Joey Votto homered for the fourth straight game and reached base six times, and Cincinnati overcame an 8-4 deficit to defeat the Minnesota Twins 15-9. The teams play again this afternoon at Target Field with pregame at 12:40 on News Radio 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.
In the National League: Starling Marte hit a game-ending single in the 11th off rookie Jordan Hicks as Pittsburgh edged St. Louis 6-5.
Yu Darvish bounced back from a pair of poor outings to allow only an unearned run in six innings, and Addison Russell scored the go-ahead run on a seventh-inning error as the Chicago Cubs edged Milwaukee 3-2.
Odubel Herrera had his first multi-homer game in the major leagues, Jorge Alfaro also went deep as Philadelphia blasted Atlanta 7-3.