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> American League

Tampa Bay 4, Boston 3: Sean Rodriguez hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning off Boston closer Alfredo Aceves, and the Rays rallied. Will Rhymes went 3 for 3 with three singles and an RBI for the Rays, who lost Saturday night on a pinch-hit, two-run homer by Jarrod Saltalamacchia in the ninth.

Kansas City 4, Baltimore 2: Jeff Francoeur and Billy Butler hit home runs, and Alcides Escobar had two hits to lead the Royals. Baltimore's Adam Jones, whose six-year, $85.5 million contract extension was officially announced before the game, extended his career-long hitting streak to 18 -- longest in the majors this season, with a fifth-inning double.

Detroit 4, Minnesota 3: Miguel Cabrera's two-run, one-out homer in the ninth inning lifted Detroit to a 4-3 victory over Minnesota on Sunday afternoon, as the Tigers finished a three-game sweep of the Twins in style after leaving 10 men on base earlier in the game.

Chicago White Sox 12, Cleveland 6: Paul Konerko hit a go-ahead three-run homer and the White Sox completed a three-game sweep in emphatic style.

Konerko finished with two hits and four RBIs, and raised his average to a majors-best .399.

Texas 12, Toronto 6: Adrian Beltre homered in a seven-run second inning, Yu Darvish posted his seventh victory and the Rangers completed a three-game sweep. The Rangers outscored the Blue Jays 34-16 in the series, extending Toronto's losing streak to five games.

L.A. Angels 4, Seattle 2: Kendrys Morales had three hits, including a home run, scored twice and drove in two runs to help the Angels complete their first four-game road sweep of the Mariners in 27 years. The Angels have won a season-high six straight games, the longest current streak in the majors.

> National League

St. Louis 8, Philadelphia 3: Roy Halladay gave up a grand slam to Yadier Molina in an abbreviated two-inning start before leaving with shoulder soreness, and the Cardinals avoided a four-game sweep. Halladay (4-5) departed with a 3.98 ERA after an outing that matched the second-shortest of his career. The team said the two-time Cy Young award winner was taken out as a precautionary measure.

N.Y. Mets 2, San Diego 0: R.A. Dickey struck out 10 to reach double digits for strikeouts in consecutive games for the first time in his career, and the Mets held the Padres scoreless for the second straight day. Dickey (7-1) struck out 11 Pirates on Tuesday. He is the first Mets pitcher to have back-to-back games with at least 10 Ks since Pedro Martinez did it in May 2006.

San Francisco 3, Florida 2: Melky Cabrera tied a career high with four hits, including a home run, and scored all three runs for the Giants. Cabrera went 4 for 4 to hike his average to .369 and has 73 hits, most in the majors. He also stole two bases.

Cincinnati 7, Colorado 5: Cincinnati's Brandon Phillips hit a three-run homer and Mat Latos allowed five hits -- all of them solo home runs as the Reds outslugged the Rockies in a game that set a record for the 10-year-old Great American Ball Park with nine home runs.

Pittsburgh 10, Chicago Cubs 4: Pedro Alvarez, Andrew McCutchen and Garrett Jones homered, Erik Bedard pitched six shutout innings and the Pirates sent the Cubs to their 12th consecutive defeat. Pittsburgh completed its first three-game sweep at PNC Park since Sept. 17-19, 2010.

Arizona 4, Milwaukee 3: Aaron Hill went 3 for 4 with a pair of doubles and the Diamondbacks rallied to beat the Brewers and win a series at home for the first time since a season-opening, three-game sweep of San Francisco. Arizona took two of three to end a string of six straight home series losses, which had tied a franchise record.

L.A. Dodgers 5, Houston 1: Jerry Hairston Jr. got a career-high five hits and Chris Capuano won again for the Dodgers. Tony Gwynn Jr. chipped in with a pair of RBI singles as the NL West leaders won for the sixth time in eight games despite missing injured regulars Matt Kemp, Mark Ellis, Juan Uribe and Juan Rivera.

Washington 7, Atlanta 2: Bryce Harper hit his second homer in two days, Gio Gonzalez gave up only one hit in seven innings and the Nationals completed a three-game sweep. Washington's first sweep at Turner Field in three years left the Braves with a seven-game losing streak, their worst skid since dropping nine straight in 2010.


Around the horn

* Miami Marlins: Manager Ozzie Guillen says Heath Bell is still his closer, even after the three-time All-Star had to be yanked in the ninth inning from consecutive games Friday and Saturday. Bell has been a target of jeers from Miami fans much of this season, thanks to an ERA of 8.47.

* New York Mets: Catcher Josh Thole (concussion) is scheduled to play in an extended spring game today.

Compiled from News and wire service reports.