Dodgers capitalize on Giants' physical and mental blunders to win 7-2
— J.D. Martinez’s sacrifice fly drove in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers capitalized on two physical and one mental blunder by the San Francisco Giants to win 7-2 Thursday night in the series opener.
Will Smith catches Mike Yastrzemski sleeping to take the lead
Mike Yastrzemski casually catches a ball in right and doesn't pay attention to Will Smith, who tags up and scores a run in the sixth.
Albies' 100th RBI, Acuña's 140th run, Olson's 53rd HR lift Braves
Ozzie Albies topped 100 RBIs for the season, Ronald Acuña Jr. scored his 140th run -- the most in the majors in 16 years -- and Matt Olson pitched in with home run No. 53 to lift Atlanta against Washington on Thursday night.
Andy Ibáñez drives in a pair of runs in Tigers' win
Andy Ibáñez triples and singles in runs as the Tigers win on the road.
Skubal sharp to win fourth straight as Tigers beat last-place A's 7-3
— Tarik Skubal had a season-high 10 strikeouts in seven strong innings for his fourth consecutive win, and the Detroit Tigers handed the Athletics their eighth consecutive loss, beating Oakland 7-3 on Thursday night.
Miguel Andujar and Joshua Palacios drive in 3 runs apiece as Pirates beat Cubs 8-6
— Miguel Andújar had thee hits and drove in three runs, Joshua Palacios hit a pinch-hit three-run homer in the ninth inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates held off a late rally by the slumping Chicago Cubs to win 8-6 on Thursday night.