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Tigers run road streak to 11 with sweep of Red Sox

– Victor Martinez hit a two-run homer, Torii Hunter added a solo shot, and the streaking Detroit Tigers won their 11th straight road game to complete a three-game sweep of the Boston Red Sox with a 6-2 victory Sunday night.

It was the fifth consecutive win and 15th in 18 games for the Tigers and the first time the Red Sox were swept at home in a multigame series by the Tigers since losing four in June 1983.

ASTROS 8, WHITE SOX 2: In Houston, Matt Dominguez hit his sixth and seventh homers of the season and had four RBI to lead Houston.

ATHLETICS 13, INDIANS 3: In Cleveland, Yoenis Cespedes drove in a career-high five runs and Oakland completed a three-game sweep.

MARINERS 6, TWINS 2: In Minneapolis, Felix Hernandez pitched eight strong innings and Robinson Cano had four hits as Seattle snapped a four-game losing streak.

ROYALS 8, ORIOLES 6: In Kansas City, Missouri, Alex Gordon went 4 for 4 with a pair of three-run homers and a career-high six RBI to lead Kansas City.

RANGERS 6, BLUE JAYS 2: In Arlington, Texas, Mitch Moreland hit a tiebreaking homer in the seventh inning and Texas avoided a three-game sweep.


PHILLIES 8, REDS 3: In Philadelphia, Cody Asche, Jimmy Rollins, Wil Nieves and Marlon Byrd all homered, and Philadelphia beat Cincinnati, which played again without injured first baseman Joey Votto.

BRAVES 6, CARDINALS 5: In St. Louis, Ryan Doumit scored on a wild pitch and Atlanta got two runs in the ninth inning to rally past St. Louis.

NATIONALS 6, METS 3: In Washington, Wilson Ramos drove in four runs and Ian Desmond homered and Jordan Zimmermann (3-1) picked his first win in three starts.

GIANTS 4, MARLINS 1: In San Francisco, Pablo Sandoval homered for the first time in more than a month, Ryan Vogelsong won for just the second time in nine starts, and San Francisco salvaged a split of its four-game series.

DIAMONDBACKS 5, DODGERS 3: In Phoenix, Cody Ross hit his first home run of the year, Eric Chavez went deep for the second consecutive day and the Arizona won a home series for the first time this season.

ROCKIES 8, PADRES 6, 10 inn.: In Denver, Justin Morneau hit a two-run homer in the 10th inning, and Colorado turned just the third triple play in team history.


YANKEES 4-3, PIRATES 3-5: In New York Josh Harrison homered in the seventh inning to make up for a baserunning blunder and made a diving catch in left field to help preserve Pittsburgh’s first win in the Bronx in 54 years.

Mark Teixeira had a two-run single and Brett Gardner added an RBI double as New York won the opener.