Tampa Bay 4, at Baltimore 2: Matt Garza (1-0) gave up only three hits in six innings and Carl Crawford ended a tie with a two-run single in the seventh. The Rays took two of three from the Orioles to win their third series in a row and climb four games over .500 (16-12) for only the third time in the 11-year history of the franchise. Tampa Bay has never been five games over the break-even point. Adam Jones homered for the Orioles, who have lost four of five. Tampa Bay center fielder B.J. Upton left the game because of a strained left shoulder.
at Texas 2, Kansas City 1: Sidney Ponson got his first victory. The Rangers took two of three from Minnesota and Kansas City during the homestand, a promising sign after setting a team record with 18 losses in April. Ian Kinsler hit a leadoff homer in the first and Ramon Vazquez hit a tiebreaking drive in the sixth.
Toronto 3, at Boston 0: A.J. Burnett (3-2) scattered three hits pitching into the eighth inning and Alex Rios homered. The Blue Jays finished 2-7 on a nine-game trip. Burnett struck out five and walked five in 7 2/3 innings, and B.J. Ryan pitched the ninth for his third save.
Oakland 15, at Angels 8: Jack Cust had four hits, including a go-ahead homer that triggered an eight-run fifth. Emil Brown had four hits and drove in a run.