The Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees are still tied for first place in the American League Eastern division after wins on Wednesday.
Boston hammered Texas 13-2 while New York lost 6-4 to Oakland. Both teams are back in action today. Meanwhile the Los Angeles Angels move to within two games of Texas in the AL West as Jered Weaver gets his 15th win 8-0 over Chicago.
In other AL games, Toronto edges Kansas City 4-3; Seattle beats slumping Cleveland 9-2; Tampa Bay edges Detroit 3-2; and Baltimore beats Minnesota 6-1.
In the National League, Atlanta’s six game win streak is over as Chicago beats them 3-2.
In other action, Pittsburgh cools off Milwaukee 2-0; Los Angeles beats St.Louis 9-4; Florida and Cincinnati split a doubleheader; Colorado completes a sweep of Houston with a 7-6 win; New York downs Philadelphia 7-4 and Arizona stays two games up on San Francisco in the NL West as it downs Washington 4-2 and the Giants edge San Diego 2-1.