Cubs Walk Off in 9th
– The Cubs scored twice in the bottom of the ninth to pull out a 3-2 win against the Phillies. Kris Bryant had three hits and scored twice, tying the game when he beat a throw to the plate. Pinch-hitter Javier Baez won it with an RBI single to complete the rally after the Cubs coughed up a ninth-inning lead against Philadelphia on Monday.
Reds Shutdown Brewers
– Sonny Gray and three Cincinnati relievers combined on a six-hitter in a 3-0 shutout of the Brewers. Gray tied his season high with nine strikeouts over six innings of his first win as a Red. It was the major league-leading seventh shutout for the Reds as the Brewers were blanked for the first time this season.
Astros and Verlander Handcuff Soxs
– Justin Verlander took a no-hitter into the seventh inning and struck out a season-high 12 to lead the Astros to a 5-1 win over the White Sox. Verlander improved to 8-1 by allowing one hit and walking one in eight innings for his fourth straight win, losing the no-hitter when Jose Abreu homered in the seventh. Yuli Gurriel hit a solo shot to give the Astros home runs in 18 straight games, tying the second-longest streak in franchise history.
Twins Still Streaking
– Marwin Gonzalez launched a two-run homer and drove in three as the sizzling Twins dumped the Angels, 8-3. Luis Arraez added a solo blast in Minnesota’s seventh victory in eight games. Eddie Rosario and Jorge Polanco each collected two RBIs to