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>>Peavy, Sox Blank Twins

(Minneapolis, MN)  --  Jake Peavy was brilliant, tossing eight innings of three-hit ball with six strikeouts as the White Sox shutout the Twins, 7-0.  Brent Lillibridge, Paul Konerko, and Alex Rios all hit solo homers for the Sox, who swept the three-game set.  Alexei Ramirez added a two-run shot in the win.  John Danks toes the rubber tonight for Chicago, which begins a four-game road set against the Orioles.

>>Cards Complete Sweep Of Marlins

(Miami, FL)  --  Matt Holliday had two hits and three RBI as the Cardinals completed a four-game sweep of the Marlins with an 8-4 win.  Albert Pujols slugged a solo homer and Jon Jay plated a pair in the victory.  Mitchell Boggs was credited with his second win.  St. Louis returns home to open up a three-game set with the division-leading Milwaukee Brewers tomorrow night.  Edwin Jackson will take the hill against Shaun Marcum in the opener.  The Cards enter the series three games back of the Brew Crew.

>>Reds Cool Off Cubs

(Chicago, IL)  --  Ryan Hanigan singled in the go-ahead run in the top of the eighth as the Reds cooled off the Cubs with an 8-7 victory.  Todd Frazier hit a two-run homer and drove in three to help Cincinnati salvage the finale of the three-game set.  Nick Masset got the win and Francisco Cordero earned his 20th save.  Blake DeWitt drilled a two-run homer for the Cubs, who had their season-high winning streak stopped at seven.  Sean Marshall took the loss.  The Cubs have Matt Garza on the hill tonight as Chicago starts a three-game series with the Nationals.

MLB NL
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Atlanta Braves 6, New York Mets 5
San Diego Padres 7, Pittsburgh Pirates 3
Milwaukee Brewers 7, Houston Astros 3
Washington Nationals 3, Colorado Rockies 2
San Francisco Giants 3, Philadelphia Phillies 1
Arizona Diamondbacks 4, Los Angeles Dodgers 3

MLB AL
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Toronto Blue Jays 7, Baltimore Orioles 2
Oakland Athletics 5, Tampa Bay Rays 4 (10 inn)
Kansas City Royals 4, Detroit Tigers 3
LA Angels of Anaheim 2, Seattle Mariners 1
Texas Rangers 5, Cleveland Indians 3
Boston Red Sox 3, New York Yankees 2 (10 inn)

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