Jose Altuve homered twice and the second one was the last of three straight the Houston Astros hit in the sixth inning to break a tie and get a 5-1 victory on Wednesday night to become the first team this season to reach 50 wins
Robbie Grossman and Max Kepler homered to back an effective start by Lance Lynn as the Minnesota Twins beat the Boston Red Sox 4-1 on Wednesday night.
Light-hitting Franklin Barreto connected for a 424-foot, three-run home run, one of five long balls the Oakland Athletics hit in routing the San Diego Padres 12-4.
Corey Kluber became the first pitcher with 11 wins this season and Jose Ramirez and Jason Kipnis hit three-run homers as the Indians routed the Chicago White Sox 12-0 on Wednesday afternoon. Reigning AL Cy Young winner Kluber (11-3) only allowed one hit.
Scooter Gennett hit a tying two-run homer, and Eugenio Suarez also connected on the next pitch _ a hit originally ruled a double _ as the Cincinnati Reds rallied to a 5-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers
Nolan Arenado, Trevor Story and Ian Desmond homered in succession during a six-run third inning, German Marquez pitched effectively for six innings and the Colorado Rockies snapped an eight-game home losing streak by beating the New York Mets 10-8
Mike Trout drove in two runs, Kole Calhoun and Ian Kinsler added solo homers and the Los Angeles Angels held on for a 5-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night
Stephen Piscotty homered with two outs in the ninth inning to tie the game and Jed Lowie hit a two-run shot with two outs in the 10th to lift the Oakland Athletics over the San Diego Padres 4-2
Buster Posey homered in the first, Gorkys Hernandez hit a two-run drive in the second with an RBI double later, and the San Francisco Giants held their lead this time to beat the Miami Marlins 6-3 in another night of plunking by both pitching staffs
C.J. Cron homered early and Wilson Ramos hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning to lift the Tampa Bay Rays to a 2-1 win on Tuesday night to snap a 12-game winning streak by the Houston Astros
Cole Hamels allowed four hits over seven innings, Delino DeShields doubled home two runs as the Texas Rangers defeated the Kansas City Royals 4-1 Tuesday night to extend their winning streak to a season-high four games
Joey Votto ended a long homer drought with his third career grand slam, powering the Cincinnati Reds to a 9-5 victory that ended the Detroit Tigers' longest winning streak in two years
Rookie Freddy Peralta allowed two hits in six stellar innings, Jesus Aguilar hammered his 14th home run of the season and the Milwaukee Brewers cooled off the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2