ATLANTA (AP) Rookie Luis Severino allowed four hits in six scoreless innings to lead the New York Yankees to a 3-1 victory over Matt Wisler and the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night.
Severino (3-1) was lifted for pinch-hitter Alex Rodriguez in the seventh. Soon after Rodriguez was introduced, a fan fell from the upper level deck onto the lower level seats. He was given emergency treatment and transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The fan, a man believed to be in his 60s, was not identified by police pending notification of next of kin.
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The Yankees remained 1 1/2 games behind first-place Toronto in the AL East with their second straight win over the Braves.
The Braves have lost four straight and 11 of 12. The sellout crowd of 49,243 was a season-high at Turner Field.
Andrew Miller pitched a perfect ninth for his 28th save.
Wisler (5-5), also a rookie right-hander, gave up two runs, four hits and four walks in six-plus innings.
BLUE JAYS 15, TIGERS 1
TORONTO (AP) - Edwin Encarnacion hit three home runs and tied a Toronto record with nine RBIs.
Encarnacion extended his hitting streak to 24 games, the longest in the majors this season, with a three-run homer off Buck Farmer (0-3) in the first inning.
Encarnacion hit a two-run shot off Guido Knudson in the sixth, then connected for a grand slam against Alex Wilson in the seventh.
Encarnacion hit his third slam of the season, matching the club record shared by Carlos Delgado and Darrin Fletcher.
The Blue Jays have scored 10 or more runs in 21 games this year. They have totaled 709 runs this season - the Yankees began the day second in the majors with 604.
Drew Hutchison (13-2) won his fourth straight start.
CARDINALS 6, GIANTS 0
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Lance Lynn pitched into the eighth inning before leaving with ankle injury that's not considered serious and beat San Francisco for the first time in his career.
Lynn (11-8) awkwardly came off the mound to field Juan Perez's leadoff chopper in the eighth and twisted his right ankle trying to throw to first. He gave up six hits, struck out two and walked two. He had been 0-4 with a 6.33 ERA in his previous four regular-season starts against San Francisco and 0-1 in three postseason outings.
The right-hander outpitched Ryan Vogelsong (9-10).
RED SOX 3, METS 1
NEW YORK (AP) - Joe Kelly won his sixth straight outing by outpitching Jacob deGrom.
Mookie Betts homered and scored twice as the last-place Red Sox won for the eighth time in 11 games. They have taken the first two this weekend at Citi Field after the NL East-leading Mets returned from an 8-1 road trip. New York has dropped five straight at home, its worst skid of the season.
Kelly (8-6) gave up five hits over 7 1-3 innings - matching his previous start for his longest of the year.
Jean Machi pitched a perfect ninth for his third save.
DeGrom (12-7) rebounded from a bout of food poisoning that perhaps contributed to the worst start of his two-year career Monday at Philadelphia. On Saturday, he struck out 10 in six innings, yielding two runs and four hits.
ROYALS 6, RAYS 3
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Mike Moustakas had three hits and three RBIs and Kendrys Morales kept up his torrid two-out hitting for AL Central-leading Kansas City.
Morales had an RBI single and Moustakas a run-scoring double off Jake Odorizzi (6-7) as the Royals grabbed a 4-3 lead in the fifth. Morales leads the majors with 47 RBIs with two outs this season, breaking the team record of 46 set by Joe Randa in 2000.
Lorenzo Cain had a run-scoring single in the sixth, and Moustakas added an RBI single in the ninth.
Kris Medlen (3-0) allowed three runs and four hits over 5 1-3 innings in his second start and ninth appearance since returning from elbow ligament replacement surgery. Wade Davis got the last three outs for his 13th save.
NATIONALS 5, MARLINS 1
WASHINGTON (AP) - Clint Robinson and Ian Desmond hit back-to-back home runs and Jordan Zimmermann pitched seven innings for Washington.
Ryan Zimmerman also homered for the Nationals, who pulled within 5 1-2 games of first-place New York in the NL East.
Zimmermann (11-8) won his third straight start. He gave up a run and seven hits. Justin Bour ended Zimmermann's shutout bid with his 12th homer leading off the seventh.
Miami starter Tom Koehler (8-13) is still seeking his first win since July 23. He allowed five runs and nine hits over six innings in losing his seventh straight. He did have two hits.
PHILLIES 4, PADRES 3
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Adam Morgan pitched six strong innings and drove in the eventual winning run, and Darnell Sweeney homered to lead Philadelphia.
The Phillies have won all five games against San Diego this season and 11 of 14.
Matt Kemp returned to the lineup for San Diego after missing two games due to a sore left shoulder and extended his streak of safely reaching base to 18 straight games with a sixth-inning single.
The Padres have lost five of six.
Morgan (5-4) recovered from the worst outing of his young career by surrendering six hits with three strikeouts and no walks. He gave up two runs, but neither was earned.
Fellow rookie Colin Rea (2-2) pitched into the sixth and was tagged for four runs and six hits with four strikeouts and two walks in his fourth major-league start.
PIRATES 4, ROCKIES 3
PITTSBURGH (AP) - J.A. Happ worked into the sixth inning and Aramis Ramirez hit a three-run homer for Pittsburgh.
Happ and Ramirez, both acquired near the trade deadline to give the Pirates needed depth, helped Pittsburgh improve to 14-3 in their last 17 games. Mark Melancon gave up a two-run homer to Nick Hundley in the ninth but hung on for his 43rd save.
Happ (7-7) won his third straight decision after giving up one run and five hits in 5 2-3 innings. Ramirez sent a breaking ball from Chris Rusin (4-7) into the seats in left field in the first inning for his 13th home run of the season and second since rejoining the Pirates on July 25.
INDIANS 8, ANGELS 3
CLEVELAND (AP) - Yan Gomes' eighth-inning grand slam capped a five-run rally for Cleveland.
Gomes homered to center on the first pitch from Joe Smith (4-4) for his first career grand slam, lifting Cleveland to its fourth straight win.
Carlos Santana's RBI double broke a 3-all tie and sent Los Angeles to its seventh loss in nine games.
Bryan Shaw (3-2) pitched 1 1-3 scoreless innings for Cleveland.
Smith entered the game to start the eighth but didn't retire a batter, allowing five runs, four hits and an intentional walk.
Mike Trout, the reigning AL MVP, was 0 for 3 with a walk and is hitting .194 (18 for 93) in August. He is 1 for 16 in five games against the Indians this season. Trout hasn't homered in 21 games, the longest drought of his career.
ASTROS 4, TWINS 1
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Mike Fiers followed his no-hitter with another stellar start for Houston, allowimg three hits in six-plus innings for first-place Houston.
Fiers (2-0) struck out five while surrendering one run, on a bases-loaded double-play grounder hit by Trevor Plouffe in the fourth. He left two on with no outs in the seventh inning, but Will Harris struck out two of the next three batters.
Luis Valbuena hit a two-run double and Evan Gattis and Jake Marisnick had RBI singles against Mike Pelfrey (6-8), who has combined for only 13 2-3 innings over his last three starts.
Luke Gregerson got the last three outs for his 25th save.
MARINERS 7, WHITE SOX 6
CHICAGO (AP) - Kyle Seager hit a two-run home run in a three-run first inning and Seattle withstood Chicago's late rally.
Hisashi Iwakuma (6-3) gave up two runs and seven hits and worked out of two bases-loaded jams in 5 2-3 innings to get his fourth win in his last five outings.
White Sox starter Jeff Samardzija (8-11) took his career-worst sixth straight loss.
Chicago trailed 7-2 with two outs in the eighth before rallying for four runs. Tom Wilhelmsen got the last four outs for his sixth save in six chances.
REDS 12, BREWERS 9
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Joey Votto put Cincinnati ahead with a two-run home run in the ninth inning.
Trailing 9-8, Votto hit his 25th homer off Brewers closer Francisco Rodriguez (0-3), whose streak of 35 consecutive saves dating to last season was broken. Todd Frazier hit his 30th homer for the Reds.
Aroldis Chapman pitched a scoreless ninth to earn his 25th save in 27 chances. J.J. Hoover (6-0) got the win.
The win ended the Red's four-game losing streak, and the team has won twice in its last 15 games.
Cincinnati starter Matt Garza lasted just 3 2-3 innings, giving up seven runs and 11 hits. Garza has given up 19 runs and 27 hits over his last 13 1-3 innings.
RANGERS 4, ORIOLES 3
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Bobby Wilson lined a tie-breaking single with two outs in the sixth inning, and Adrian Beltre hit his 13th home run for Texas.
The Rangers have won three straight. The Orioles have lost 10 of their last 12. In each loss, they have scored three runs or fewer.
Wilson snapped a 3-3 tie when he lined Mychal Givens' first pitch over third baseman Manny Machado to score Elvis Andrus, who reached on a two-out triple.
Rangers left-hander Martin Perez (2-3) allowed three runs and seven hits with no walks in 6 1-3 innings.
Ubaldo Jimenez (9-9) gave up four runs in 5 2-3 innings.
Shawn Tolleson earned his 28th save in 30 attempts, stranding runners at first and third in the ninth.
ATHLETICS 3, DIAMONDBACKS 2
PHOENIX (AP) - Stephen Vogt atoned for mistakes from the previous game, hitting a splashdown homer into the Chase Field swimming pool and driving in three runs for Oakland.
Vogt broke a 2-all tie with a bloop single in the eighth inning. The A's catcher had two passed balls that were big factors in Oakland's 6-4 loss in the series opener Friday night.
Fernando Rodriguez (4-1) pitched two innings for the victory as Oakland won at Arizona for the first time since June 17, 2008.
Drew Pomeranz struck out the side in the ninth for his third save as the Diamondbacks fell to 1-5 on their homestand.
Andrew Chafin (5-1) took the loss.
DODGERS 5, CUBS 2
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Andre Ethier singled in two runs in the seventh inning, helping Los Angeles rally for its fifth consecutive victory.
The Dodgers overcame a balk by starter Mat Latos that put the Cubs ahead in the fifth to pound out six of their 11 hits in a four-run seventh.
J.P. Howell (5-1) earned the win in relief, striking out one in one-third of an inning. Kenley Jansen pitched the ninth to earn his 27th save.
The Cubs dropped their fourth straight.
Jon Lester (8-10) gave up five runs and eight hits in six-plus innings. The left-hander struck out seven and walked none in his first road start since July 18 at Atlanta.