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>Interleague games

Arizona 7, Detroit 6: Wily Mo Pena hit a towering solo home run in the eighth inning. Pena, called up from the minor leagues earlier this week for his first big league stint since 2008.

Pittsburgh 3, Boston 1: Jose Tabata and Lyle Overbay each had two hits and an RBI to lead the Pirates. Paul Maholm (4-8) beat an American League team for the first time in nearly two years by surviving 5 1/3 eventful innings.

Baltimore 5, Cincinnati 4 (12): Derrek Lee led off the bottom of the 12th inning with a home run to give the Orioles a 5-4 victory. Lee sent a 1-2 pitch from Jose Arredondo into the seats in left field to end the marathon.

Philadelphia 1, Oakland 0: Pinch-hitter Ben Francisco's RBI single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth lifted the Phillies to a victory.

Texas 8, N.Y. Mets 1: Matt Harrison pitched seven strong innings, while Adrian Beltre snapped a 13-game homerless drought in a Rangers' victory.

Tampa Bay 5, Houston 1: James Shields became the first pitcher in Tampa Bay franchise history to throw three straight complete games and Evan Longoria homered and drove in three runs.

Chicago Cubs 6, Kansas City 4: Tony Campana of the Cubs hit a disputed bunt single and scored the go-ahead run on an error in the ninth inning.

Milwaukee 4, Minnesota 3: Prince Fielder doubled in the go-ahead runs with two outs in seventh inning to raise his NL-leading RBI total to 65. His Breweres are 2-2 on this interleague homestand.

Washington at Chicago White Sox: John McLaren is moving from bench coach to interim manager of the Nationals following the stunning resignation of Jim Riggleman on Thursday. McLaren managed his first game Friday night in Chicago.

Toronto 5, St. Louis 4: Jose Bautista's major league-leading 23rd home run in the top of the ninth inning helped the Blue Jays snap a four-game losing streak.

L.A. Angels at L.A. Dodgers: The Angels are always happy to see the Dodgers on the other side of the diamond. The Angels have won 18 of their last 26 meetings in the so-called Freeway Series.

Florida at Seattle: Due to a U2 concert in Florida, this series had to be moved to Seattle. The Marlins will still be the home team this weekend and will bat last in all games.

Cleveland at San Francisco: The Indians started a nine-game road trip against the National League teams with Friday's visit to San Francisco.


>National League

Atlanta at San Diego: The Braves closed a homestand with four straight victories. Now they head West for a weekend series with the Padres, who took two or three in Boston.


Around the horn

Roger Clemens: Lawyers say they will not appeal a judge's order to share interview notes with Clemens' defense team, clearing the way to start the former pitching star's criminal trial on July 6.

Minnesota Twins: Justin Morneau will have neck surgery on Wednesday to remove a herniated disk fragment, keeping him out another six weeks.


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Compiled from News and wire service reports.

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