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Friday’s games

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American League

Devil Rays 6, Orioles 1: At Baltimore, Scott Kazmir pitched six innings of two-hit ball, and Jorge Cantu hit two solo homers to carry Tampa Bay over the Orioles.

Indians 3, Royals 1: At Cleveland, Casey Blake and Grady Sizemore hit consecutive fifth-inning homers, and the Indians beat Kansas City to maintain its wild-card lead.

White Sox 2, Twins 1 (10): At Minneapolis, Joe Crede drove in the go-ahead run with an infield single in the 10th, and struggling Chicago beat Minnesota.

Yankees 11, Blue Jays 10: At Toronto, Robinson Cano homered twice and drove in five runs, Alex Rodriguez hit his league-leading 43rd home run and New York beat the Blue Jays for its fifth straight win.

Red Sox 3, Athletics 2 (10): At Boston, Manny Ramirez was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the 10th, giving the Red Sox a win over Oakland.

Angels 7, Tigers 6 (12): At Los Angeles, Robb Quinlan’s bases-loaded single in the 12th gave the Angels a victory over Detroit.

National League

Cubs 5, Cardinals 3: At Chicago, Jeromy Burnitz had two hits and drove in three runs to lead the Cubs past St. Louis.

Mets 4, Braves 0: At New York, Pedro Martinez threw his 17th career shutout, outpitching John Smoltz in their fourth meeting this season and leading the Mets over Atlanta.

Phillies 13, Marlins 3: At Miami, Jimmy Rollins extended his hitting streak to 22 games with a two-run homer that Juan Encarnacion nearly caught, then added a two-run double to help Philadelphia beat Florida.

Astros 2, Brewers 1: At Houston, Jeff Bagwell hit a run-scoring single in the ninth, and the Astros beat Milwaukee.

Reds 8-4, Pirates 2-5: At Pittsburgh, Freddie Sanchez singled over a drawn-in infield to score Craig Wilson with the winning run, and the Pirates scored twice in the ninth to beat Cincinnati and earn a doubleheader split. Felipe Lopez went 5 for 5, stole two bases and drove in two runs to help the Reds hand rookie Zach Duke his first major league loss in the opener.

Nationals 5, Padres 1: At San Diego, John Patterson threw a three-hitter for his second career complete game and Washington chased San Diego ace Jake Peavy after six innings, beating the West-leading Padres.

Rockies 6, Diamondbacks 5: At Phoenix, Danny Ardoin hit a tiebreaking homer leading off the eighth, and Colorado claimed a victory over Arizona.

Giants 5, Dodgers 4: At San Francisco, Barry Bonds homered for the first time this season and Todd Linden singled in the winning run with one out in the ninth to lead the Giants over Los Angeles. Pinch-hitter Ricky Ledee hit a tying two-run single in the eighth for the Dodgers, but Linden came up with a big hit.

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