Hiroki Kuroda pitched seven scoreless innings as the New York Yankees won 2-0 to split a four-game series at the Texas Rangers. The New York Mets won 7-4 to also split their series with the Atlanta Braves.
San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval hit a three-run triple as the National League defeated the American League 8-0 for its third straight victory in Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game.
Derek Jeter’s 3,000th career hit highlighted the first half of the Major League Baseball season, which featured tight races in all six divisions and the lowest combined earned run average by pitchers in almost two decades.
The New York Yankees defeated the Boston Red Sox 3-2 for their eighth straight victory and moved into sole possession of first place in the American League East Division for the first time since July 6.