|Jose Reyes hit a game-tying homer in the ninth and Asdrubal Cabrera delivered a game-ending homer in the 11th as the Mets defeated the Phillies, 9-8. In both cases, the Mets were down by two runs before the big blasts.
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|Max Scherzer picked up his 18th win to tie for the National League lead, allowed four hits and two walks over 6 2/3 innings to lower his WHIP to 0.929 (which leads the NL), and he fanned eight to push his league-leading tally to 267 K's.
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|Jose Fernandez went eight innings and allowed three hits with 12 K's and no walks as the Marlins defeated the Nationals, 1-0.
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|Joey Votto went 4-for-4 with a double, a homer and a walk. Thanks to an historic second half, he now has a .319/.432/.531 slash line for the season.
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|Down by three going into the bottom of the ninth, the Red Sox dropped five runs on the Yankees and came away with a 7-5 win. Entering the game, the Yankees had been 67-1 when leading after eight innings, while the Red Sox entered the contest 3-55 when trailing after eight.
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|Jon Lester hurled eight scoreless frames and Anthony Rizzo popped a pair of home runs as the Cubs took a 7-0 win over the Cardinals.
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|As Miami defeated Atlanta on Tuesday, Ichiro Suzuki produced a 2-for-4 line that included his fifth triple of the year. Suzuki has 26 multihit games this season. Among players 42 years old or older in the liveball era, those 26 tie him with Julio Franco (2004) for the 10th most.
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|Cubs right-hander Kyle Hendricks lost his bid for a no-hitter when he surrendered a homer to Jeremy Hazelbaker to lead off the ninth, but Hendricks picked up his 15th win and lowered his ERA to a league-leading 2.03.
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|Boston's David Ortiz connected on a three-run homer in the sixth inning, a blast that proved to be the difference in an 11-8 win over the Blue Jays. The three-run shot marked the 17th time in his career that Ortiz -- with his team trailing -- produced a go-ahead home run in the sixth inning or later.
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|Clayton Kershaw issued a first-inning walk on Thursday to ensure that he would not post a fourth straight outing with at least 10 strikeouts and no walks; it was about the only disappointing element to his latest masterwork: a three-hit shutout featuring 13 strikeouts.
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|Throwing 119 pitches (96 for strikes) against his former team, the Tigers, Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer tied the Major League record for strikeouts in nine innings. Scherzer's 20 K's came while he amassed 27 called strikes and 31 swings and misses. He did not issue a single walk.
More»Scherzer etches name in record books with 20 whiffs|
|In the Royals' 10-7 loss to the Yankees, Lorenzo Cain homered in the third, fifth and eighth innings to become the ninth player in franchise history to hit three long balls in a game.
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|In his 12th career outing, Steven Matz picked up his ninth career win as the Mets topped the Dodgers, 4-2. The lefty, who surrendered a pair of runs over six innings, is one of 11 hurlers since 1913 to have at least nine victories through 12 appearances.
More» Matz dominates, Mets hit two homers in win|
|Manny Machado homered twice on Sunday to help the Orioles to an 11-3 win over the Athletics. Machado's multihomer day gave him 24 extra-base hits over 30 team games, tied for the most for any Orioles player.
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|The Rockies and Giants played a quintessential Coors Field game … at AT&T Park. The two clubs combined for 24 runs and 33 hits (13 for extra bases) as Colorado topped San Francisco, 17-7.
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|In the Astros' 16-4 rout of the Twins, second baseman Jose Altuve, shortstop Carlos Correa and catcher Jason Castro each doubled and homered. This game marked the third in team history that three players had at least one double and one home run. The first game was played on Aug. 9, 2011 (J.D. Martinez, Brian Bogusevic and Jimmy Paredes), and the second contest came on Sept. 9, 2015 (Carlos Gomez, Colby Rasmus and Marwin Gonzalez).
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|Jake Arrieta limited the Pirates to two hits over seven scoreless innings in a 7-1 Cubs win. Arrieta is the eight pitcher in the live-ball era to win at least 17 consecutive decisions, and the first to do it since White Sox right-hander Jose Contreras won 17 in a row in 2005-06.
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|Mike Trout filled the box score -- four hits, two runs, three RBIs, a steal -- in the Angels' 8-5 loss to the Brewers. At the age of 24 years and 269 days, Trout has posted 37 games with multiple hits, runs and RBIs.
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|On Sunday, Clayton Kershaw hurled a three-hit shutout with 14 K's to defeat the Padres, 1-0. The lefty also drove in the Dodgers' only run, via a single in the third.
More» Kershaw gets RBI hit, fans 14 in shutout|
|Jake Arrieta surrendered a hit to the first batter of the Cubs' 7-2 win over the Brewers and allowed a run in the fifth inning in a five-inning performance that yielded him his fifth victory of the season. The hit quickly ended Arrieta's bid to join Johnny Vander Meer (1938), who remains the only pitcher with back-to-back no-hitters. The run in the fifth inning ended Arrieta's streak of scoreless innings at home at 52 2/3.
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