Tyler Austin hit a three-run home run, Todd Frazier added a solo shot and CC Sabathia pitched six strong innings in his return from the disabled list as the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 4-3
Pinch-hitter Ty Kelly had a grand slam, Rhys Hoskins hit a three-run homer and the Philadelphia Phillies snapped a six-game losing streak, beating the San Francisco Giants 12-9
Jake Arrieta pitched into the seventh and allowed just one run, Javier Baez homered and drove in three runs, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-4 in a rare interleague matchup
Matt Grace pitched 4 1/3 scoreless innings in place of injured Max Scherzer and Howie Kendrick hit a leadoff homer and drove in two runs to help the Washington Nationals beat the San Diego Padres 7-1
Jason Vargas remains confident in the Royals' chances: "We all know that when we get going and when we put good runs together, we're a pretty hard team to beat."
Mike Matheny on Paul DeJong hitting his 20th homer: "Getting past that 20 for any player at any point in their career is a big deal, let alone a kid in his first season."
Jason Isringhausen on why so many athletes choose to remain in St. Louis after retiring: "It's a community where you're always somebody and you're always welcome."