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  • Pence helps power Giants to rout of Braves

  • SAN FRANCISCO — Hunter Pence, Michael Morse and Brandon Crawford homered to power the San Francisco Giants past Atlanta, 10-4 on Wednesday.
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  • SAN FRANCISCO — Hunter Pence, Michael Morse and Brandon Crawford homered to power the San Francisco Giants past Atlanta, 10-4 on Wednesday.
    Gregor Blanco stole three bases and scored three runs as the Giants continued to dominate the matchup of NL division leaders. San Francisco finished 5-1 against Atlanta this season.
    Madison Bumgarner (5-3) allowed four runs and five hits in five innings.
    Julio Teheran (2-3) lasted only 31/3 innings. He gave up five runs and seven hits in his second loss to the Giants this season.
    Pence finished with four hits and three RBIs, Crawford collected three hits and three RBIs and Morse connected for his team-leading ninth home run.
    Pirates 4, Brewers 1
    At Milwaukee, Backup catcher Chris Stewart's single keyed a three-run burst in the ninth inning against Francisco Rodriguez and sent the Pittsburgh Pirates past Milwaukee, ending the Brewers' three-game winning streak.
    Rodriguez (1-1) had given up only one run in 21 innings in his first 21 games. But the Pirates tagged the Milwaukee closer for four consecutive hits to beat the Brewers for only the second time in nine games.
    Marlins 13, Dodgers 3
    At Los Angeles, Ed Lucas homered for Miami during a six-run second inning in which second baseman Dee Gordon's fielding error led to five unearned runs, and the Marlins scored another six runs two innings later.
    Anthony DeSclafani (1-0) allowed two runs and seven hits over six innings to earn the win in his major league debut. He had a single and drove in two runs.
    Paul Maholm (1-4) was charged with 10 runs — five earned — and 11 hits in 3 2-3 innings, raising his ERA from 4.71 to 5.40.
    Nationals 5, Diamondbacks 1
    At Phoenix, Ian Desmond and Tyler Moore each lined two-run singles in the ninth inning to break open a close game, helping the Washington Nationals beat Arizona.
    Nationals starter Doug Fister was locked into a pitcher's duel with Brandon McCarthy before Washington pulled away.
    American League
    Red Sox 9, Twins 4
    At Minneapolis, David Ortiz homered twice for the second straight game and the Boston Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins.
    Big Papi went 3 for 5 with two RBIs, one night after a four-hit performance against his former team. Both of his homeruns — off Kevin Correia (1-5) in the third and Caleb Theilbar in the fifth — traveled more than 400 feet into the right-field upper deck at Target Field, where he's batting .528 (28 of 53) in 13 career games.
    White Sox 4, Athletics 2
    At Oakland, Calif., Jose Abreu hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning to help Chicago snap a four-game losing streak.
    Gordon Beckham homered on the first pitch of the game for the White Sox, who rallied against Oakland's bullpen to end a seven-game losing streak at the Coliseum.
    John Jaso and Josh Donaldson hit solo homers off Andre Rienzo for the Athletics.
    Tigers 7, Orioles 5
    At Baltimore, Rajai Davis homered, and Detroit overcame a rare shaky performance by Justin Verlander to complete a three-game sweep.
    The Tigers have won 12 of their last 15 games, including eight in a row on the road. Baltimore has lost four straight.
    Rays 2, Mariners 0
    At Seattle, Jake Odorizzi pitched one-hit ball for six innings, but the Tampa Bay Rays lost All-Star Ben Zobrist in a win.
    Zobrist dislocated his left thumb on a headfirst slide while trying to steal second base in the fifth. The valuable all-purpose player jammed himself into the bag after being tagged out, walked off the field holding his hand and later had his thumb adjusted back into place.
    Brandon Maurer (1-2) and the Seattle bullpen held the Rays to three hits.
    Indians 15, Blue Jays 4
    At Toronto, David Murphy had five hits and five RBIs and Lonnie Chisenhall had five hits and an RBI and Cleveland beat Toronto.
    Corey Kluber (4-3) pitched seven innings to win consecutive starts for the first time this season, and Carlos Santana and Yan Gomes homered as the Indians set season-highs with 22 hits and 15 runs in winning for the sixth time in eight games.
    Astros 5, Rangers 4
    At Houston, Matt Dominguez hit an RBI single off the right-field wall in the ninth inning and Houston won a series against their in-state rivals for the first time since 2008.
    The Astros took two of three after losing 15 straight series to the Rangers. Houston overcame a four-run deficit to win.
    Interleague
    Angels 3, Phillies 0
    At Philadelphia, Garrett Richards allowed five hits over seven innings and the Angels swept the two-game series.
    Mike Trout, who grew up in nearby Millville, New Jersey, went 1 for 4 with a triple, walk and stolen base.
    A.J. Burnett (2-3) labored through five innings, allowing three runs and seven hits. He struck out six and walked five.
    Yankees 4, Mets 0
    At New York, Masahiro Tanaka pitched a four-hitter for his first major league shutout and the Yankees got home runs from Yangervis Solarte and Mark Teixeira at Citi Field.
    Brian Roberts tripled twice and the Yankees finally beat their crosstown rivals after dropping six straight. The Mets took all four Subway Series games last year and won two slugfests in the Bronx this week.
    Royals 3, Rockies 2
    At Kansas City, Mo., Mike Moustakas hit a three-run double in the second inning, and Jason Vargas and Kansas City bullpen made it stand up.
    Vargas (4-1) did not allow a hit until the fourth inning and did not allow a run until Drew Stubbs belted a two-run homer in the seventh.
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