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 width=Jose Abreu homered to help the Chicago White Sox take a 4-1 decision over the Cleveland Indians in the opener of a three-game set at Progressive Field.

Adam LaRoche, Avisail Garcia and Tyler Flowers each knocked in a run for the White Sox, who have won three in a row since an 0-4 start to the season.

Jose Quintana (1-0) recovered from a tough outing in his first start of the season at Kansas City, yielding one unearned run on three hits with six strikeouts over six innings. Quintana did not factor in the decision against the Royals after he allowed five runs on nine hits over five frames.

The White Sox scored two runs in the first inning and knocked Cleveland starter Carlos Carrasco (1-1) out of the game when a line drive off the bat of Melky Cabrera hit him in the face.

American League Scoreboard
Baltimore 4, New York 3
Tampa Bay 3, Toronto 2
Texas 8, LA Angels of Anaheim 2
Oakland 4, Houston 0
Boston 8, Washington 7
Detroit 2, Pittsburgh 0

 width=>>Reds Edge Cubs

Anthony DeSclafani pitched seven strong innings as the Cincinnati Reds edged the Chicago Cubs, 3-2, in the second of a three-game set.

DeSclafani (1-0) allowed just two hits and two walks while striking out five, while Joey Votto, Jay Bruce and Marlon Byrd each drove in a run for the Reds, who snapped a three-game slide.

Welington Castillo's two-run home run accounted for the offense for the Cubs, who had a three-game winning streak broken. Jake Arrieta (1-1) took the loss after allowing three runs on seven hits with a walk and five strikeouts in 6 2/3 innings.

National League Scoreboard
New York 6, Philadelphia 5
Miami 8, Atlanta 2
Detroit 2, Pittsburgh 0
LA Dodgers 6, Seattle 5

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