Cincinnati’s Jay Bruce homered his first time up, then doubled twice during a seven-run burst as the Reds delighted a sellout crowd, battering the Milwaukee Brewers 13-7.
Oakland’s Josh Donaldson, Daric Barton and Brandon Moss hit solo home runs and Jarrod Parker pitched into the seventh to lead the Athletics to a 4-3 win against Seattle.
Tampa Bay’s Evan Longoria hit a two-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Rays an 8-7 win over San Diego.
Washington’s Stephen Strasburg dropped his fifth consecutive decision as the Chicago Cubs beat the Nationals 8-2.
Pittsburgh’s Francisco Liriano struck out nine and pitched into the sixth inning to win his debut with Pirates, beating the New York Mets 11-2.
Los Angeles’ Mike Trout hit a two-run homer and Jerome Williams pitched into the seventh inning to help the Angels beat the White Sox 3-2.
Andre Ethier had a pair of doubles among his season-high four hits while Dee Gordon hit a rare home run as the Los Angeles Dodgers broke an eight-game losing skid with a 7-1 victory over Miami.