> American League
Boston at Minnesota: The Red Sox were rained out of their Sunday game with the Yankees. They used Jon Lester as a starting pitcher Monday, as the lefty tries to rebound from a poor outing last week against Texas.
Toronto 4, Kansas City 1: Jose Bautista hit a two-run homer, Kelly Johnson also went deep and the Blue Jays completed a four-game sweep.
Chicago White Sox at Oakland: Monday's game was a matchup of two veteran pitchers. Jake Peavy of the White Sox and Bartolo Colon of the Athletics are both off to strong starts.
> National League
Colorado at Pittsburgh (ppd.): Jamie Moyer's start for the Rockies against the Pirates was rained out Monday night. He'll try to break his own record for the oldest pitcher to win a major league game today. Meanwhile, Pittsburgh is last in the majors in batting average (.202), runs (30) and next to last in home runs (seven).
San Francisco at N.Y. Mets (1st game): Tim Lincecum posted his first win of the season despite another uneven performance.
San Francisco 7, N.Y. Mets 2 (2nd game): Madison Bumgarner pitched seven neat innings, and Pablo Sandoval homered to match a team mark set by Willie Mays for the Giants.
Chicago Cubs 3, St. Louis 2: Joe Mather's two-run single with two outs in the ninth inning lifted the Cubs to a comeback win over the Cardinals. Rafael Dolis (1-1) picked up the win in relief.
Houston at Milwaukee: Both of these teams could use a win or two soon. They both had won three of their last 10 games. Zack Greinke of the Brewers hasn't lost in 17 starts in Miller Park.
Philadelphia at Arizona: The Phillies obviously miss Chase Utley and Ryan Howard, who are out with injuries. They have been near the bottom of the National League in scoring this season. Philadelphia hoped to do better against Wade Miles on Monday night.
Atlanta at L.A. Dodgers: The Dodgers have won their first six games at home this season. However, they are coming off a 12-0 loss Sunday.
> Around the horn
* Roger Clemens: Prosecutors are painting Clemens as a man who told lies and "other lies to cover up lies" after the court seated a jury -- which includes seven people who had never heard of the seven-time Cy Young Award winner, who is now being retried on charges of lying to Congress -- in the Washington trial. Clemens is accused of lying when he said he never used steroids or HGH at a 2008 congressional hearing and at a deposition that preceded it.
* Texas Rangers: Ivan Rodriguez, who briefly returned to the Rangers three years ago, formally announced his retirement Monday in Arlington.
* Milwaukee Brewers: People familiar with the case tell Associated Press there may never be a written decision explaining why Ryan Braun's drug suspension was overturned. The arbitrator who threw out the 50-game suspension of the NL MVP has been asked by the players' union and management to hold off giving his reasoning while they negotiate changes to rules for collecting specimens.
From News wire service reports.