Alex Bregman hit home run #11 as the Houston Astros beat the visiting Tampa Bay Rays, 5-1. His solo shot came in the middle of back-to-back-to-back run in the sixth preceded by George Springer and followed by Jose Altuve.
Danny Valencia had a single and his seventh double in three at-bats out of the cleanup spot as the Baltimore Orioles (21-51) shut out the host Washington Nationals, 3-0. His sacrifice fly in the six accounted for the Os’ final run.
Kevin Pillar was 0-for-4 as the Toronto Blue Jays (34-39) beat the visiting Atlanta Braves, 5-4.
Joc Pederson did not appear for the LA Dodgers (38-35) in their 4-0 loss to the host Chicago Cubs.
Ryan Braun‘s Milwaukee Brewers were rained out of their game with the host Pittsburgh Pirates.
No game for Ian Kinsler and the LA Angels or Gabe Kapler‘s Philadelphia Phillies.