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>>White Sox Use Homers To Crush Blue Jays

(Toronto, Ontario)  --  The White Sox bashed five home runs to pound the Blue Jays, 7-2.  Alex Rios belted a three-run shot while Dewayne Wise, Dayan Viciedo, Tyler Flowers and Alexei Ramirez each popped a solo shot for Chicago.  Francisco Liriano went six-and-a-third innings and allowed two runs to pick up the win for the White Sox.  Chicago has won three straight.  Aaron Laffey allowed three runs in six frames to suffer the loss for Toronto.  Moises Sierra's two-run homer accounted for all the offense the Blue Jays could muster.  Toronto has lost three straight and eight of its last 10 games.

Texas Rangers 10, New York Yankees 6
Boston Red Sox 6, Baltimore Orioles 3
Oakland Athletics 3, Kansas City Royals 0
Tampa Bay Rays 7, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 0

>>D'backs Rally Against Cards

(St. Louis, MO)  --  Paul Goldschmidt and Chris Young hit back-to-back home runs in the top of the ninth inning and the Diamondbacks held off the Cardinals, 2-1.  David Hernandez earned the win in relief.  J.J. Putz recorded his 23rd save for Arizona, which avoided the three-game sweep.  Jason Motte gave up both homers for the loss.  Allen Craig knocked in the lone run for St. Louis.  The game began after an hour and a half rain delay.

Pittsburgh Pirates 10, Los Angeles Dodgers 6
New York Mets 8, Cincinnati Reds 4
Atlanta Braves 6, San Diego Padres 0
Milwaukee Brewers 7, Philadelphia Phillies 4
Colorado Rockies 5, Miami Marlins 3

>>Cubs In Cincinnati

(Cincinnati, OH)  --  The Chicago Cubs kick off a four-game series against the Cincinnati Reds this evening at the Great American Ball Park.  Travis Wood will toe the rubber opposite Bronson Arroyo in the opener.  The Northsiders took two-of-three from Houston in their last series to improve to 46-and-70 on the season.

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