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  • Rangers slide past Mariners

  • SEATTLE — Mitch Moreland drove in Prince Fielder with a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the eighth inning, and Texas held on for a 6-3 win over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday.
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  • SEATTLE — Mitch Moreland drove in Prince Fielder with a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the eighth inning, and Texas held on for a 6-3 win over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday.
    Aaron Poreda (1-0) pitched two scoreless innings to earn his first victory since June 25, 2009, with the Chicago White Sox. Joakim Soria got three outs for his sixth save in six chances.
    The Rangers appeared to be in trouble when they fell behind 3-0 with Felix Hernandez on the mound for Seattle. But they got to the ace for three runs in the fifth and added three more against the Mariners' bullpen.
    Hernandez allowed three runs and five hits in six innings. He struck out four and walked three. Charlie Furbush (0-2) got the loss.
    Michael Saunders and Kyle Seager homered for the Mariners.
    Astros 7, Athletics 6
    At Houston, Dexter Fowler hit a tiebreaking RBI single in Houston's four-run eighth inning, and the Astros held on for the win.
    Fowler also had a solo homer as Houston snapped a three-game losing streak. Chris Carter connected for a two-run shot in the second.
    The game was tied at 3 when Fowler drove in Marwin Gonzalez with a base hit against Sean Doolittle (0-2). Jason Castro then singled in Jose Altuve, and Fowler and Castro eventually came home on groundouts.
    Rays 4, White Sox 0
    At Chicago, Cesar Ramos and two relievers combined for a five-hitter, leading the Tampa Bay Rays to a win against the Chicago White Sox.
    Ramos (1-1) pitched five innings of five-hit ball in place of Matt Moore, who had Tommy John surgery on Tuesday. Brandon Gomes then tossed three innings and Juan Carlos Oviedo finished.
    Yankees 4, Angels 3
    At New York, John Ryan Murphy hit his first big league homer and drove in three runs, Dellin Betances earned his first win in the majors and the Yankees bounced back against the Angels.
    David Robertson posted his first save since coming off the disabled list. Mike Trout singled with one out in a nervy ninth and stole second, but Robertson retired Albert Pujols on a flyball and struck out Howie Kendrick to end it.
    Red Sox 7, Blue Jays 6
    At Toronto, A.J. Pierzynski hit his eighth career grand slam and Will Middlebrooks added a solo homer, powering Boston to the road win.
    Jose Bautista and Juan Francisco hit solo home runs for the Blue Jays, who have lost a season-high four straight games.
    Orioles 3, Royals 2, 10 innings
    At Baltimore, Nick Markakis singled in the winning run in the 10th inning after two throwing errors by pitcher Danny Duffy laid the groundwork for the Orioles' victory.
    The Orioles went eight straight innings without scoring before facing Duffy, who had pitched 81/3 scoreless innings on the season.
    Twins 5, Tigers 3
    At Minneapolis, Phil Hughes threw seven strong innings and Josmil Pinto hit his fifth homer, leading Minnesota to the victory.
    Hughes (2-1) had six strikeouts with no walks. He retired 16 straight at one point and has won two straight — a welcome sight for a Twins rotation that had produced only six quality starts this season.
    Interleague
    Giants 5, Indians 3
    At San Francisco, Hunter Pence hit a two-run single in San Francisco's four-run fifth inning, leading the Giants over Cleveland.
    Buster Posey added a solo homer in the sixth as San Francisco earned its third consecutive win. Posey, who won the NL MVP award in 2012, went 1 for 3 and is batting .103 (4 for 39) over his last 13 games.
    Michael Bourn, Nick Swisher and David Murphy had two hits apiece for Cleveland, which blew a 3-0 lead. Jason Kipnis drove in two runs.
    National League
    Dodgers 6, Rockies 3
    At Los Angeles, Adrian Gonzalez homered for the third straight game and Matt Kemp also went deep, leading Paul Maholm and the Los Angeles Dodgers to a victory.
    Maholm (1-2) threw 84 pitches over seven innings, allowing two runs and six hits in his fourth start with the defending NL West champions. Chris Withrow struck out Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki with the bases loaded in the eighth inning to help preserve the win.
    Nationals 4, Padres 0
    At Washington, Tanner Roark pitched a three-hitter for his first career complete game, leading Washington to the win.
    Roark set down the first 16 batters before San Diego catcher Rene Rivera, an .074 batter entering the game, hit a solid single to center field with one out in the sixth inning.
    Braves 4, Reds 1
    At Atlanta, rookie right-hander David Hale allowed only two hits over eight innings in a performance that may not be enough to save his spot in Atlanta's rotation.
    Freddie Freeman, Justin Upton and Evan Gattis each homered off Cincinnati's Mike Leake (2-2).
    Pirates 6, Cardinals 1
    At St. Louis, Gaby Sanchez had two RBIs in a four-run fourth inning and Pittsburgh's bullpen worked seven strong innings after starter Francisco Liriano left with flu-like symptoms and dizziness in a victory over St. Louis.
    Phillies 6, Diamondbacks 5
    At Phoenix, Pinch hitter Cody Asche hit a two-run double in Philadelphia's four-run eighth inning and the Phillies rallied after a shaky start by Cliff Lee.
    Philadelphia rallied by scoring two runs off Bronson Arroyo in the seventh and four more in the eighth against Joe Thatcher and Trevor Cahill (1-5).
    Marlins 7, Mets 6, 10 innings
    At New York, Jarrod Saltalamacchia homered leading off the 10th inning, Giancarlo Stanton also went deep and Miami rallied from four runs down to beat New York.
    Stanton hit a two-run shot and Miami climbed out of a 5-1 hole with a five-run sixth capped by pinch-hitter Reed Johnson's two-run double. Stanton's seventh home run of the season gave him 29 RBIs, most in the majors.
    Brewers 5, Cubs 3
    At Milwaukee, Jeff Bianchi had a two-run single, and Marco Estrada threw 72/3 strong innings to lead Milwaukee past Chicago.
    Bianchi went 2 for 4, entering the game as a pinch-hitter in the first for Jean Segura, who was hit in the head in the dugout by a bat.
    A TV replay showed the All-Star getting hit on the right side of the head during a warmup swing by teammate Ryan Braun, who was facing the field on the top steps of the dugout while Segura was coming up behind him.
    Manager Ron Roenicke said that Segura didn't have a concussion or fractures, but needed stitches to close a gash on his face. It was unclear how long he might be out.
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