Houston 7 New York Yankees 1. Justin Verlander shuts downs Yankees on five hits over seven innings. Verlander was aided by a doubleplay in the first and run saving catch at the center field wall in the seventh. Series tied 3-3.
Los Angeles Dodgers 11 Chicago Cubs 1. Continued struggles by the pitching staff and lack of hitting eliminate the Cubs. Three longballs by Enrique Hernandez accounted for seven runs. Dodgers win series 4-1.