at Chicago 9, Kansas City 2: Jim...

From the Associated Press

at Chicago 9, Kansas City 2: Jim Thome, Paul Konerko, Alexei Ramirez and Juan Uribe hit consecutive homers in the sixth inning to tie a major league record and the White Sox completed a three-game sweep. It was the sixth time the feat had occurred in major league history, but the third in the last three years (Dodgers 2006, Red Sox 2007). Carlos Quentin was hit by a pitch for the sixth straight game.

at Detroit 5, Toronto 1: Edgar Renteria hit a tiebreaking two-run double in a five-run eighth inning and the Tigers avoided a four-game sweep. Armando Galarraga (11-4) gave up a run and six hits in eight innings.

Tampa Bay 7, at Oakland 6 (12 innings): Oakland reliever Brad Ziegler’s record scoreless streak was ended at 39 innings and the Rays moved to 26 games over .500 for the first time in franchise history.

at Boston 10, Texas 0: David Ortiz hit a three-run homer to highlight a nine-run second inning as the Red Sox made it easy for Daisuke Matsuzaka to improve to 14-2.


Baltimore 11, at Cleveland 6: The Orioles sent 13 men to bat in an eight-run eighth, getting six hits and three walks in their largest inning of the season. Baltimore has scored 55 runs in its last seven games.