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The MLB Report / Scores and fast facts

>American League

Detroit 7, Tampa Bay 2: Brennan Boesch drove in four runs on his 27th birthday, leading the Tigers to their fifth win in six games to start the season.

Minnesota 10, L.A. Angels 9: Justin Morneau hit a two-run, go-ahead homer in the eighth inning and Joe Mauer hit a three-run shot for the Twins, who banged out 20 hits.

Texas 5, Seattle 3: Michael Young hit a two-run homer and had four RBIs to back Rangers starter Derek Holland. Holland (1-0) allowed two runs and five hits in 7 1/3 innings, struck out eight and walked none.


>National League

San Francisco 4, Colorado 2: Rockies starter Jamie Moyer, 49, failed in his second attempt to become the oldest pitcher to win a major league game. The Giants' Madison Bumgarner scattered four hits over 7 1/3 innings and took a no-hit bid into the sixth for the win.

Washington 3, Cincinnati 2 (10): Ryan Zimmerman scored on Alfredo Simon's wild pitch with two outs in the 10th inning for the Nationals, whose 5-2 record has them in first in the NL East. An announced sellout crowd of 40,907 saw the Nats win their home opener for the first time since 2008.

Chicago Cubs 8, Milwaukee 0: Matt Garza pitched three-hit ball for 8 2/3 innings, and the Cubs sent Brewers starter Zack Greinke to his worst beating in 1 1/2 years. Greinke (1-1) allowed eight earned runs for the first time since July 26, 2010, against Toronto.

Philadelphia 3, Miami 1: Shane Victorino and Ty Wigginton homered, Joe Blanton pitched seven strong innings for the Phillies. The Marlins lost their second straight game without suspended manager Ozzie Guillen.

Arizona at San Diego: Diamondbacks starter Ian Kennedy went 3-0 with a 1.74 ERA versus the Padres last season, walking one with 29 strikeouts, and is 5-0 with a 2.01 ERA against them in his career.

Pittsburgh at L.A. Dodgers: The Dodgers had taken the first two games of this series -- and five straight overall against the Pirates -- to give them their first 5-1 start since 1999. After claiming a one-run win in Tuesday's opener, Los Angeles had a better showing Wednesday with a 4-1 triumph.


>Around the horn

Cleveland Indians: The Indians reached agreement on $1.25 million, one-year contract with veteran outfielder Johnny Damon to help awaken their struggling offense. The club has been in talks to finalize a deal with the 38-year-old, who is 277 hits shy of 3,000. Cleveland is off to a 1-4 start and entered Thursday batting .178, the majors' lowest average.

New York Mets: The team said David Wright has been cleared to play by a hand specialist who examined the third baseman's broken right pinkie. Wright's status for the opener of a series in Philadelphia will be determined before today's game.

Washington Nationals: Cleanup hitter Michael Morse will be shut down for about six weeks after aggravating the injured back muscle that already landed the left fielder on the disabled list.


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Compiled from News and wire service reports.