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Saturday’s games

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American League

Angels 10, White Sox 5: At Chicago, Bartolo Colon won his eighth straight decision to become the league’s first 19-game winner and Garret Anderson backed him with a three-run homer to lead Los Angeles over the White Sox.

Red Sox 9, Yankees 2: At New York, Curt Schilling allowed five hits in eight sharp innings for his first victory since returning to Boston’s rotation, and Manny Ramirez busted out of a rare slump with a homer and three RBIs to lead Boston past the Yankees.

Blue Jays 3, Devil Rays 2: At St. Petersburg, Fla., Gregg Zaun and Russ Adams hit consecutive RBI singles off Danys Baez as Toronto overcame a 3-2, ninth-inning deficit to defeat Tampa Bay.

Indians 7, Twins 5: At Cleveland, Coco Crisp and Jhonny Peralta homered as the Indians rallied twice to beat Minnesota. Cleveland has won 17 of its last 22 games.

Tigers 4, Royals 3: At Detroit, Carlos Pena hit a tiebreaking home run off Andrew Sisco leading off the eighth as the Tigers stopped a nine-game losing streak by beating Kansas City.

Athletics 5, Rangers 4: At Arlington, Texas, rookie Dan Johnson hit his first career grand slam to lead Oakland over Texas and keep the A’s one game behind Los Angeles in the West.

National League

Braves 4, Nationals 0: At Washington, Brian McCann hit a three-run homer and Jorge Sosa threw eight shutout innings to win his eighth straight road start and lead Atlanta over Washington.

Cubs 5, Giants 2: At San Francisco, Henry Blanco hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the sixth off Brad Hennessey and Derrek Lee had a pair of doubles and drove in a run to lead Chicago past the Giants.

Dodgers 3, Padres 1: At Los Angeles, Derek Lowe allowed one run and seven hits in 7 2/3 innings in just his second win since Aug. 5, and Willy Aybar had two hits in his first major league start as the Dodgers beat San Diego.

Astros 7, Brewers 5: At Milwaukee, Andy Pettitte won his fifth straight start and became a 15-game winner for the seventh time, helping Houston remain on top in the wild-card race with a win over the Brewers.

Marlins 7, Phillies 6: At Philadelphia, Florida pinch hitter Paul Lo Duca had a two-run single in the seventh inning as Philadelphia’s bullpen failed to hold a lead for the second time in three games.

Reds 6, Pirates 2: At Cincinnati, Rich Aurilia’s bases-loaded double in the fourth inning sparked a five-run rally and Ramon Ortiz threw his first complete game since 2003 to lead the Reds over Pittsburgh.

Cardinals 4, Mets 2: At St. Louis, Jeff Suppan earned the win and hit his first career home run to lead the Cardinals and hand New York its season-long sixth straight loss.

Diamondbacks 8, Rockies 5: At Denver, Troy Glaus hit his 32nd homer and drove in two runs, Shawn Green had three hits and a home run, and Arizona beat Colorado. Kelly Stinnett and Chad Tracy also connected for Arizona.

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