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Doumit’s 3-run HR lifts Pirates over Astros

Pittsburgh starter James McDonald scattered three hits and walked two over six scoreless innings. The right-hander also equaled his career high with eight strikeouts, but didn’t figure in the decision. Chris Resop, who absorbed the loss on Friday, replaced McDonald in the seventh and for the second consecutive outing, failed to retire a batter. Chris […]

Gonzalez, Red Sox top Twins

Jacoby Ellsbury also had three hits to extend his hitting streak to 17 games for the Red Sox, who have won two in row since a three-game losing streak. J.D. Drew and Jed Lowrie both knocked in two runs in the win. Boston’s Daisuke Matsuzaka (3-3) gave up three runs in the first inning, but […]

Cervelli clubs first grand slam, Yanks beat Rangers

Derek Jeter clubbed his first two home runs of the season and added an RBI single among a four-hit performance for New York. Curtis Granderson and Mark Teixeira also homered for the Yankees, who finished their road trip with a 3-4 record. New York starter CC Sabathia (3-2) was tagged for five runs — three […]

Tigers’ Verlander tosses second career no-hitter

Verlander (3-3) was a walk to Toronto rookie catcher J.P. Arencibia away from throwing the first perfect game in team history. He quickly erased the Blue Jays’ lone baserunner on a double play to end the eighth inning, then put the finishing touches on his gem with his fourth strikeout, fanning Rajai Davis for the […]