• HOUSTON 5, BOSTON 4: Jose Altuve’s bases-empty shot in the ninth inning was the first walk-off homer of his career as the host Astros beat the Red Sox. It marked the first walk off by home run for the Astros, who got four hits from Altuve and five innings of two-run ball from Lance McCullers.


• ARIZONA 8, MILWAUKEE 3: Zack Godley gave up four hits in six innings and A.J. Pollock led a 13-hit Arizona atack by going 3-for-5 with two RBI as the Diamondbacks beat the Brewers in Phoenix. Godley, a 25-year-old righthander called up from Class AA before Thursday’s game, struck out seven in six shutout innings in his debut.