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Box scores

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Tigers 1, Twins 0

Detroit Minnesota
ab r h bi ab r h bi
AJcksn cf 4 1 2 0 Presley cf 3 0 0 0
TrHntr rf 4 0 2 1 Dozier 2b 3 0 0 0
MiCarr 3b 4 0 0 0 Plouffe 3b 4 0 1 0
Iglesias ss 0 0 0 0 Thoms pr 0 0 0 0
Fielder 1b 4 0 0 0 Bernier 3b 0 0 0 0
VMrtnz dh 4 0 1 0 Doumit dh 2 0 0 0
Dirks lf 3 0 0 0 Pinto c 3 0 0 0
Infante 2b 3 0 1 0 Parmel 1b 4 0 1 0
Avila c 3 0 1 0 CHrmn rf 3 0 0 0
RSntg inf 3 0 1 0 Mstrnn lf 2 0 0 0
Wlngh ph 1 0 0 0
Flormn ss 3 0 1 0
Totals 32 1 8 1 Totals 28 0 3 0
Detroit 100 000 000 1
Minnesota 000 000 000 0
DP–Detroit 1, Minnesota 2. LOB–Detroit 4, Minnesota 8. 2B–A.Jackson (31). 3B–A.Jackson (6). SB–Dozier (14), Florimon (15). CS–V.Martinez (2), Florimon (6). S–Mastroianni.

IP H R ER BB SO
Detroit
Scherzer W,21-3 7 2 0 0 6 10
Veras H,9 1/3 1 0 0 0 0
Smyly H,20 2/3 0 0 0 0 1
Benoit S,24-25 1 0 0 0 0 2
Minnesota
Correia L,9-13 7 7 1 1 0 1
Duensing 2/3 0 0 0 0 1
Swarzak 2/3 1 0 0 0 0
Thielbar 2/3 0 0 0 0 1
WP–Scherzer. Umpires–Home, Fieldin Culbreth; First, Adrian Johnson; Second, Bill Welke; Third, Brian O’Nora. T–3:08. A–26,517 (39,021).

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Cubs 4, Pirates 2

Pittsburgh Chicago
ab r h bi ab r h bi
SMarte lf 4 1 2 0 StCastr ss 4 0 1 0
NWalkr 2b 4 0 1 0 Barney 2b 4 1 2 0
McCtch cf 3 0 0 0 Rizzo 1b 3 0 2 1
Mornea 1b 3 0 2 1 DMrph 3b 4 1 1 0
GJones rf 4 0 0 0 Lake lf 3 1 0 0
PAlvrz 3b 4 0 0 0 DMcDn rf 4 1 3 3
TSnchz c 4 0 0 0 Sweeny cf 4 0 0 0
Pie pr 0 1 0 0 Boscan c 3 0 0 0
Barmes ss 3 0 0 0 Arrieta p 2 0 0 0
Tabata ph 1 0 1 1 Schrhlt ph 1 0 0 0
Liriano p 2 0 0 0 Grimm p 0 0 0 0
Mazzar p 0 0 0 0 Strop p 0 0 0 0
Lambo ph 1 0 0 0 Bogsvc ph 1 0 0 0
Morris p 0 0 0 0 Gregg p 0 0 0 0
JGomz p 0 0 0 0
Byrd ph 1 0 0 0
Totals 34 2 6 2 Totals 33 4 9 4
Pittsburgh 001 000 001 2
Chicago 100 003 00x 4
E–Morneau (1), St.Castro 2 (22). DP–Pittsburgh 1, Chicago 1. LOB–Pittsburgh 8, Chicago 8. 2B–Morneau (4), St.Castro (32), Barney (25), D.McDonald 2 (4). 3B–Tabata (5). HR–D.McDonald (1). SB–S.Marte 3 (40), Rizzo (6), Do.Murphy (2).

IP H R ER BB SO
Pittsburgh
Liriano L,16-8 5 8 4 4 1 8
Mazzaro 1 0 0 0 0 0
Morris 1 1 0 0 1 1
J.Gomez 1 0 0 0 0 1
Chicago
Arrieta W,4-2 6 4 1 1 2 1
Grimm H,3 1 0 0 0 0 2
Strop H,14 1 1 0 0 0 1
Gregg S,33-38 1 1 1 0 0 3
Liriano pitched to 3 batters in the 6th. HBP–by Mazzaro (Boscan), by Arrieta (S.Marte). WP–Morris. PB–T.Sanchez. Umpires–Home, Alfonso Marquez; First, Ted Barrett; Second, Mike DiMuro; Third, Scott Barry. T–3:05. A–26,171 (41,019).

Cardinals 4, Nationals 1

Washington St. Louis
ab r h bi ab r h bi
Span cf 3 1 1 0 MCrpnt 2b 4 0 0 1
Zmrmn 3b 4 0 0 0 Beltran rf 4 0 0 0
Werth rf 3 0 1 0 Hollidy lf 3 1 0 0
Harper lf 4 0 1 1 Rosnthl p 0 0 0 0
Dsmnd ss 4 0 0 0 MAdms 1b 4 2 2 1
AdLRc 1b 3 0 1 0 YMolin c 3 0 1 2
WRams c 3 0 0 0 Jay cf 3 0 2 0
Lmrdzz 2b 3 0 0 0 Freese 3b 3 0 0 0
Zmrmn p 2 0 1 0 Maness p 0 0 0 0
Tracy ph 0 0 0 0 Siegrist p 0 0 0 0
Hairstn ph 1 0 0 0 CMrtnz p 0 0 0 0
Stmmn p 0 0 0 0 SRonsn lf 0 0 0 0
Dscls inf 3 1 1 0
SMiller p 1 0 0 0
Kozma ss 1 0 0 0
Totals 30 1 5 1 Totals 29 4 6 4
Washington 100 000 000 1
St. Louis 001 201 00x 4
E–Desmond (20). DP–Washington 1, St. Louis 2. LOB–Washington 5, St. Louis 3. 2B–Ma.Adams (13), Descalso (24). HR–Ma.Adams (17). SB–Span (20). S–S.Miller.

IP H R ER BB SO
Washington
Zimmermann L,19-9 7 6 4 4 0 2
Stammen 1 0 0 0 0 0
St. Louis
S.Miller W,15-9 6 4 1 1 3 3
Maness H,15 1 0 0 0 0 0
Siegrist H,11 1/3 1 0 0 0 0
Ca.Martinez H,2 2/3 0 0 0 0 1
Rosenthal S,3-8 1 0 0 0 0 2
S.Miller pitched to 1 batter in the 7th. HBP–by Zimmermann (Holliday). Umpires–Home, Jeff Kellogg; First, Eric Cooper; Second, Chad Fairchild; Third, Paul Schrieber. T–2:28. A–40,597 (43,975).

Mets 1, Reds 0

New York Cincinnati
ab r h bi ab r h bi
EYong lf 4 0 1 1 BHmltn cf 4 0 1 0
JuTrnr 3b 4 0 1 0 Choo lf 2 0 0 0
DnMrp 2b 4 0 1 0 Votto 1b 4 0 0 0
Duda 1b 3 0 0 0 BPhllps 2b 4 0 0 0
Lagars cf 4 0 0 0 Bruce rf 3 0 1 0
Baxter rf 2 0 0 0 Frazier 3b 3 0 0 0
Satin ph 1 0 0 0 Mesorc c 3 0 0 0
Hwkns p 0 0 0 0 CIzturs ss 2 0 1 0
Centen c 3 0 0 0 DRonsn ph 1 0 1 0
Recker ph-c 0 0 0 0 AChpm p 0 0 0 0
Tovar ss 2 1 0 0 Latos p 2 0 0 0
Matszk p 2 0 1 0 MParr p 0 0 0 0
Felicin p 0 0 0 0 Czrt ph-ss 0 0 0 0
dnDkkr rf 0 0 0 0
Totals 29 1 4 1 Totals 28 0 4 0
New York 001 000 000 1
Cincinnati 000 000 000 0
DP–New York 1, Cincinnati 1. LOB–New York 7, Cincinnati 6. 2B–C.Izturis (7). SB–Dan.Murphy (21), Bruce 2 (7). CS–B.Hamilton (1). S–Matsuzaka, Cozart.

IP H R ER BB SO
New York
Matsuzaka W,3-3 7 2/3 4 0 0 2 6
Feliciano H,5 1/3 0 0 0 1 0
Hawkins S,13-16 1 0 0 0 0 0
Cincinnati
Latos L,14-7 7 4 1 1 2 7
M.Parra 1 0 0 0 0 1
A.Chapman 1 0 0 0 1 2
HBP–by Matsuzaka (Frazier), by Latos (Tovar, Duda). WP–Feliciano. PB–Mesoraco. Umpires–Home, Greg Gibson; First, Brian Gorman; Second, Tony Randazzo; Third, Larry Vanover. T–2:51. A–26,223 (42,319).

Brewers 4, Braves 0

Milwaukee Atlanta
ab r h bi ab r h bi
Aoki rf 5 0 3 2 Smmns ss 4 0 1 0
CGomz cf 1 1 1 1 J.Upton rf 4 0 0 0
LSchfr cf 4 0 0 0 FFrmn 1b 0 0 0 0
Lucroy c 5 0 1 0 Uggla 2b 3 0 0 0
ArRmr 3b 1 0 0 0 Gattis lf 3 0 1 0
YBtncr 3b 3 1 2 0 McCnn c 3 0 0 0
KDavis lf 4 0 0 0 CJnsn inf 3 0 0 0
Bianchi ss 3 0 1 0 EJns inf 3 0 0 0
Halton 1b 3 0 1 1 BUpton cf 3 0 0 0
Gennett 2b 4 2 2 0 Mahlm p 2 0 0 0
Lohse p 3 0 1 0 Varvar p 0 0 0 0
SDowns p 0 0 0 0
Loe p 0 0 0 0
RJhnsn ph 1 0 0 0
Totals 36 4 12 4 Totals 29 0 2 0
Milwaukee 100 100 101 4
Atlanta 000 000 000 0
DP–Atlanta 1. LOB–Milwaukee 8, Atlanta 2. 2B–Aoki (20). HR–C.Gomez (23). S–Lohse. SF–Halton.

IP H R ER BB SO
Milwaukee
Lohse W,11-10 9 2 0 0 0 5
Atlanta
Maholm L,10-11 7 8 3 3 0 7
Varvaro 1 2 0 0 1 0
S.Downs 2/3 2 1 1 0 0
Loe 1/3 0 0 0 0 1
WP–Maholm. Umpires–Home, Paul Nauert; First, Doug Eddings; Second, Angel Hernandez; Third, Dana DeMuth. T–2:31. A–19,558 (49,586).

Marlins 3, Phillies 2

Philadelphia Miami
ab r h bi ab r h bi
CHrndz cf 5 0 1 1 DSolan 2b 4 0 1 0
Rollins ss 5 0 0 0 Lucas 1b 4 0 1 0
Utley 2b 4 0 2 0 Yelich lf 3 0 0 0
Ruiz c 4 0 0 0 Stanton rf 4 0 0 0
DBrwn lf 4 0 2 0 Ruggin cf 2 2 0 0
Ruf rf 3 1 1 0 Polanc 3b 4 1 3 0
Frndsn 1b 3 1 1 0 Hchvrr ss 4 0 1 3
Galvis 3b 4 0 3 1 K.Hill c 3 0 0 0
Hamels p 2 0 0 0 B.Hand p 2 0 0 0
Mayrry ph 0 0 0 0 ARams p 0 0 0 0
Asche ph 1 0 0 0 Pierre ph 1 0 0 0
CJimnz p 0 0 0 0 MDunn p 0 0 0 0
EMartn p 0 0 0 0 Qualls p 0 0 0 0
Berndn ph 1 0 0 0 Dobbs ph 0 0 0 0
Cishek p 0 0 0 0
Totals 36 2 10 2 Totals 31 3 6 3
Philadelphia 000 000 200 2
Miami 020 000 01x 3
E–Rollins (11). DP–Miami 1. LOB–Philadelphia 9, Miami 10. 2B–Ruf (11), Lucas (14), Polanco (13). 3B–Hechavarria (8).

IP H R ER BB SO
Philadelphia
Hamels 6 5 2 2 2 6
C.Jimenez 1 0 0 0 2 0
E.Martin L,2-5 1 1 1 1 2 2
Miami
B.Hand 6 1/3 7 2 2 1 3
A.Ramos BS,4-4 2/3 1 0 0 0 1
M.Dunn 2/3 1 0 0 0 0
Qualls W,5-2 1/3 0 0 0 1 0
Cishek S,33-35 1 1 0 0 0 2
Umpires–Home, Jordan Baker; First, CB Bucknor; Second, Dale Scott; Third, Todd Tichenor. T–2:54. A–19,180 (37,442).

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AMERICAN LEAGUE

Mariners 4, Royals 0

Kansas City Seattle
ab r h bi ab r h bi
AGordn lf 4 0 1 0 BMiller ss 4 1 1 0
Bonifac 2b 4 0 1 0 AAlmnt cf 4 0 1 0
Hosmer 1b 4 0 2 0 Seager 3b 3 0 0 0
BButler dh 4 0 0 0 KMorls dh 4 1 3 1
S.Perez c 3 0 0 0 FGtrrz rf 2 1 0 0
Maxwll rf 3 0 0 0 Smoak 1b 3 1 1 3
L.Cain cf 3 0 1 0 MSndrs lf 4 0 1 0
Mostks 3b 3 0 0 0 Zunino c 4 0 1 0
AEscor ss 3 0 0 0 Frnkln 2b 4 0 1 0
Totals 31 0 5 0 Totals 32 4 9 4
Kansas City 000 000 000 0
Seattle 100 030 00x 4
E–A.Gordon (2), Moustakas (15). DP–Kansas City 1, Seattle 1. LOB–Kansas City 4, Seattle 8. 2B–Bonifacio (22), L.Cain (21), K.Morales (34). HR–Smoak (19). SB–Zunino (1).

IP H R ER BB SO
Kansas City
B.Chen L,8-4 5 7 4 4 3 5
Dwyer 2 2 0 0 1 2
K.Herrera 1 0 0 0 0 2
Seattle
Paxton W,3-0 7 4 0 0 0 10
Medina 1 0 0 0 0 1
Farquhar 1 1 0 0 0 0
Umpires–Home, Bill Miller; First, Gary Cederstrom; Second, Kerwin Danley; Third, Vic Carapazza. T–2:27. A–12,528 (47,476).

Angels 3, Athletics 0

Oakland Los Angeles
ab r h bi ab r h bi
Crisp cf 4 0 0 0 Shuck lf 4 1 2 0
Dnldsn 3b 4 0 0 0 Cowgill lf 0 0 0 0
Lowrie ss 3 0 2 0 HKndrc 2b 3 1 1 1
Cespds dh 3 0 0 0 Trout dh 3 0 0 0
DNorrs c 3 0 1 0 JHmltn cf 4 0 1 2
Callasp 2b 3 0 1 0 Trumo 1b 3 0 0 0
CYoung lf 3 0 0 0 Calhon rf 3 0 0 0
Reddck rf 3 0 0 0 Conger c 3 0 0 0
Barton 1b 2 0 0 0 AnRmn 3b 3 0 0 0
Field ss 3 1 1 0
Totals 28 0 4 0 Totals 29 3 5 3
Oakland 000 000 000 0
Los Angeles 102 000 00x 3
DP–Los Angeles 2. LOB–Oakland 2, Los Angeles 4. HR–H.Kendrick (13).

IP H R ER BB SO
Oakland
Griffin L,14-10 5 5 3 3 1 7
Blevins 2 0 0 0 0 2
Neshek 2/3 0 0 0 0 1
Figueroa 1/3 0 0 0 0 1
Los Angeles
Vargas W,9-7 9 4 0 0 1 5
HBP–by Griffin (H.Kendrick). Umpires–Home, Bob Davidson; First, John Hirschbeck; Second, James Hoye; Third, Jim Reynolds. T–2:17. A–38,158 (45,483).

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Dodgers 2, Giants 1

Los Angeles San Francisco
ab r h bi ab r h bi
Puig rf 4 1 1 1 Pagan cf 4 0 2 0
Crwfrd lf 5 0 3 0 J.Perez lf 4 0 0 0
HRmrz ss 3 0 0 0 Machi p 0 0 0 0
AdGnzl 1b 3 0 0 0 Belt 1b 4 0 0 0
Kemp cf 4 1 2 1 Posey c 4 0 1 0
Uribe 3b 4 0 1 0 FPegur pr 0 0 0 0
A.Ellis c 3 0 0 0 Pence rf 4 0 0 0
M.Ellis 2b 4 0 0 0 Sandovl 3b 3 0 0 0
Ryu p 3 0 1 0 Abreu 2b 3 1 1 1
BWilsn p 0 0 0 0 Adrianz ss 3 0 0 0
HrstnJr ph 1 0 0 0 M.Cain p 2 0 1 0
Jansen p 0 0 0 0 Hemre p 0 0 0 0
Pill ph 0 0 0 0
Blnc ph-lf 1 0 0 0
Totals 34 2 8 2 Totals 32 1 5 1
Los Angeles 000 011 000 2
San Francisco 000 010 000 1
E–Posey (9). DP–San Francisco 1. LOB–Los Angeles 9, San Francisco 5. 2B–C.Crawford (29). HR–Puig (19), Kemp (6), Abreu (2). SB–C.Crawford (15).

IP H R ER BB SO
Los Angeles
Ryu W,14-7 7 4 1 1 1 6
B.Wilson H,3 1 0 0 0 0 2
Jansen S,28-32 1 1 0 0 0 2
San Francisco
M.Cain L,8-10 7 7 2 2 3 4
Hembree 1 1 0 0 0 2
Machi 1 0 0 0 0 1
HBP–by M.Cain (Puig). WP–Jansen. Umpires–Home, Marty Foster; First, Wally Bell; Second, Tim McClelland; Third, Marvin Hudson. T–2:43. A–41,625 (41,915).

This Date in Baseball

Today

1908 – Ed Reulbach of the Chicago Cubs became the only pitcher to throw two shutouts in a doubleheader, beating the Dodgers 5-0 and 3-0.

1926 – The St. Louis Browns beat the New York Yankees 6-1 and 6-2 in 2 hours, 7 minutes. The first game took 55 minutes.

1952 – The New York Yankees clinched their fourth straight AL pennant with a 5-1, 11-inning win over the Philadelphia A’s.

1961 – Roger Maris tied Babe Ruth’s 34-year-old record with his 60th homer, off Baltimore’s Jack Fisher.

1981 – Nolan Ryan of the Houston Astros became the first player to pitch five no-hitters, hurling a 5-0 victory over Los Angeles at the Astrodome.

1983 – Bob Forsch of the St. Louis Cardinals pitched the second no-hitter of his career by defeating Montreal 3-0.

1993 – Randy Johnson of the Seattle Mariners became the eighth pitcher to strike out 300 batters in a season with 13 strikeouts in 10 innings of a 3-2, 12-inning loss to Oakland.

1998 – Curt Schilling became the fifth pitcher to strike out 300 batters in consecutive seasons when he fanned Kevin Orie in the seventh inning of Philadelphia’s 4-3 loss to Florida in the first game of a doubleheader.

2000 – The Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 7-1 to clinch the NL East and win their record ninth straight division title.

2007 – The New York Yankees clinched their 13th straight postseason appearance, beating Tampa Bay 12-4.

2007 – Michael Young reached 200 hits for the fifth consecutive season with a pair of RBI singles among his three hits and Texas pounded the Los Angeles Angels 16-2. Young joined Wade Boggs and Ichiro Suzuki as the only players since 1940 with five consecutive 200-hit seasons.

2007 – Brandon Phillips hit his 30th homer of the season in Cincinnati’s 7-6 loss to Houston to join Alfonso Soriano as the only second basemen in major league history to hit 30 homers and steal 30 bases in a season.

Today’s birthday: Sean Doolittle 27.

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