J.T. Realmuto doubled in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, Cesar Hernandez hit a two-run homer and the Phillies beat Milwaukee 7-4 in Philadelphia on Monday night.
Lorenzo Cain had a career-high five hits and Mike Moustakas homered for Milwaukee.
Bryce Harper struck out three times but made a diving catch on Moustakas’ liner to right field with two outs, the bases loaded and score tied 4-4 in the seventh.
The Phillies then rallied in the bottom half. Jean Segura struck out but reached on a wild pitch by Matt Albers. Alex Claudio retired Harper on a fly. Junior Guerra replaced Claudio and struck out Rhys Hoskins. But Realmuto ripped a double to score Segura. After Hernandez walked, Odubel Herrera hit a two-run double.
Astros 8, Tigers 1: Aledmys Diaz, Robinson Chirinos, Jake Marisnick and Alex Bregman homered as visiting Houston extended its winning streak to six games.
Angels 5, Twins 4: Shohei Ohtani hit his first homer of the season, a towering shot off Minnesota’s Jose Berrios, and visiting Los Angeles pounded out 15 hits.
White Sox 5, Indians 2: Yoan Moncada hit two of Chicago’s four solo homers and Reynaldo Lopez pitched 7 ⅔ effective innings as host Chicago beat Cleveland.
Diamondbacks 9, Pirates 3: Eduardo Escobar homered, tripled and drove in three runs, Christian Walker also went deep and host Arizona cruised.
Orioles-Yankees, postponed: The game in New York was rained out and will be made up with a single-admission doubleheader at 3:05 p.m. EDT Wednesday.
Briefly: The Yankees activated center fielder Aaron Hicks, then put third baseman Miguel Andujar and right-hander Jonathan Loaisiga on the 10-day injured list. … Pitchers Carlos Rodón (Tommy John surgery) and Nate Jones (surgery for a forearm muscle tear) of the White Sox will miss the rest of the season. … Philadelphia reliever David Robertson (right forearm flexor strain) will rest three weeks.
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