AMERICAN LEAGUE: Tigers 7, White Sox 4
Miguel Cabrera drove in three runs and Max Scherzer struck out 10 to lift the host Detroit Tigers. Cabrera hit two two-out singles for his RBI. Scherzer (2-1) allowed two runs and seven hits in six innings. The reigning AL Cy Young winner was pulled with a high pitch count. Joe Nathan pitched the ninth inning for his fourth save in six tries. He got the final two outs on a strikeout where Jose Abreu was called for interfering with catcher Bryan Holaday’s throw to second base on a stolen-base attempt.
Twins 9, Rays 7
Aaron Hicks hit a three-run homer, Kurt Suzuki drove in three runs, and the visiting Minnesota Twins beat the Tampa Bay Rays. Sam Fuld had two run-scoring doubles for the Twins, who won two out of three for their first road series win against the Rays since Sept. 4-6, 2006. Minnesota manager Ron Gardenhire moved past Chuck Dressen into sole possession of 59th place on the career victory list with 1,009. After having a four-run lead cut to one, Minnesota went ahead 8-3 in the fifth on a run-scoring double by Fuld and Hicks’ shot off reliever Heath Bell. Ricky Nolasco (2-2) allowed six runs and 10 hits over six-plus innings. Glen Perkins pitched the ninth for his fifth save.
Orioles 11, Blue Jays 4
Chris Davis had two hits and three RBI, Jonathan Schoop homered and the Baltimore Orioles beat the host Toronto Blue Jays. Nelson Cruz had two hits and drove in two runs for the Orioles, extending his streak of games with at least one RBI to seven. Cruz had three homers and 10 RBI in the three-game series against Toronto. Bud Norris (1-2) pitched six innings to win for the first time in three road starts this season.
Yankees 14, Red Sox 5
Yangervis Solarte drove in four runs, Mark Teixeira hit his first homer of the season and the visiting New York Yankees capitalized on five Boston errors. CC Sabathia (3-2) struck out eight while allowing two runs on three hits in six innings.
Athletics 10, Astros 1
Josh Donaldson drove in four runs with two home runs and a double to power the visiting Oakland Athletics. Scott Kazmir (3-0) allowed one run on five hits in six innings to earn the win.
NATIONAL LEAGUE: Diamondbacks 5, Cubs 2
Mike Bolsinger earned his first major-league win, pitching into the seventh inning and hitting an RBI single as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the host Chicago Cubs. Bolsinger (1-1) allowed one unearned run and four hits in 6⅔ innings. He struck out seven and walked two. Addison Reed got his fifth save in six chances with a perfect ninth. Edwin Jackson (1-2) pitched seven innings. He retired 17 out of 18 batters after Bolsinger’s run-scoring single in the second.
Mets 4, Cardinals 1
Chris Young homered to start host New York’s comeback and slumping Curtis Granderson singled in a run as a pinch hitter as Bartolo Colon and the Mets sent Lance Lynn to his first career loss in April. Colon (2-3) allowed four hits in seven innings, struck out eight and walked none. Daisuke Matsuzaka finished the four-hitter with a perfect ninth for his first big-league save.
Reds 2, Pirates 1
Ryan Ludwick lined a two-run double after two Cincinnati batters were hit by pitches, lifting Tony Cingrani and the visiting Reds to their seventh win in nine games. The Pirates have lost six out of seven, scoring a total of 22 runs in that span. Cingrani (2-2) allowed one run and six hits in six innings. Ludwick’s double in the sixth drove in Joey Votto and Todd Frazier.
Padres 4, Nationals 3
Xavier Nady’s run-scoring single to center with two out in the top of the 12th drove in winning run as the San Diego Padres outlasted the Washington Nationals.