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>American League

Boston 8, Tampa Bay 5: David Ortiz hit a three-run homer with first base open to break a fifth-inning tie, and Adrian Beltre had four hits to lead the Red Sox, who moved within one game behind the first-place Yankees in the AL East.

Cleveland 5, Toronto 4: Fausto Carmona rebounded from his worst start of the season by pitching into the seventh inning and the Indians beat the Blue Jays.

Oakland 4, Baltimore 2: Substitute starter Vin Mazzaro allowed three hits in six-plus innings, and the Athletics earned their fourth straight win. Coco Crisp had three hits, stole two bases and scored twice for the A's, whose winning streak matches their season high.

Minnesota 11, Detroit 4: Denard Span tied a modern-era record with three triples and also had five RBIs to get the Twins back into first place in the AL Central.

Chicago White Sox 4, Kansas City 3: Gavin Floyd pitched into the seventh inning to earn his first win in five weeks for the White Sox. In his previous two 2010 starts against the Royals, Floyd was 0-2, allowing 11 runs and 23 hits in 12 1/3 innings.

Texas at L.A. Angels: Rangers right-hander Omar Beltre was scheduled to make his long-delayed major league debut against the Angels Tuesday.

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>National League

Florida 7, N.Y. Mets 6: Hanley Ramirez hit a grand slam and Dan Uggla singled home the winning run in the ninth inning for his third RBI, giving Florida a victory after the Marlins announced Edwin Rodriguez will remain their manager for the rest of the season.

Philadelphia 9, Cincinnati 6 (10): Raul Ibanez ended Arthur Rhodes' record-tying streak of scoreless innings with a run-scoring double in the 10th inning, rallying the Phillies. Joey Votto's three-run homer with two outs off Brad Lidge (1-0) tied it in the ninth.

Washington 7, Atlanta 2: Craig Stammen, called up from the minors earlier in the day, pitched 7 1/3 strong innings to lead the Nationals. Josh Willingham hit a two-run homer, Ryan Zimmerman had a two-run double and Alberto Gonzalez had four hits for the Nats.

Chicago Cubs 3, Pittsburgh 1: Alfonso Soriano hit two solo home runs and Ted Lilly pitched seven strong innings for the Cubs. Chicago won for the fourth time in 11 games and improved to 3-8 this season against the last-place Pirates.

Milwaukee 7, Houston 5: Prince Fielder homered twice, and Yovani Gallardo homered and was good enough in six innings of work to earn the victory for the Brewers. It was the seventh victory in nine games for Milwaukee.

St. Louis 8, Arizona 0: Albert Pujols homered twice and doubled with a season-high five RBIs and Cardinals starter Adam Wainwright handcuffed the Diamondbacks into the seventh inning.

Colorado at San Diego: Rockies first baseman Todd Helton was a late scratch Monday night with lower back stiffness and is day to day.

L.A. Dodgers at San Francisco: Giants manager Bruce Bochy planned to speak to ace Tim Lincecum after the two-time reigning NL Cy Young Award winner was knocked out after a season-low three innings Sunday against the Red Sox.

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>Around the horn

Boston Red Sox: Catcher Victor Martinez became the latest member of the banged-up Red Sox to land on the disabled list. The injury-riddled Sox placed Martinez on the DL on Tuesday because of a broken left thumb.

Compiled from News and wire service reports.

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