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Hill clinches win for Diamondbacks

HISTORY REPEATED:Arizona earned their third successive walk-off win against the Orioles, who led all three games entering the seventh inning but could not hold on

AP, PHOENIX, Arizona

The AL West-leading Rangers had been 7-40 when trailing after six innings, but Andrus had an RBI single to snap an 0-for-13 skid and Ian Kinsler a two-run single that turned a two-run deficit into a lead for Texas.

Tampa Bay’s Jason Bourgeois hit an RBI single to cap a two-run rally in the ninth inning which gave the Rays a 5-4 victory over Seattle.

The Rays trailed 4-3 when Ben Zobrist opened the ninth with a triple off rookie Danny Farquhar (0-1). Matt Joyce singled to tie it, Evan Longoria doubled and an intentional walk loaded the bases. Bourgeois singled to right over the Mariners’ drawn-in outfield.

Cincinnati’s Bronson Arroyo pitched seven crisp innings to steer the Reds to a 5-0 win over the Chicago Cubs and a three-game sweep.

Cleveland’s Michael Brantley hit a sacrifice fly in the 12th inning as the Indians rallied to a 9-8 win over Minnesota.

Detroit’s Miguel Cabrera hit a three-run homer as the Tigers ended a three-game skid with a 6-4 win over the Chicago White Sox.

New York’s Alfonso Soriano homered twice for the second straight night and drove in a career-high seven runs — giving him a staggering 13 RBIs in two games — as the Yankees beat the Los Angeles Angels 11-3.

Washington’s Denard Span made a diving catch in deep center field to end the game with two runners on base, allowing the Nationals to beat San Francisco 6-5 and notch a fifth-straight victory.

Colorado’s Jorge de la Rose pitched seven solid innings and catcher Yorvit Torrealba completed a remarkable double play by tagging out two runners as the Rockies defeated San Diego 4-2.

Miami’s Justin Ruggiano snapped a franchise-worst 0-for-42 slump with a single in the first inning and added two more hits and drove in a run to help the Marlins beat Kansas City 5-2.

Houston’s Carlos Corporan hit an RBI double in the 11th inning, lifting the Astros to a 2-1 win over Oakland.

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