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Sunday’s games

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Red Sox 8, Cubs 1: At Chicago, Johnny Damon fell a single shy of the cycle, and Tim Wakefield pitched seven strong innings as Boston avoided a three-game sweep against Chicago.

Royals 9, Diamondbacks 4 (12): At Phoenix, Mark Teahen’s broken-bat single in the 12th inning scored Ruben Gotay, starting a six-run rally and lifting Kansas City over Arizona.

White Sox 8, Padres 5 (10): At San Diego, Aaron Rowand hit a three-run homer off Trevor Hoffman in the 10th to lead Chicago past San Diego.

Cardinals 5, Yankees 3: At St. Louis, Scott Seabol’s first career homer, a two-run, pinch-hit shot in the seventh inning led St. Louis over New York.

Angels 4, Mets 3: At New York, pinch-runner Robb Quinlan scored the go-ahead run on David Wright’s error in the ninth, and Los Angeles rallied against Pedro Martinez and New York.

Devil Rays 7, Pirates 5 (13): At Pittsburgh, Alex Gonzalez hit a two-run home run in the 13th after Tampa Bay blew a three-run lead for the fifth time in eight games, and the Devil Rays ended a seven-game losing streak by defeating Pittsburgh.

Reds 10, Orioles 6: At Cincinnati, Ken Griffey Jr. hit a go-ahead home run, helping Cincinnati overcome Sammy Sosa’s two homers to beat Baltimore.

Rangers 6, Marlins 2: At Miami, Ricardo Rodriguez pitched five strong innings in his season debut and Richard Hidalgo homered to help Texas snap a season-high five-game losing streak with a win over Florida.

Astros 3, Blue Jays 0: At Houston, Roy Oswalt pitched his first career two-hitter and won his sixth straight home start, leading Houston to its season-high fifth straight victory in defeating Toronto.

Athletics 11, Braves 5: At Atlanta, Eric Chavez was 5 for 5 with a pair of homers and four RBIs, helping Oakland defeat Atlanta to get its first road series win since the opening week of the season.

Rockies 7, Tigers 3: At Denver, Preston Wilson homered twice and Byung-Hyun Kim pitched six strong innings for his first win in nearly a year as Colorado beat Detroit.

Dodgers 4, Twins 3: At Los Angeles, Hee-Seop Choi hit solo homers in his first three at-bats, including a go-ahead shot in the sixth inning, and Los Angeles beat Minnesota.

Indians 5, Giants 3: At San Francisco, Casey Blake had two hits, including a three-run homer, and Cleveland completed a three-game sweep of San Francisco.

National League

Phillies 6, Brewers 2: At Philadelphia, Pat Burrell and Chase Utley homered as Philadelphia capped a 12-1 homestand with a victory over Milwaukee.

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