OUT LOUD

"I had two strikes there, I was just trying to put something in play. [But] I was able to get enough of it to get it out of there."

— Slugger Paul Goldschmidt after his three-run homer in the seventh in St. Louis' 6-5 win over Pittsburgh on Wednesday.

GAME OF NUMBERS

100

Inside-the-park homers in Royals' history. Whit Merrifield got the latest in an 11-0 win over the White Sox on Tuesday.

20

Times that Cincinnati's Derek Dietrich has been hit by a pitch this season — an MLB high.

A wrigley win!

Yu Darvish

RHP • Cubs

He gave up two hits in six scoreless innings as Chicago beat the Reds 5-2 on Wednesday. It was his first win at Wrigley Field as a Cub. Darvish had been 0-5 with a 5.50 ERA in 13 starts there.