Greinke tosses 7 scoreless innings in win
The Dodgers earned a 4-3 victory over the Mets as Zack Greinke became the 4th pitcher since 1914 to pitch 6 innings with no runs and 4 or less hits allowed in 4 straight games (via Baseball-Reference). Box score
Braves hand Phillies 6th straight loss
Cameron Maybin homered and recorded 3 hits to help the Phillies to their most runs since May 21 in a 9-5 win over Philadelphia.
Kris Bryant's 4th of July fireworks
The Cubs' 3B is the first NL player with 2 HRs and 6 RBIs on the 4th of July since Willie McCovey in 1962 (via Elias).
Bryant's 6-RBI night fuels Cubs
Kris Bryant connected on a grand slam and a 2-run homer in the Cubs' 7-2 win over the Marlins.
Final: Braves 9, Phillies 5
Cameron Maybin went 3-for-5 with a double, a home run and 2 RBIs to lead the Braves to their 4th straight win. Box score
Mets cut Dodgers' lead in half
After scoring 2 runs over their previous 4 games, the Mets scored 2 in the top of the 8th inning against Los Angeles' bullpen to pull within 4-2 at Dodger Stadium. Follow live
Byrd adds RBI but Reds still trail
Marlon Byrd has been a one-man offense tonight. Unfortunately, he's basically the only offense the Reds have been able to muster. Byrd doubled to bring home Jay Bruce in the 6th, but Cincy still trails 7-3. Follow live
Final: Cubs 7, Marlins 2
Kris Bryant provided the early fireworks at Wrigley Field, hitting a pair of home runs -- including a grand slam -- and driving in six runs to lift the Cubs over the Marlins. It's the second 2-HR game of Bryant's young career. Box score
Alex Wood leaves with big lead
The Phillies got to Braves starter Alex Wood for 10 hits and 4 runs, but the lefty is still in line for the win after the Braves gave him 9 runs of support. Wood has gone at least 6 innings in each of his last 5 starts. Follow live
Wheels come off for Cincy in 5th
The Brewers plated 6 runs in the top of the 5th off of Ryan Mattheus -- scoring on four singles, a balk and a walk. After Cincinnati pitched through the lineup, Pedro Villarreal managed to close the inning Follow live