2nd The Phillies acquire veteran Jay Bruce from the Seattle Mariners for a minor leaguer with the M’s agreeing to pay most of Bruce’s remaining salary. Bruce went to the Mariners in the Robby Cano deal with the Mets, picking up Bruce’s salary and shedding Cano’s. A factor in the Phillies decision was the suspension of Odubal Herrera by MLB on domestic violence charges.
4th Joey Gallo hits his first career grand slam in the Rangers’ 6-run 6th as they beat the Royals, 6-3.
Stephen Strasburg (6-3) notches his 100th career win, Anthony Rendon homers and drives in 5 runs as the Nationals win 9-5 after spotting the White Sox 5 runs.
Detroit ends a 10-game home losing streak by beating Tampa Bay, 9-6. Miggie Cabrera hits a grand slam for Detroit and Willy Adames matches him for the Rays.
5th The Orioles Pedro Severino hits 3 homers as the Orioles hold on to top the Rangers, 13-11. Texas scores 6 runs in the bottom of the 9th and have the tying run on base when the game ends.
The Marlins score a franchise-record 11 runs in the 5th as they whip the Brewers, 16-0. Garrett Cooper has 2 of his 4 hits in the big frame.
The Phillies beat the Padres, 9-6 as Jay Bruce has a grand slam and 2-run homer in his second game since being acquired by Philadelphia.
Bruce Bochy joins John McGraw as the only Giants manager to win 1,000 games as San Francisco beats the Mets, 9-3, in 10 innings.
Chris Sale dominates the Royals in an 8-0 Boston win. Sale strikes out 12 in his shutout including an immaculate 7th inning, his second in less than a month.
10th In Philadelphia, Jarrod Dyson, Ketel Marte and David Peralta go back-to-back-to-back to open the game as the Diamondbacks open the game with the Phils. Arizona finishes with a team-record 8 homers in a 13-8 win. The Phillies hit 5 homers, 2 by Scott Kingery, as the two teams combine for a MLB-record 13 homers in one game.
In Atlanta, Ronald Acuna, Jr. hits a grand slam and Ozzie Albies homers as the Braves dump the Pirates, 13-7. Bucs starter Joe Musgrove is ejected in a first inning fracas after a close pitch to Mike Moustakas.