Richard Bleier picked up his third win against no losses as the Baltimore Orioles (9-27) beat the visiting KC Royals, 5-3. Bleier tossed two more shutout innings, giving up two hits and lowering his ERA to 0.40. Danny Valencia was 0-for-4 as the third baseman, batting seventh. The win broke a seven-game losing streak for the O’s.
Kevin Pillar was 2-for-4 with an RBI as the Toronto Blue Jays (20-17) beat the visiting Seattle Mariners, 5-2. He was thrown out trying to stretch that RBI single into a double.
Alex Bregman was 1-for-4 as the Houston Astros (24-15) beat the host Oakland A’s, 4-1.
Ryan Braun did not appear for the Milwaukee Brewers (21-16) in their 6-2 loss to the visiting Cleveland Indians.
Joc Pederson did not appear for the LA Dodgers (16-20) in their 6-3 win over the visiting Arizona Diamondbacks.
Gabe Kapler‘s Philadelphia Phillies (21-15) beat the visiting San Francisco Giants, 11-3.