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AMERICAN LEAGUE

Pedroia's five RBI pace Red Sox

•BOSTON 10, BALTIMORE 1: Dustin Pedroia homered twice and had a season-high five RBI to back a dominant pitching performance by rookie Henry Owens, and the Red Sox routed the Orioles on Wednesday night to avert a three-game sweep. David Ortiz also went deep for the Red Sox, hitting his 35th homer of the season. Owens gave up six hits over 7⅔ shutout innings.

•NEW YORK 3, TAMPA BAY 1: Prized rookie Luis Severino rebounded from his worst start, Greg Bird homered and drove in two runs, and the visiting Yankees beat the Rays. Severino allowed one run and six hits in 5⅔ innings.

CLEVELAND 5, KANSAS CITY 1: Francisco Lindor, making a late run for AL Rookie of the Year, was 3-for-4 with a home run and four RBI in leading the host Indians over the Royals.

CHICAGO 9, OAKLAND 4: Mike Olt homered and Melky Cabrera had a two-run double as part of a six-run fourth inning to help the White Sox beat the visiting Athletics.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Cubs edge Pirates in 12th

•CHICAGO 3, PITTSBURGH 2 (12): Pinch runner Quintin Berry raced home on Anthony Rizzo's sacrifice fly in the top of the 12th inning as the Cubs slipped by the Pirates.

•WASHINGTON 12, PHILADELPHIA 2: Jayson Werth hit two homers, Bryce Harper also went deep and Gio Gonzalez tied his career high with 12 strikeouts to lead the Nationals to a rout over the Phillies in Philadelphia.

•MIAMI 6, NEW YORK 0: Adam Conley slowed the Mets pursuit of a NL East title with a career-high seven innings, and the streaking Marlins handed New York a home loss. Conley allowed three hits and struck out six.

•ST. LOUIS 5, MILWAUKEE 4: Tommy Pham homered twice and tripled, Matt Carpenter added a solo shot and Jaime Garcia went 6⅓ innings to lead the Cardinals past the host Brewers. Pham's home runs came in the second and the fourth off Milwaukee starter Wily Peralta. It was the rookie's third and fourth homers of the season and first multihomer effort.

•LOS ANGELES 2, COLORADO 0: Alex Wood pitched one-hit ball for eight innings on only 78 pitches and retired his last 19 batters, leading the host Dodgers over the Rockies.

•ARIZONA 4, SAN DIEGO 3: Matt Kemp hit a three-run homer to back Andrew Cashner's seven strong innings in the Diamondbacks' win over the visiting Padres. Cashner allowed three runs and seven hits in seven innings.

•SAN FRANCISCO 5, CINCINNATI 3: The Giants scored one run in each of the first four innings to build a 4-0 lead over the visiting Reds.

INTERLEAGUE

Blue Jays rout Braves

•TORONTO 9, ATLANTA 1: David Price allowed one run in seven innings, Russell Martin hit a homer and drove in four runs, and the Blue Jays beat Shelby Miller and the host Braves to protect their lead in the AL East. Price gave up six hits and had nine strikeouts as he improved to 7-1 since coming to Toronto in a trade with Detroit. He lowered his ERA to 2.42.

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