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A’s beat Reds 7-3 to share AL West lead

BEST IN THE WEST:Oakland powered to the top of the division as rivals Texas were downed by the Yankees’ Ichiro Suzuki after he hit the winning homer in the ninth

AP, OAKLAND, California

Los Angeles’ Albert Pujols doubled, singled, scored a run and drove one in — all in an eight-run fifth inning — as the Angels routed the Tigers 14-8 in Detroit, Michigan.

Philadelphia’s Domonic Brown hit his 20th home run of the season and tied a career high with four RBIs as the Phillies won 6-2 over San Diego, while at Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles’ Matt Kemp made a marvelous catch for the final out to preserve the Dodgers’ 6-5 win over the slumping San Francisco Giants.

In Tuesday’s other games, Milwaukee’s Rickie Weeks homered twice and drove in four runs to power the Brewers past the Cubs 9-3, Chicago’s Alexei Ramirez singled in the winning run in the bottom of the ninth to deliver the White Sox a 5-4 win over the New York Mets and Miami’s Marcell Ozuna drove in two runs as Derek Dietrich homered to help Miami beat Minnesota 4-2.

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