The Pirates edged the Cubs 5-4.
The Rockies doubled up the Cardinals 6-3.
The Royals beat the White Sox 4-2.
The Cubs and Cardinals made some minor moves as the trade deadline approached yesterday. The Cubs got relief pitcher Brandon Kintzler from the Nationals in exchange for Relief Pitcher John Romero.
The Cardinals made a surprising move in trading away center fielder Tommy Pham to the Tampa Bay Rays in return for a couple of prospects. They also trade Outfielder Oscar Mercado to the Indians for outfield prospects.