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The MLB Report / Scores and fast facts


Minnesota 11, Chicago Cubs 3: Trevor Plouffe had a double, a homer and four RBIs and Scott Diamond pitched six scoreless innings to lead the Minnesota Twins.

Baltimore 6, Philadelphia 4 (12): Adam Jones hit a two-run homer in the 12th and the Baltimore Orioles won their eighth straight extra-inning game.

San Francisco 5, Texas 2: Ryan Vogelsong pitched a season-high 7 2/3 innings in winning his fifth straight decision. Giants slugger Pablo Sandoval hit an RBI single in his first game since May 2. He had been out with a broken bone in his hand.

Atlanta 5, Toronto 2: Dan Uggla hit a three-run homer, and Tommy Hanson improved to 6-0 in his career against AL East teams for Atlanta.

Washington 4, Boston 2: Adam LaRoche hit a solo homer and Washington spoiled Daisuke Matsuzaka's return from reconstructive elbow surgery.

L.A. Angels 11, Colorado 5: Albert Pujols homered and singled to drive in four runs, Mike Trout had three hits, including a two-run single, and Dan Haren pitched effectively into the sixth inning to lead the Los Angeles Angels to their eighth straight road win.

Detroit 3, Cincinnati 2: Prince Fielder homered before driving in the tie-breaking run with a two-out single in the eighth to lead the Tigers.

Chicago White Sox 10, Houston 1: Chris Sale pitched eight shutout innings to earn his fifth straight win and Adam Dunn had a grand slam and five RBIs.

St. Louis 2, Cleveland 0: Kyle Lohse allowed three hits in 7 2/3 innings to outduel Justin Masterson, and Carlos Beltran hit his National League-leading 17th home run.

Pittsburgh 5, Kansas City 3: Clint Barmes drove in Pedro Alvarez with an infield hit as the Pirates scored five times in the fourth on three singles, only one of which made it to the outfield.

L.A. Dodgers 8, Seattle 3: Jerry Hairston Jr. had a career-best five RBIs and Clayton Kershaw struck out a season-high 12 as the Dodgers bounced back from being no-hit Friday.

Tampa Bay 13, Miami 4: Ben Zobrist homered twice and drove in four runs to lead the Tampa Bay Rays.

Oakland at Arizona: Oakland's Jarrod Parker took the hill in his first start since carrying a no-hitter into the eighth inning Monday against Texas.


National League

San Diego 5, Milwaukee 2: Trailing 2-1 in the sixth, Chase Headley, Yonder Alonso and Cameron Maybin hit consecutive one-out singles to load the bases during and John Baker followed with another single to drive in two runs for the Padres.


Around the horn

New York Yankees: Left fielder Brett Gardner had another setback in his slow recovery from a strained right elbow (his non-throwing hand) and will be examined Monday or Tuesday by Dr. James Andrews and then later in the week by Dr. Timothy Kremchek, the Cincinnati Reds' medical director.

St. Louis Cardinals: Pitcher Jaime Garcia will be shut down for a month due with a left shoulder strain and could be sidelined as long as two months.


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Compiled from News and wire service reports.