Cincinnati extended its surge into playoff contention with a 7-1 win Friday night for its season-high sixth victory in a row.
Zach Plesac pitched into the eighth inning and Brad Hand worked out of a jam in the ninth to earn the Cleveland Indians a 1-0 victory in Detroit Friday night.
Zach PLesac completes an immaculate inning
Jose Ramirez homered twice on his 28th birthday and the Cleveland Indians snapped their eight-game losing streak with a 10-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers.
Shane Bieber tosses another masterpiece
Game briefly delayed when a drone entered Wrigley Field and briefly landed on the outfield grass.
Aaron Civale pitched well but it wasn't enough as Tribe loses again.
Francisco Lindor hit a tying, two-run homer in the top of the ninth, but the Indians couldn't take advantage.
McKenzie only allowed three hits in his 4.1 innings, but all three were homers, accounting for five of Minnesota's seven runs.
Luis Castillo pitched a two-hitter for his first complete game, Joey Votto homered and the Cincinnati Reds beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 Friday night.