at Minnesota 11, Detroit 1: Livan Hernandez shut down the Tigers for seven innings, yielding one run and eight hits, and the Twins scored four runs off Aquilino Lopez in the seventh inning. "Livan, he's an artist," said Tigers Manager Jim Leyland, who teamed with Hernandez to win the World Series with the Florida Marlins in 1998. "He knows what he wants to do, who he wants to go after. Then he saves a pitch or two for a special occasion."
at Boston 7, Tampa Bay 3: Dustin Pedroia drove in three runs, including a two-run single during a five-run fourth inning. The Rays, coming off their first winning April in club history (14-12), lost for only the second time in 10 games. The start of the game was delayed 2 hours 27 minutes by rain. Only about 2,000 fans remained in Fenway Park when the game ended at 12:48 a.m.
at Toronto 2. Chicago 0: Shaun Marcum (3-2) won for the first time in three starts and lowered his earned-run average to 2.70. He yielded only two hits in 6 2/3 innings, both singles by former Angel Orlando Cabrera.
Texas 4, at Oakland 3: Milton Bradley had three hits with a double and run scored against his former team, and the Rangers took advantage of four errors by the A's for their first three-game winning streak of the season.
Kansas City at Cleveland, rain: The game was postponed by rain. No makeup date was announced.
at New York 5, Seattle 1: Chien-Ming Wang pitched shutout ball into the sixth inning and became the league's first six-game winner.
Baltimore 4, at Angels 3: Jeremy Guthrie (1-3) got his first win since beating the Yankees, 4-2, at Baltimore on July 27, a span of 16 starts.