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OAKLAND, California (AP) " Eduardo Rodriguez's no-hit bid for the Boston Red Sox was broken up after a replay reversal with two outs in the eighth inning, and Khris Davis hit a game-ending double in the ninth that sent the Oakland Athletics to a 1-0 victory Sunday.

Brock Holt misplayed Davis' double in deep left field for an error that allowed Danny Valencia to score from first base. Valencia drew a leadoff walk against Craig Kimbrel (2-4), and Oakland averted a three-game sweep.

Marcus Semien reached on an infield single in the eighth after Rodriguez stuck out his right leg to knock down a grounder. The left-hander found the ball and threw to first, where Semien initially was ruled out by umpire Laz Diaz.

A's manager Bob Melvin challenged the call, which was overturned after a quick review. Replays clearly showed Semien was safe.

Oakland has not been held without a hit since four Orioles pitchers turned the trick on July 13, 1991 " the longest active streak in the majors.

The last-place A's snapped a five-game losing streak overall, and a nine-game skid to Boston.

Ryan Madson (5-4) pitched the ninth for the win.

ANGELS 4, MARINERS 2

SEATTLE (AP) " Los Angeles starter Matt Shoemaker was hospitalized after taking a line drive to the head.

Shoemaker was hit on the right side of his head with one out in the second inning on a 105 mph line drive from Kyle Seager. Shoemaker was able to turn his head slightly to avoid a direct blow to his face but was unable to get his mitt up in time.

After the game, the Angels announced that a CT scan revealed Shoemaker suffered a small skull fracture and small hematoma. He was to be seen by a neurologist and remain in Seattle overnight for observation.

Albert Pujols and C.J. Cron hit back-to-back home runs in the first inning and six Angels relievers combined to shut down the Mariners. Deolis Guerra (3-0) was the first to enter, and Andrew Bailey worked the ninth for his first save since 2013 with Boston.

Pujols hit his 29th homer off starter Hisashi Iwakuma (14-11).

CARDINALS 5, REDS 2

CINCINNATI (AP) " Randal Grichuk and Kolten Wong homered, Carlos Martinez carried a shutout into the seventh inning and St. Louis Cardinals snapped a three-game losing streak with a win over Cincinnati.

Yadier Molina had two of the Cardinals' five hits as they avoided being swept in Cincinnati for the first time since July 2012.

St. Louis, which turned four double plays, remained one game ahead of the Mets for the final NL playoff spot.

Martinez (13-7) improved to 8-1 in 13 road starts this season. Seung Hwan Oh earned his 15th save.

Tim Adleman (2-3) gave up three runs in five innings.

METS 5, NATIONALS 1

NEW YORK (AP) " Seth Lugo kept pitching like a playoff-tested ace rather than a rookie, and New York got two-run homers from Curtis Granderson and Jay Bruce to beat Washington.

The Mets won for the 11th time in 15 tries but didn't have much time to savor the victory " they hurried to Cincinnati for a 1:10 p.m. Monday holiday start.

Lugo (3-2) limited the NL East leaders to one run in seven innings. The 26-year-old righty has won three straight starts, permitting a total of three runs, to help rejuvenate an injury-plagued rotation.

Granderson drove in three runs.

Danny Espinosa matched a career high with his 21st homer for Washington. Reynaldo Lopez (2-3) threw three wild pitches over four innings in his return from Triple-A.

BLUE JAYS 5, RAYS 3

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) " Russell Martin hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the eighth inning to help Toronto overcome a poor start by 17-game winner J.A. Happ and avoid a three-game sweep against Tampa Bay.

The Blue Jays moved a game ahead of Boston atop the AL East.

Martin hit his 17th home run on a 3-0 pitch from Kevin Jepsen (2-6). The catcher has nine homers and 24 RBIs over his last 18 games.

Joaquin Benoit (3-1) struck out three in a scoreless seventh. Roberto Osuna got his 30th save.

Toronto manager John Gibbons was ejected from the dugout by plate umpire Pat Hoberg after Martin struck out in the fourth.

The Blue Jays tied it at 3 in the seventh on Devon Travis' two-run single off Brad Boxberger, costing 17-game loser Chris Archer a shot at his ninth win. Archer struck out nine, running his AL-best total to 211.

YANKEES 5, ORIOLES 2

BALTIMORE (AP) " Chase Headley and Austin Romine had two RBIs apiece, and New York beat Baltimore to prevent a three-game sweep and remain afloat in the AL wild-card race.

With five rookies in the starting lineup, the Yankees closed within 3 1/2 games of the Orioles and Tigers for the league's final playoff spot.

Luis Severino (2-8) pitched two strong innings of relief and Dellin Betances, the fifth New York reliever, got four outs for his eighth save.

The loss dropped Baltimore three games out of first place in the AL East.

New York had been shut out three consecutive times by the Orioles in a seven-day span. But the Yankees promptly put an end to the streak with a three-run first against Wade Miley (8-12).

CUBS 3, GIANTS 2, 13 INNINGS

CHICAGO (AP) " Jason Heyward hit a tying single in the ninth inning and a game-winning single in the 13th as Chicago took three of four from San Francisco in a possible playoff preview.

Anthony Rizzo singled leading off the 13th against Matt Reynolds (0-1) and went to second on Ben Zobrist's sacrifice. Addison Russell, who had three hits, was walked intentionally before Heyward drove in his third run of the game.

Trevor Cahill (4-4) worked a perfect inning in a series in which all four games were decided by one run.

The Cubs were staring at a second straight loss when Russell led off the ninth with a double against Santiago Casilla. Russell went to third on a wild pitch and scored on Heyward's single to hand Casilla his seventh blown save.

INDIANS 6, MARLINS 5

CLEVELAND (AP) " Lonnie Chisenhall capped a three-run rally with a two-out RBI single in the ninth inning against Fernando Rodney, leading Cleveland over Miami.

Chisenhall's hit dropped in front of a sliding Ichiro Suzuki in right field and scored pinch-runner Michael Martinez, giving the AL Central leaders their sixth straight win.

Jose Ramirez's two-run single tied it, also with two outs.

Rodney (2-4) allowed three runs, two hits, three walks and threw two wild pitches.

Indians manager Terry Francona was ejected earlier in the inning for arguing when Jason Kipnis struck out on a checked call.

Cody Allen (3-5) got two outs to help the Indians complete a three-game sweep and maintain a 5 1/2-game lead over Detroit.

Suzuki's ninth-inning double off Andrew Miller broke a 3-all tie. Martin Prado added a sacrifice fly, giving the Marlins a two-run lead.

Miami has dropped eight of nine.

ASTROS 7, RANGERS 6

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) " George Springer and Evan Gattis homered to help Houston avoid a series sweep and snap Texas' seven-game winning streak.

The Astros still trail the first-place Rangers by 9 1/2 games in the AL West and have won only three of 16 meetings this season.

Springer led off the game with his 26th homer, and Houston built a 5-0 lead before Yu Darvish (5-4) was lifted after four innings. Gattis hit his 24th homer in the fifth for a 6-2 lead.

Chris Devenski (3-4) pitched 1 2/3 scoreless innings. He took over for starter Collin McHugh with one out in the fifth after the Rangers had cut it to 6-5.

Ken Giles pitched the ninth for his eighth save.

BREWERS 10, PIRATES 0

PITTSBURGH (AP) " Domingo Santana had his first two-homer game, pinch-hitter Jonathan Villar delivered his first grand slam and Chris Carter connected for his 32nd home run as Milwaukee completed a three-game sweep and handed Pittsburgh its sixth straight loss.

The Pirates' skid follows a four-game sweep at Milwaukee last weekend, and has dropped them 3 1/2 games behind St. Louis for the second NL wild card. The Pirates host the Cardinals in a three-game series beginning Monday.

Santana hit a solo shot off starter Steven Brault (0-2) to open the scoring. The third-year outfielder hit the second of back-to-back homers with Carter, who had a three-run drive, off Kelvin Marte during a five-run ninth.

Villar connected in the sixth.

Chase Anderson (8-11) scattered five hits over five innings.

DODGERS 7, PADRES 4

LOS ANGELES (AP) " Jose De Leon struck out nine while winning his major league debut, pinch-hitter Yasmani Grandal drove in three runs, including a go-ahead single in the fifth inning, and Los Angeles rallied to beat San Diego.

De Leon (1-0) gave up four runs and six hits in six innings and didn't issue a walk. The right-hander struck out the side in the sixth.

Kenley Jansen pitched the ninth to earn his 42nd save in 48 chances.

Kevin Quackenbush (7-5) took the loss in relief.

TIGERS 6, ROYALS 5

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) " Justin Upton hit a two-run homer with two outs in the eighth inning, sending Detroit past Kansas City.

Upton also doubled home J.D. Martinez in the second. Upton has seven homers and 18 RBIs in his last 14 games.

Miguel Cabrera was on first after a leadoff single when Upton drove a fastball from Joakim Soria (4-7) to center for his 20th homer, giving the Tigers a 6-5 lead.

Shane Greene (3-3) pitched 1 1/3 innings for the win. Francisco Rodriguez worked the ninth for his 38th save in 42 opportunities.

WHITE SOX 13, TWINS 11, 12 INNINGS

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) " Jose Abreu hit two three-run homers and drove in a career-best seven runs, and Chicago used Tim Anderson's two-run double in the 12th inning to get a wild win over Minnesota.

Abreu, Anderson and Melky Cabrera had three hits apiece, helping the White Sox overcome four homers by the Twins. The teams combined for 18 home runs while splitting the four-game series.

Juan Minaya (1-0) earned his first major league win. He pitched a scoreless 11th but walked the first two batters in the 12th. Tommy Kahnle came in and earned his third career save, retiring Eddie Rosario with the bases loaded for the final out.

Byron Buxton hit his first grand slam for Minnesota. Brian Dozier, Miguel Sano and John Ryan Murphy also went deep. Pat Dean (1-6) took the loss.

BRAVES 2, PHILLIES 0

PHILADELPHIA (AP) " Julio Teheran pitched six sharp innings, Matt Kemp homered and last-place Atlanta beat Philadelphia for its sixth consecutive win.

Teheran (5-9) allowed five hits and struck out seven while lowering his ERA to 3.01. Jim Johnson worked the ninth for his 15th save, finishing a five-hitter.

Kemp hit a leadoff drive in the second for his 28th homer. Freddie Freeman added another leadoff drive in the eighth for his 29th of the year.

The Phillies dropped their sixth consecutive game, wasting another solid start by Jake Thompson (1-5). The rookie allowed four hits and struck out six in seven innings.

DIAMONDBACKS 8, ROCKIES 5

DENVER (AP) " Socrates Brito snapped a seventh-inning tie with a three-run homer, and Arizona held off a late rally to beat Colorado.

Archie Bradley (6-8) scattered six hits over six innings and Jean Segura had three hits in his return to the lineup for the Diamondbacks.

Rockies starter Jon Gray (9-7) allowed a run in the first inning but retired 17 of 19 batters before Arizona roughed him up in the seventh.

Colorado scored twice in the ninth, but Daniel Hudson struck out DJ LeMahieu and Carlos Gonzalez with two runners on to end it.

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