Oroville Mercury-Register

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.

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