Tigers 8, Padres 2: At Detroit, Placido Polanco had three hits and three RBIs, and Detroit ended Adam Eaton’s eight-game winning streak with a victory over San Diego.
Orioles 5, Astros 1: At Baltimore, Rodrigo Lopez pitched eight innings of four-hit ball, and Baltimore beat Houston for a three-game sweep.
Blue Jays 5, Cardinals 2: At Toronto, Ted Lilly pitched seven scoreless innings to lead Toronto to a victory over St. Louis.
Devil Rays 5, Brewers 3: At St. Petersburg, Fla., Hideo Nomo allowed two runs in seven innings for his 200th combined major league and Japanese victory, leading Tampa Bay over Milwaukee.
Red Sox 6, Reds 1: At Boston, Bronson Arroyo gave Boston its fourth straight strong performance by a starter and David Ortiz drove in three runs to lead the Red Sox to a win and a sweep of Cincinnati.
Royals 3, Dodgers 1: At Kansas City, Mo., Jose Lima pitched eight solid innings for his first victory in 14 starts and Emil Brown drove in two runs in Kansas City’s victory over Los Angeles.
Rangers 9, Braves 5: At Arlington, Texas, Chan Ho Park won his sixth straight decision as Texas defeated Atlanta.
Giants 8, Twins 4: At Minneapolis, Michael Tucker doubled and drove in three runs, and Moises Alou went 4 for 4 to lead San Francisco to a victory over Minnesota.
White Sox 12, Diamondbacks 6: At Chicago, Juan Uribe and Paul Konerko hit three-run homers and Frank Thomas added a solo shot in a 10-run sixth to lead Chicago over Arizona.
Yankees 7, Pirates 5, (10): At New York, Jason Giambi hit a two-run homer into the upper deck in the 10th, and New York rallied past Pittsburgh.
Indians 7, Rockies 6, (11): Aaron Boone homered to lead off the 11th and Cleveland rallied for a victory over Colorado, extending its winning streak to five games.
Nationals 1, Angels 0: At Anaheim, Calif., Texas castoff Ryan Drese made a sensational debut for the Nationals, holding Los Angeles to two hits in the win.
Athletics 3, Mets 2: At Oakland, Calif., Marco Scutaro lined a game-winning single off the wall in left-center with two outs in the ninth, lifting Oakland to a win over New York.
Marlins 15, Cubs 5: At Chicago, Carlos Delgado, Miguel Cabrera, Juan Encarnacion and Luis Castillo homered and Florida routed Chicago in its highest-scoring game of the year.
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