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>American League

Texas 3, Detroit 2 (11): Alberto Gonzalez's squeeze bunt, which should have been a dead ball because it hit the Texas batter, drove in the go-ahead run in the 11th inning, and the Rangers went on to beat the Tigers. "The ball clearly hit him, and four guys happened to miss it," Tigers manager Jim Leyland said. "That's part of the game."

Tampa Bay 6, Minnesota 2: Desmond Jennings homered and drove in three runs for the Rays. Minnesota's Josh Willingham went 0 for 2, which ended his season-opening 15-game hitting streak that had tied Kirby Puckett's Twins' record set in 1994.

Toronto 5, Kansas City 3: Ricky Romero won his third straight start, Brett Lawrie stole home and drove in two runs, and the Blue Jays sent the Royals to their 10th straight loss. The Royals have only six skids longer than 10 in franchise history.

Baltimore 3, L.A. Angels 2: Nick Markakis hit a two-run single in the eighth inning and a run-scoring single in the 10th, lifting the Orioles, who avoided a three-game sweep.

Oakland 5, Cleveland 1: Seth Smith hit a two-run homer, helping Tyson Ross get his first win in nearly a year as the Athletics avoided a series sweep. Cliff Pennington had two hits and drove in two runs for the A's, who ended a two-game slide and have won four of six.

Chicago White Sox 7, Seattle 4: Alex Rios got three hits and drove in three runs as the White Sox completed a series sweep of the Mariners.


>National League

San Francisco at N.Y. Mets, ppd.: The game between the Giants and Mets was postponed because of rain and rescheduled as part of a single-admission doubleheader today, beginning at 4:10 p.m.

Miami at Washington, ppd.: With a dreary forecast calling for constant rain in Washington, the series finale between the Nationals and Marlins was called off early Sunday morning.

St. Louis 5, Pittsburgh 1: Kyle Lohse scattered six hits while pitching into the eighth inning to lead the Cardinals. David Freese had a two-run single for the Cardinals and Rafael Furcal had three hits.

Houston 12, L.A. Dodgers 0: Jordan Schafer hit his first career grand slam, Carlos Lee homered and Wandy Rodriguez pitched three-hit ball through seven innings for the Astros.

Colorado 4, Milwaukee 1: Michael Cuddyer lined a two-run double in the eighth and Jeremy Guthrie pitched seven strong innings, leading the Rockies.

Cincinnati 4, Chicago Cubs 3: Johnny Cueto threw 6 1/3 strong innings for the Reds. Cueto (2-0) allowed one earned run, scattering five hits. He struck out seven and lowered his ERA to 1.78 for the season.

San Diego 6, Philadelphia 1: Nick Hundley homered, tripled and drove in a career-high four runs, leading Anthony Bass and the Padres. A day after snapping a 13-game home losing streak to the Phillies, San Diego posted its first two-game winning streak of the season.

Arizona 6, Atlanta 4: Gerardo Parra hit his first career grand slam to cap a five-run second inning and the Diamondbacks snapped a five-game losing streak. Ian Kennedy (3-0) posted his seventh straight win dating to last August.


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