Yankees 5, Blue Jays 3
Mark Teixeira hit a two-run homer and drove in three runs while
Hiroki Kuroda pitched into the seventh inning as the New York
Yankees defeated the Toronto Blue Jays.
Kuroda (5-5) allowed eight hits, two walks and three runs in 6-1/3
innings to win for the first time in his last five starts.
Teixeira, the Yankees first baseman, capped a four-run third with a
two-run homer to provide a 4-1 lead over the Blue Jays.
A's 8, Mets 5
First baseman Brandon Moss hit a two-run homer in the first inning
and left fielder Yoenis Cespedes delivered a three-run double in the
second as the Oakland Athletics beat the New York Mets.
Coco Crisp finished 3-for-5 with a fourth-inning solo homer and two
runs scored for the A's.
Brewers 9, Nationals 2
Home runs by second baseman Scooter Genentt and left fielder Khris
Davis helped the Milwaukee Brewers to victory over the Washington
Both home runs came off Washington ace Stephen Strasburg (6-6), who
went just 4-2/3 innings and gave up seven runs, eight hits and a
season-high three walks.
Rays 5, Pirates 1
Amid trade rumors, David Price tossed a five-hit gem as Tampa Bay
downed the Pittsburgh Pirates.
In striking out 11, Price became the first since Johan Santana in
2004 to post five consecutive double-figure strikeout games.
He improved to 6-7 this season, going 8-1/3 innings and walking just
Cardinals 9, Rockies 6
The St. Louis Cardinals overcame one big inning against starter
Marco Gonzales in his major league debut, coming from behind to beat
the Colorado Rockies.
Trailing by four runs after the fourth inning, the Cardinals scored
five times in the final three innings.
The 22-year-old Gonzales pitched five innings and gave up five runs
and seven hits with two walks and three strikeouts.
Marlins 3, Astros 2
Henderson Alvarez won his third straight decision and catcher Jarrod
Saltalamacchia drove in two runs as the Miami Marlins beat the
Left fielder Marcell Ozuna and third baseman Casey McGehee had two
hits each for the Marlins.
Reds 4, Cubs 1
Matt Latos tossed seven strong innings, Jay Bruce went 2-for-4 with
two doubles and an RBI as the Cincinnati Reds beat the Chicago Cubs.
Latos (1-0) allowed one run on five hits in seven innings.
He struck out five and did not walk a batter while lowering his
earned-run average to 2.89.
Braves 4, Astros 0
Left-hander Alex Wood returned from Triple-A Gwinnett to pitch seven
shutout innings and, backed by left fielder Justin Upton, led the
Atlanta Braves to a win over the Houston Astros.
Braves left fielder Upton drove in three runs and older brother B.J.
doubled and scored on a Tommy La Stella groundout in the eighth.
Dodgers 5, Royals 4
Catcher A.J. Ellis was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the
eighth inning to bring home the go-ahead run while second baseman
Dee Gordon stroked four hits as the Los Angeles Dodgers edged the
Kansas City Royals.
Royals' reliever Wade Davis (5-2) gave up his first run since April
23 and 20 appearances to take the loss.
His scoreless streak ended at 22-1/3 innings.
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Tigers 8, Rangers 6
The Detroit Tigers ran their winning streak to six games with a
victory over the Texas Rangers.
The Rangers continued their slide, with their seven successive loss.
Miguel Cabrera, Victor Martinez and J.D. Martinez all had two RBIs
each for Detroit.
Giants 4, Padres 0
San Francisco's Tim Lincecum pitched his second career no-hitter and
second against the San Diego Padres to lead the Giants to victory.
Lincecum recorded his seventh career shutout and 10th career
complete game, striking out six and walking only one. He also went
2-for-3 with a walk at the plate, collecting his second and third
hits of the season and scoring his first two runs.
Lincecum threw his first career no-hitter last season against San
Diego on April 13, 2013, at Petco Park, striking out 13 and walking
four in a 9-0 Giants victory.
Angels 6, Twins 2
Garrett Richards gave up two runs on four hits in 7-1/3 innings to
lead the Los Angeles Angels to a win over the Minnesota Twins.
Richards (8-2) has been the league's best pitcher in June, improving
to 4-0 with a 1.05 ERA (4 earned runs in 34-1/3 innings) in five
Red Sox 5, Mariners 4
Clay Buchholz made his first start since May 26 having spent nearly
a month on the disabled list with a hyperextended knee and pitched
7-1/3 innings allowing four earned runs.
Boston designated hitter David Ortiz went 2-for-4 with a home run
and three RBIs, while right fielder Daniel Nava added three singles
and an RBI.
Kyle Seager went 3-for-4 with a solo home run for the Mariners.
Orioles 5, White Sox 4 (12 innings)
After Baltimore's Nelson Cruz hit a game-tying grand slam in the
eighth inning, the Orioles picked up the victory over the Chicago
White Sox on a wild pitch by right-hander Daniel Webb in the 12th.
Cruz is tied with Toronto first baseman Edwin Encarnacion for the
major league lead with 24 home runs.
Indians 6, Diamondbacks 1
Yan Gomes and Michael Brantley hit bases-empty home runs, and
right-hander Corey Kluber threw seven scoreless innings in the
Cleveland Indians' victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Kluber (7-5) gave up four hits, walked one and struck out eight and
also collected his first major league hit, a single in the fourth
inning. (Compiled by Jahmal Corner)
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