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>American League

Cleveland 9, Detroit 5: Carlos Santana hit a grand slam with one out in the ninth inning for the Indians' 11th straight home win.

Toronto 5, N.Y. Yankees 3: Ricky Romero got right back up after a frightening line drive flattened him, and twice retired Alex Rodriguez in dicey spots.

L.A. Angels 8, Tampa Bay 5: Mark Trumbo homered and drove in four runs, while Ervin Santana won for the first time this season.

Seattle 5, Boston 4: Jason Vargas pitched seven solid innings and got his first victory of the season, as the Mariners notched their fourth in a row.

Baltimore 10, Chicago White Sox 4: Matt Wieters homered and drove in four runs, while Luke Scott also homered and Brian Roberts drove in three runs for the Orioles.

Kansas City 4, Minnesota 3: Jarrod Dyson scored on a sacrifice fly in the eighth as the Royals rallied to snap a six-game losing streak. Blake Wood worked 1 2/3 scoreless innings for Kansas City.

Texas at Oakland: Rangers lefty C.J. Wilson put his unblemished 3-0 record on the line coming off back-to-back wins. Wilson went seven frames against the Royals on Sunday.


>National League

Philadelphia 10, N.Y. Mets 3: Ryan Howard hit two homers, including a grand slam, and drove in six runs to back rookie fill-in Vance Worley.

Washington 3, San Francisco 0: Jason Marquis pitched a five-hitter to beat Tim Lincecum, and reserve outfielder Laynce Nix hit a two-run homer.

Florida 7, Cincinnati 6: John Buck hit a three-run home run in Florida's five-run first inning.

St. Louis 5, Atlanta 3 (11): Nick Punto drove in two runs with an 11th-inning triple after St. Louis rallied in the ninth.

Milwaukee 5, Houston 0: Prince Fielder and Ryan Braun homered and Shaun Marcum allowed three hits over seven shutout innings for the Brewers.

Pittsburgh 3, Colorado 0: Kevin Correia pitched effectively into the seventh inning and Andrew McCutchen and Garrett Jones each homered for the Rockies.

Chicago Cubs at Arizona: Cubs starter Carlos Zambrano was 2-2 with a 4.50 ERA in six career games (five starts) against Arizona coming into Friday night.

San Diego at L.A. Dodgers: Andre Ethier of the Dodgers was trying to run his major league-record April hit streak to 25 games.


Around the horn

Atlanta Braves: Placed pitching coach Roger McDowell on administrative leave while they investigate allegations that he made homophobic comments and crude gestures toward fans in San Francisco.


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Compiled from News and wire service reports.

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