Cubs 8, Mets 2: Scott Feldman continues his impressive work this season with 6 2/3 scoreless innings against the Mets scattering seven hits and a walk while striking out six. The Cubs righty also drove in two runs with a double in the fourth inning. Nate Schierholtz and Anthony Rizzo both hit solo home runs for
Indians 5, Mariners 4: In a game filled with late-inning drama, Mark Reynolds bases-loaded grounder made the difference, scoring Jason Kipnis just ahead of Brendan Ryan’s throw to the plate. Ryan hit a two run home-run in the eighth off Zach McAllister to break up the Indians’ shutout and Raul Ibanez and Justin Smoak went back-to-back in the ninth to tie the game.
Yankees 7, Blue Jays 2: Robinson Cano went deep twice for
Angels 12, White Sox 9: The Angels got the best of the White Sox despite being out hit in this slug-fest, raking up twelve runs on twelve hits and ten walks.
Reds 10, Phillies 0: Bronson Arroyo shut the Phillies out for 7 2/3 innings allowing five hits and two walks with six strikeouts as the Reds crushed the Phillies. Joey Votto went 4-4 with a homer, two walks, two RBIs and two runs scored and Ryan Hanigan contributed a three run blast in the second.
Rays 10, Orioles 6: The Rays found themselves in a deep hole after a four-run first inning that featured back-to-back shots from Adam Jones and Chris Davis, but
Astros 4, Pirates 2 (11 innings): Houston tied the game up in the eighth on a Chris Carter single and got the winning run on a close play at the plate as Jason Castro just beat out Neil Walker’s throw to the plate in the eleventh. J.D Martinez gave the Astros some insurance with an RBI single one batter later and Jose Veras closed things out in the bottom of the inning.
Diamondbacks 1, Marlins 0: Brandon McCarthy threw a complete game, three-hit shutout to beat the Marlins. Gerardo Parra’s first inning solo home run on the first pitch of the game was the only run scored on Marlins’ starter Tom Koehler, who went six innings and allowed three hits and two walks with punching out seven.
Red Sox 12, Twins 5: David Ortiz went deep twice and drove in six runs to the Red Sox rout of the Twins. Daniel Nava hit a two-run home run and drove in three. Dustin Pedroia went 2-3 with two walks, three runs scored and an RBI and shutdown a potential Twins rally in the sixth by ranging into short right field for a fly ball and then gunning down the tagging Ryan Doumit at the plate.
Braves 3, Dodgers 1: Chris Capuano shut the Braves out for seven innings but back-to-back home runs from Evan Gattis and Aldreton Simmons in the eighth spoiled his strong effort. Matt Kemp earned himself a spot on the highlight reels with a leaping catch that robbed Jason Heyward of a home run in the first.
Brewers 6, Cardinals 4 (10 innings): John Axford bailed himself out of a bases-loaded jam in the ninth with a huge strike out against Daniel Descalso to send this game into extra innings and earned the win when Jeff Bianchi’s two-run single gave the Brewers the lead in the tenth.
Rangers 7, Tigers 2: Elvis Andrus went 5-5 at the top of the Rangers’ line up scoring three runs and driving in two.
Rockies 10, Giants 2: Dexter Fowler and Wilin Rosario lead the
Padres 2, Nationals 1: Eric Stulz got the best of Jordan Zimmerman in this pitcher’s duel, but both starters were at the top of their game here. Zimmerman went eight innings allowing two runs- one unearned- with seven hits and no walks against six strike outs. Stulz also went eight, giving up just one run on four hits and two walks while striking out five. Everth Cabrera’s eighth inning RBI single off Zimmerman was the difference
Athletics 2, Royals 1:
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The Cardinals have placed Jaime Garcia on the DL with shoulder pain. It is tough loss for
The Yankees have picked up former Rays infielder Reid Brignac after he was designated for assignment by the
The Mets are watching Ike Davis closely and if the struggling first baseman doesn’t show them something today against Travis Wood and the Cubs he could find himself in AAA Las Vages some time this week.