The Atlanta Braves cruised to a comprehensive 10-1 win against the Milwaukee Brewers thanks to Kevin Gausman.
Atlanta tallied three runs in the first inning and added two runs apiece in the third and fourth to pull away at SunTrust Park in MLB on Friday.
Braves starter Gausman threw eight innings and allowed just one run while striking out eight to pick up the victory.
Atlanta acquired Gausman from the Baltimore Orioles at the trade deadline.
Outfielders Ender Inciarte and Nick Markakis combined for seven RBIs to lead Atlanta's offense. Third baseman Johan Camargo also drove in a pair of runs.
Brewers starter Freddy Peralta lasted just three innings and allowed seven runs in the losing effort. Four Milwaukee players struck out twice each.
The win moved the Braves to 63-50 for the year, while the Brewers fell to 66-53.
WHEELER SINKS MARLINS
New York Mets starter Zack Wheeler threw seven innings, allowed just two runs and struck out eight in his team's 6-2 win over the Miami Marlins.
Blake Snell threw five perfect innings and struck out six against the Toronto Blue Jays, who were routed 7-0 by the Tampa Bay Rays.
TANAKA STRUGGLES AS YANKEES LOSE
New York Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka surrendered six runs and three homers in five innings on the mound against the Texas Rangers, who were 12-7 winners.
Alex Avila went 0 for three with two strikeouts in the Arizona Diamondbacks' 3-0 loss to the Cincinnati Reds.
BELTRE CLOSES IN ON 500TH HOME RUN
Adrian Beltre hit his 469th career homer in the fourth inning against the Yankees. He passed Chipper Jones to move into 33rd on MLB's all-time home run list.
Chicago Cubs 3-2 Washington Nationals
Texas Rangers 12-7 New York Yankees
Boston Red Sox 19-12 Baltimore Orioles
Tampa Bay Rays 7-0 Toronto Blue Jays
New York Mets 6-2 Miami Marlins
Detroit Tigers 5-3 Minnesota Twins
Cincinnati Reds 3-0 Arizona Diamondbacks
Atlanta Braves 10-1 Milwaukee Brewers
Chicago White Sox 1-0 Cleveland Indians
Seattle Mariners 5-2 Houston Astros
St Louis Cardinals 7-0 Kansas City Royals
Colorado Rockies 5-4 Los Angeles Dodgers
Los Angeles Angels 4-3 Oakland Athletics
San Diego Padres 2-0 Philadelphia Phillies
San Francisco Giants 13-10 Pittsburgh Pirates
NATIONALS AT CUBS
The Nationals and Cubs will continue their three-game series at Wrigley Field on Saturday. Tanner Roark is set to start for the Nationals, while Jon Lester will take the mound for the Cubs.
|Cooper says Raiders owner wanted to trade him to Cowboys|
|Pochettino jokes Levy is ´worried´ about losing him|
|Barcelona would welcome Morata – Alba|
|Toure not a priority for West Ham – Pellegrini|
|Koscielny no certainty to face Southampton, says Emery|
|We gifted the game – AC Milan boss Gattuso furious after Europa League exit|
|My season starts now, says Koscielny|
|Cipriani ´at peace´ with latest England snub|
|Laporte: Deschamps must have personal reasons for France snub|
|Morata injury not too serious, claims Chelsea boss Sarri|
|Hansen to leave: All Blacks coach returning focus to World Cup defence|
|I want to fight the champion! - Joshua reiterates Wilder in April ambition|
|Gundogan glad to leave Christmas holidays behind|
|I know how it feels and it hurts - Gundogan on Sterling abuse|
|Celtic 1 Red Bull Salzburg 2: Scottish champions through despite defeat|
|Olympiacos 3 AC Milan 1: Rossoneri crash out of Europa League|
|Arsenal 1 Qarabag 0: Lacazette on target as Saka shines|
|Hansen to leave: All Blacks will take time to name replacement|
|Chelsea condemn alleged anti-Semitic chanting from fans|
|Hansen to leave: The best Opta facts from New Zealand coach´s tenure|
|Hansen to leave: Five contenders to be the next All Blacks coach|
|Hansen to leave: Highs and highs of his All Blacks reign|
|Hansen to leave All Blacks after World Cup|
|Rapid Vienna 1 Rangers 0: Late Ljubicic winner sends Gerrard´s men out|
|Beckham continues to miss Giants practice with quad injury|
|Vidi 2 Chelsea 2: Giroud spares Sarri´s side in lacklustre draw|
|Paris Saint-Germain and Marseille fixtures among latest Ligue 1 cancellations|
|Santos turn to ex-Argentina boss Sampaoli|
|Muller could miss Champions League last 16 after Tagliafico kick|
|Home hope Bekker out in front at Alfred Dunhill Championship|
|Van Bommel in touch with Robben over PSV reunion|
|Pinarello chief confident over Team Sky future|
|Stade make Ospreys tickets free in tribute to teenager|
|WRC great Loeb seals Hyundai switch|
|Madrid rumours better than sack talk, says Pochettino|
|Nadal to join Federer at 2019 Laver Cup|
|Prigoda smashes world record, Hosszu dethroned in Hangzhou|
|Former Juve CEO Marotta takes over at Inter|
|Glenn to stand down as FA boss next year|
|Muller apologises to Tagliafico for kick to the head|
|Pereira pleads for more Manchester United chances|
|Griffin hails ´phenomenal´ Lowry after Warriors demolition|
|I´ve played with Zidane and Henry, but Messi is something else – Pires|
|Dragons forward Jack de Belin charged with sexual assault|
|Durant: Raptors are the real deal|
|Cocu bids farewell to Fenerbahce after ´mutual agreement´ is made over October sacking|
|Australia unchanged for historic Perth Test|
|Champions League draw: The possible last-16 ties|
|Southee happy to be back on home soil|
|I wouldn´t swap Dembele for Neymar – Pires|
|Canelo ready to risk heavy weather against Fielding|
|Raptors upstage Warriors, Davis leads Pelicans with 44 points|
|India skipper Kohli excited by green Perth wicket|
|PSG? I haven´t decided my future yet – De Jong|
|Marcelo: Real Madrid don´t have attitude problem|
|India pair Ashwin, Rohit ruled out of second Test|
|Kovac: Ajax-Bayern draw was amazing|
|Sims re-signs with Dragons until 2022|
|Derrius Guice injury update: Redskins RB (knee) has rehab setback, undergoes 3 more procedures|
|Emery: Arsenal could sign defender in January|
|Phillies sign McCutchen to three-year deal|
|O´Neal thinks his Lakers teams could ´easily´ beat Warriors|
|A-League to add two clubs by 2020|
|Curry says he was ´obviously joking´ about moon landing comments|
|Now the beautiful part starts – Ronaldo ready for Champions League knockout stage|
|Bayern have a lot more potential – Lewandowski not satisfied despite top spot|
|Lyon star Fekir shares plaudits for Champions League progression|
|Mourinho not surprised by United´s defeat to Valencia|
|Motivation no issue for Benfica, claims Vitoria|
|Lewandowski finishes Champions League group stage as top scorer|