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Miguel Cabrera knocked in five runs, including two in a 7-run sixth inning, in helping the Detroit Tigers to a 10-7 win Monday over the Los Angeles Angels. Cabrera had a run-scoring double in the first, a two-run home run in the fifth and a double that drove in two runs in the sixth inning as Detroit built a 10-0 lead in support of Justin Verlander (14-7). Verlander gave up four runs in the sixth inning but had a better outing than Angels starter Jered Weaver, who was charged with five runs...
Oakland's Jack Cust hit two home runs for four RBI and Landon Powell cracked a three-run homer Sunday in a 9-4 Athletics win over the Detroit Tigers. Cust clubbed a three-run homer in the third inning and led off the sixth with a solo shot. Cliff Pennington added a solo homer for the Athletics, who
Kurt Suzuki drove in the winning run with a ninth-inning single Saturday to give the Oakland Athletics a 3-2 win over the Detroit Tigers. Andrew Bailey (6-3) pitched a perfect ninth inning to earn the win.
Fernando Rodney struck out Adam Kennedy in the ninth Friday with the tying run on third, allowing Detroit to hold on for a 3-2 win over Oakland. The Tigers increased their lead over the Chicago White Sox to 3 1/2 games in the American League Central. Ryan Raburn twice gave Detroit the lead with solo homers, one in the first and another in the third. Clete Thomas singled in a run in the sixth to give the Tigers a 3-1 advantage, and Oakland climbed within one on an RBI double by Rajai Davis in...
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Cincinnati's Justin Lehr gave up 11 hits over six innings but held the St.
Brian Roberts had three hits and an RBI Tuesday to lead the Baltimore Orioles to a 3-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics. Adam Jones and Melvin Mora drove in the other runs for the Orioles, who beat the Athletics for the first time in their last 10 meetings. Winning pitcher David Hernandez (4-4) allowed two runs on six hits while walking one and striking out six in 6 2/3 innings.
Mark Ellis was 5-for-5 with four RBI and Gio Gonzalez pitched six-plus shutout innings Monday in the Oakland Athletics' 9-1 victory over Baltimore. Ryan Sweeney and Kurt Suzuki each had two hits and two RBI for Oakland, which has won six of its last eight games. Gonzalez (4-2) allowed seven hits, struck
Mike Jacobs and Billy Butler each had three hits and three RBI Saturday to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 12-6 victory over the Oakland Athletics. Jacobs and Miguel Olivo hit back-to-back homers in the fourth inning. Winner Zack Greinke (11-7) gave up three early runs before settling down.
A bases-loaded walk to Brandon Phillips ignited a five-run ninth inning Friday that broke a tie and lifted Cincinnati to a 10-5 victory over San Francisco. Cincinnati got only one ball, a sacrifice fly, out of the infield in the inning, and only one of the five runs was earned.
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