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  • Giants overcome lineup card blunder to edge Dodgers

  • SAN FRANCISCO — Madison Bumgarner drove in two runs and struck out nine in seven innings, and San Francisco overcame an embarrassing lineup mistake to beat Los Angeles 4-2 on Saturday.
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  • SAN FRANCISCO — Madison Bumgarner drove in two runs and struck out nine in seven innings, and San Francisco overcame an embarrassing lineup mistake to beat Los Angeles 4-2 on Saturday.
    The Giants were caught batting out of order in the first inning, wiping away Buster Posey's RBI double. San Francisco manager Bruce Bochy submitted a lineup with Posey batting fourth, but the reigning NL MVP and batting champion hit third.
    On the day he earned his first All-Star selection, Bumgarner (9-5) helped erase Bochy's big blunder by retiring his first 14 batters. Tim Federowicz's two-run homer off Bumgarner accounted for each of Los Angeles' runs.
    Gregor Blanco had three hits and an RBI to end an 0-for-25 skid, and Marco Scutaro drove in another run to help San Francisco stop a four-game losing streak.
    Sergio Romo pitched a perfect ninth for his 20th save.
    Stephen Fife (3-3) allowed seven hits and four runs — although only one was earned — in 41/3 innings. The Dodgers committed three errors and never got going offensively.
    Cubs 4, Pirates 1
    At Chicago, Alfonso Soriano hit two-run homers in consecutive innings to lead the Chicago Cubs to a victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
    Edwin Jackson and three relievers combined on a five-hitter, and the Cubs handed the Pirates their third loss in 14 games. Pittsburgh came in with baseball's best record and a seven-game, road-winning streak.
    Cardinals 5, Marlins 4
    At St. Louis, Jon Jay scored from first on right fielder Giancarlo Stanton's throwing error on Shane Robinson's single with two outs in the ninth inning, giving St. Louis a win over Miami.
    Edward Mujica (1-1) worked a scoreless ninth for the Cardinals after Matt Adams' pinch-hit, two-run homer tied it two innings earlier.
    Nationals 5, Padres 4
    At Washington, Bryce Harper drove in three runs after talking his way into the lineup, Ryan Zimmerman knocked in the go-ahead run, and Washington rallied to beat San Diego.
    Adam LaRoche homered, and Denard Span and Ian Desmond added two hits apiece as the Nationals won their third straight. Since returning from the disabled list and homering in his first at-bat Monday night against Milwaukee, Harper had gone 0 for 18 before his RBI single.
    Braves 13, Phillies 4
    At Philadelphia, Jason Heyward hit a three-run homer to lead an Atlanta offense that scored in all but two innings, Tim Hudson pitched seven strong innings, and the Braves set season highs for runs and hits in a rout of Philadelphia.
    Brewers 7, Mets 6
    At Milwaukee, Jonathan Lucroy homered and Yovani Gallardo scattered six hits over six innings and had two hits and scored two runs to lead Milwaukee over the New York Mets.
    American League
    Royals 4, Athletics 3
    At Kansas City, Mo., Jarrod Dyson delivered an infield single with the bases loaded and two outs in the eighth inning, giving Kansas City a scrappy victory over Oakland.
    The Royals had rallied to tie the game on a sacrifice fly by Eric Hosmer in the seventh, and then loaded the bases on an error and a pair of walks by reliever Ryan Cook.
    Dyson, hardly known for his power, showed bunt on his first pitch from Cook (1-2) before hitting a grounder deep behind second base. Shortstop Adam Rosales fielded it cleanly but didn't even bother with a throw as pinch runner Alcides Escobar scored the go-ahead run.
    Yankees 5, Orioles 4
    At New York, Andy Pettitte stopped the Orioles once again, Eduardo Nunez returned with a go-ahead hit and the New York Yankees beat Baltimore for a season-high sixth straight victory.
    The Yankees overcame Chris Davis' major league-leading 33rd home run and yet another double from Manny Machado, who was celebrating his 21st birthday. The Orioles have lost four of five.
    Tigers 9, Indians 4
    At Cleveland, Torii Hunter drove in three runs, Miguel Cabrera cracked a two-run homer and Detroit dominated Cleveland for its fifth straight win.
    Twins 6, Blue Jays 0
    At Toronto, Brian Dozier hit a three-run home run, Mike Pelfrey and three relievers combined for a four-hitter and Minnesota beat Toronto.
    Dozier had two hits and four RBIs, connecting off knuckleballer R.A. Dickey for his eighth homer as the Twins snapped a six-game skid and won for just the fourth time in 14 games.
    Rays 3, White Sox 0
    At St. Petersburg, Fla., Matt Moore won his fourth consecutive start to help Tampa Bay beat All-Star selection Chris Sale and the Chicago White Sox.
    Moore (12-3), who could still become an All-Star as an injury replacement, gave up five hits, two walks and struck out six in 61/3 innings.
    Astros 9, Rangers 5
    At Arlington, Texas, Jason Castro hit a tiebreaking three-run homer hours after being chosen for his first All-Star team, and Houston beat Yu Darvish and Texas.
    Interleague
    Reds 13, Mariners 4
    At Cincinnati, Cesar Izturis drove in three runs, matching his season total, and Mat Latos doubled home two more for Cincinnati, which rallied for a win over Seattle.
    The Reds earned only their second victory over Seattle. The Mariners are 9-2 overall in the interleague series.
    Cincinnati manager Dusty Baker decided to give Izturis his ninth start at shortstop so he could get some at-bats and stay sharp. Izturis singled home a run in the second and doubled home two more in the fifth off Jeremy Bonderman (1-3).
    The Reds scored more runs than in any game since a 13-7 win over Milwaukee on May 11. It was the second-most runs allowed by the Mariners, trailing a 16-9 loss to Houston on April 9.
    Latos (8-2) matched his season high with four walks in six innings, but also doubled his RBI total by driving in a pair of runs with a double. He allowed six hits and fanned 11. Kyle Seager drove in three runs off Latos with a homer and a sacrifice fly.
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