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PITTSBURGH (AP) " Kyle Hendricks rediscovered his 2016 form, limiting the Pittsburgh Pirates to four hits over six innings to outduel Gerrit Cole and lead the Chicago Cubs to a 1-0 win on Tuesday night.

Hendricks (2-1) struck out two and walked three, and Wade Davis worked a perfect ninth for his fifth save as the Cubs won for the sixth time in seven games.

Addison Russell doubled in the second off Cole (1-3) and scored when second baseman Alen Hanson airmailed first base on a Jason Heyward grounder, the Pirates' major league-high 20th error this season. Pittsburgh has lost six of eight.

ASTROS 4, INDIANS 2

CLEVELAND (AP) " Dallas Keuchel (4-0) pitched a six-hitter, allowing home runs to Austin Jackson in the third and Michael Brantley in the ninth that raised his ERA to 1.22.

Josh Reddick gave Houston a 3-1 lead with a two-run single in the fifth. Josh Tomlin (1-3), then took a home run away from Jason Kipnis with a leaping catch at the center-field fence in the bottom half.

Houston is 10-2 since April 11 and leads the AL West at 14-6.

Astros second baseman Jose Altuve and outfielder Teoscar Hernandez collided in right while chasing Yan Gomes' eighth-inning popup, which dropped for a single.

Altuve banged up his left shoulder and Hernandez bruised his left leg.

RAYS 2, ORIOLES 0

BALTIMORE (AP) " Austin Pruitt combined with four relievers on a two-hitter in his first big league start. Pruitt allowed one hit in three innings, Danny Farquhar got two outs, Jumbo Diaz went 1 1/3 innings, Chase Whitley (1-0) contributed three perfect innings and Alex Colome finished for his fifth save.

Jonathan Schoop had a second-inning double and Chris Davis a fourth-inning infield single.

Wade Miley (1-1) gave up four hits and six walks in seven innings. Tim Beckham hit an RBI single and Derek Norris added a run-scoring fly ball in the fourth, when Miley walked three.

TIGERS 19, MARINERS 9

DETROIT (AP) " James McCann, Justin Upton and Alex Avila homered for Detroit " and that was before the Tigers added nine runs in the fifth inning en route to this rout of the Seattle Mariners.

Felix Hernandez (2-2) allowed four runs in two innings in his shortest outing since 2015, and Seattle's next two pitchers fared even worse. Detroit finished with 24 hits, 19 of which came in the first five innings. That was despite injuries that kept Miguel Cabrera, J.D. Martinez and Jose Iglesias out of the lineup.

Jordan Zimmermann (2-1) allowed five runs in six innings. Jean Segura, Danny Valencia and Nelson Cruz hit solo homers for Seattle, but that wasn't nearly enough to keep up with Detroit's offensive onslaught.

Mikie Mahtook added another home run for the Tigers in the eighth. Ian Kinsler had four hits and four runs before being lifted for a pinch hitter in the seventh.

BREWERS 9, REDS 1

MILWAUKEE (AP) " Eric Thames hit his major league-leading 11th home run " his sixth against Cincinnati this season " as the Milwaukee Brewers cruised to victory over the Reds.

In his first season with the Brewers, Thames capped a five-run sixth with a two-run drive off reliever Robert Stephenson.

Hernan Perez had a pair of RBI triples, then homered off Stephenson leading off the sixth, and Jonathan Villar had a pair of two-run singles.

Zach Davies (2-2) allowed six hits in five scoreless innings, lowering his ERA from 8.24 to 6.57. He stranded a pair of runners in three innings.

This story has been automatically published from the Associated Press wire which uses US spellings

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