Texas Rangers pitcher Kenny Rogers looks at the ball as Boston Red Sox Manny Ramirez heads to the plate with a three-run homer in the fourth inning at Fenway Park in Boston Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2005.
AP Photo/Elise Amendola
NEW YORK Juan Uribe slid in under catcher Jorge Posada's tag to score a disputed run in the 10th inning, lifting the Chicago White Sox over the New York Yankees 2-1 Wednesday.
The White Sox, with the best record in the majors, took two of three at Yankee Stadium. Each game was a tight, one-run decision.
Blue Jays 4, Tigers 3
TORONTO Orlando Hudson homered in the bottom of the ninth inning for Toronto.
Hudson drove a 1-2 pitch from Craig Dingman (0-1) over the center-field wall for his 10th homer this season. Shea Hillenbrand also connected for the Blue Jays, who have won two in a row after losing the series opener.
Orioles 9, Devil Rays 5
BALTIMORE Jay Gibbons' second career grand slam capped a five-run first inning, and the Orioles clinched their first series win since the All-Star break.
Miguel Tejada drove in three runs for Baltimore, which improved to 4-2 under interim manager Sam Perlozzo.
Red Sox 16, Rangers 5
BOSTON Kenny Rogers gave up Manny Ramirez's long home run in a five-run fourth inning, and the Red Sox scored nine more off the bullpen in the eighth inning. The Red Sox won their fourth straight game and their 12th in 14 tries to move 5 1/2 games in front of the New York Yankees in the AL East. It's Boston's biggest lead in the division since the end of the 1995 season.
Indians 6, Royals 1
KANSAS CITY, Mo. Grady Sizemore hit a grand slam and added an RBI single to help hand the hapless Royals their team record-tying 12th straight loss.
C. C. Sabathia (8-9) went six innings, giving up seven hits and one run, with six strikeouts and one walk. After losing 4-3 to New York in their last home game, the Indians are 5-0 on a six-game trip to Detroit and Kansas City.
Athletics 4, Angels 3
OAKLAND, Calif. Nick Swisher drove in the tying run before scoring on Mark Ellis' infield single in the seventh inning, and the Athletics moved back into a first-place tie in the AL West.
Twins 7, Mariners 3
SEATTLE Luis Rodriguez's tiebreaking RBI single and Joe Mauer's two-run double in the 14th inning helped Minnesota avoid a three-game sweep.
Lew Ford opened the 14th with a walk off Jeff Nelson (1-2) and scored on Rodriguez's go-ahead single to left. Mauer followed with his double to center to add two insurance runs.
Closer Joe Nathan (5-3) pitched two innings and Juan Rincon, Minnesota's sixth pitcher, worked the bottom of the 14th.
It took the Twins 4 hours, 27 minutes, but they snapped a three-game losing streak and a six-game road losing skid.
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