CARDINALS 5, PHILLIES 3
Dakota Hudson tossed six effective innings,
Jedd Gyorko hit a two-run homer and St. Louis beat Philadelphia.
Marcell Ozuna, Matt Wieters and Matt Carpenter also went deep for
the Cardinals, who avoided their first sweep against Philadelphia
Hudson (4-3) allowed four hits and one run in his fourth straight
quality start. Jordan Hicks got the last three outs for his 11th
save in 12 tries after three relievers worked two innings.
Phillies starter Jerad Eickhoff (2-3) gave up four runs and eight
hits in 6 1/3 innings. Bryce Harper and Rhys Hoskins had RBI hits
and Cesar Hernandez added an RBI fielder’s choice grounder for
ROYALS 4, RANGERS 2
Jorge Soler and Adalberto Mondesi homered
and Jakob Junis allowed two runs in six innings as Kansas City
snapped a three-game losing streak with a win over Texas.
Junis (4-5) allowed four hits, including homers by Shin-Soo Choo
and Nomar Mazara, and two walks for his first win since May 1. The
victory follows three losses and a no-decision.
Ian Kennedy worked a perfect ninth inning for his third save, and
the first for Kansas City since May 1.
The Royals improved to 8-20 away from Kauffman Stadium, but still
have the worst road record in the majors.
Mike Minor (5-4) allowed three runs on seven hits in five-plus
BREWERS 11, PIRATES 5
Mike Moustakas had two homers among his four hits
and Milwaukee beat Pittsburgh.
Yasmani Grandal also homered and had four hits to help the Brewers
win for the third time in four games.
Moustakas hit a two-run shot in the first inning, and his solo shot
in the third extended Milwaukee’s lead to 4-1.
Grandal followed Moustokas’ second homer with a solo shot to back
Chase Anderson (3-0), who gave up two runs and six hits with five
strikeouts in five innings.
Colin Moran homered in the fourth for Pittsburgh. Josh Bell pushed
his hitting streak to 10 games.
Joe Musgrove (3-6) allowed five runs and 11 hits in six innings.
WHITE SOX 10, INDIANS 4
Yonder Alonso and Jose Abreu each hit a two-run
homer, and Chicago beat Cleveland for its season-high fourth
Alonso also doubled and scored against his former team, helping
Chicago move within one game of Cleveland for second place in the
AL Central. Eloy Jimenez had three hits and two RBIs, and Manny
Banuelos (3-4) pitched 5 1/3 innings of three-run ball for his
first win in a month.
Carlos Carrasco (4-6) matched a season high by allowing six runs
and 10 hits in 6 1/3 innings of his third consecutive loss.
Jordan Luplow went deep for Cleveland, and Carlos Santana drove in
two runs in the opener of a four-game series.