• OAKLAND 4, HOUSTON 0: Sonny Gray outpitched Scott Kazmir, and the A's spoiled the former Oakland lefty's return to the Coliseum by beating the Astros.

• TEXAS 9, SEATTLE 6: Shin-Soo Choo hit a three-run home in the third to lead the Rangers over the host Mariners. Three teammates also homered.

• SAN FRANCISCO 6, ARIZONA 2: Tim Hudson pitched six effective innings in his return to the rotation and hit his first homer in two seasons, lifting the Giants over the Diamondbacks in Phoenix.

• SAN DIEGO 2, COLORADO 1: Brett Wallace's grounder drove in the winning run for the Padres.

• L.A. DODGERS 6, L.A. ANGELS 4: Clayton Kershaw pitched seven strong innings, giving up only one earned run and four hits as the Dodgers beat the Angels in Anaheim.