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Cincinnati 7, Cleveland 1: Johnny Cueto allowed only one runner to reach second base during his second complete game of the season, and Joey Votto hit a two-run homer in the opener of their intrastate series.

Washington 4, Toronto 2: Bryce Harper homered off the center field restaurant, Danny Espinosa added a two-run blast and the Nationals extended their winning streak to five games. Jhonatan Solano added his first career homer as the Nationals improved to 6-2 in interleague play.

Baltimore 8, Pittsburgh 6: Adam Jones had four hits, including a homer, and Mark Reynolds and Chris Davis also connected for the Orioles. Jones is 14 for 33 (.424) in interleague play this year.

Boston 2, Miami 1: Clay Buchholz outpitched Mark Buehrle as the Red Sox stopped a four-game losing streak.

N.Y. Mets 11, Tampa Bay 2: Chris Young settled down after a shaky first inning to get his first win in more than a year for the Mets. Young allowed nine hits over 5 2/3 innings, walked two and struck out four in his second major league outing since returning from shoulder surgery that sidelined him most of last season.

N.Y. Yankees 6, Atlanta 4: Yankees closer Mariano Rivera said Tuesday's surgery on his injured right knee "went perfectly" and he is looking forward to beginning his rehabilitation.

Kansas City 2, Milwaukee 1: Billy Butler drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, and the Royals got a superb start from Luis Mendoza to spoil Zack Greinke's return to Kansas City.

Texas 9, Arizona 1: Colby Lewis retired the first 16 batters and finished with a four-hitter, leading the Rangers over the Diamondbacks. Lewis struck out seven and walked one as Texas ended Arizona's five-game winning streak.

Chicago Cubs 4, Detroit 3: Darwin Barney had three RBIs and the Cubs used shortstop Jhonny Peralta's two throwing errors in the eighth inning to push across the winning run.

Minnesota 11, Philadelphia 7: Trevor Plouffe had a homer, a double and three RBIs to lead the Twins. Ben Revere and Jamey Carroll each had three hits and two RBIs and Josh Willingham also homered for Minnesota, which has won 10 of 13.

Chicago White Sox 6, St. Louis 1: A.J. Pierzynski hit a two-run homer, rookie left-hander Jose Quintana allowed one run over 5 1/3 innings and the streaking White Sox improved to 17-6 since May 17. Paul Konerko had three singles on a 3 for 4 night to lift his majors-best average to .373.

Oakland 8, Colorado 5: Brandon Moss, Cliff Pennington and Brandon Inge homered for the Athletics. Oakland starter Bartolo Colon got the win despite giving up nine hits.

L.A. Angels at L.A. Dodgers: The Angels' Mike Trout is hitting .354 with six homers and 26 RBIs since being recalled from Triple-A Salt Lake on April 28, and he has a .444 average while driving in 14 runs in the past 15 contests.

San Diego at Seattle: The Mariners came into the game batting .192 with 79 runs in 25 games at Safeco Field this season. In 37 road contests, Seattle is hitting .257 with 178 runs.


>National League

Houston at San Francisco: Astros shortstop Jed Lowrie has hit three of his team-leading 12 homers in the last four games. The Astros are 10-22 in their last 32 games in AT&T Park.


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Compiled from News and wire service reports.