Jose Altuve described his tiebreaking two-run double as lucky and Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch used the term crazy when describing all the games against their instate AL West rival the Texas Rangers.
Boston's Xander Bogaerts hit a two-run single in the top of the 10th to lift the Red Sox to a 5-3 win against San Francisco, ending the run of Giants home wins at five.
Chicago pitcher Jon Lester continued his long dominance of Philadelphia by throwing eight scoreless innings and guiding the Cubs to a 6-4 win at the Phillies on Monday, pushing their lead in the National League Central division into double figures.
St. Louis scored four runs in the sixth inning to come from behind for the second straight night to beat San Francisco, taking a 6-3 victory.
Texas' Rougned Odor scored twice in his return from a seven-game suspension, helping the Rangers beat Seattle 10-4 on Saturday to open a two-game lead on the Mariners atop the American League West standings.
South Korea's Hyun Soo Kim and team-mate Mark Trumbo had three hits apiece and Chris Davis homered to lift the Baltimore Orioles to a 6-5 win over the New York Yankees on Friday night.
Kyle Hendricks dominated over eight innings and the MLB-leading Chicago Cubs backed him with four home runs, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-2 Thursday for their eighth win in nine games.
Pitcher Matt Albers doubled leading off the 13th inning for his first hit since 2007 and scored the tiebreaking run as the Chicago White Sox rallied past the New York Mets 2-1 on Wednesday, helped by Todd Frazier's major league-leading 17th homer.
Jake Arrieta's long streak of consecutive victories ended Tuesday as the Chicago Cubs were beaten 5-0 by the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Kansas City Royals relief pitcher Chien-Ming Wang has lowered his ERA (earned run average) to 1.48 in May, with appearances in 10 games in the month.