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AMERICAN LEAGUE

Yankees' Severino gets first win

•NEW YORK 6, CLEVELAND 2: Luis Severino earned his first major league victory, getting all the support he needed in the first inning on a pair of home runs from Brett Gardner and Brian McCann as the host Yankees beat the Indians on Saturday. Making his fourth career start, the 21-year-old Severino (1-2) gave up a one-out homer in the first to fellow rookie Francisco Lindor, but he yielded only two singles and four walks in the remainder of his six innings.

• TEXAS 5, DETROIT 3: Yovani Gallardo took a shutout into the seventh inning, and the Rangers spoiled Randy Wolf's return to the major leagues with a victory over the host Tigers.

• KANSAS CITY 6, BOSTON 3: Yordano Ventura pitched six innings of six-hit ball while striking out six, and Salvador Perez blasted his 18th homer of the season — a three-run shot — as the host Royals beat the Red Sox.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Cubs chop down the Braves

• CHICAGO 9, ATLANTA 7: Miguel Montero and Jorge Soler broke a tie with back-to-back solo homers to start the eighth inning, and the host Cubs overcame homers from both sides of the plate by the Braves' Nick Swisher for the comeback win, their third in a row. Montero and Soler both lofted balls into the left field basket off former Cub Edwin Jackson (2-2), sending Atlanta to its sixth straight loss.

• PHILADELPHIA 4, MIAMI 2: Aaron Altherr and Darin Ruf hit back-to-back solo home runs in the top of the ninth to lift the Phillies to a road victory. The Phillies scored two runs in the top of the eighth, sparked by Darnell Sweeney's first major league hit, a solo homer that tied the game. Altherr broke the tie with a homer off A.J. Ramos (1-4). Ruf followed with a homer on the next pitch to give the Phillies back-to-back home runs for the first time this season.

• WASHINGTON 6, MILWAUKEE 1: Anthony Rendon homered and doubled to drive in two runs, rookie Joe Ross allowed one run in seven innings and the host Nationals beat the Brewers. Michael Taylor hit a home run for the third night in a row, connecting on a two-run shot for Washington, which had lost eight of 10.

• ARIZONA 11, CINCINNATI 7: Paul Goldschmidt went 4-for-5 — including his 23rd and 24th homers of the season — with four RBI as the visiting Diamondbacks beat the Reds.

INTERLEAGUE

• HOUSTON 3, L.A. DODGERS 1: Scott Kazmir pitched six solid innings, Jose Altuve and Luis Valbuena homered and the host Astros defeated Zack Greinke and the Dodgers. A night after Mike Fiers through a no-hitter for Houston, Kazmir (7-8) didn't permit a runner until Jimmy Rollins singled to start the fourth inning. The Astros won a matchup of division leaders and ended an eight-game winning streak by Greinke (13-3).

NOTES

•The Mets placed Lucas Duda on the 15-day disabled list to relieve his recurring back stiffness. Duda missed six games earlier this month with the same condition and left Friday's 14-9 win due to the discomfort.

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