Jose Ramirez went 3-for-5 with a homer, two RBI and three runs scored as the Cleveland Indians crushed the Cincinnati Reds 8-1. The teams conclude the three game Interleague series this evening, with airtime at 5:40 on News Radio 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.
Elsewhere in the National League: The St. Louis Cardinals jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the fourth inning and held on for a 6-4 win over the Washington Nationals at Busch Stadium. The series continues this evening.
Ronald Acuna Jr. homered twice and plated four runs as the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 10-6 at SunTrust Park. Acuna became the first player to hit a leadoff home run in three straight games since 1996. He’s also the youngest player in history to homer in five straight games. The series concludes this evening at Sun Trust Park.
Ryan Braun hit two-run homers in the first and third innings as the Milwaukee Brewers bashed the Chicago Cubs 7-0 at Wrigley Field. The series concludes this afternoon.