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Sunday’s games

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American league

Yankees 8, Angels 7 (11): At New York, Tony Womack had an 11th-inning single through a five-man infield that gave New York a victory over Los Angeles.

Blue Jays 5, Rangers 1: At Toronto, Gustavo Chacin won his fifth straight start and Toronto avoided a three-game sweep with a victory over Texas.

Red Sox 4, Twins 3: At Boston, Manny Ramirez began his new life with the Red Sox with a go-ahead, pinch-hit single in the eighth inning, thrilling the Fenway crowd that thought he might be traded, and giving Boston a victory over Minnesota.

Devil Rays 6, Royals 2: At St. Petersburg, Fla., Mark Hendrickson took a one-hitter into the eighth inning as Tampa Bay completed a four-game sweep of Kansas City.

Athletics 5, Tigers 2: At Oakland, Calif., Kirk Saarloos took a shutout into the ninth inning to lead streaking Oakland over Detroit for its 11th win in 12 games.

White Sox 9, Orioles 4: At Baltimore, Jermaine Dye and Joe Crede had two RBIs apiece in a five-run first inning and Chicago breezed past the Orioles.

National league

Braves 5, Pirates 4: At Atlanta, Rafael Furcal homered from both sides of the plate and John Smoltz won his eighth straight decision as the Braves edged Pittsburgh.

Nationals 4, Marlins 2: At Miami, Livan Hernandez allowed two runs in eight innings and added a run-scoring single, helping Washington beat Florida.

Mets 9, Astros 4: At Houston, Ramon Castro’s bloop single in the eighth inning gave New York its first lead in three games, then they piled on four more runs in the ninth for a victory over Houston.

Brewers 5, Giants 1: At Milwaukee, Chris Capuano took a no-hit bid into the sixth inning and won his seventh straight decision as the Brewers topped San Francisco.

Diamondbacks 13, Cubs 6: At Chicago, Chris Snyder hit two of Arizona’s season-high five homers, including his first career grand slam, as the Diamondbacks beat Chicago.

Rockies 9, Phillies 2: At Denver, Dustan Mohr had a double and a homer in Colorado’s nine-run fifth inning as the Rockies defeated Philadelphia and avoided a four-game sweep.

Reds 7, Padres 1: At San Diego, Adam Dunn’s grand slam in the fifth inning was Cincinnati’s third homer of the game, and the Reds beat San Diego to drop the Padres percentage points behind Arizona.

Cardinals 7, Dodgers 5 (11): At Los Angeles, Jim Edmonds had a pinch-hit RBI double in the seventh and a two-run homer in the 11th as St. Louis beat the Dodgers.

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