Orioles 5, Yankees 4 (10): At Baltimore, Brian Roberts homered on the first pitch from Mike Stanton (1-2) in the 10th inning and Rafael Palmeiro hit a milestone shot for the Orioles, who snapped a six-game skid by beating New York. Palmeiro hit his 563rd homer to tie Reggie Jackson for ninth place. The two-run drive gave Palmeiro 1,813 RBIs, pushing him past Frank Robinson into 15th place.
Indians 12, Red Sox 8: At Boston, Travis Hafner hit a grand slam off Keith Foulke (5-4) in a five-run ninth, doubled twice and had six RBIs to lead Cleveland over Boston.
White Sox 2, Tigers 1: At Detroit, Mark Buehrle (10-1) outdueled Nate Robertson (3-6) to win his ninth straight decision, and Jermaine Dye hit a tiebreaking home run to lead Chicago over the Tigers.
Angels 5, Rangers 1 (11): At Arlington, Texas, Garret Anderson hit a grand slam in the 11th and Los Angeles beat Texas for its eighth straight victory.
Twins 11, Royals 8: At Minneapolis, Shannon Stewart had three hits and three RBIs, including a single that drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning to help Minnesota hand Kansas City its eighth straight loss.
Blue Jays 3, Devil Rays 1 (11): At St. Petersburg, Fla., John McDonald snapped an 11th-inning tie with an infield hit to help Toronto beat Tampa Bay.
Rockies 6, Astros 5: At Denver, Garrett Atkins hit a grand slam in the eighth off Russ Springer (1-3) and Colorado rallied past Houston. Morgan Ensberg had a grand slam and five RBIs for Houston.
Braves 9, Marlins 1: At Miami, Marcus Giles homered and Atlanta spoiled Dontrelle Willis’ bid to become the first 13-game winner in the major leagues, beating Florida for its fifth straight victory.
Mets 8, Phillies 3: At New York, Mike Piazza drove in three runs with a single and his ninth home run of the season and Carlos Beltran had a double and triple, punctuating one New York rally and touching off another as the Mets topped Philadelphia.
Nationals 2, Pirates 1: At Washington, Ryan Drese (2-1) pitched eight strong innings and Wil Cordero hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly to lead the Nationals past Pittsburgh.
Cubs 2, Brewers 0: At Chicago, Carlos Zambrano (5-4) allowed just three hits in eight innings and Derrick Lee homered to lead the Cubs past Milwaukee.
Cardinals 2, Reds 1: At St. Louis, Mark Mulder (9-5) ended a string of poor starts and Reggie Sanders backed him with a two-run homer as the Cardinals edged Cincinnati.
Giants 11, Diamondbacks 3: At Phoenix, Jason Schmidt (6-3) won his third straight start and Moses Alou drove in three runs to lead San Francisco past Arizona.
Padres 8, Dodgers 3: At Los Angeles, Brian Lawrence (5-6) pitched shutout ball into the eighth and batterymate Robert Fick drove in three runs, leading San Diego to a win over the Dodgers.
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