CINCINNATI (AP) -- Dexter Fowler homered for the third straight game while Matt Carpenter and Paul DeJong also homered as the St. Louis Cardinals gained ground in their National League playoff push with a 9-2 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday night.
A look at what's happening all around the majors Thursday:
Toronto Blue Jays right-hander Marco Estrada signed a one-year, $13 million contract extension, the team announced Wednesday. Estrada, who is signed through 2018, would have been eligible for free agency after this season. The 34-year-old owns a 9-8 mark with a 4.84 ERA and career-best 170 strikeouts