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>American League

Texas 6, Minnesota 2: Yu Darvish kept wriggling out of trouble in five-plus innings, and Josh Hamilton homered among his three hits as the Rangers won their third straight and their sixth in the last seven games.

Boston 13, Tampa Bay 5: David Ortiz drove in five runs and hit one of Boston's five home runs as the Red Sox pounded the Rays for the second straight day.

Baltimore 6, Toronto 4: Nolan Reimold hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the ninth inning for the Orioles. Coming into the series, Baltimore was 5-29 in Toronto dating to 2008.

Chicago White Sox 5, Detroit 1: Gavin Floyd overcame control problems to pitch six scoreless innings and Alexei Ramirez homered for the White Sox.

Cleveland 11, Kansas City 9 (10): Shin-Soo Choo hit a two-run double with two outs in the 10th inning but those weren't the only fireworks. The Royals rallied from a seven-run hole and there were three ejections and two bench-clearings.

Seattle 4, Oakland 0: Jesus Montero finally made the splash Seattle's been waiting for with a solo home run and a two-run double, and Hector Noesi threw eight shutout innings for the Mariners.


>National League

St. Louis 5, Chicago Cubs 1: Lance Lynn pitched effectively into the sixth inning and Yadier Molina had two hits and two RBIs in the Cardinals' victory.

Washington 4, Cincinnati 1: Edwin Jackson threw a two-hitter for his fifth career complete game and Adam LaRoche hit a tiebreaking two-run double.

N.Y. Mets 5, Philadelphia 0: David Wright homered on the first pitch he saw after missing three games with a broken finger, while Jonathon Niese and two relievers combined on a six-hitter.

Houston 5, Miami 4: Carlos Lee drove in the tying run with a two-out single in the ninth inning, and an error by left fielder Logan Morrison allowed the go-ahead run to score.

Atlanta 2, Milwaukee 1: Mike Minor pitched two-hit ball into the eighth inning to give Atlanta's rotation a lift. The Braves have won four straight.

L.A. Dodgers 6, San Diego 1: Ted Lilly pitched seven innings of two-hit ball in his season debut after coming off the disabled list, while Matt Kemp hit a pair of two-run homers.

Arizona at Colorado: It's been an odd start for the Rockies' Todd Helton. He has seven hits in Colorado's victories, but no hits in the Rockies' losses.

Pittsburgh at San Francisco: The Giants are hoping Barry Zito has found a groove. Zito threw his first shutout in nine years in his last start. San Francisco had won two in a row before Saturday night.


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Roger Clemens: Defense lawyers for Roger Clemens said Friday they may challenge key physical evidence that his former strength trainer, Brian McNamee, has provided to prosecutors in the former pitcher's perjury trial. McNamee has said he repeatedly injected Clemens with steroids and human growth hormone, and saved some of the needles and gauze.

Boston Red Sox: Placed Jacoby Ellsbury on the 15-day disabled list with a partially dislocated right shoulder before Saturday's game against Tampa Bay.


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