Seattle 3, Cleveland 2: Franklin Gutierrez lifted a bases-loaded sacrifice fly in the ninth inning and the Mariners scored the go-ahead run without getting a hit to beat the Indians, 3-2. The Indians, swept by AL Central-leading Detroit over the weekend, lost their fourth in a row.
Detroit 5, Tampa Bay 2: Justin Verlander became the first 19-game winner in the majors, Alex Avila hit his 15th homer and the AL Central-leading Tigers prevailed. Verlander (19-5) won his seventh consecutive start.
Baltimore 4, Minnesota 1: J.J. Hardy homered against the team that traded him in the offseason, Zach Britton won for the first time in 10 weeks and the Orioles snapped a five-game losing streak.
Philadelphia 10, N.Y. Mets 0: Cliff Lee threw seven sharp innings, John Mayberry Jr. and Hunter Pence each hit a two-run homer and the Phillies rocked Dillon Gee (11-5) and the Mets to earn their major league-best 82nd victory.
Milwaukee 8, Pittsburgh 1 (1st): Chris Narveson pitched shutout ball and knocked in two runs after coming off the disabled list, leading the streaking Brewers in the opening game of a doubleheader.
Pittsburgh 9, Milwaukee 2 (2nd): Ryan Doumit homered and drove in two runs as the Pirates ended more than a year of futility against the Brewers. Greinke (12-5) gave up seven runs and seven hits in 6 1/3 innings in losing for the first time in a month.
Washington 4, Arizona 1: Jayson Werth hit a three-run homer, Ross Detwiler took a four-hitter into the seventh inning and the Nationals extended the Diamondbacks' losing streak to a season-high six games.
Atlanta 3, Chicago Cubs 0: Jair Jurrjens pitched in and out of trouble for 6 1/3 innings, Dan Uggla and Freddie Freeman homered and the Braves won their fifth straight. Uggla's two shots gave him 30 home runs for the fifth straight season. No other second baseman in major league history has reached 30 homers more than three times overall.
L.A. Dodgers 2, St. Louis 1: Aaron Miles' RBI triple keyed a two-run, ninth inning rally and theDodgers came from behind to beat the Cardinals. Cardinals starter Chris Carpenter, who has never lost to Los Angeles, dominated the Dodgers for eight innings.
Colorado 9, Houston 5: Jhoulys Chacin threw seven solid innings and had a two-run double while Carlos Gonzalez homered and drove in three runs to lift the Rockies. All nine starters reached base for Colorado, which won its third straight.
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St. Louis: Pitching coach Dave Duncan has taken a leave of absence to tend to his ailing wife. The Cardinals said Jeanine Duncan underwent major surgery Sunday night and would require additional tests and rehabilitation. No further information was given.
From News and wire service reports.