|D. De La Rosa||1.0||0||0||0||0||0||0||18-13||2.92||18|
- Anaheim, California 92899
|4th||J Hamilton grounded into fielder's choice to first, E Aybar scored.||0||1|
|5th||E Aybar singled to center, A Romine scored, J Shuck to third.||0||2|
|5th||J Hamilton reached on infield single to shortstop, J Shuck scored, K Calhoun out at second, E Aybar to third.||0||3|
|6th||J Lowrie hit sacrifice fly to left, C Crisp scored.||1||3|
Hot Brewers hope to gain ground on Cardinals
The National League playoff race will intensify when the red-hot Milwaukee Brewers visit the St. Louis Cardinals for a three-game series starting Friday night.
Mets' next test: Face NL-best Dodgers
The New York Mets proved they were still playoff contenders this week by sweeping a four-game series from the Arizona Diamondbacks. Beginning Friday, the Mets have to prove it all over again, this time against the best team in the National League.
Astros' Cole on mound to open series with Royals
The Houston Astros can't clinch the American League West Division title this weekend against the Royals in Kansas City, but they can take some big steps toward that goal.
Surging Indians ready to take on Twins
The Cleveland Indians have won four in a row to build steam heading into Friday's opener of their pivotal three-game series against the visiting Minnesota Twins.
Wild-card-leading A's set sights on Rangers
With three teams chasing the two American League wild-card spots, the new leader, the Oakland Athletics, will try to stay on top when they open a three-game series against the Texas Rangers on Friday night in Arlington, Texas.
Galvis slam, Reds win 11-5; M's rookie Lewis homers again
Freddy Galvis connected for a go-ahead grand slam, Eugenio Suarez hit his 45th home run and the Cincinnati Reds overcame another drive by Mariners rookie Kyle Lewis to beat Seattle 11-5 on Thursday night.