–3731–39
New York Mets59790.4282529–4030–39
Philadelphia Phillies53850.3843128–3725–48
Chicago Cubs75630.54340–2935–34
Milwaukee Brewers72670.51839–3233–35
St. Louis Cardinals71670.514437–3134–36
Pittsburgh Pirates67720.48239–3228–40
Cincinnati Reds60790.43215½35–3625–43
Los Angeles Dodgers92460.66752–1840–28
Arizona Diamondbacks81580.58311½45–2336–35
Colorado Rockies74640.5361841–3033–34
San Diego Padres62770.44630½38–3424–43
San Francisco Giants54870.38339½32–3822–49

AL Wild Card Standings

Wild Card teams
(Top 2 qualify for 1-game playoff)
New York Yankees74640.536+2½
Minnesota Twins72670.518
Los Angeles Angels72680.514½
Baltimore Orioles71680.5111
Texas Rangers70690.5042
Kansas City Royals69690.500
Tampa Bay Rays70710.4963
Seattle Mariners69710.493
Toronto Blue Jays64760.457
Detroit Tigers59800.42413
Oakland Athletics59800.42413
Chicago White Sox54840.39117½

NL Wild Card Standings

Wild Card teams
(Top 2 qualify for 1-game playoff)
Arizona Diamondbacks82580.586+7½
Colorado Rockies74650.532
St. Louis Cardinals72670.5182
Milwaukee Brewers72680.514
Miami Marlins67720.4827
Pittsburgh Pirates67730.479
San Diego Padres62780.44312½
Atlanta Braves61770.44212½
Cincinnati Reds61790.43613½
New York Mets60790.43214
San Francisco Giants55870.38720½
Philadelphia Phillies53860.38121
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