Cabrera, Scherzer shine for Tigers


DETROIT — Miguel Cabrera drove in three runs, Max Scherzer struck out 10 and the Detroit Tigers beat the Chicago White Sox 7-4 Thursday.

Cabrera hit a pair of two-out singles for his RBIs. Rajai Davis homered, doubled, singled and drove in two runs.

Scherzer (2-1) allowed two runs in six innings.

Joe Nathan pitched the ninth for his fourth save in six tries. He got the final two outs on a strikeout where Jose Abreu was called for interfering with catcher Bryan Holaday’s throw to second base on a stolen-base attempt.

TWINS 9, RAYS 7

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Aaron Hicks hit a three-run homer, Kurt Suzuki drove in three runs and the Minnesota Twins beat the Tampa Bay Rays.

INDIANS 5, ROYALS 1

CLEVELAND — Corey Kluber struck out a career-high 11 and pitched a four-hitter for his first complete game, and David Murphy and Asdrubal Cabrera drove in two runs apiece, leading the Cleveland Indians over the Kansas City Royals.

YANKEES 14, RED SOX 5

BOSTON — Yangervis Solarte drove in four runs, Mark Teixeira hit his first homer of the season and the Yankees capitalized on five Boston errors to beat the Red Sox.

ORIOLES 11, BLUE JAYS 4

TORONTO — Chris Davis had two hits and three RBIs, Jonathan Schoop homered and the Orioles beat the Blue Jays.

ATHLETICS 10, ASTROS 1

HOUSTON — Josh Donaldson hit a pair of two-run homers to help the Athletics cruise to a win over the Astros.

REDS 2, PIRATES 1

PITTSBURGH — Ryan Ludwick lined a two-run double after two Cincinnati batters were hit by pitches, lifting Tony Cingrani and the Reds.

METS 4, CARDINALS 1

NEW YORK — Chris Young homered to start New York’s comeback and slumping Curtis Granderson singled in a run as a pinch hitter as Bartolo Colon and the Mets beat the Cardinals to send Lance Lynn to his first career loss in April.

D-BACKS 5, CUBS 2

CHICAGO — Mike Bolsinger earned his first major league win, pitching into the seventh inning and hitting an RBI single as the Diamondbacks beat the Cubs.

PADRES 4, NATIONALS 3, 12 INNINGS

WASHINGTON — Former Nationals outfielder Xavier Nady’s tiebreaking RBI single off Craig Stammen in the top of the 12th inning, right after an error let the runner get to third base, gave the Padres a victory over Washington.

 

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