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Wednesday’s games

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American League

Twins 8, Rangers 6: At Minneapolis, Minnesota came back from a five-run deficit in the second inning for the second straight day to beat Texas.

Indians 4, Tigers 1: At Detroit, Casey Blake hit two home runs and C.C. Sabathia threw his first complete game of the season as Cleveland finished a three-game sweep of Detroit.

Red Sox 6, Angels 3: At Boston, Bronson Arroyo recovered from a rough start and Boston overcame a three-run deficit with the help of David Ortiz’s two-run single to beat Los Angeles.

Yankees 5, Devil Rays 4: At New York, Jason Giambi hit a go-ahead, two-run home run with two outs in the eighth inning, and the Yankees rallied past Tampa Bay.

Blue Jays 7, Orioles 4: At Baltimore, Frank Catalanotto singled in the tiebreaking run in a four-run seventh inning, and Toronto beat Baltimore.

White Sox 1, Royals 0: At Chicago, Paul Konerko homered for their fourth straight game, and Chicago beat Kansas City to extend its winning streak to seven.

National League

Brewers 14, Reds 5: At Cincinnati, rookie J.J. Hardy hit his first grand slam and set a career high with four hits, and Milwaukee had its best day crossing the plate in four years in a rout of Cincinnati.

Diamondbacks 4, Pirates 2: At Pittsburgh, Brandon Webb allowed two runs over seven innings and had an RBI single to lead Arizona to a victory over Pittsburgh. Webb gave up seven hits, struck out four and walked one in handing the Pirates their 10th consecutive home loss.

Astros 8, Phillies 6: At Philadelphia, Craig Biggio hit a three-run home run off Billy Wagner with two outs in the ninth, and Houston beat Philadelphia to complete a three-game sweep.

Marlins 12, Nationals 1: At Washington, Dontrelle Willis became the first pitcher in Marlins history to collect 20 victories in a season, allowing four hits over six innings to help Florida beat Washington. Willis improved to 20-8, tying St. Louis’ Chris Carpenter (20-4) for the major league lead in wins.

Cubs 2, Cardinals 1: At St. Louis, Greg Maddux threw 5 2/3 scoreless innings, and Chicago got just enough off Mark Mulder early to get a victory over St. Louis.

Braves 4, Mets 3 (10): At Atlanta, Ryan Langerhans hit a two-out, two-run single in the 10th and Atlanta rallied twice for a victory and over slumping New York.

Padres 4, Rockies 2: At San Diego, Mark Loretta homered and scored twice, and Adam Eaton won his 10th game for N.L. West-leading San Diego, beating Colorado to get the Padres back to .500.

Dodgers 9, Giants 8: At Los Angeles, Oscar Robles hit a two-run home run and Mike Edwards hit a bases-loadedsingle in the bottom of the ninth that scored Jeff Kent, leading Los Angeles to a victory over San Francisco.

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