Alex Bregman singled, doubled (#38), and drove in a run as the Houston Astros (98-60) once again roughed up their intrastate rivals, the Texas Rangers, this time by a score of 12-2. That was about the only highlight of the evening.
Richard Bleier gave up a hit in one scoreless inning of relief as the Baltimore Orioles (75-84) lost to the host Pittsburgh Pirates, 5-3.
Kevin Pillar was 0-for-4 as the Toronto Blue Jays (75-84) fell to the visiting Boston Red Sox, 10-7.
Ryan Braun was 0-for-4 as the Milwaukee Brewers (83-75) were shut out, 6-0, by the visiting Cincinnati Reds.
Ian Kinsler was 0-for-4 with a walk and a run scored as the Detroit Tigers (62-96) lost to the host KC Royals, 7-4.
Joc Pederson flied out as a pinch-hitter as the LA Dodgers (102-57) beat the visiting San Diego Padres, 10-0. He remained in the game as the centerfielder.
Danny Valencia did not appear for the Seattle Mariners (77-82) in their 6-5 walk-off loss to the host Oakland As. Ryan Sherriff did not appear for the St. Louis Cardinals (82-76) in their 5-1 loss to the visiting Chicago Cubs. Max Fried did not appear for the Atlanta Braves (71-87) in their 7-1 loss to the host NY Mets. Craig Breslow did not appear for the Cleveland Indians (99-59) in their 4-2 win over the visiting Minnesota Twins.Tags: Alex Bregman, Ian Kinsler, Joc Pederson, Kevin Pillar, Richard Bleier, Ryan Braun