Scooter Gennett and Eugenio Suarez hit back-to-back home runs in the sixth inning to lift the Cincinnati Reds past the Detroit Tigers 5-3. Adam Duvall added a solo shot in the eighth for the Reds, who swept the two-game series and have won six of their last eight overall. Cincinnati opens a series with the Chicago Cubs this evening at Great American Ballpark.
The Atlanta Braves lost 5-4 at Toronto. Kurt Suzuki went 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI for Atlanta who is off today.
Yadier Molina belted a pair of home runs, but it wasn’t enough as the St. Louis Cardinals lost 4-3 at Philadelphia. St. Louis opens a weekend series tonight at Milwaukee.
Jon Lester allowed five hits over seven shutout innings as the Chicago Cubs blanked the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0.