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The MLB Report / Scores and fast facts

> American League

Cleveland 7, Seattle 5 (1st game): Shin-Soo Choo's three-run homer in the ninth inning gave the Indians another dramatic win in a game briefly jiggled by the East Coast earthquake. The upper deck and press box at Progressive Field shook for about 30 seconds.

Seattle 12, Cleveland 7 (2nd game): Anthony Vasquez won his major league debut with a ton of run support and fellow rookie Dustin Ackley had three RBIs as the Mariners earned a split of the day-night doubleheader.

Kansas City 6, Toronto 4: Eric Hosmer and Billy Butler homered, Bruce Chen won four consecutive starts for the first time in his career and the Royals won for just the eighth time in their last 29 games in Toronto.

Detroit 2, Tampa Bay 1: Brad Penny pitched effectively into the seventh inning and got the win for the Tigers. He had gone 1-3 with a 6.99 ERA in his previous five starts.

Boston 11, Texas 5: Adrian Gonzalez homered twice and the Red Sox won a game in Texas for the first time in five tries this season. John Lackey won for his seventh victory in his last eight starts.

Baltimore 8, Minnesota 1: Alfredo Simon allowed one run and three hits in a career-high eight innings, and Vladimir Guerrero and Mark Reynolds both had three hits for the Orioles.

Chicago White Sox at L.A. Angels: The Angels' Peter Bourjos is 17 for 34 with seven extra-base hits in the last eight games, raising his average 21 points to .286.

> National League

Arizona 2, Washington 0: Sean Burroughs hit a two-run home run and Ian Kennedy pitched seven scoreless innings for his 16th win as the Diamondbacks snapped a six-game losing streak. Before the game, Arizona traded struggling second baseman Kelly Johnson to the Toronto Blue Jays, picking up second baseman Aaron Hill and John McDonald in return.

Milwaukee 11, Pittsburgh 4: Casey McGehee homered during Milwaukee's seven-run second inning and the surging Brewers rebounded from a rare loss Monday. The Brewers are 24-4 since July 26.

Philadelphia 9, N.Y. Mets 4: Vance Worley threw seven impressive innings, John Mayberry Jr. and Shane Victorino hit homers and the Phillies won despite playing without the injured Jimmy Rollins, Ryan Howard and Raul Ibanez.

Cincinnati 8, Florida 6: Yonder Alonso homered and drove in four runs, including a tiebreaking double in the ninth inning for the Reds, who trailed 6-4 entering the ninth.

Atlanta 5, Chicago Cubs 4: Craig Kimbrel tied a major league rookie record with his 40th save, Jason Heyward hit his first career grand slam, and the Braves hung on to win their sixth straight.

L.A. Dodgers 13, St. Louis 2: Clayton Kershaw won his National League-leading 16th game and Rod Barajas homered twice for the Dodgers. Kershaw has now allowed two earned runs or less in eight of his last nine starts.

Colorado 8, Houston 6: Jonathan Herrera's two-run homer in the seventh snapped a tie and the Rockies dropped the Astros to 3-20 on the road since July 7.

San Diego at San Francisco: Despite dropping 16 of their last 23, the Giants are close behind NL West-leading Arizona, with a key series against the Diamondbacks looming at the end of this homestand Sept. 2-4.

Compiled from News and wire service reports.

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