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Wednesday’s games

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American League

White Sox 2, Yankees 1 (10): At New York, Juan Uribe slid in under catcher Jorge Posada’s tag to score a disputed run in the 10th inning, lifting Chicago over the Yankees for their second consecutive one-run victory.

Red Sox 16, Rangers 5: At Boston, Kenny Rogers gave up Manny Ramirez’s long home run in a five-run fourth inning, and the Red Sox scored nine more off the Texas bullpen in the eighth inning to secure the victory.

Orioles 9, Devil Rays 5: At Baltimore, Jay Gibbons’ second career grand slam capped a five-run first inning, and Miguel Tejada drove in three runs to lead the Orioles over Tampa Bay.

Blue Jays 4, Tigers 3: At Toronto, Orlando Hudson homered in the bottom of the ninth inning to lead the Blue Jays over Detroit. Shea Hillenbrand also connected for Toronto.

Indians 6, Royals 1: At Kansas City, Mo., Grady Sizemore hit a grand slam and added an RBI single for Cleveland to help hand the hapless Royals their team record-tying 12th straight loss.

Athletics 4, Angels 3: At Oakland, Calif., Nick Swisher drove in the tying run before scoring on Mark Ellis’ infield single in the seventh inning, and the Athletics moved back into a first-place tie with Los Angeles in the A.L. West.

National League

Cardinals 3, Brewers 0: At Milwaukee, Jeff Suppan outdueled Ben Sheets, and David Eckstein drove in two runs to give St. Louis another three-game sweep of the Brewers.

Reds 8, Cubs 2: At Chicago, Ryan Freel homered on the first pitch of the game, and Cincinnati sent Chicago to its eighth straight loss.

Marlins 10, Diamondbacks 5: At Miami, Florida’s Mike Lowell and pulled the hidden-ball trick to stem an Arizona rally, and the Marlins scored four runs in the eighth to complete the rout.

Braves 5, Giants 4 (12): At Atlanta, Andruw Jones added to his major league lead with two more homers, and Marcus Giles’ RBI single in the 12th inning gave Atlanta the victory over San Francisco.

Astros 7, Nationals 6: At Houston, Morgan Ensberg and Orlando Palmeiro doubled with the bases loaded, and the Astros held off Washington despite a shaky ninth by Brad Lidge.

Rockies 6, Pirates 5 (10): At Denver, Matt Holliday hit a run-scoring single in the 10th inning and had a three-run homer, and Todd Helton had a pair of doubles in his first game off the disabled list to lift Colorado over Pittsburgh.

Mets 9, Padres 1: At San Diego, Kris Benson took a one-hit shutout into the ninth inning, and New York third baseman David Wright tied career highs with four hits and six RBIs in a win over the Padres.

Phillies 9, Dodgers 5: At Los Angeles, Philadelphia rookie slugger Ryan Howard hit his first grand slam 453 feet over Yhency Brazoban to break a tie in the ninth inning and defeat the Dodgers.

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