Each night in the 2016 baseball season, we'll run down the top news, facts and highlights from action around Major League Baseball.Astros starterDallas Keuchel is going through a disappointing 2016 season after being named theAL Cy Young Award winner last year, but Friday he turned in an award-winning performance as his team cut Braves Youth Cool Base Navy Jersey into the rival Rangers' AL West lead.MORE: Trade deadline winners and losersIn the opener of a three-game series,Keuchel threw hisfourth career complete-game shutout to narrowthe Astros' deficit in theWest to 5 1/2games.Keuchel allowed just three hits and struck out seven in the 5-0 victory,his seventh win of the season.MORE: SN's MLB scoreboard | Updated standingsThe Astros jumped ahead with afour-run third inning keyed byRBI hits fromJose Altuve, Carlos Correa andTyler White.Player of the dayJaime Garcia, SP, Cardinals. Phil Niekro Jersey Not only did Garcia hurl eightscorele s innings, allowingthreehits with 11strikeouts, he also drove inthe game's only run in St. Louis' 1-0 victory over Atlanta. His second-inning single plated Matt Holliday.HighlightOn the eighth pitch of an at-bat against Reds relieverRo s Ohlendorf, Pirates pinchhitter Sean Rodriguez connected on a walkoff solo homer in the ninth inning. Dansby Swanson Youth White Jersey Three things to knowYankees first baseman Mark Teixeiraannounced hisretirement,effective at the end of this season. The 14-yearplayer is the only firstbaseman in MLB historywith 400 or morehome runs and fiveGold Glove awards .SPECTOR: Teixeira's legacy goes well beyond HR totals The Nationals topped the Giants5-1 to drop San Francisco to5-14 since the All-Star break, the worst record in the majors.Diamondbacks manager Chip Hale said 2015 All-Star and Gold Gloveoutfielder A.J. Pollock (elbow) John Smoltz Jersey could return to the club before Sept. 1.What's nextBlue Jays (63-47)at Royals (51-58), 7:15 p.m. ET: The only pitching matchup of the day between starters with an ERA below 3.00features AL ERA leader Aaron Sanchez (11-1, 2.71 ERA) and the Jays vs. Danny Duffy (7-1, 2.98 ERA) and the Royals. Duffy is coming off a franchise-record16 strikeouts against the Rays.Giants (62-47)at Atlanta Braves Cool Base White Jersey Nationals (65-44), 7:05 p.m. ET: Stephen Strasburg (15-1, 2.63 ERA) will seek his career-best 16th win after being namedJuly's Pitcher of the Month. Matt Cain (3-6, 5.53 ERA) toes the rubber for the Giants; he will look to end Jayson Werths on-base streak at36 games.