By Ron Kaplan, contributor

Ian Kinsler was 0-for-3 with a walk as the Detroit Tigers (6-2) beat the visiting Minnesota Twins, 5-3. But Kinsler did make a nice grab of this line drive.  Prior to the game, he received his Gold Glove Award. Mazel of the day goes to Craig Breslow, who pitched a perfect eighth inning for Minny (5-3) in his second appearance of the year, striking out two of the three batters he faced.

Ryan Braun took an oh-fer-4, but the Milwaukee Brewers (4-5) beat the host Toronto Blue Jays anyway, 2-0. Kevin Pillar was 1-for-3 for the Jays (1-7) and made this sparkling grab.

The LA Dodgers (5-4) used the same score to beat the host Chicago Cubs. Joc Pederson was 0-for-2 with a walk and a strikeout.

The Houston Astros (6-4) dropped Alex Bregman from second to sixth in the lineup. He responded with a single and double — a tie-breaking shot in the 7th inning — in four at-bats and drove in a run to help his teammates to a 10-5 win over the host Seattle Mariners. Bregman also walked and struck out. Danny Valencia did not appear for the Mariners.

Scott Feldman did not appear for the Cincinnati Reds (7-2), who beat the host Pittsburgh Pirates, 9-2. The Reds now have a better record than the World Champion Cubs.

Ron Kaplan (@RonKaplanNJ) hosts Kaplan’s Korner, a blog about Jews and sports. He is the author of three books, including The Jewish Olympics: The History of the Maccabiah Games and the forthcoming Hank Greenberg in 1938: Hatred and Home Runs in the Shadow of War.

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