- Chicago, Illinois 60616
- Line: CHW -110
- Over/Under: 9
Nelson Cruz hit two of Minnesota's four home runs and matched his season high with five RBI, igniting another impressive power display by the first-place Twins during an 8-5 victory on Thursday night over the Kansas City Royals to keep their American...
Nelson Cruz hits two home runs and drives in five runs as the Twins take down the Royals.
Matt Carpenter homered in the 10th inning against Craig Kimbrel in the All-Star closer's return, and the St. Louis Cardinals regrouped after blowing a late lead to beat the Chicago Cubs 5-4 Thursday night.
Don Mattingly has agreed to a contract extension with the rebuilding Miami Marlins, a source told ESPN, confirming an El Extrabase report. A source tells ESPN's Jeff Passan that the extension, which will be announced Friday, is for two years.
Mike Clevinger pitched six shutdown innings, Franmil Reyes homered in his return to the lineup and the Cleveland Indians moved into a tie for the second AL wild card with a 7-0 win over the Detroit Tigers on Thursday night.
The Tampa Bay Rays are in a three-team race for the American League's two wild-card playoff berths.