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Tuesday’s A.L. results

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Yankees 8, Twins 0: At New York, Chien-Ming Wang won his fifth straight decision and Robinson Cano hit a two-run homer, leading the Yankees to a victory over Minnesota. A resurgent Bobby Abreu had three hits for the second consecutive game for New York.

Indians 5, Tigers 4 (11): At Detroit, Casey Blake homered in the 11th inning to give Cleveland a victory over the Tigers, the Indians’ sixth straight win. Joe Borowski was perfect in the bottom of the 11th for his 25th save.

Red Sox 4, Devil Rays 1: At Boston, Daisuke Matsuzaka pitched eight shutout innings to lead the Red Sox to a victory over Tampa Bay, the Devil Rays’ ninth straight loss. Matsuzaka struck out nine while allowing four hits and one walk, preserving the shutout by fanning countryman Akinori Iwamura for the third time with a runner on third in the eighth.

White Sox 5, Orioles 1: At Chicago, Javier Vazquez threw his 21st career complete game and Jim Thome hit a three-run homer to lift the White Sox to a victory over Baltimore. Chicago won for the seventh time in nine games.

Rangers 8, Angels 3: At Arlington, Texas, Brad Wilkerson had three homers and six RBIs, both career highs, to help the Rangers beat Los Angeles. Texas starter Kevin Millwood gave up two runs and five hits in eight innings.

Athletics 3, Blue Jays 1: At Oakland, Calif., Joe Blanton threw a four-hitter for his third complete game and the Athletics got the victory for the third time in four games, beating Toronto. Mark Kotsay drove in two runs and Jack Cust added an eighth inning home run, his 15th of the year, for Oakland.

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