* at Tampa Bay 7, New York 1: Matt Garza pitched seven scoreless innings and the surging Rays beat nemesis Andy Pettitte for their fifth consecutive victory. Jason Bartlett and Dioner Navarro each drove in two runs for the Rays (22-16), who climbed six games over .500 for the first time in franchise history and also extended their home winning streak to 10 games. They did it by beating Pettitte (3-4), who was 8-1 at Tropicana Field before giving up five runs and eight hits in four innings.
* at Minnesota 7, Boston 3: Livan Hernandez won again, and Craig Monroe contributed another big hit for the Twins. Hernandez (6-1) rebounded after a rough start to finish six innings for another quality outing. Red Sox starter Clay Buchholz (2-3) didn't make it out of the fifth, done in by control problems and timely hits by the Twins. Minnesota has won nine of its last 12 games and scored 74 runs in the process. Before the game, the Red Sox designated reliever Julian Tavarez for assignment, clearing room for the return of first baseman Sean Casey.
* at Texas 13, Seattle 12 (10 innings): Only four nights after Mariners first baseman Richie Sexson charged the mound and flung his helmet at Texas pitcher Kason Gabbard to ignite a bench-clearing brawl, the AL West rivals met again. This time the only real fireworks were the pyrotechnic displays after back-to-back home runs by Josh Hamilton and Milton Bradley, and then the 10th-inning game-winning shot by Ramon Vazquez. Seattle tied the game with four runs in the ninth, with Kenji Johjima capping that outburst with a three-run shot with two out off closer C.J. Wilson that made it 12-12.
* at Cleveland 3-0, Toronto 0-3: Asdrubal Cabrera turned the 14th unassisted triple play in major league history, but it wasn't enough for the Indians to complete a doubleheader sweep.
* at Angels 10, Chicago 7: Vladimir Guerrero homered and drove in four runs and Nick Adenhart recorded his first major league victory.