>>Dodgers Edge White Sox In Extras
(Los Angeles, CA) -- Dee Gordon singled home the winning run with two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning as the Dodgers edged the White Sox, 2-1. Juan Rivera and Elian Herrera added a sac-fly apiece for Los Angeles, which took two-of-three from Chicago at Chavez Ravine. Chris Capuano fanned 12 through eight innings of one-run ball, but it was Ronald Belisario who was credited with the win. Dayan Viciedo's RBI single in the sixth accounted for Chicago's lone run of the game. Addison Reed blew the save and Matt Thornton was saddled with the loss. Jose Quintana tossed eight scoreless innings of five-hit ball in a no-decision.
>>Royals Down Cards In 15
(St. Louis, MO) -- Yuniesky Betancourt hit a two-run home run in the top of the 15th inning to push the Royals past the Cardinals, 5-3. Betancourt was 2-for-7 with three RBI replacing Chris Getz, who left the game in the bottom of the first inning with an ankle injury. Jonathan Broxton picked up the win. Kansas City won for the fifth time in its last six games. Matt Holliday and Allen Craig each hit a solo home run for the Cards. who are 4-and-4 in their last eight. Adam Wainwright dealt seven innings of one-run ball with eight strikeouts. Eduardo Sanchez was tagged with the loss.
>>Red Sox Take Rubber Match Over Cubs
(Chicago, IL) -- Boston survived a scary ninth inning to earn a 7-4 victory over the Cubs in the rubber match of the three-game set in Chicago. Alfredo Aceves loaded the bases and gave up run but held on to give Matt Albers the win in relief of Franklin Morales, who gave up two runs and fanned nine in five innings. David Ortiz went 2-for-4 with a solo homer and two RBI for the Red Sox, who have won four-of-five after losing four straight. Paul Maholm struck out six in as many innings, but gave up three runs in the start for Chicago. Shawn Camp gave up two runs while failing to retire a batter to take the loss. Starlin Castro finished a home run shy of the cycle while driving in a pair for the Cubs, who have dropped four-of-five and eight of their last 11 contests.
Cincinnati Reds 3, New York Mets 1
Pittsburgh Pirates 9, Cleveland Indians 5
Detroit Tigers 5, Colorado Rockies 0
Toronto Blue Jays 6, Philadelphia Phillies 2
Baltimore Orioles 2, Atlanta Braves 0
New York Yankees 4, Washington Nationals 1
Tampa Bay Rays 3, Miami Marlins 0
Minnesota Twins 5, Milwaukee Brewers 4 (15 inn)
Texas Rangers 9, Houston Astros 3
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 2, Arizona Diamondbacks 0
San Diego Padres 2, Oakland Athletics 1
Seattle Mariners 2, San Francisco Giants 1