The San Francisco Giants slipped to a season-worst sixth straight defeat against the New York Yankees on Friday night after three errors from Brandon Crawford proved costly.
Crawford’s wild throw in the eighth inning allowed Chase Headley to score the winning run in the 3-2 victory.
Mark Trumbo slugged a three-run homer and Manny Machado also went deep to help the Baltimore Orioles to a 5-1 win over the Cleveland Indians.
Rookie Zach Eflin recorded a shutout and Cameron Rupp had a two-run homer in the Philadelphia Phillies‘ 4-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Dexter Fowler opened with a homer and drove in three runs to help the Chicago Cubs to a 5-2 triumph over the Milwaukee Brewers.
Matt Adams homered in the 16th inning to give the St Louis Cardinals a 4-3 success against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Matt Kemp went deep twice as the San Diego Padres beat the Washington Nationals 5-3 and James Paxton struck out nine as the Seattle Mariners edged the Toronto Blue Jays 2-1.
Nolan Arenado and Trevor Story slugged two-run homers in the Colorado Rockies‘ 4-3 win over the Atlanta Braves, while Coco Crisp singled home the winning run in the 13th inning as the Oakland Athletics scraped past the Tampa Bay Rays 1-0.
Joey Votto launched a three-run homer and Tucker Barnhart also went deep to earn the Cincinnati Reds a 6-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Miguel Cabrera had four hits and drove in two runs to lead the Detroit Tigers to a 7-5 win over the Chicago White Sox.
The Kansas City Royals beat the Texas Rangers 3-1, the Minnesota Twins squeaked past the Boston Red Sox 2-1 and the Houston Astros overcame the Los Angeles Angels 2-1.
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