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CHICAGO» Clay­ton Ker­shaw pitched seven score­less in­nings for his ma­jor league­lead­ing 15th vic­tory and the Dodgers edged the White Sox 1-0 Tues­day night for their 10th straight vic­tory.

Ker­shaw (15-2) made his first start since the All-Star break, scat­ter­ing seven hits and a walk to post his 11th win in a row.

The Dodgers have won 30 of 34. This is the sec­ond 10-game win­ning streak of the sea­son for the NL West lead­ers.

Re­liev­ers Pe­dro Baez and Ken­ley Jansen closed it out. Jansen sur­vived a deep fly by Matt David­son to record his 24th save in 24 chances.

Chris Tay­lor had four hits and scored on rookie Cody Bellinger’s sin­gle in the first in­ning off Miguel Gon­za­lez (4-9).


Evan Gat­tis home­red twice to back up a solid start by Brad Pea­cock and help the Astros to a 6-2 vic­tory over the Mariners. … Chris Davis home­red in a six-run first in­ning, added a grand slam in the fourth and fin­ished with a ca­reer-high six RBIs to help the Ori­oles breeze past the Rangers 12-1. … Fran­cisco Cervelli and Josh Har­ri­son home­red dur­ing a sixth-in­ning rally and the streak­ing Pi­rates wel­comed out­fielder Star­ling Marte back with a 4-3 vic­tory over the Brewers. Marte went 1-for-3 in his re­turn from an 80-game sus­pen­sion for vi­o­lat­ing the per­for­mance-en­hanc­ing drug pol­icy. … Chris Her­rmann capped a six-run fifth in­ning with a two-run homer, and the Di­a­mond­backs slugged their way past the Reds 11-2. … Maikel Franco had three hits, in­clud­ing a tiebreak­ing home run in the eighth in­ning, to help lift the Phillies to a 5-2 vic­tory over the Mar­lins .…Michael Wacha threw a three-hit­ter for his first ca­reer shutout, Matt Car­pen­ter had four hits and the Car­di­nals beat the Mets 5-0. … Ni­cholas Castel­lanos home­red twice and drove in five runs, Detroit scored five times in the sec­ond in­ning and the Tigers cruised from there to a 9-3 vic­tory over the Roy­als. … Bar­tolo Colon fal­tered in the fifth in­ning af­ter a de­cent start by the burly 44-year-old, whose Min­nesota de­but ended with a two-run dou­ble by Gary Sanchez that sent the Yan­kees on their way to a 6-3 vic­tory over the Twins.


Tigers trade OF Martinez to Di­a­mond­backs. The Di­a­mond­backs ac­quired star out­fielder J.D. Martinez from the Tigers for a pack­age of prospects, hop­ing to so­lid­ify a trou­ble spot while mak­ing a run to­ward the play­offs. Detroit re­ceived Dou­ble-A in­fielder Dawel Lugo, switch-hit­ting in­field prospect Ser­gio Al­can­tara and short­stop Jose King in the deal. Lugo is re­garded as the Di­a­mond­backs’ No. 2 over­all prospect. … The Yan­kees ac­quired in­fielder Todd Fra­zier and re­liev­ers David Robert­son and Tommy Kahnle from the White Sox for re­liever Tyler Clip­pard and three prospects. … Twins righthander Phil Hughes will miss the rest of the sea­son be­cause of per­sis­tent arm trou­ble re­lated to a con­di­tion that re­quired rib re­moval surgery a year ago. … John Lackey was ac­ti­vated from the 10-day dis­abled list and will start for the Cubs on Tues­day af­ter miss­ing two weeks. … Brewers catcher Stephen Vogt is out for at least a month with a sprained left knee fol­low­ing a col­li­sion at home plate. … The Reds placed right-han­der Scott Feld­man on the 10-day dis­abled list with right knee in­flam­ma­tion. The As­so­ci­ated Press

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