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AMERICAN LEAGUE

Yankees end losing streak

• NEW YORK 5, TORONTO 0: Masahiro Tanaka allowed four hits over seven innings as the host Yankees ended a five-game losing streak. Dustin Ackley homered and had three RBI and left fielder Brett Gardner made two excellent catches for New York. The Yankees sent R.A. Dickey (10-11) to his first loss since before the All-Star break. The knuckleballer had been 7-0 with a 2.68 ERA in 11 starts since losing to the White Sox on July 9.

• CLEVELAND 7-2, DETROIT 2-9: The host Indians moved back to .500 for the first time since the fourth game of the season after rookie Cody Anderson outpitched Justin Verlander for the second time in a week in the first game of a doubleheader, but they dropped the second game. J.D. Martinez drove in three runs for the Tigers in Game 2.

• BOSTON 2, TAMPA BAY 0 (13): Rusney Castillo had a go-ahead two-run single in the 13th for the visiting Red Sox. The Rays extended their team record extra-inning losing streak to 11 games.

• TEXAS 12, OAKLAND 4: Adrian Beltre homered twice to drive in five runs for the host Rangers. It was Beltre's 27th career multihomer game.

• BALTIMORE 8, KANSAS CITY 2: Chris Davis hit his league-leading 42nd home run and Jonathan Schoop added a pair of solo shots for the host Orioles. Royals righthander Johnny Cueto lost his fifth straight start. He tied a career high by allowing four homers and has given up 28 runs over his past 26⅓ innings.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Greinke improves to 17-3

• LOS ANGELES 4, ARIZONA 3: Zack Greinke (17-3) pitched eight scoreless innings to lower his major league-leading ERA to 1.61 for the visiting Dodgers.

• ST. LOUIS 9, CINCINNATI 2: Tommy Pham hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the sixth and pinch-hitter Matt Adams added a two-run drive in a five-run eighth as the visiting Cardinals avoided getting swept in the four-game series.

• PHILADELPHIA 7, CHICAGO 4: Ryan Howard homered and drove in three runs for the host Phillies. Chicago finished the season 2-5 against Philadelphia.

• WASHINGTON 5, MIAMI 0: Max Scherzer pitched eight stellar innings to help the visiting Nationals end a five-game losing streak. Scherzer had been 0-3 with a 6.08 ERA in seven starts since beating the Marlins on July 30.

• SAN FRANCISCO 10, SAN DIEGO 3: Mike Leake pitched six strong innings and hit a three-run homer to help the host Giants complete a three-game sweep.

INTERLEAGUE

• COLORADO 3, SEATTLE 2: Kyle Kendrick, who grew up about 90 minutes north of Seattle, picked up his second straight victory for the visiting Rockies.

NOTES

Harper injured in collision

Nationals star Bryce Harper left Sunday's game in the first inning after colliding with Marlins second baseman Derek Dietrich while running the bases. "All tests now and since have been really good," manager Matt Williams said. "No signs of a concussion so we'll keep evaluating him through the night and see how he is tomorrow."

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