Reds snuff Dodgers’ winning streak at 6
CINCINNATI » Luis Castillo struck out 10 while outpitching Walker Buehler, Kyle Farmer doubled twice and the Cincinnati Reds snapped the Los Angeles Dodgers’ six-game winning streak with a 3-1 victory Friday night.
The Reds have dropped their last seven series to slip to fourth in the NL wild-card standings, a half-game behind San Diego and a full game behind second-place St. Louis.
The Dodgers, already assured at least a wildcard spot, began the day one game behind San Francisco in the NL West.
BREWERS 8, CUBS 5 » Kolten Wong hit a tiebreaking single with two outs in the eighth inning and Milwaukee moved closer to a playoff berth by beating the Chicago Cubs.
YANKEES 8, INDIANS 0 » Corey Kluber won for the first time in nearly four months, pitching six shutout innings in his first outing against the team that helped him blossom into a star, and the New York Yankees routed Cleveland.
CARDINALS 8, PADRES 2 » Dylan Carlson homered twice, including a grand slam, to help Miles Mikolas win for the first time in two years as St. Louis beat San Diego.
WHITE SOX 8, RANGERS 0 » Luis Robert hit a three-run double, Dylan Cease struck out 10 in five innings and the Chicago White Sox moved closer to their first division title in 13 years.
TWINS 7, BLUE JAYS 3 » Vladimir Guerrero Jr. connected for his major league-leading 46th homer, but Jorge Polanco, Josh Donaldson, and Miguel Sanó hit consecutive homers as Minnesota beat Toronto.
RAYS 7, TIGERS 4 (10 INN.) » Brett Phillips hit a threerun homer in the 10th inning and AL East-leading Tampa Bay came back from a three-run deficit in the ninth.
RED SOX 7, ORIOLES 1 » Chris Sale returned from COVID-19 to pitch five innings of two-hit ball, and Bobby Dalbec homered to help Boston send Baltimore to its 100th loss of the season.
PHILLIES 4, METS 3 » Zack Wheeler limited the damage in a short but effective outing against his old team, Brad Miller hit a tiebreaking homer and Philadelphia held off the New York Mets.
PIRATES 2, MARLINS 1 » Wil Crowe won for the first time since July 30 and Pittsburgh beat Miami.
ROCKIES 9, NATIONALS 8 » Elías Díaz hit a tying homer and Brendan Rodgers had an RBI single as Colorado rallied in the ninth inning.
ASTROS 4, D’BACKS 3 » Chas McCormick was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded to drive in the winning run in the 10th inning as Houston sent Arizona to its 100th loss.
MARINERS 6, ROYALS 2 » Seattle rookie Jarred Kelenic spoiled the major league debut of pitcher Jonathan Heasley by hitting a pair of two-run homers that sent the Mariners over Kansas City.