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Giants 6, CUBS 1: Kris Bryant drew a pair of standing ovations in his return to Wrigley Field, then Evan Longoria and Brandon Belt homered in the seventh inning to send the Giants to their fifth straight win.
Nationals at PIRATES, late: Miguel Cabrera and Robbie Grossman each had four hits, and the Detroit Tigers avoided a sweep by beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1 Wednesday night.
Blue Jays at ORIOLES, late: Bo Bichette thumped a leadoff homer in the first inning and singled in the tiebreaking run in the seventh and the Toronto Blue Jays held off the skidding New York Yankees 6-4 Thursday night for their eighth straight win.
Rockies at PHILLIES, late: Pinch-hitter Ryan McMahon and Sam Hilliard hit back-to-back home runs with two outs in the ninth inning, rallying the Colorado Rockies over the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3 on Thursday night.
Rays at TIGERS, late: Miguel Cabrera and Robbie Grossman each had four hits, and the Detroit Tigers avoided a sweep by beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1 Wednesday night.
Yankees at METS, late: Jazz Chisholm Jr. hit a tiebreaking solo homer in the eighth inning and the Miami Marlins beat the New York Mets 3-2 Thursday night.
Brewers at CLEVELAND, late: Franmil Reyes, Oscar Mercado and José Ramirez homered, and the Cleveland scored for the first time in three games, beating the Minnesota Twins 4-1 on Thursday night.
Marlins at BRAVES, late: Joc Pederson hit a tiebreaking single with two out in the 10th inning, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 7-6 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday night.
Angels at ASTROS, late: José Marmolejos hit a tiebreaking, two-run single with two outs in the ninth inning as the Seattle Mariners avoided a sweep with an 8-5 win over the Houston Astros on Wednesday.
Royals at TWINS, late: Carlos Hernández pitched six impressive innings, and Nicky Lopez and Hunter Dozier homered as the Kansas City Royals beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-0 on Thursday night.
Red Sox at WHITE SOX, late: Hunter Renfroe hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning and threw out Joey Wendle trying for a triple from deep center field for the final out of the ninth as the Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1 Wednesday night.
Reds at CARDINALS, late: Tyler O’Neil hit a tiebreaking homer, Cardinals relievers combined for five scoreless innings, and St. Louis salvaged a split of its four-game series against the Dodgers with a 2-1 win on Thursday.
Rangers at ATHLETICS, late: Sean Manaea struck out nine in seven dominant innings, and the Oakland Athletic beat the Chicago White Sox 3-1 on Thursday.
Padres at DODGERS, late: Yu Darvish threw six strong innings to earn his first victory in 11 starts and Adam Frazier had two hits and three RBIs and the San Diego Padres to an 8-5 win against the Angels on Wednesday.
Diamondbacks at MARINERS, late: Nathaniel Lowe had three hits, Jose Trevino drove in three and the Texas Rangers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-5 Wednesday to match a season high with their fourth straight win.