Matthew Boyd fired eight shutout innings and the Detroit Tigers held on to edge the Cincinnati Reds 2-1. The teams conclude the two game interleague series in Detroit this afternoon.
In the National League: Charlie Blackmon and Carlos Gonzalez each hit two-run homers to power the Colorado Rockies to a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals. Matt Carpenter homered and drove in two for St. Louis, which had just four hits in defeat. The teams play again this evening.
David Freese laced a go-ahead RBI double in the fifth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates held on to edge the Chicago Cubs 5-4. Javier Baez hit a three-run homer for Chicago, which lost for the third time in four games. The teams play again this evening in Pittsburgh.
Nick Markakis, Ronald Acuna Junior and Johan Camargo homered for the Atlanta Braves in an 11-6 victory over the Miami Marlins. The teams face off again this evening at Sun Trust Park.