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Box scores

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Royals 3, White Sox 1

Kansas City Chicago
ab r h bi ab r h bi
Gordon lf 4 0 2 1 De Aza cf 5 0 1 1
AEscor ss 4 0 0 0 Kppngr 3b 4 0 0 0
Butler dh 4 0 0 0 Rios rf 4 0 2 0
Mostks 3b 3 0 0 0 A.Dunn dh 4 0 0 0
S.Perez c 4 0 1 0 Konerk 1b 4 0 0 0
Hosmer 1b 2 1 0 0 Viciedo lf 4 0 0 0
Francr rf 3 1 1 0 AlRmrz ss 4 0 0 0
Dyson cf 3 0 0 1 Flowrs c 1 1 1 0
Getz 2b 3 1 1 1 Gillaspi pr 0 0 0 0
Bckhm 2b 4 0 4 0
Totals 30 3 5 3 Totals 34 1 8 1
Kansas City 000 030 000 3
Chicago 000 010 000 1
E–De Aza (1). DP–Kansas City 1, Chicago 2. LOB–Kansas City 3, Chicago 9. 2B–Gordon (2), S.Perez (1).

IP H R ER BB SO
Kansas City
Guthrie W,1-0 6 5 1 1 1 9
Crow H,1 1 2 0 0 0 0
K.Herrera H,1 1 0 0 0 0 2
G.Holland S,1-1 1 1 0 0 1 1
Chicago
Floyd L,0-1 6 4 3 2 1 5
H.Santiago 3 1 0 0 1 2
HBP–by Guthrie (Flowers), by H.Santiago (Hosmer). Umpires–Home, Hunter Wendelstedt; First, Alan Porter; Second, Jerry Layne; Third, Brian O’Nora. T–2:45. A–15,036 (40,615).

Yankees 4, Red Sox 2

Boston New York
ab r h bi ab r h bi
Ellsury cf 4 0 0 0 Gardnr cf 3 1 2 1
Victorn rf 4 0 1 0 Cano 2b 3 0 0 0
Pedroia 2b 2 1 0 0 Youkils 3b 4 0 1 0
Napoli 1b 4 0 1 0 Hafner dh 4 1 1 0
Gomes dh 4 0 1 0 Wells lf 4 0 0 0
Mdlrks 3b 4 1 2 1 ISuzuki rf 3 0 0 0
BrdlyJr lf 4 0 1 1 Nunez ss 3 1 2 0
D.Ross c 3 0 1 0 Overay 1b 3 0 1 2
Iglesias ss 3 0 2 0 Cervelli c 2 1 1 1
Totals 32 2 9 2 Totals 29 4 8 4
Boston 000 000 101 2
New York 021 000 10x 4
DP–New York 3. LOB–Boston 5, New York 5. 2B–Gomes (1), Bradley Jr. (1), Youkilis (2), Nunez (1). HR–Gardner (1), Cervelli (1). CS–Gardner (1), Nunez (1).

IP H R ER BB SO
Boston
Dempster L,0-1 5 5 3 3 4 8
Tazawa 1 1 0 0 0 0
Mortensen 2 2 1 1 0 1
New York
Pettitte W,1-0 8 8 1 1 1 3
Rivera S,1-1 1 1 1 1 1 1
WP–Pettitte. Umpires–Home, Mike DiMuro; First, Dan Bellino; Second, Ted Barrett; Third, Alfonso Marquez. T–2:38. A–40,611 (50,291).

Twins 8, Tigers 2

Detroit Minnesota
ab r h bi ab r h bi
AJcksn cf 4 1 2 0 Hicks cf 5 0 1 2
TrHntr rf 5 1 0 1 Mauer c 5 1 1 0
MiCarr 3b 4 0 1 1 Wlngh lf 3 1 1 2
Fielder 1b 4 0 0 0 Mstrnn lf 0 0 0 0
VMrtnz dh 4 0 2 0 Mornea 1b 3 1 2 0
D.Kelly lf 2 0 1 0 Doumit dh 4 1 1 0
Tssp ph-lf 1 0 0 0 Plouffe 3b 3 1 1 1
Dirks ph-lf 0 0 0 0 Parmel rf 4 1 1 1
JhPerlt ss 4 0 1 0 Carroll 2b 3 1 1 0
Avila c 3 0 0 0 Flormn ss 4 1 1 2
Infante 2b 3 0 1 0
Totals 34 2 8 2 Totals 34 8 10 8
Detroit 101 000 000 2
Minnesota 002 100 05x 8
E–Mauer (1), Florimon (2). DP–Minnesota 2. LOB–Detroit 10, Minnesota 6. 2B–A.Jackson (1), Doumit (1), Florimon (1). HR–Willingham (1), Plouffe (1). SB–A.Jackson (1), Parmelee (1).

IP H R ER BB SO
Detroit
Porcello L,0-1 5 1/3 6 3 3 2 2
Dotel 2/3 0 0 0 0 1
D.Downs 1 0 0 0 0 2
Villarreal 2/3 4 5 5 2 1
Alburquerque 1/3 0 0 0 0 1
Minnesota
Pelfrey W,1-0 5 1/3 5 2 0 2 1
Duensing H,1 2/3 1 0 0 0 0
Roenicke H,1 1/3 1 0 0 2 1
T.Robertson H,1 1/3 0 0 0 0 1
Fien H,1 1/3 0 0 0 0 0
Burton H,1 1 0 0 0 1 1
Pressly 1 1 0 0 0 1
WP–Alburquerque 2. PB–Mauer. Umpires–Home, Ed Hickox; First, Cory Blaser; Second, Jim Joyce; Third, Jim Wolf. T–3:32. A–24,752 (39,021).

Orioles 6, Rays 3

Baltimore Tampa Bay
ab r h bi ab r h bi
McLoth lf 4 0 1 0 Jnnngs cf 3 0 0 0
Machd 3b 5 0 0 0 Joyce lf 3 0 0 0
Markks rf 4 1 0 0 SRdrgz ph 0 1 0 0
A.Jones cf 5 2 3 0 Zobrist rf 4 0 1 0
C.Davis 1b 3 1 2 4 Longori 3b 4 1 2 1
Wieters c 3 1 1 0 Duncan dh 4 0 1 0
Hardy ss 4 1 1 2 YEscor ss 2 1 1 0
Flahrty dh 3 0 0 0 Loney 1b 4 0 1 1
Rmld ph-dh 1 0 0 0 JMolin c 2 0 1 1
BRorts 2b 4 0 1 0 Fuld ph 1 0 0 0
Csill pr-2b 0 0 0 0 Loaton c 0 0 0 0
RRorts 2b 3 0 0 0
Totals 36 6 9 6 Totals 30 3 7 3
Baltimore 020 002 020 6
Tampa Bay 000 020 001 3
DP–Baltimore 2. LOB–Baltimore 7, Tampa Bay 4. 2B–McLouth (1), C.Davis (3). HR–C.Davis (3), Hardy (1). SB–McLouth (1), A.Jones (1), B.Roberts (1), A.Casilla (1). CS–Y.Escobar (1).

IP H R ER BB SO
Baltimore
Mig.Gonzalez W,1-0 6 1/3 5 2 2 2 4
O’Day H,1 2/3 0 0 0 0 0
Matusz 1 1 1 1 0 0
Ji.Johnson S,2-2 1 1 0 0 1 0
Tampa Bay
R.Hernandez L,0-1 6 2/3 6 4 4 2 7
C.Ramos 1 1/3 2 2 2 0 1
J.Wright 1 1 0 0 1 0
Matusz pitched to 2 batters in the 9th. HBP–by Matusz (S.Rodriguez), by R.Hernandez (C.Davis). Umpires–Home, Jim Reynolds; First, James Hoye; Second, John Hirschbeck; Third, Bob Davidson. T–3:02. A–17,491 (34,078).

Athletics 8, Mariners 2

Seattle Oakland
ab r h bi ab r h bi
MSndrs rf 4 0 1 1 Crisp cf 4 2 2 0
FGtrrz cf 3 0 1 0 Lowrie ss 4 2 2 0
Ibanez dh 4 0 0 0 Reddck rf 3 2 2 4
Morse lf 4 1 2 1 Cespds dh 3 1 1 2
Smoak 1b 4 0 1 0 Moss 1b 3 0 1 0
Seager 3b 4 0 0 0 Freimn 1b 0 0 0 1
Ackley 2b 4 1 1 0 CYoung lf 3 1 1 0
Shppch c 3 0 2 0 Jaso c 3 0 1 1
Andino ss 3 0 0 0 Dnldsn 3b 3 0 0 0
Sogard 2b 3 0 0 0
Totals 33 2 8 2 Totals 29 8 10 8
Seattle 000 011 000 2
Oakland 200 013 02x 8
DP–Seattle 2. LOB–Seattle 8, Oakland 1. 2B–Lowrie 2 (4), Reddick (1), C.Young (1). HR–Morse (4), Reddick (1), Cespedes (2). S–Andino. SF–M.Saunders, Reddick, Freiman.

IP H R ER BB SO
Seattle
Maurer L,0-1 6 8 6 6 0 1
O.Perez 1 0 0 0 0 1
Luetge 1 2 2 2 1 0
Oakland
Griffin W,1-0 6 7 2 2 2 3
Doolittle 1 1 0 0 0 1
Blevins 1 0 0 0 0 0
Cook 1 0 0 0 0 3
HBP–by Maurer (C.Young). WP–Maurer. Umpires–Home, John Tumpane; First, Dana DeMuth; Second, Angel Hernandez; Third, Doug Eddings. T–2:32. A–12,134 (35,067).

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Cubs 3, Pirates 2

Chicago Pittsburgh
ab r h bi ab r h bi
DeJess cf 3 0 0 0 SMarte lf 4 1 1 0
SCastro ss 4 0 1 1 RMartn c 3 1 0 0
Rizzo 1b 3 1 0 0 McCtch cf 4 0 1 1
ASorin lf 4 0 0 0 GSnchz 1b 3 0 1 1
Schrhlt rf 3 1 1 2 PAlvrz 3b 4 0 0 0
Navarr c 4 0 0 0 Walker 2b 4 0 0 0
Valuen 3b 3 0 0 0 Tabata rf 3 0 0 0
Lillirdg 2b 3 0 0 0 Barmes ss 2 0 1 0
Fujikw p 0 0 0 0 Snider ph 1 0 0 0
Marml p 0 0 0 0 JHughs p 0 0 0 0
TrWood p 2 1 1 0 JMcDnl p 1 0 0 0
Camp p 0 0 0 0 Melncn p 0 0 0 0
Russell p 0 0 0 0 GJones ph 1 0 0 0
Clevngr ph 1 0 0 0 JMcDnl ss 0 0 0 0
AlGnzlz 2b 0 0 0 0
Totals 30 3 3 3 Totals 30 2 4 2
Chicago 001 000 002 3
Pittsburgh 000 000 002 2
E–Valbuena (1). DP–Chicago 2. LOB–Chicago 3, Pittsburgh 4. 2B–Barmes (2). HR–Schierholtz (1). SB–Rizzo (1), McCutchen 2 (4).

IP H R ER BB SO
Chicago
Tr.Wood W,1-0 6 1 0 0 2 4
Camp H,1 1/3 0 0 0 0 1
Russell H,2 2/3 0 0 0 0 1
Fujikawa H,1 1 0 0 0 0 1
Marmol S,1-1 1 3 2 2 1 1
Pittsburgh
Ja.McDonald L,0-1 7 2 1 1 2 4
Melancon 1 0 0 0 0 0
J.Hughes 1 1 2 2 1 2
Umpires–Home, Phil Cuzzi; First, Chris Guccione; Second, Tom Hallion; Third, Ron Kulpa. T–2:41. A–11,634 (38,362).

Padres 2, Mets 1

San Diego New York
ab r h bi ab r h bi
EvCarr ss 3 0 1 0 Cowgill cf 3 0 0 0
Venale rf 4 0 0 0 Bxter ph-lf 1 0 0 0
Kotsay lf 2 1 1 0 Turner 2b 4 0 3 0
Dnrfi ph-lf 0 1 0 0 DWrght 3b 3 0 0 0
Alonso 1b 4 0 2 0 I.Davis 1b 3 0 0 0
Gyorko 3b 4 0 1 1 Byrd rf 3 0 0 0
Amarst 2b 4 0 0 0 Duda lf 3 0 0 0
Maybin cf 2 0 0 0 Rice p 0 0 0 0
JoBakr c 4 0 1 0 Famili p 0 0 0 0
Stults p 2 0 0 0 Edgin p 0 0 0 0
Brach p 0 0 0 0 DnMrp ph 1 0 0 0
Thtchr p 0 0 0 0 Lyon p 0 0 0 0
Quentin ph 1 0 0 0 Buck c 4 1 2 1
Thayer p 0 0 0 0 RTejad ss 2 0 0 0
Grgrsn p 0 0 0 0 Gee p 2 0 0 0
Guzmn ph 1 0 0 0 Vldspn lf-cf 2 0 0 0
Street p 0 0 0 0
Totals 31 2 6 1 Totals 31 1 5 1
San Diego 000 100 010 2
New York 000 000 001 1
DP–San Diego 1. LOB–San Diego 9, New York 9. 2B–Gyorko (2), Turner (1). HR–Buck (2). SB–Ev.Cabrera (1), Valdespin (1). CS–Kotsay (1). S–Venable.

IP H R ER BB SO
San Diego
Stults W,1-0 5 3 0 0 2 7
Brach H,1 2/3 1 0 0 1 2
Thatcher H,1 1/3 0 0 0 0 1
Thayer H,1 2/3 0 0 0 2 0
Gregerson H,1 1 1/3 0 0 0 0 3
Street S,1-1 1 1 1 1 0 1
New York
Gee L,0-1 6 1/3 3 1 1 3 4
Rice 2/3 2 0 0 0 0
Familia 1/3 1 1 1 1 0
Edgin 2/3 0 0 0 1 0
Lyon 1 0 0 0 0 1
HBP–by Gregerson (Byrd), by Gee (Maybin). WP–Brach, Familia. Umpires–Home, Marvin Hudson; First, Jordan Baker; Second, Tim McClelland; Third, Jerry Meals. T–3:17. A–21,519 (41,922).

Nationals 6, Marlins 1

Miami Washington
ab r h bi ab r h bi
Pierre lf 4 0 0 0 Span cf 3 2 1 0
Polanc 3b 4 0 0 0 Werth rf 4 2 2 3
Stanton rf 2 0 0 0 Harper lf 4 1 2 1
Dobbs 1b 4 0 1 0 Zmrmn 3b 3 0 3 2
Ruggin cf 4 1 1 1 LaRoch 1b 4 0 0 0
Brantly c 4 0 2 0 Dsmnd ss 4 0 0 0
Solano 2b 3 0 2 0 Espinos 2b 4 0 0 0
Hchvrr ss 4 0 2 0 WRams c 3 1 1 0
LeBlnc p 2 0 0 0 Zmrmn p 2 0 0 0
Kearns ph 1 0 0 0 HRdrgz p 0 0 0 0
Rauch p 0 0 0 0 Lmrdzz ph 0 0 0 0
MDunn p 0 0 0 0 Clipprd p 0 0 0 0
Cishek p 0 0 0 0 Stmmn p 0 0 0 0
Coghln ph 1 0 0 0
Totals 33 1 8 1 Totals 31 6 9 6
Miami 010 000 000 1
Washington 201 000 30x 6
E–LeBlanc (1), Stanton (1). DP–Washington 2. LOB–Miami 8, Washington 5. 2B–Zimmerman (1). HR–Ruggiano (1), Werth (1). CS–Harper (1). S–Lombardozzi.

IP H R ER BB SO
Miami
LeBlanc L,0-1 5 5 3 2 2 5
Rauch 1 1/3 2 1 1 0 0
M.Dunn 2/3 2 2 2 1 1
Cishek 1 0 0 0 0 2
Washington
Zimmermann W,1-0 6 8 1 1 2 1
H.Rodriguez H,1 1 0 0 0 0 1
Clippard 1 0 0 0 0 1
Stammen 1 0 0 0 1 0
WP–M.Dunn. Umpires–Home, Paul Schrieber; First, Chad Fairchild; Second, Jeff Kellogg; Third, Eric Cooper. T–2:34. A–25,123 (41,418).

Phillies 2, Braves 0

Philadelphia Atlanta
ab r h bi ab r h bi
Revere cf 5 0 1 1 Smmns ss 4 0 0 0
Rollins ss 4 0 2 0 Heywrd rf 4 0 0 0
Utley 2b 2 0 1 1 J.Upton lf 3 0 1 0
Howard 1b 4 0 1 0 Fremn 1b 3 0 0 0
MYong 3b 3 0 0 0 BUpton cf 3 0 0 0
Brown lf 4 0 1 0 Uggla 2b 3 0 1 0
L.Nix rf 4 1 1 0 CJhnsn 3b 3 0 0 0
Mayrry rf 0 0 0 0 Laird c 3 0 0 0
Kratz c 4 1 1 0 Medlen p 1 0 0 0
Lee p 2 0 0 0 Gearrin p 0 0 0 0
Galvis ph 1 0 0 0 RJhnsn ph 1 0 0 0
Papeln p 0 0 0 0 Walden p 0 0 0 0
Varvar p 0 0 0 0
R.Pena ph 1 0 0 0
Totals 33 2 8 2 Totals 29 0 2 0
Philadelphia 020 000 000 2
Atlanta 000 000 000 0
E–Utley (1). DP–Philadelphia 1, Atlanta 1. LOB–Philadelphia 9, Atlanta 2. 2B–Rollins (2), Kratz (1). SB–Revere (2), Rollins (2). SF–Utley.

IP H R ER BB SO
Philadelphia
Lee W,1-0 8 2 0 0 0 8
Papelbon S,1-1 1 0 0 0 0 2
Atlanta
Medlen L,0-1 5 6 2 2 4 3
Gearrin 1 0 0 0 0 0
Walden 1 1 0 0 0 0
Varvaro 2 1 0 0 0 1
Umpires–Home, Marty Foster; First, Scott Barry; Second, Tim Welke; Third, Mike Everitt. T–2:33. A–18,295 (49,586).

INTERLEAGUE

Reds 5, Angels 4

Los Angeles Cincinnati
ab r h bi ab r h bi
Trout cf 4 2 2 0 Choo cf 4 2 2 1
Aybar ss 4 1 3 0 Heisey lf 4 1 1 2
Pujols 1b 4 1 1 2 Votto 1b 3 0 0 0
Hamltn rf 4 0 1 2 Phillips 2b 4 0 2 0
Trumo lf 4 0 1 0 Bruce rf 4 0 0 0
HKndrc 2b 4 0 2 0 Frazier 3b 3 2 2 1
Callasp 3b 4 0 0 0 Cozart ss 3 0 0 0
Conger c 4 0 1 0 Simon p 0 0 0 0
Blanton p 2 0 0 0 LeCure p 0 0 0 0
Shuck ph 1 0 0 0 Chpmn p 0 0 0 0
MLowe p 0 0 0 0 Hanign c 2 0 0 1
BHarrs ph 1 0 0 0 Arroyo p 2 0 0 0
SBurntt p 0 0 0 0 CIzturs ss 1 0 0 0
Totals 36 4 11 4 Totals 30 5 7 5
Los Angeles 002 010 100 4
Cincinnati 110 120 00x 5
E–Trout (1). LOB–Los Angeles 9, Cincinnati 3. 2B–Trout (2), Aybar (1), Pujols (1), Trumbo (1), Phillips (1), Frazier (1). HR–Choo (1), Heisey (1), Frazier (1). S–Aybar. SF–Pujols, Hanigan.

IP H R ER BB SO
Los Angeles
Blanton L,0-1 5 7 5 4 1 4
M.Lowe 2 0 0 0 0 1
S.Burnett 1 0 0 0 0 0
Cincinnati
Arroyo W,1-0 6 8 3 3 1 5
Simon H,1 1 2 1 1 0 0
LeCure H,1 1 0 0 0 0 3
Chapman S,1-1 1 1 0 0 0 1
HBP–by Simon (Hamilton). Umpires–Home, CB Bucknor; First, Todd Tichenor; Second, Dale Scott; Third, Bill Miller. T–2:51. A–23,795 (42,319).

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