The Los Angeles Dodgers clinched a spot in the MLB playoffs on Wednesday, while Kyle Higashioka starred for the New York Yankees.
The Dodgers are heading to the postseason for the eighth straight year after a 7-5 win over the San Diego Padres.
Will Smith went two-for-four with three RBIs in the Dodgers' latest win as they improved to 35-15.
The win saw the Dodgers pull 3.5 games clear of the Padres (32-19) in the National League (NL) West.
Higashioka crushed three home runs in the Yankees' 13-2 thrashing of the Toronto Blue Jays.
He went three-for-four with five RBIs, while DJ LeMahieu was three-for-four and hit two homers.
The Yankees became the first team in MLB history to have their number one and nine hitters have multi-homer games in the same game, as per STATS.
Higashi-omg pic.twitter.com/wKpNuQTQ7u— New York Yankees (@Yankees) September 17, 2020
Cubs walk it off as Reds' run rolls on
Javier Baez hit a walk-off single to lift the Chicago Cubs past the Cleveland Indians 3-2.
The Cincinnati Reds stretched their winning streak to five by edging the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0.
Kyle Gibson was in superb form for the Texas Rangers. He shut out the Houston Astros, striking out nine and giving up just four hits in a 1-0 victory.
Adam Wainwright continued his fine season for the St Louis Cardinals, striking out nine and conceding just four hits in seven innings in a 4-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers. He is 5-1 this season.
DeGrom's hamstring worry
Jacob deGrom got through just two innings in the New York Mets' 5-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies. The star pitcher had conceded three runs before exiting the game due to a hamstring spasm.
Washington Nationals 4-2 Tampa Bay Rays
Oakland Athletics 3-1 Colorado Rockies
Los Angeles Dodgers 7-5 San Diego Padres
St Louis Cardinals 4-2 Milwaukee Brewers
Milwaukee Brewers 6-0 St Louis Cardinals
Cincinnati Reds 1-0 Pittsburgh Pirates
Miami Marlins 8-4 Boston Red Sox
New York Yankees 13-2 Toronto Blue Jays
New York Mets 5-4 Philadelphia Phillies
Kansas City Royals 4-0 Detroit Tigers
Baltimore Orioles 5-1 Atlanta Braves
Minnesota Twins 5-1 Chicago White Sox
Texas Rangers 1-0 Houston Astros
Chicago Cubs 3-2 Cleveland Indians
Arizona Diamondbacks 9-6 Los Angeles Angels
San Francisco Giants 9-3 Seattle Mariners
Indians at Tigers
Shane Bieber (7-1, 1.53 ERA) takes the mound for the Indians (26-23) against Casey Mize (0-1, 5.85 ERA) and the Detroit Tigers (21-27) on Thursday.Published 17 Sep 2020, 11:10 IST