Atlanta starter Tim Hudson pitched into the eighth inning to give the Braves a 2-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rays in interleague play. The Florida Marlins also won, beating the Cleveland Indians 5-3.
In other action, Milwaukee pounds Minnesota 16-4; the Chicago White Sox blank the Chicago Cubs 6-0; Seattle downs Colorado 6-4; Arizona nips Kansas City 2-0; Oakland downs San Francisco 6-2; Cincinnati beats the New York Yankees 5-2 while the New York Mets edge Toronto 6-5.
In other games, Detroit stops Pittsburgh 4-3 as Max Scherzer fans 15; Washington downs Baltimore 9-3; Texas beats Houston 6-1; San Diego nips the LA Angels 3-2 and Boston defeats Philadelphia 5-1 behind Josh Beckett’s strong pitching outing.
In the National League, Los Angeles tops St. Louis 6-5.