MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Edwin Encarnacion homered twice, Trevor Bauer pitched seven strong innings and Jose Ramirez had his sixth straight multi-hit game as the Cleveland Indians completed a four-game sweep of the Minnesota Twins. Cleveland came into the series trailing the Twins by two games in the AL Central. The 5-2 victory capping a sweep vaulted the Indians two games ahead and gave the defending AL champions sole possession of first place in the division for the first time since May 10th.
CINCINNATI (AP) - Logan Forsythe and Justin Turner homered, Kenta Maeda pitched five strong innings and drove in two runs and Kike Hernandez made a spectacular game-saving catch as the Los Angeles Dodgers held on to beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-7 Sunday. Bronson Arroyo lasted only three innings, giving up five runs and seven hits.
CINCINNATI (AP) - The Cincinnati Reds reinstated catcher Stuart Turner from the 10-day disabled list and recalled right-hander Lisalverto Bonilla from Triple-A Louisville on Sunday. The Reds optioned right-hander Jake Buchanan to Louisville and designated pitcher Asher Wojciechowski for assignment.
CINCINNATI (AP) - Pete Rose has unveiled a bronze sculpture outside Great American Ball Park depicting his headfirst slide. It's the latest way his hometown Cincinnati Reds have honored the career hits king. Rose was inducted into the Reds' Hall of Fame last June and had his Number 14 retired. He remains banned from Cooperstown because he bet on baseball.
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) - Clay Millican raced to his first career Top Fuel victory Sunday, beating Leah Pritchett in the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals final. The Tennessee driver had a 3.825-second pass at 316.38 miles per hour in Bristol, Tennessee.
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