Padres chase Carlos Frias in the 5th
After scoring 7 runs over their previous 5 games, the Padres’ bats have exploded for 10 runs in the first 5 innings today against the Dodgers. Frias, who had given up 7 earned runs in 24 2/3 innings before today, was on the hook for all of them. Follow live
Liriano, Marte spark Pirates' 9-1 win
Francisco Liriano started the fun with a 6-inning, 12-strikeout performance -- Pittsburgh's third straight SP with 10 or more K's. Starling Marte ended it with a 3-run HR.
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Red manager sounds off on his team
Bryan Price, who infamously ranted at the media earlier this year, had strong words for his team after they were swept by Cleveland: "I apologize for anyone from Cincinnati that drove up to watch us play. That was brutal. We’re all brutal right now."
Evan Gattis barely missed the cycle
Gattis singled, tripled and homered but couldn't come up with a double in the Astros' 10-8 win over the Tigers.
Final: Blue Jays 8, Mariners 2
Edwin Encarnacion demolished a second-deck homer in Toronto's victory.
Cardinals avoid the I-70 series sweep
Matt Carpenter clubbed a two-run HR for the Cardinals, who won 6-1 and salvaged a game versus the Royals. Box score
Reds defense blows it
Cincinnati made three errors in the field and couldn't get the bats going vs. Trevor Bauer in a 5-2 loss to the Tribe.
Justin Upton already with career day
San Diego's LF has tied his career high with 6 RBIs and it's only the 2nd inning. Upton hit a grand slam to center in his first at-bat and followed with a 2-run double in his next plate appearance. The Padres lead 8-0 over the Dodgers. Follow live
Mother nature not a Rockies fan
Colorado and San Francisco are currently in a rain delay. The weather has not been friendly to the Rockies, who already have had four postponements and endured a number of delays this year. Fortunately, this one isn't expected to get rained out.
Montero homers against former club
Miguel Montero smashed a 2nd-inning home run to left -- his 5th of the season -- to pull the Cubs level with the Diamondbacks. Montero spent his first 9 seasons in Arizona. Follow live
Brew crew baffled by Braves rookie
Mike Foltynewicz's 5th MLB start was by far his best, as he gave up just one run and three hits in Atlanta's 2-1 win over Milwaukee.
No Bryce bomb today... just a game-winner
Bryce Harper went homerless today. However, he had two hits and two RBIs, one of which was the deciding run in a 4-1 Nationals win over the Phillies. Box score
Trevor Bauer keeps dealing
For the third straight start the Indians SP went 7+ innings and allowed just one run. Cleveland beat the Reds 5-2. Box score
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Keep Mike Napoli in Fenway Park
Napoli homered, doubled and drove in 4 runs in the Red Sox's 6-1 win over the Angels. He entered Saturday's game hitting .389 with 4 HRs in the first 5 games of Boston's homestand.