A look at what’s happening around the majors today:
Chicago White Sox (43-29, first in the AL Central) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (25-45, fifth in the NL Central)
St. Louis Cardinals (36-36, third in the NL Central) vs. Detroit Tigers (30-42, fifth in the AL Central)
Houston Astros (44-28, first in the AL West) vs. Baltimore Orioles (23-49, fifth in the AL East)
Washington Nationals (33-36, fourth in the NL East) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (34-35, second in the NL East)
Boston Red Sox (43-29, first in the AL East) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (43-30, second in the AL East)
Kansas City Royals (32-38, third in the AL Central) vs. New York Yankees (38-33, third in the AL East)
San Francisco Giants (46-26, first in the NL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (36-36, fourth in the AL West)
Toronto Blue Jays (35-35, fourth in the AL East) vs. Miami Marlins (31-40, fifth in the NL East)
Colorado Rockies (30-43, fourth in the NL West) vs. Seattle Mariners (38-36, third in the AL West)
Los Angeles Dodgers (44-28, second in the NL West) vs. San Diego Padres (43-32, third in the NL West)
Milwaukee Brewers (40-33, second in the NL Central) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (21-53, fifth in the NL West)
Cleveland Indians (40-30, second in the AL Central) vs. Chicago Cubs (40-33, first in the NL Central)
Oakland Athletics (44-30, second in the AL West) vs. Texas Rangers (26-46, fifth in the AL West)
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Yu Darvish said he never envisioned himself as an ace until recently.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The longest game in the major leagues this year left the Minnesota Twins feeling emotionally spent.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Jake Odorizzi pitched five outstanding innings in another sign of progress after his arm issues, and Houston won its eighth straight game.
PHOENIX (AP) — Ketel Marte camped under the high fly ball in center field and watched as it fell into his glove. Relief pitcher Joakim Soria smacked his hands together, grinned and walked toward catcher Stephen Vogt, who pumped his arms in a little victory dance.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kyle Gibson couldn't really get comfortable on the mound, and that had nothing to do with new mandatory checks by umpires looking for foreign substances.
CHICAGO (AP) — When it comes to all the pitching injuries for the Cleveland Indians, manager Terry Francona doesn't have time to feel sorry for himself.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Maikel Franco hit a two-run homer with one out in the eighth inning, denying the Houston Astros in their attempt to throw a combined no-hitter Monday night at Baltimore.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jacob deGrom put Mets fans at ease with a bevy of triple-digit heaters.