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The MLB Report / Scores and fast facts


N.Y. Yankees 12, Milwaukee 2: Mark Teixeira and Nick Swisher each homered for the second consecutive game and drove in four runs apiece for the Yankees, who pounded Brewers starter Zack Greinke.

St. Louis 6, Baltimore 2: Kyle Lohse pitched five shutout innings in a performance shortened by rain, and the Cardinals got solo home runs from Colby Rasmus and Matt Holliday.

Philadelphia 5, Boston 0: Cliff Lee tossed a two-hitter for his third consecutive shutout, fourth this season and ninth of his career, running his scoreless innings streak to 32.

Pittsburgh 7, Toronto 6: Alex Presley hit his first career home run, Andrew McCutchen added a shot, and the Pirates earned their first interleague road win in more than two years.

Tampa Bay 4, Cincinnati 3: Evan Longoria hit a game-ending solo homer in the ninth inning as the Rays won for the ninth time in 11 games and ended a seven-game losing streak to the Reds.

Texas 7, Houston 3: Pitcher C.J. Wilson got his first major league hit, and Josh Hamilton homered in the Rangers' three-run third inning.

Minnesota 6, L.A. Dodgers 4: Luke Hughes hit a tiebreaking homer and the Twins snapped a six-game losing streak, rebounding from an embarrassing 15-0 blowout Monday.

Chicago White Sox at Colorado: The White Sox haven't been at .500 since April 16 and had a 17-series interleague winning streak snapped after losing two of three to Washington over the weekend.

Cleveland at Arizona: Indians outfielder Shin-Soo Choo could miss up to 2 1/2 months after having surgery on his broken left thumb. Choo was batting .244, with five home runs and 28 RBIs in 72 games.

Kansas City at San Diego: The Padres' Chase Headley has hit .477 his last 11 games, while Ludwick is batting .316 his past five interleague contests.

Washington at L.A. Angels: The Nationals lost Davey Johnson's managerial debut Monday but haven't lost consecutive games in a series since June 3 and 4 in Arizona.

Florida at Oakland: The A's have won a season-best five in a row at home, limiting the opposition to 10 runs.

Atlanta at Seattle: Braves catcher Brian McCann is batting .387 with five homers and seven RBIs in his last nine games.


>National League

San Francisco 13, Chicago Cubs 7 (1st game): Pat Burrell and Aaron Rowand each drove in three runs and the Giants surpassed their season high of 12 runs.

San Francisco 6, Chicago Cubs 3 (2nd game): Barry Zito threw seven strong innings in his first game back since going on the disabled list in mid-April and the Giants completed the sweep.


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Los Angeles Dodgers: A person familiar with Major League Baseball's plans says it "probably" will file a motion to seize the cash-strapped Los Angeles Dodgers. Baseball's constitution allows Commissioner Bud Selig to take control of a team that seeks Chapter 11 protection. A Delaware judge on Tuesday authorized the Dodgers to enter into a $150 million bankruptcy financing arrangement.


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Compiled from News and wire service reports.

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