NEW YORK (AP) — Didi Gregorius homered for the fourth straight game and added two RBIs to his major league-leading total, sending the New York Yankees past the Minnesota Twins 7-4 in a hazy fog Wednesday night for their fifth consecutive victory.
Astros 5, Angels 2
HOUSTON — Justin Verlander pitched seven sharp innings, AL MVP Jose Altuve hit his first home run of the season and the Houston Astros beat the Angels.
Red Sox 4, Blue Jays 3
TORONTO — Mookie Betts homered twice and drove in three runs as Boston snapped its season-high three-game losing streak.
Rays 8, Orioles 4
BALTIMORE — Rays lefty Jonny Venters returned to the majors after a six-year absence and his fourth major elbow surgery, retiring the lone batter he faced in a win over Baltimore.
Mariners 4, White Sox 3
CHICAGO — Mike Zunino homered and scored twice to back Seattle starter Felix Hernandez.
Rangers 4, Athletics 2
ARLINGTON, Texas — Isiah Kiner-Falefa hit a go-ahead single in the fifth inning and the Texas bullpen protected the lead.
Cardinals 9, Mets 1
ST. LOUIS — Marcell Ozuna hit a tiebreaking two-run single and Michael Wacha won his fourth straight start for St. Louis.
Braves 5, Reds 4
CINCINNATI — Prized prospect Ronald Acuna Jr. singled and scored the tying run in the eighth inning of his big league debut as Atlanta beat Cincinnati.
Marlins 8, Dodgers 6
LOS ANGELES — Trevor Richards outpitched Clayton Kershaw just months removed from working as a substitute elementary school teacher, and Miami took advantage of a wild outing from the Dodgers ace.
Phillies 5, Diamondbacks 3
PHILADELPHIA — Aaron Altherr hit a go-ahead three-run homer and Philadelphia topped Arizona.
Nationals 15, Giants 2
SAN FRANCISCO — Trea Turner got five hits, Matt Adams homered and drove in six runs, and the Washington broke out of an offensive funk in a big way, routing San Francisco to end a four-game skid.
Rockies 5, Padres 2
DENVER — Jon Gray struck out 11 in six innings and David Dahl lined a two-run triple, lifting Colorado past San Diego.
Indians 4, Cubs 1
CLEVELAND — Indians reliever Andrew Miller exited with tightness in his hamstring in the win over Chicago and could miss a few days.
Brewers 6, Royals 2
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jhoulys Chacin and the Milwaukee bullpen pitched the Brewers to their eighth consecutive victory.
Tigers 13, Pirates 10, first game
Pirates 8, Tigers 3, second game
PITTSBURGH — Jose Osuna, called up from the minor to serve as an extra player for the second game of a doubleheader, hit a three-run homer to give Pittsburgh a split.