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The MLB Report / Scores and fast facts

> American League

N.Y. Yankees 8, Minnesota 3: CC Sabathia shook off early trouble to get a rare April win, just the 18th in his career, and backup catcher Chris Stewart hit a go-ahead, two-run single and had three RBIs for the Yankees. Sabathia struck out seven and allowed three runs and four hits in 7 1/3 innings.

Toronto 7, Tampa Bay 3: Jose Bautista, Adam Lind and Brett Lawrie homered and the Blue Jays took advantage of a three-error game by normally sure-handed Evan Longoria to beat the Rays.

Texas 18, Boston 3: Mike Napoli hit two of Texas' six home runs as the Rangers improved to 4-0 on the road for the first time in 20 years, roughing up Boston ace Jon Lester for seven runs on eight hits in two innings. Josh Hamilton drove in five runs while going 3-for-5.

Baltimore 3, Chicago White Sox 2: Nolan Reimold homered for the fourth consecutive game and made a terrific diving catch in left field for the Orioles as Wei-Yin Chen earned his first major league win in his second career game.

Detroit 3, Kansas City 1: Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera snapped a 0-for-22 slump with a pair of hits, driving home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning.

Oakland at L.A. Angels: The Angels' Kendry Morales had three hits Monday, including a three-run shot for his first homer since breaking his ankle celebrating a game-ending grand slam May 29, 2010.

Cleveland at Seattle: Since hitting a paltry .176 during a rocky season-opening homestand, the Indians (4-4) have found their hitting stroke during their nine-game roadie. Cleveland has 40 hits and scored 32 runs during a three-game sweep at Kansas City.

> National League

Washington 1, Houston 0: The Nationals improved to 9-3 as Gio Gonzalez earned his first win in a Washington uniform after playing last year for Oakland. He struck out eight and scattered two hits in seven innings.

Miami 5, Chicago Cubs 2: Ozzie Guillen made a victorious return to the dugout after serving a five-game suspension for comments praising Fidel Castro, while pitchers Josh Johnson (two runs, seven innings) and Heath Bell (save) snapped out of early-season slumps to lead the Marlins.

Atlanta 9, N.Y. Mets 3: The Braves ended a five-game losing streak to the Mets as they took advantage of some shoddy defense by New York to hand Johan Santana the shortest start of his career. Tyler Pastornicky's two-run double highlighted a five-run second inning that finished off Santana.

Milwaukee 5, L.A. Dodgers 4: Pinch-hitter George Kottaras' two-run double with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted the Brewers to the comeback win, snapping Los Angeles' six-game winning streak.

St. Louis 2, Cincinnati 1 (10 innings): Rookie Matt Carpenter continued his hot streak by driving in the winning run with a bases-loaded sacrifice fly. He came into the game hitting .409 with 10 RBIs while filling in for the injured Lance Berkman and David Freese.

Pittsburgh at Arizona: Ian Kennedy, a 21-game winner last year, was looking to improve to 3-0 for Arizona.

Philadelphia at San Francisco: The Giants' Madison Bumgarner looked to extend his home winning streak to six games.

Compiled from News and wire service reports.