Texas 10 – New York 6 – The Texas Rangers rallied from a 5-4 deficit to beat the New York Yankees, and avoid a four game sweep at Yankee Stadium.
Derek Holland pitched into the sixth inning and allowed five runs, four earned for the Rangers.
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Chicago 7 – Toronto 2 – Alex Rios hit a three-run homer and Francisco Liriano picked up his first win as a member of the Chicago White Sox. Tyler Flowers, Dayan Viciedo, Alexei Ramirez and Dewayne Wise all hit solo home runs for Chicago.
Oakland 3 – Kansas City 0 – Yoenis Cespedes hit his 15th home run of the year and Coco Crisp added his sixth and the Oakland A’s beat the Kansas City Royals 3-0 . Rookie Dan Straily pitched 6 1/3 shutout innings, giving up three hits and striking out two. Jemile Weeks had an RBI single for Oakland.
Tampa Bay 7 – Los Angeles 0 – David Price allowed three hits over seven shutout innings and struck out eight to win his 16th game of the season. Evan Longoria, Ben Zobrist and B.J. Upton all homered for Tampa Bay