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Peralta lifts Tigers over Boston 4-3

ENDGAME RUSH:While Jhonny Peralta stitched up Boston in Detroit, Texas beat the Oakland Athletics to close to within a game of their AL West-leading rivals

AP, DETROIT, Michigan

San Diego’s Pedro Ciriaco tripled in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning and hit a two-run homer in the eighth to lead the Padres to a 6-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Los Angeles’ Alberto Callaspo drew a bases-loaded walk to bring home the tiebreaking run with two outs in the eighth inning, as the Angels rallied from an early seven-run deficit to hand Seattle a gut-wrenching 10-9 loss.

Minnesota’s Brian Dozier hit a two-run homer and the Twins had four long-shots in all off Chicago starter John Danks as the Twins beat the White Sox 8-4.

Miami pinch-hitter Marcell Ozuna hit a two-run single to lift the Marlins to a 2-1 win over San Francisco, giving pitcher Tom Koehler his first victory in nine career starts.

Houston’s Carlos Pena hit a three-run homer in the 10th inning to lift the Astros to a 7-4 win over Milwaukee.

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