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Scoreboard

MLB standings

Major League Baseball

NATIONAL LEAGUE

East Division

W L Pct GB

Atlanta 45 34 .570 —

Washington 39 39 .500 5 1/2

Philadelphia 38 42 .475 7 1/2

New York 32 43 .427 11

Miami 27 50 .351 17

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Pittsburgh 48 30 .615 —

St. Louis 48 30 .615 —

Cincinnati 45 34 .570 3 1/2

Chicago 33 44 .429 14 1/2

Milwaukee 32 45 .416 15 1/2

West Division

W L Pct GB

Arizona 42 36 .538 —

San Diego 39 40 .494 3 1/2

Colorado 39 41 .488 4

San Francisco 38 40 .487 4

Los Angeles 36 42 .462 6

Thursday’s Games

Chicago Cubs 7, Milwaukee 2

Arizona 3, Washington 2, 11 innings

N.Y. Mets 3, Colorado 2

L.A. Dodgers 6, Philadelphia 4

Friday’s Games

Milwaukee (Hellweg 0-0) at Pittsburgh (Cole 3-0), 7:05 p.m.

San Diego (Volquez 5-6) at Miami (Nolasco 4-7), 7:10 p.m.

Washington (Jordan 0-0) at N.Y. Mets (Gee 5-7), 7:10 p.m.

Arizona (Delgado 0-1) at Atlanta (Teheran 5-4), 7:30 p.m.

Cincinnati (Cueto 4-1) at Texas (M.Perez 1-1), 8:05 p.m.

San Francisco (Zito 4-5) at Colorado (Chacin 6-3), 8:40 p.m.

St. Louis (S.Miller 8-5) at Oakland (Colon 10-2), 10:05 p.m.

Chicago Cubs (T.Wood 5-6) at Seattle (Iwakuma 7-3), 10:10 p.m.

Philadelphia (Lannan 0-2) at L.A. Dodgers (Capuano 2-4), 10:10 p.m.

Saturday’s Games

Washington at N.Y. Mets, 1:10 p.m.

Arizona at Atlanta, 4:05 p.m.

St. Louis at Oakland, 4:05 p.m.

San Francisco at Colorado, 4:10 p.m.

San Diego at Miami, 7:10 p.m.

Chicago Cubs at Seattle, 7:15 p.m.

Cincinnati at Texas, 7:15 p.m.

Milwaukee at Pittsburgh, 7:15 p.m.

Philadelphia at L.A. Dodgers, 10:10 p.m.

Sunday’s Games

San Diego at Miami, 1:10 p.m.

Washington at N.Y. Mets, 1:10 p.m.

Arizona at Atlanta, 1:35 p.m.

Milwaukee at Pittsburgh, 1:35 p.m.

Cincinnati at Texas, 3:05 p.m.

St. Louis at Oakland, 4:05 p.m.

Chicago Cubs at Seattle, 4:10 p.m.

Philadelphia at L.A. Dodgers, 4:10 p.m.

San Francisco at Colorado, 4:10 p.m.

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American League

East Division

W L Pct GB

Boston 48 33 .593 —

Baltimore 44 36 .550 3 1/2

New York 42 36 .538 4 1/2

Tampa Bay 41 38 .519 6

Toronto 39 39 .500 7 1/2

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Detroit 42 35 .545 —

Cleveland 40 38 .513 2 1/2

Kansas City 36 40 .474 5 1/2

Minnesota 35 40 .467 6

Chicago 32 43 .427 9

West Division

W L Pct GB

Texas 46 33 .582 —

Oakland 46 34 .575 1/2

Los Angeles 36 43 .456 10

Seattle 34 45 .430 12

Houston 30 49 .380 16

Thursday’s Games

Texas 2, N.Y. Yankees 0

L.A. Angels 3, Detroit 1, 10 innings

Baltimore 7, Cleveland 3

Boston 7, Toronto 4

Minnesota 3, Kansas City 1

Friday’s Games

Cleveland (Bauer 1-2) at Chicago White Sox (H.Santiago 3-5), 5:10 p.m., 1st game

N.Y. Yankees (D.Phelps 5-4) at Baltimore (Undecided), 7:05 p.m.

Detroit (Scherzer 11-0) at Tampa Bay (Colome 1-0), 7:10 p.m.

Toronto (Jo.Johnson 1-2) at Boston (Webster 0-2), 7:10 p.m.

Cincinnati (Cueto 4-1) at Texas (M.Perez 1-1), 8:05 p.m.

Kansas City (Shields 2-6) at Minnesota (Walters 2-3), 8:10 p.m.

L.A. Angels (Williams 5-3) at Houston (B.Norris 5-7), 8:10 p.m.

Cleveland (Carrasco 0-3) at Chicago White Sox (Quintana 3-2), 8:40 p.m., 2nd game

St. Louis (S.Miller 8-5) at Oakland (Colon 10-2), 10:05 p.m.

Chicago Cubs (T.Wood 5-6) at Seattle (Iwakuma 7-3), 10:10 p.m.

Saturday’s Games

St. Louis at Oakland, 4:05 p.m.

Toronto at Boston, 4:05 p.m.

Cleveland at Chicago White Sox, 4:10 p.m.

Kansas City at Minnesota, 4:10 p.m.

L.A. Angels at Houston, 4:10 p.m.

Chicago Cubs at Seattle, 7:15 p.m.

Cincinnati at Texas, 7:15 p.m.

Detroit at Tampa Bay, 7:15 p.m.

N.Y. Yankees at Baltimore, 7:15 p.m.

Sunday’s Games

Toronto at Boston, 1:35 p.m.

Detroit at Tampa Bay, 1:40 p.m.

Cleveland at Chicago White Sox, 2:10 p.m.

Kansas City at Minnesota, 2:10 p.m.

L.A. Angels at Houston, 2:10 p.m.

Cincinnati at Texas, 3:05 p.m.

St. Louis at Oakland, 4:05 p.m.

Chicago Cubs at Seattle, 4:10 p.m.

N.Y. Yankees at Baltimore, 8:05 p.m.

 

MLB leaders

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL LEADERS

NATIONAL LEAGUE

BATTING—YMolina, St. Louis, .357; Cuddyer, Colorado, .351; Tulowitzki, Colorado, .347; Segura, Milwaukee, .332; Scutaro, San Francisco, .323; Votto, CINCINNATI, .322; Craig, St. Louis, .320.

RUNS—CGonzalez, Colorado, 62; MCarpenter, St. Louis, 58; Holliday, St. Louis, 57; Votto, CINCINNATI, 55; Choo, CINCINNATI, 52; Goldschmidt, Arizona, 52; Fowler, Colorado, 49; SMarte, Pittsburgh, 49; McCutchen, Pittsburgh, 49.

RBI—Goldschmidt, Arizona, 67; Craig, St. Louis, 62; Phillips, CINCINNATI, 60; CGonzalez, Colorado, 58; DBrown, Philadelphia, 55; Bruce, CINCINNATI, 55; PAlvarez, Pittsburgh, 51; Tulowitzki, Colorado, 51.

HITS—Segura, Milwaukee, 102; YMolina, St. Louis, 99; GParra, Arizona, 95; Votto, CINCINNATI, 95; MCarpenter, St. Louis, 94; Craig, St. Louis, 94; Goldschmidt, Arizona, 91; CGonzalez, Colorado, 91.

DOUBLES—YMolina, St. Louis, 26; Bruce, CINCINNATI, 24; GParra, Arizona, 24; McCutchen, Pittsburgh, 23; Pence, San Francisco, 22; Rizzo, Chicago, 22; MCarpenter, St. Louis, 21; Posey, San Francisco, 21.

TRIPLES—CGomez, Milwaukee, 8; Segura, Milwaukee, 8; SMarte, Pittsburgh, 7; CGonzalez, Colorado, 6; Span, Washington, 6; Hechavarria, Miami, 5; DWright, New York, 5.

HOME RUNS—DBrown, Philadelphia, 21; CGonzalez, Colorado, 21; PAlvarez, Pittsburgh, 19; Goldschmidt, Arizona, 19; Beltran, St. Louis, 18; Bruce, CINCINNATI, 18; Tulowitzki, Colorado, 16.

STOLEN BASES—ECabrera, San Diego, 31; Segura, Milwaukee, 24; SMarte, Pittsburgh, 22; Revere, Philadelphia, 20; Pierre, Miami, 18; CGomez, Milwaukee, 15; McCutchen, Pittsburgh, 15.

PITCHING—Zimmermann, Washington, 11-3; Lynn, St. Louis, 10-2; Wainwright, St. Louis, 10-5; Corbin, Arizona, 9-0; Lee, Philadelphia, 9-2; Marquis, San Diego, 9-3; Minor, Atlanta, 8-3; JDe La Rosa, Colorado, 8-4; SMiller, St. Louis, 8-5; Maholm, Atlanta, 8-6.

STRIKEOUTS—Harvey, New York, 121; Kershaw, Los Angeles, 118; Samardzija, Chicago, 115; Wainwright, St. Louis, 106; Lee, Philadelphia, 105; HBailey, CINCINNATI, 102; Bumgarner, San Francisco, 102.

SAVES—Grilli, Pittsburgh, 26; Kimbrel, Atlanta, 22; RSoriano, Washington, 21; Mujica, St. Louis, 21; Chapman, CINCINNATI, 19; Romo, San Francisco, 18; Street, San Diego, 15; Papelbon, Philadelphia, 15.

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AMERICAN LEAGUE

BATTING—MiCabrera, Detroit, .368; CDavis, Baltimore, .333; Mauer, Minnesota, .332; JhPeralta, Detroit, .322; Lind, Toronto, .321; DOrtiz, Boston, .319; Machado, Baltimore, .319.

RUNS—MiCabrera, Detroit, 59; Trout, Los Angeles, 57; CDavis, Baltimore, 56; AJones, Baltimore, 55; Longoria, Tampa Bay, 52; Pedroia, Boston, 52; Encarnacion, Toronto, 51.

RBI—MiCabrera, Detroit, 78; CDavis, Baltimore, 74; Encarnacion, Toronto, 64; Fielder, Detroit, 60; NCruz, Texas, 57; DOrtiz, Boston, 57; AJones, Baltimore, 55.

HITS—MiCabrera, Detroit, 112; Machado, Baltimore, 110; Trout, Los Angeles, 102; AJones, Baltimore, 99; Pedroia, Boston, 99; CDavis, Baltimore, 96; Mauer, Minnesota, 96.

DOUBLES—Machado, Baltimore, 36; CDavis, Baltimore, 25; Mauer, Minnesota, 24; Trout, Los Angeles, 24; JCastro, Houston, 22; AJones, Baltimore, 22; Seager, Seattle, 22.

TRIPLES—Ellsbury, Boston, 7; Trout, Los Angeles, 6; Drew, Boston, 5; Gardner, New York, 5; Kawasaki, Toronto, 4; LMartin, Texas, 4; 5 tied at 3.

HOME RUNS—CDavis, Baltimore, 28; MiCabrera, Detroit, 22; Encarnacion, Toronto, 22; NCruz, Texas, 20; ADunn, Chicago, 20; Ibanez, Seattle, 18; Longoria, Tampa Bay, 17; Trumbo, Los Angeles, 17.

STOLEN BASES—Ellsbury, Boston, 32; McLouth, Baltimore, 24; Trout, Los Angeles, 19; AlRamirez, Chicago, 18; Altuve, Houston, 17; Kipnis, Cleveland, 17; Andrus, Texas, 16.

PITCHING—Scherzer, Detroit, 11-0; Colon, Oakland, 10-2; MMoore, Tampa Bay, 10-3; Buchholz, Boston, 9-0; Tillman, Baltimore, 9-2; Masterson, Cleveland, 9-6; FHernandez, Seattle, 8-4; Lester, Boston, 8-4; Sabathia, New York, 8-5; Verlander, Detroit, 8-5.

STRIKEOUTS—Darvish, Texas, 143; FHernandez, Seattle, 123; Scherzer, Detroit, 122; Masterson, Cleveland, 117; Verlander, Detroit, 110; Sale, Chicago, 104; AniSanchez, Detroit, 101.

SAVES—JiJohnson, Baltimore, 27; Rivera, New York, 26; Nathan, Texas, 26; AReed, Chicago, 21; Perkins, Minnesota, 20; Frieri, Los Angeles, 19; Balfour, Oakland, 18.

 

Transactions

Thursday’s Sports Transactions

BASEBALL

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES—Re-signed RHP Freddy Garcia to a minor league contract and assigned him to Norfolk (IL).

CLEVELAND INDIANS—Activated RHP Chris Perez from the 15-day DL. Optioned LHP T.J. House to Columbus (IL). Traded INF John McDonald to Philadelphia for cash or a player to be named.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS—Placed RHP Tommy Hanson on the 15-day DL, retroactive to June 21). Recalled LHP Michael Roth Arkansas (Texas).

National League

CHICAGO CUBS—Signed RHP Tyler Skulina to a minor league contract.

COLORADO ROCKIES—Signed INF Reid Brignac to a minor league contract and assigned him to Colorado Springs (PCL).