Houston (USA), – The great team work that the Houston Astros presented again allowed them to maintain their winning streak in the professional baseball day of the American League and also be the only division leader who enjoyed the victory .
While the cross was the New York Yankees and the Minnesota Twins who this time could not find the winning road and suffered both losses.
Venezuelan catcher Robinson Chirinos homered and third baseman Alex Bregman drove in three runs for the Astros, which beat the Seattle Mariners 11-5, who suffered the fourth straight loss.
The Astros, leaders of the Western Division of the American League, added their fifth straight victory and improved their mark to 42-20, the second best of the Young Circuit.
Puerto Rican shortstop Francisco Lindor hit two homers with the Cleveland Indians, who beat the Twins leaders 5-2 in a Central Division duel.
The victory was credited to starter Shane Bieber (5-2), who worked in seven innings and silenced the powerful offense of the Minnesota team.
The Twins (40-19) lost for the third time in the last 10 games and remain at the top of the standings and also with the best Major League record.
The shortstop Venezuelan Freddy Galvis hit four corners good for two touchdowns and the Toronto Blue Jays defeated the Yankees 4-3, being the big surprise of the day in the Young Circuit.
With their victory the Blue Jays stopped streak of six consecutive defeats.
The winning task of the mound was for reliever Thomas Pannone (2-3), who credited it by throwing just a third of entry.
The Yankees (38-21) added two defeats in a row, but remain in first place in the Eastern Division.
The Venezuelan Miguel Cabrera, who came out as a designated hitter due to a knee injury, hit a grand slam, drove in five runs and the Detroit Tigers stopped a 10-game losing streak in their field by beating the Rays 9-6. Tampa Bay.
The victory was achieved by starter Ryan Carpenter (1-2), his first so far this season, after staying seven innings on the mound.
The Rangers Dominican Ramon Laureano hit a full return shot, fellow countryman Frankie Montas threw six solid innings in the Oakland Athletics triumph 4-2 over the Los Angeles Angels, which helps them break streak of five straight losses .
Montas (7-2) was credited with winning four hits, home runs and two runs, walked one and retired three batters via the punch.
His compatriot, catcher Pedro Severino hit three homers and finished with four RBIs as the leader of the Baltimore Orioles’ offense, which outscored the Texas Rangers 12-11.
From the mound, the victory was credited to starter Dylan Bundy (3-6) in five innings.
Dominican pinch-hitter Eduardo Nunez hit a four-cornered drive good for three key touchdowns in the Boston Red Sox’s 8-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals.
The Venezuelan starter Eduardo Rodriguez (6-3) took the victory after completing five innings and two thirds with Boston (EFE).