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AMERICAN LEAGUE

Indians finish four-game sweep

• Cleveland 5, Tampa Bay 4 (10): Mike Aviles homered on the first pitch of the 10th as the Indians swept of a four-game road series for the first time in more than a year. The Rays struck out a franchise-record 19 times and were limited to three or fewer hits for the third consecutive game. Tampa Bay lefthander Matt Moore, a 17-game winner two years ago, made his first start since undergoing Tommy John surgery in April 2014.

• Texas 2, Baltimore 0: Leonys Martin ended a scoreless duel with an RBI single in the ninth inning for the host Orioles. Baltimore's Yovani Gallardo extended his run of shutout innings to 29⅓ — the longest streak in the majors this year and fourth-longest in franchise history.

• BOSTON 12, TORONTO 6: David Ortiz and Hanley Ramirez had consecutive homers in an eight-run first inning, and Xander Bogaerts had four hits for the visiting Red Sox.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Scherzer takes tough loss

• Atlanta 2, Washington 1: Max Scherzer took the loss for the visiting Nationals despite giving up just five hits and striking out nine in his third complete game in his last four starts.

• Chicago 6, N.Y. Mets 1: Jonathan Herrera tied a career high with three RBI for the visiting Cubs. Herrera drove in the runs with a squeeze bunt and his first home run in nearly two years. It was the Cubs' first homer in nine games.

• Milwaukee 8, Philadelphia 7 (11): Adam Lind hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the 11th inning as the visiting Brewers completed a four-game sweep. Milwaukee blew leads of 4-0, 5-2 and 7-4.

INTERLEAGUE

Tigers swept at home by Pirates

• Pittsburgh 8, Detroit 4: Neil Walker had his second straight four-hit game and drove in three runs as the visiting Pirates completed a three-game sweep. J.D. Martinez hit his 21st home run of the season and 12th in 20 games for the Tigers.

NOTES

• Red Sox catcher Ryan Hanigan, who suffered a broken bone in his right hand during a May 1 was activated off the 60-day disabled list.

• The Blue Jays signed international free agent Vladimir Guerrero Jr., the 16-year-old son of nine-time All-Star and 2004 AL MVP Vladimir Guerrero. A righthanded-hitting outfielder, his deal is reportedly worth $3.9 million.

• The Rangers activated righthanded reliever Neftali Felize from the 15-day disabled list and optioned starter Nick Martinez (5-5 with a 3.43 ERA in 16 starts) to Class AAA Round Rock. Rangers manager Jeff Banister said the team is monitoring Martinez's innings and wants to keep him fresh.

• The Cardinals placed outfielder Jon Jay on the 15-day disabled list with a left wrist stress reaction and bone bruise. Jay has struggled coming off wrist surgery in the offseason.

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