Rockies hit back to beat Mets
Nolan Arenado ran his hit streak to 23 games as the Colorado Rockies came back from 6-0 down to defeat the New York Mets 11-10.
Arenado, who is now tied for the second longest streak in club history, claimed a grand slam during an eight-run fifth inning, while Troy Tulowitzki claimed three hits - the second of which was the 1,000th of his career.
The result for the Rockies was their third-straight victory and leaves them hot on the heals of National League West leaders the San Francisco Giants, who made it four wins on the bounce with a 3-1 triumph over the Atlanta Braves.
The Giants received home runs from Brandon Belt, Buster Posey and Michael Morse as they recorded 39 homers in 30 games to remain on pace to amass 211 long balls, which would be their highest total since they claimed a franchise-record 235 in 2001.
At the top of the American League East, the New York Yankees returned to winning ways with a 9-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays as they scored nine unanswered runs and rookie starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka held the line at Yankee Stadium.
The Detroit Tigers won their fourth consecutive game with a 9-2 win over the Kansas City Royals, while the Boston Red Sox moved past the Oakland Athletics 6-3 in the American League and National League strugglers the Chicago Cubs claimed their 11th win this season - a 3-0 result against the St Louis Cardinals.
The Cincinnati Reds returned to winning ways with a 6-2 win over the high-flying Milwaukee Brewers, the Cleveland Indians moved past Chicago White Sox 2-0, who have now lost four in a row, while the Houston Astros suffered a 9-8 defeat to the Seattle Mariners.
Elsewhere, the Los Angeles Angels recorded a 5-3 victory over the Texas Rangers, the Miami Marlins lost out 9-7 against the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Minnesota Twins defeated the Baltimore Orioles 6-1, the Philadelphia Phillies overcame the Washington Nationals 7-2, the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-6 and the Arizona Diamondbacks edged the San Diego Padres 4-3.