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The MLB Report / Scores and fast facts

> American League

Chicago White Sox 6, Minnesota 1: Zach Stewart threw six sharp innings in his White Sox debut, Paul Konerko drove in two runs and Brent Lillibridge added a late two-run homer.

Oakland 8, Tampa Bay 0: Brandon McCarthy pitched five-hit ball for eight innings, and David DeJesus homered twice as the Athletics earned a rare road victory.

Baltimore 6, Toronto 2: Adam Jones hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning after Brandon Morrow was perfect through five, and the Orioles rallied to win.

Detroit 4, Kansas City 3: Justin Verlander lasted seven innings despite some balky defense behind him and the Tigers hung on to beat the Royals. Verlander (16-5) won his fifth straight start.

Seattle 5, L.A. Angels 1: Blake Beavan pitched in and out of trouble through eight impressive innings, and Trayvon Robinson hit his first major league homer in his second game up from Triple-A.

Cleveland at Texas: The Indians scored four runs in the top of the ninth to finally beat the Rangers after seven straight losses.

> National League

Chicago Cubs 2, Cincinnati 1: Carlos Zambrano homered and pitched six solid innings for the Cubs, who have won seven straight games for the first time since August, 2008.

Philadelphia 2, San Francisco 1: Cole Hamels pitched a five-hitter for his first win in two weeks and the Phillies made a pair of first-inning runs hold up in a victory that gave them a nine-game winning streak.

San Diego 13, Pittsburgh 2: Kyle Blanks hit a grand slam and drove in five runs as the Padres sent the Pirates to their ninth straight loss.

Milwaukee 7, Houston 5: Prince Fielder finished a triple shy of the cycle and drove in four runs, and the Brewers won for the 10th time in 11 games.

St. Louis 2, Florida 1: Albert Pujols hit a two-run homer in the first inning, then Chris Carpenter and the St. Louis bullpen made it stand up.

N.Y. Mets 11, Atlanta 7: Justin Turner homered twice and the Mets stopped a five-game losing streak. Jason Bay and Josh Thole also connected for the Mets.

L.A. Dodgers 5, Arizona 3: Nathan Eovaldi pitched five solid innings in his major league debut for the Dodgers. Eovaldi, who pitched in the Double-A Southern League All-Star game in late June, allowed two runs on four hits.

Colorado 15, Washington 7: Ty Wigginton and Chris Iannetta each homered in a five-run fourth inning, and Jhoulys Chacin won for the first time in seven weeks for the Rockies.

> Around the horn

Colorado Rockies: Pitcher Juan Nicasio underwent neck surgery Saturday to stabilize a fracture after he was struck in the head by a line drive. The team said in a statement he was "resting comfortably" at a Denver hospital after surgery on the C-1 vertebrae in his neck.

San Francisco Giants: Manager Bruce Bochy says he expects to hear soon from Major League Baseball what the ramifications of his team's bench-clearing brawl with the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night will be. Three were ejected in the incident.

Compiled from News and wire service reports.