The Minnesota Twins set an MLB record in their clash with the Texas Rangers while two teams played through an earthquake last night.
Luis Arraez smashed a homer in the second inning to give Minnesota their 162nd home run of the season - breaking the record for the most before the All-Star break.
— Minnesota Twins (@Twins) July 6, 2019
Jorge Polanco, Jonathan Schoop and Mitch Garver also scored blasts to extend the total to 165 as the Twins triumphed 15-6.
In Los Angeles, the Dodgers and San Diego Padres remained focused and the game carried on as normal when a powerful quake struck in the bottom of the fourth inning.
Padres starter Eric Lauer threw several pitches to Enrique Hernandez as the tremor rattled Dodger Stadium.
#BREAKING Mew Preliminary Magnitude 6.9 quake hits near Ridgecrest a few moments ago. The quake was felt at the @Dodgers game in LA. Here is recording of game broadcast . @nbcbayarea pic.twitter.com/Aa3N2EAaNo— John Zuchelli (@tvzuke) July 6, 2019
The Padres went on to win the game 3-2, with Hunter Renfroe scoring a go-ahead homer in the eighth inning.
Aaron Judge recorded the ninth multi-homer game of his career as the New York Yankees routed the Tampa Bay Rays 8-4.
Judge went deep in the first inning before scoring another in the 11th to help New York extend its lead in the American League East.
Lorenzo Cain had a tie-breaking single in the 10th to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 7-6 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates, while Brian McCann scored a walk-off single against Jose Quijada in the ninth inning to seal a 1-0 shut out for the Atlanta Braves over the Miami Marlins.
Mike Trout's 26th homer of the season - and his fourth in the past three games - helped the Los Angeles Angels edge the Houston Astros 5-4.
The Arizona Diamondbacks recovered from a pair of losses to the Dodgers by toppling the Colorado Rockies 8-0.
And the Philadelphia Phillies had a decisive five-run ninth inning to beat the New York Mets for the sixth time in a row.
Elsewhere, the Kansas City Royals beat the Washington Nationals 7-4, the Baltimore Orioles defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 4-1 and the Boston Red Sox overcame the Detroit Tigers 9-6.
The Oakland Athletics won 5-2 against the Seattle Mariners and the St Louis Cardinals toppled the San Francisco Giants 9-4.