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Red Sox make it 5-0 against Yankees

Red Sox make it 5-0 against Yankees

Jason Bay hit a three-run homer in a four-run first inning to spark the Boston Red Sox to a 7-3 win over the New York Yankees in the American League on Tuesday.
Boston improved to 5-0 this season against its arch rival for the first time since 1985. The Yankees have lost three straight at their new $1.5 billion ballpark.
New York pitcher Joba Chamberlain allowed hits to his first five batters, then recovered to strike out a career-high 12 in 5 2-3 innings.
All the Yankees' runs came on Johnny Damon's three-run homer in the third.
Bay is 10 for 18 with three homers and 10 RBIs against New York this season.
Blue Jays 10, Indians 6
In Toronto, Adam Lind hit a three-run homer and Scott Rolen added a solo shot in Toronto's seven-run seventh inning which overwhelmed Cleveland.
Trailing 6-3 after the Indians scored four times in the top of the seventh, the Blue Jays managed seven runs and six hits off four relievers in the bottom half.
Cleveland relievers have a dismal combined ERA of 6.49 this season.
Rangers 7, Mariners 2, 10 innings
In Seattle, Jarrod Saltalamacchia hit a grand slam that capped a six-run burst with two outs in the 10th inning against Seattle.
Pitcher Denny Stark was summoned from the bullpen on no notice when Shawn Kelley strained a muscle. Stark retired the first two batters before the Rangers broke loose. They got two RBI singles before Saltalamacchia hit his second career slam.
Royals 8, White Sox 7, 11 innings
In Kansas City, Missouri, John Buck lined a game-winning single with the bases loaded in the 11th inning, giving Kansas City victory over Chicago.
The Royals came back from a 4-0 deficit to tie it at 7-7 in the seventh. Mitch Maier set up the winning run by walking with one out, then went to third on a single. After an intentional walk, Buck lined the next pitch just past third base.
The Royals have won four straight
Chicago had 16 hits but stranded 13 runners in losing a fourth straight to divisional rival Kansas City for the first time in six years.
Tigers 9, Twins 0
In Detroit, Miguel Cabrera got four RBIs, including a two-run homer, to help Detroit cruise past Minnesota.
Clete Thomas had three hits in his season debut. He had a triple, double, single and walk _ driving in two runs.
Rookie pitcher Rick Porcello threw seven scoreless innings.
Rays 6, Orioles 3
In St. Petersburg, Florida, Matt Garza pitched eight strong innings to steer Tampa Bay over Baltimore.
Garza allowed only four hits and improved to 6-0 lifetime against the Orioles.
Major league RBI leader Evan Longoria drove in three more runs for Tampa Bay. His pop-fly double tied it 3-3 in the sixth. He added a two-run single in the seventh that made it 6-3.
Angels 5, Athletics 3
In Oakland, California, Gary Matthews Jr. drove in three runs to help Los Angeles beat Oakland,
Shane Loux provided another solid start by Los Angeles' patchwork rotation, winning his second straight start after 5-1/2 years without a major league victory. He allowed just one run over seven innings.
The A's have lost three straight to fall six games below .500 for the first time this season.


Updated : 2021-04-20 08:51 GMT+08:00