Brewers Stay Hot in Win Over Cubs
– The Brewers won for the seventh time in eight games as Christian Yelich homered and drove in three to lead a 4-2 victory over the Cubs. Zach Davies pitched effectively into the sixth and Josh Hader picked up an eight-out save to help Milwaukee win a series for the 15th time in 16 tries.
Cards Avoid Sweep by Padres
– Adam Wainwright tossed five-hit ball over six sharp innings as the Cardinals topped the Padres, 4-1 to avoid a three-game sweep. Paul DeJong drove in a pair of runs with a fourth-inning double off Matt Strahm.
Mariners Thump Soxs
– Daniel Vogelbach homered twice, hit a bases-clearing double and set a career high with six RBIs in leading Seattle to a 12-5 romp over the White Sox. Edwin Encarnacion had a two-run homer and three hits for the 9-2 Mariners, who own the AL’s best record after extending the best start in club history.
Phillies Clip Twins
– Rhys Hoskins smacked a two-run homer and Zach Eflin scattered six hits over seven innings of the Phillies, 2-1 victory over the Twins. Eflin allowed a leadoff homer to Max Kepler and continued to trail 1-0 until Hoskins went deep off Jose Berrios in the sixth.