Boston beat Chicago 1-0
Minnesota defeated Tampa Bay 8-0
Kansas City blanked the New York Yankees 5-0
Arizona defeated Florida 4-0
St. Louis beat Washington 2-0
Cincinnati defeated San Francisco 3-0
Milwaukee blanked Los Angeles 9-0
According to the Elias Sports Bureau, it was the most shutouts on one day since there were a record eight on June 4, 1972, when 16 games were played. Thirteen games were played Tuesday.
Milwaukee's Doug Davis (four-hitter) and Cincinnati's Bronson Arroyo (three-hitter) had the only complete-game shutouts.
St. Louis' Bob Gibson, Oakland's Catfish Hunter, Detroit's Tom Timmermann, Boston's John Curtis and Houston's Don Wilson pitched complete-game shutouts on June 4, 1972.
AP Sports Writers Janie McCauley in Oakland, Calif., and Beth Harris in Anaheim, Calif., and freelance writer Joe Resnick in Anaheim contributed to this report