roundup

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Danks, White Sox stop Yankees

• CHICAGO 8, NEW YORK 2: Melky Cabrera and Alexei Ramirez homered and John Danks struck out eight in 5⅔ innings, leading the host White Sox to victory Saturday.

• BOSTON 11, TAMPA BAY 7: Travis Shaw, called up from the minors earlier in the day, hit his first two major league homers and went 4-for-4 with four RBI for the host Red Sox.

•BALTIMORE 6, DETROIT 2: Gerardo Parra went 1-for-3 in his Baltimore debut, and Manny Machado hit his 23rd home run in a home victory for the Orioles.

•OAKLAND 5, CLEVELAND 1: Three A's pitchers teamed on a five-hitter and Marcus Semien hit his ninth homer.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Duda is a headache for Nationals

• NEW YORK 3, WASHINGTON 2: Lucas Duda homered twice and hit a tiebreaking double in the seventh inning after newcomer Yoenis Cespedes was walked intentionally, rallying the Mets to victory over the Nationals in front of 42,996, the second-largest regular-season crowd ever at Citi Field.

• PHILADELPHIA 12, ATLANTA 2: Odubel Herrera, Freddy Galvis and Cameron Rupp all homered, contributing to a season-high run total for the host Phillies.

• CINCINNATI 4, PITTSBURGH 3: The host Reds beat All-Star and 14-game winner Gerrit Cole for the third time this season.

• SAN DIEGO 5, MIAMI 3: Odrisamer Despaigne pitched six solid innings and posted his second consecutive victory over the host Marlins. Yangervis Solarte and Matt Kemp each had two hits and drove in a run for San Diego.

• CHICAGO 4, MILWAUKEE 2: Kyle Hendricks scattered four hits and Anthony Rizzo homered for the fourth consecutive game in the Cubs' victory at Miller Park.

• COLORADO 6, ST. LOUIS 2: Nolan Arenado connected for a two-run shot in the second against Lance Lynn and Ben Paulsen added a leadoff shot in the sixth in the Rockies' first victory at Busch Stadium since May 12, 2013.

INTERLEAGUE

• HOUSTON 9, ARIZONA 2: Hank Conger hit two homers, including his first career grand slam, and rookie Carlos Correa also homered twice for the host Astros.

•SAN FRANCISCO 9, TEXAS 7 (11): A three-run eighth tied it for the Giants before 11th-inning homers by Hunter Pence and Brandon Belt put away a victory in Arlington, Texas. Cole Hamels pitched into the eighth inning in his Rangers debut.

• L.A. DODGERS 3, L.A. ANGELS 1: Clayton Kershaw extended his scoreless streak to 37 innings with eight innings of two-hit ball and battery mate Yasmani Grandal hit a two-run homer, leading the Dodgers over the Angels at Dodger Stadium.

notes

•Larry Lucchino is stepping down as president and CEO of the Boston Red Sox at the end of this season. Team spokesman Kevin Gregg said Saturday night in an e-mail that Lucchino hopes to remain with the club in some capacity. Gregg also said Sam Kennedy, the team's executive vice president and COO, is Lucchino's choice to take over as president.

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