> American League
Detroit 10, Cleveland 1: Tigers All-Star catcher Alex Avila, catching his 14th straight game, went 2-for-2 with three walks. He's hitting .442 with a .567 on-base percentage in August.
Chicago White Sox 3, Texas 2: Alex Rios doubled home pinch-runner Brent Lillibridge with one out in the eighth to help the White Sox overcome two homers by Ian Kinsler.
Kansas City 9, Boston 4: Alex Gordon and Eric Hosmer each drove in two runs in an eight-run sixth inning to help the Royals rally, depriving Tim Wakefield of his 200th victory.
Tampa Bay 8, Seattle 0: Evan Longoria hit his 20th homer for the Rays, joining Hall of Famer Eddie Mathews as the only major league third basemen to have 20 or more homers in each of their first four seasons.
Oakland 5, Toronto 1: Gio Gonzalez pitched eight stellar innings for his first win in more than a month for the A's, who also got a home run from Josh Willingham.
Baltimore at L.A. Angels: Angels outfielder Torii Hunter is hitting .429 during a 17-game hitting streak.
> National League
Pittsburgh 5, Cincinnati 3: Neil Walker had two RBI singles, the second driving in Andrew McCutchen with the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, for the Pirates.
Colorado 7, L.A. Dodgers 6 (13): Dexter Fowler atoned for a crucial mistake by hitting an RBI single with two outs in the 13th inning for the Rockies. Fowler earlier misplayed a line drive by Trent Oletjen into an inside-the-park homer.
Chicago Cubs 3, St. Louis 0: Matt Garza pitched seven innings to win at Wrigley Field for the first time since June 27.
Houston 7, San Francisco 5: Jose Altuve hit an inside-the-park drive for his first major league home run, a leadoff shot that sent the Astros to the win.
Milwaukee 11, N.Y. Mets 9: Prince Fielder hit a long home run early and a key single in the ninth inning, spoiling the Mets' chances of a win against former closer Francisco Rodriguez. Casey McGehee followed Fielder's tying hit with a two-run single off Manny Acosta, capping a four-run rally.
Philadelphia 5, Washington 0: Roy Oswalt led the Phillies to their 15th shutout of the season by pitching eight innings and Hunter Pence homered.
Atlanta 8, Arizona 1: Dan Uggla homered twice, the first off of Wade Miley, who gave up five earned runs in four innings in his major league debut.
San Diego 14, Florida 1: Nick Hundley homered and doubled twice in going 4 for 4, Orlando Hudson homered and drove in four runs, and the Padres romped past the slumping Marlins.
> Around the horn
Atlanta Braves: Third baseman Chipper Jones says he's definitely playing in 2012. The 39-year-old Jones considered retiring last year but then decided to come back after sustaining a serious knee injury.
Boston Red Sox: Center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury was out of the lineup Saturday, a day after being hit in the back by a pitch, and might not be able to play today.
Pittsburgh Pirates: Left-hander Paul Maholm is on the disabled list for the first time, sidelined by a shoulder strain. He has lost four straight starts and five straight decisions.
Compiled from News and wire service reports.