- Angels clinch playoff spot, beat Mariners 8-1
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels became the first team in the major leagues to clinch a playoff spot on Monday night, with Matt Shoemaker pitching five-hit ball into the eighth inning of an 8-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners.
- Diamondbacks knock off Giants 6-2
PHOENIX (AP) — The San Francisco Giants lost their third consecutive game when Mark Trumbo hit a grand slam to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 6-2 victory Monday night.
- Hunter, Cabrera homer in 9th; Tigers top Twins 8-6
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — That large early lead was long gone for the Detroit Tigers. They saw Kansas City's comeback slowly unfolding on the out-of-town scoreboard.
- Cashner lifts Padres past Phillies, 1-0
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Andrew Cashner pitched a two-hitter for his third career shutout and the San Diego Padres scored on Cody Asche's fielding error in the second inning Monday night to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0.
- Dodgers ride 8-run inning to 11-3 win over Rockies
DENVER (AP) — Pinch hitter Justin Turner ignited an eight-run sixth inning with a tiebreaking two-run double, and the surging Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 11-3 on Monday night.
- Mets rookie deGrom ties K mark; Marlins win 6-5
NEW YORK (AP) — Jacob deGrom overpowered the first eight Miami hitters, and all that stood between him and sole possession of a major league record was the opposing pitcher.
- Dyson, Gore score in 9th as Royals beat White Sox
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Pinch-runners Jarrod Dyson and Terrance Gore scored in the ninth inning as the Kansas City Royals rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Monday night.
- Blue Jays lose ground in 5-2 loss to Orioles
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays might have a chance to play a part in the clinching of the AL East title, although it isn't exactly the role they had in mind back in April.
- Altuve's big game lifts Astros over Indians 3-1
HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve had three hits to give him 209 this season and drove in two runs, leading the Houston Astros to a 3-1 win over the Cleveland Indians on Monday night.