Yelich 3 Homers Propel Brewers
– Christian Yelich flashed his MVP form on Monday to power the Brewers to victory in their series opener with the Cardinals. Yelich crushed three home runs and drove in a career-high seven as the Brewers topped the Redbirds, 10-7. The reigning NL MVP hit his first three-run homer to cap a six-run second inning, then added another three-run shot in the sixth to put Milwaukee ahead to stay.
Cubs Win at Miami
– Willson Contreras smacked his sixth homer of the season while going 2-for-3 with three RBIs in the Cubs’ 7-2 victory at Miami. Yu Darvish (1-2) struck out eight in a season-high 5 2/3 innings, allowing two runs to lower his ERA to 6.11.
Jays Rally Past Twins
– Teoscar Hernandez capped his three-hit night by belting the go-ahead, three-run homer in the eighth inning to send the Blue Jays past the Twins, 5-3. Toronto rallied after C.J. Cron’s three-run blast put Minnesota ahead, 3-1 in the fourth.
Soxs Rally Over Royals
– Welington Castillo atoned for an error by slamming a two-run homer in the eighth inning to lift the White Sox past the Royals, 5-4. Chicago shortstop Tim Anderson scored twice and was 3-for-4 to lift his average to a major league-leading .453.