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The MLB Report / Scores and fast facts

> American League

N.Y. Yankees 5, Tampa Bay 3: David Robertson struck out Carlos Pena with the bases loaded to end a rocky ninth inning in his first save chance since Mariano Rivera's season-ending knee injury, helping New York end a seven-game skid against Tampa Bay. Raul Ibanez homered twice, Curtis Granderson also connected and the Yankees handed James Shields (5-1) his first loss in seven starts this season. Ivan Nova (4-1) rebounded nicely after the Oroiles snapped his 15-game winning streak, pitching seven sharp innings, the last three in a steady rain.

Chicago White Sox 5, Cleveland 3 (10): Alex Rios tripled home the go-ahead run in the 10th inning and then scored on a fielder's choice to lead Chicago.

Kansas City 6, Boston 4: Billy Butler hit a mammoth three-run homer in the eighth inning and Chris Getz and Humberto Quintero also drove in runs for the Royals, who overcame another lousy performance by their starting pitcher to pick up a confidence-boosting win.

Minnesota 5, L.A. Angels 0: Scott Diamond pitched a career-best seven scoreless innings in his season debut and Ryan Doumit hit a two-run homer for the Twins.

Toronto at Oakland: Ricky Romero (4-0, 3.64 ERA) is off to the best start of his career record-wise, with opponents hitting just .195 against him -- second-best among AL lefties.

Detroit at Seattle: As good as Justin Verlander has been, his last few visits to Safeco Field have been forgettable as he looked to avoid a fourth straight loss at Seattle's home.

> National League

Milwaukee 8, Cincinnati 3: Ryan Braun went 3 for 4 as the ailing Brewers earned a feel-good win. Milwaukee has lost shortstop Alex Gonzalez to season-ending knee surgery as he joined an injured list that includes first baseman Mat Gamel (torn ACL), outfielder Carlos Gomez (hamstring) and starting pitcher Chris Narveson (torn rotator cuff).

Atlanta 3, Chicago Cubs 1: Dan Uggla hit a tiebreaking two-run single in the eighth inning for Atlanta.

N.Y. Mets 7, Philadelphia 4: Lucas Duda had a tiebreaking, two-out RBI single in the seventh and the Mets won their fourth in a row to hand Philly its fourth loss in five games. Duda and David Wright each had two hits and two RBIs for the Mets.

Pittsburgh 5, Washington 4: Rod Barajas' two-run walk-off homer spoiled the return of Ryan Zimmerman (1 for 4) to the Nationals' lineup. Zimmerman had missed 13 games with shoulder inflammation.

Houston 3, Miami 2: Pinch-hitter Brian Bogusevic hit an eighth-inning RBI double as Houston snapped Miami's seven-game winning streak.

St. Louis 6, Arizona 1: Carlos Beltran belted two homers and matched his career high with six RBIs as the Cardinals handed Ian Kennedy his second straight loss, including his first in Arizona in nearly a year.

Colorado at San Diego: The Padres' Jeff Suppan kept his emotions under control last week in his first big-league start in 19 months when he tossed five shutout innings in a win over Colorado.

San Francisco at L.A. Dodgers: L.A. has enjoyed home-field advantage thus far, winning 11 of its 19 games at Dodger Stadium.

Compiled from News and wire service reports.