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  • A's need only nine this time in win

  • OAKLAND, Calif. — Yoenis Cespedes drove in four runs, Seth Smith knocked in three with a bases-loaded double and Oakland beat Los Angeles 10-6 on Tuesday.
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  • OAKLAND, Calif. — Yoenis Cespedes drove in four runs, Seth Smith knocked in three with a bases-loaded double and Oakland beat Los Angeles 10-6 on Tuesday.
    One night after outlasting the Angels 10-8 in a 19-inning classic that lasted 61/2; hours, the A's defeated Los Angeles for the fifth consecutive time this season. Jarrod Parker (1-4) pitched into the seventh for Oakland, which has won 13 straight against AL West teams.
    Mike Trout drove in four runs and Mark Trumbo homered for the second straight game for the Angels. Los Angeles fell to 9-17, the worst start in franchise history. The Angels are 0-5 against Oakland for the first time since 1990.
    Garrett Richards (1-2) gave up seven runs in 52/3 innings.
    Orioles 7, Mariners 2
    At Seattle, Nate McLouth hit a leadoff homer and Baltimore battered Seattle rookie Brandon Maurer for four runs in the first inning.
    Matt Wieters added a two-run double in the first and Chris Dickerson had his first two RBIs of the season with a two-run single in the sixth.
    Tigers 6, Twins 1
    At Detroit, Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder each hit a two-run homer, Justin Verlander pitched seven strong innings and the Detroit Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins for their fifth straight victory.
    Verlander (3-2) allowed a run and five hits. He struck out eight and walked two.
    Blue Jays 9, Red Sox 7
    At Toronto, Edwin Encarnacion hit an upper-deck homer in the fifth inning, then connected for a go-ahead shot in the seventh that sent Toronto over Boston.
    The Blue Jays ended a four-game losing streak and avoided the first 18-loss April in club history.
    Yankees 7, Astros 4
    At New York, Hiroki Kuroda settled in after a rocky start to pitch four-hit ball through seven innings, Travis Hafner had three RBI singles and New York used small ball to beat Houston.
    Royals 8, Rays 2
    At Kansas City, Mo., James Shields made a stellar first start against his former team and Mike Moustakas hit a two-run homer to lead Kansas City over Tampa Bay.
    Rangers 10, White Sox 6
    At Arlington, Texas, Yu Darvish overcame a shaky start for his fifth victory in April and Texas backed him with plenty of big hits against Chicago.
    Braves 8, Nationals 1
    At Atlanta, Tim Hudson was a dual threat in his 200th career win, combining with Anthony Varvaro on a three-hitter while adding a homer and a double to lead the Atlanta Braves to a win over the Washington Nationals.
    Cardinals 2, Reds 1
    At St. Louis, Matt Holliday hit a two-run homer, Jaime Garcia continued his mastery of Cincinnati with eight strong innings and St. Louis snapped a three-game losing streak.
    Brewers 12, Pirates 8
    At Milwaukee, Rickie Weeks broke out of a season-long slump with a three-run homer and five RBIs to lead Milwaukee over Pittsburgh.
    Dodgers 6, Rockies 1
    At Los Angeles, Hyun-Jin Ryu had a career-best 12 strikeouts in six innings and Hanley Ramirez homered in his first start of the season, leading Los Angeles over Colorado.
    Marlins 2, Mets 1
    At Miami, Juan Pierre scored standing up on a wild pitch with none out in the ninth and Miami came from behind in the final inning for the second consecutive game to beat reeling New York.
    Padres 13, Cubs 7
    At Chicago, Carlos Quentin homered and drove in three runs and San Diego battered Edwin Jackson in the win.
    Indians 14, Phillies 2
    At Cleveland, Ryan Raburn homered twice for the second straight game and Cleveland hit seven home runs in all to rout Philadelphia.
    The Indians set a major league high this season for homers in a game. Cleveland has won three in a row, outscoring opponents 33-5 during that span.
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