The St. Louis Cardinals were able to avoid being swept by the Miami Marlins with a 4-1 yesterday (Thursday) at Busch Stadium.
Redbirds pitcher Miles Mikolas improved his record to 7-1.
The Cardinals also got home runs by Jose Martinez and Luke Voit.
The Kansas City Royals downed 4-1 by the Oakland Athletics on the road.
Royals starting pitcher Jason Hammel suffered his fifth straight loss.
Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar cranked his third home run of the year.
The Washington Capitals are the Stanley Cup Champions after defeating the Vegas Golden Knights 4-1.
The win secures Washington’s first major sports championship since 1992.
The Capitals veteran Alex Ovechkin named playoff MVP.