Cubs avoid fifth straight loss, Yankees beaten


The Chicago Cubs avoided a fifth straight loss in MLB, while the New York Yankees' winning streak was ended.

The Cubs came from 6-2 down to get past the Milwaukee Brewers 9-7 and back to winning ways on Tuesday.

The Yankees' streak was stopped at eight as the Chicago White Sox claimed a 4-1 victory.

The Miami Marlins shut out the Seattle Mariners 5-0, the Toronto Blue Jays' poor start to the season continued with an 8-7 loss to the Boston Red Sox and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 6-2.

Adam Duvall blasted a grand slam as the Cincinnati Reds crushed the Baltimore Orioles 9-3, the Tampa Bay Rays claimed a 5-1 win over the Detroit Tigers and the Washington Nationals edged the Atlanta Braves 3-1.

The Los Angeles Angels beat the Houston Astros 5-2, the Cleveland Indians thrashed the Minnesota Twins 11-4 and the San Francisco Giants edged the Kansas City Royals 2-1.

The St Louis Cardinals got past the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1, the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 4-2, the Colorado Rockies overcame the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3 and the Arizona Diamondbacks crushed the San Diego Padres 11-2.



The last time Miguel Gonzalez faced the Yankees, he threw seven shutout innings. This time around, the White Sox right-hander fired 8.1 scoreless innings as Chicago ended the Yankees' eight-game winning streak. Gonzalez allowed just four hits and one walk.



Reds slugger Duvall blasted a gram slam against Orioles ace Kevin Gausman, who was tagged for eight runs in just 2.2 innings of work.


The Blue Jays' slump continued as ace Marcus Stroman struggled in a home start against the Red Sox. The All-Star right-hander gave up six runs on 11 hits in just 4.2 innings. Stroman now owns a 4.05 ERA this season as Toronto fell to 2-11.



Joe Ross will make his first start of the season after beginning in the minors to limit the innings on his arm. He faces a tough assignment against Braves (6-7) ace Julio Teheran (1-0, 0.95 ERA), who has allowed three runs or fewer in seven starts against the Nationals (8-5).