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Sox, Cubs Win; Cards Lose

 width=>>White Sox Trounce Tigers

(Detroit, MI) -- Jose Abreu hit a two-run homer during a seven-run seventh inning and drove in four runs total as the White Sox trounced the Tigers 11-4 in the opener of a three-game set at Comerica Park. It's Abreu's Major League-leading 31st long ball of the year. Adam Dunn also went deep in the big inning and Alexei Ramirez had a three-run double for Chicago, which has won four of five. Jose Quintana tossed six innings of two-run ball to improve his record to 6-and-7. Bryan Holaday had two RBI and J.D. Martinez tripled in a run and scored for the Tigers, who have lost four in-a-row. Anibal Sanchez yielded five runs, four earned, in six-and-a-third frames as he dipped to 7-and-5 with the loss.

 width=>>Cubs Clip Rockies In Longest Game Ever At Wrigley

(Chicago, IL) -- Starlin Castro drove in the winning run in the bottom of the 16th inning as the Cubs clipped the Rockies 4-3 in the longest game ever in the 100-year history of Wrigley Field. The contest lasted six hours and 27 minutes, surpassing the previous record of six hours and 10 minutes set back in August of 1982. Emilio Bonifacio hit a two-run homer as part of a four-hit night and Anthony Rizzo plated the other run for the Cubs, who have won the first two of this four-game series. Catcher John Baker pitched the 16th to pick up the win and also scored the winning run after a leadoff walk in the bottom of the frame. Justin Morneau had a two-run double and Nolan Arenado doubled in the other run during a three-run first inning for Colorado, which has dropped three straight. Tyler Matzek suffered the loss.

>>Padres Take Down Cardinals

(San Diego, CA) -- Tyson Ross struck out seven and gave up one run in six innings as the Padres claimed a 3-1 victory over the Cardinals at Petco Park. Ross improved to 10-and-10 and Joaquin Benoit [[ wah-KEEN ben-WAH ]] closed it out for his third save. Yangervis Solarte [[ yahn-HER-viss so-LAR-tay ]] belted a solo homer, while Alexi Amarista [[ ah-muh-REE-stuh ]] and Jedd Gyorko [[ JER-koe ]] drove in a run for San Diego, which snapped its three-game losing streak. Lance Lynn surrendered two runs, one earned, in six innings to fall to 11-and-8 for the Cardinals, who have lost five of their last seven. Kolten Wong drove in the team's lone run off a fifth-inning sac-fly.

MLB National League
Miami Marlins 3, Washington Nationals 0
Philadelphia Phillies 6, New York Mets 0
Cincinnati Reds 3, Arizona Diamondbacks 0
Los Angeles Dodgers 8, Atlanta Braves 4
Pittsburgh Pirates 3, San Francisco Giants 1

MLB American League
Baltimore Orioles 7, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 6 (12 inn)
Seattle Mariners 5, Cleveland Indians 2
Toronto Blue Jays 4, Boston Red Sox 2
New York Yankees 12, Texas Rangers 11
Minnesota Twins 2, Kansas City Royals 1
Oakland Athletics 7, Houston Astros 4

MLB Interleague
Tampa Bay Rays 5, Milwaukee Brewers 1

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