Fri, Jul 26, 2013 - Page 20 News List

Rays beat Red Sox to close AL lead, Yankees trail

AP, ARLINGTON, Texas

Atlanta’s Tim Hudson did not allow a run into the eighth inning before suffering a gruesome leg injury when trodden on by a New York base runner at first, overshadowing the Braves’ 8-2 win over the Mets.

In Seattle, Cleveland’s Scott Kazmir allowed just one hit over his eight innings, steering the Indians to a 10-1 thrashing of the Mariners.

Los Angeles’ Mark Ellis hit a two-run homer to highlight the Dodgers’ five-run 10th inning which capped an 8-3 win over Toronto and a three-game sweep.

At Chase Field, Arizona, Chicago’s Nate Schierholtz lined a two-out double into the left-field corner in the top of the 12th inning to drive in the go-ahead run, giving the Cubs a 7-6 win over the Diamondbacks.

Detroit’s Prince Fielder, Austin Jackson and Torii Hunter homered, compensating for the absence of an injured Miguel Cabrera and leading the Tigers to a 6-2 win over the Chicago White Sox.

In Houston, Texas, Oakland’s Coco Crisp hit a two-run homer in a three-run seventh inning to lift the A’s to a 4-3 win over the Astros.

In the day’s other games, the Angels’ Jered Weaver outpitched Mike Pelfrey with eight scoreless innings in 1-0 win over Minnesota, Milwaukee’s Kyle Lohse pitched seven strong innings to direct the Brewers’ 3-1 win over the Padres and Colorado’s Jorge de la Rosa pitched six scoreless innings in the Rockies’ 2-1 victory over Miami.

This story has been viewed 878 times.

Comments will be moderated. Remarks containing abusive and obscene language, personal attacks of any kind or promotion will be removed and the user banned.

TOP top