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Seattle wins in 10 innings; Suzuki slaps 2,500th hit

PHOENIX — Casper Wells hit a pinch-hit, two-run single in the top of the 10th inning Tuesday and Seattle rallied to beat Arizona 12-9 on a night when Ichiro Suzuki picked up his 2,500th career hit.

Justin Smoak, Brendan Ryan and Kyle Seager homered for the Mariners, who have won three of four.

J.J. Putz (1-4) walked Smoak leading off the 10th, and Dustin Ackley looped a single to center, moving pinch-runner Munenori Kawasaki to second. Brad Ziegler came on for Putz, and Ryan sacrificed the runners over before Wells singled to give the Mariners an 11-9 lead.

Suzuki sliced a double down the left-field line, easily scoring Wells to make it 12-9. The Mariners' outfielder led off the game with his 2,500th career hit and finished 4-for-5 with two doubles, two RBIs and two runs scored.

Angels 12, Giants 5

At Anaheim, Calif., Albert Pujols hit a three-run homer, Mark Trumbo added a three-run triple and drove in five runs, and Mike Trout matched his career high with four hits in the Los Angeles Angels' victory.

C.J. Wilson (8-4) allowed season-highs of five runs and 10 hits, but the Angels backed him with their highest-scoring performance of the season.

Athletics 3, Dodgers 0

At Oakland, Calif., Brandon McCarthy showed no signs of an ailing shoulder in seven impressive innings, winning his third straight start and sixth consecutive decision to lead Oakland past the Los Angeles Dodgers,

Seth Smith and Jonny Gomes each hit RBI singles, and Coco Crisp reached four times and stole three bases as the A's beat the NL West-leading club.

Rangers 7, Padres 3

At San Diego, Josh Hamilton returned to the Texas lineup after missing four starts due to illness and hit a two-run triple.

Hamilton, who leads the major leagues with 66 RBIs, went 2-for-5 and scored two runs as the Rangers extended their winning streak to five games. He had not started a game since Thursday due to an intestinal virus.

Braves 4, Yankees 3

At New York, Chipper Jones atoned for a costly error by cutting down the potential tying run at the plate and the Atlanta Braves held on to end the Yankees' 10-game winning streak.

The Yankees were trying to match their longest winning string in nearly a half-century. Instead, the Braves threw out two runners at home and won for only the second time in nine games.

Jason Heyward singled home the go-ahead run in the sixth inning off Hiroki Kuroda (6-7). Heyward also tripled and scored, and nailed Mark Teixeira at home with a strong throw from right field.

Tigers 6, Cardinals 3

At Detroit, Justin Verlander allowed one earned run in seven innings, leading the Tigers to a victory over the Cardinals.

Verlander (7-4) retired 12 of the first 13 hitters he faced and worked out of a seventh-inning jam to help Detroit hold on. He struck out Allen Craig with the bases loaded with his final pitch.

Red Sox 7, Marlins 5

At Boston, David Ortiz hit his 17th homer and Clay Buchholz won his fourth straight start as Boston won for the fifth time in six games.

Cody Ross and Kelly Shoppach also homered as Buchholz (8-2) benefited again from a strong hitting attack. He entered the game with the second-best support in the majors, 7.51 runs per nine innings.

Logan Morrison drove in all five Miami runs with a two-run homer and two doubles.

Mets 5, Orioles 0

At New York, Johan Santana pitched six sharp innings, Lucas Duda hit a two-run homer, and the New York Mets beat Baltimore for their second straight shutout of the Orioles.

Santana followed R.A. Dickey's second one-hitter in a row with his best outing since he tossed a no-hitter on June 1. Jordany Valdespin added a two-run single for New York.

Phillies 7, Rockies 2

At Philadelphia, Cole Hamels threw eight sharp innings and John Mayberry Jr. and Carlos Ruiz hit two-run homers for Philadelphia.

Hamels (10-3) allowed two runs and six hits, striking out seven. The lefty had a 6.07 ERA in his previous four starts.

Pirates 7, Twins 2

At Pittsburgh, Andrew McCutchen had three hits, including his 12th homer of the season, and Kevin Correia ended a lengthy winless streak at home as Pittsburgh beat Minnesota.

Correia (3-6), pitched 51/3 shutout innings, allowing four hits to go with a walk and two strikeouts to earn his first victory in Pittsburgh in nearly a year.

Rays 5, Nationals 4

At Washington, Carlos Pena hit a two-run homer and David Price bounced back from his worst start of the season to pitch seven strong innings, leading the Rays to a victory over the Nationals.

Price (9-4) gave up four runs on six hits. He struck out four and walked one to help Tampa Bay win for the third time in four games. His last time out against the Mets, Price gave up seven runs in five innings.

Blue Jays 10, Brewers 9

At Milwaukee, Colby Rasmus and Jose Bautista erased a one-run deficit with back-to-back home runs off closer John Axford in the ninth inning, and the Blue Jays rallied to beat the Brewers.

It was the second back-to-back homer performance of the night for Rasmus and Bautista, who combined with Edwin Encarnacion to homer in three straight at-bats in the sixth.

Indians 3, Reds 2, 10 innings

At Cleveland, Asdrubal Cabrera hit a two-run homer with one out in the 10th inning off hard-throwing Aroldis Chapman to give Cleveland a win over Cincinnati.

Royals 2, Astros 0

At Houston, Luke Hochevar pitched into the eighth inning, two relievers completed the shutout, and Billy Butler hit a solo home run to lead Kansas City over Houston.

Cubs 2, White Sox 1

At Chicago, Travis Wood pitched six strong innings for his first win as a starter in more than a year and the Cubs beat the White Sox.