CLEVELAND -- Rookie C.C. Sabathia matched a season-high with 11 strikeouts and Juan Gonzalez and Ellis Burks hit consecutive homers Wednesday night, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 2-1 win over the Boston Red Sox.
Sabathia (14-4) allowed five hits in seven innings to improve to 7-1 since the All-Star break.
Blue Jays 3, Yankees 2
NEW YORK -- Carlos Delgado hit a two-run homer and Roy Halladay beat New York for the first time in five career starts.
Delgado hit a two-run homer in the third inning off Sterling Hitchcock (3-3) following Shannon Stewart's RBI single.
Athletics 4, Orioles 1
BALTIMORE -- Tim Hudson (15-7) won for the first time in four starts, and Eric Chavez and Ramon Hernandez homered as Oakland won its fourth straight.
Mariners 5, Devil Rays 2
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Bret Boone became the third AL second baseman to hit 30 homers in a season, and Jamie Moyer (16-5) tied a career-high with his seventh straight win for Seattle.
White Sox 8, Tigers 3
DETROIT -- Josh Paul set career-highs with four hits and four RBIs, as Chicago beat Detroit.
Twins 10, Rangers 8
MINNEAPOLIS -- Eric Milton (13-5) pitched seven strong innings, and Corey Koskie hit a two-run homer as Minnesota held off Texas.
Royals 6, Angels 3
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Light-hitting Carlos Febles hit his third home run in two games as Kansas City built a big early lead and beat Anaheim.
Braves 5, Expos 3
ATLANTA -- Wes Helms homered and drove in three runs for the Atlanta Braves, who snapped a 17-inning scoreless streak in a victory over the Montreal Expos on Wednesday night.
Mets 7, Phillies 5
NEW YORK -- Bruce Chen pitched into the seventh inning against his former team, and New York held on to beat Philadelphia for its eighth win in 11 games.
Cubs 5, Marlins 1
CHICAGO -- Jason Bere pitched a three-hitter, and Chicago capitalized on Mike Lowell's throwing error in a four-run eighth inning to beat Florida.
Astros 6, Reds 2
HOUSTON -- Moises Alou and Jeff Bagwell each drove in two runs as Houston beat Cincinnati to maintain its four-game lead in the NL Central.
Cardinals 16, Padres 14
ST. LOUIS -- Jim Edmonds was 3-for-4 with a home run and four RBIs as St. Louis ended a three-game losing streak.
Brewers 9, Pirates 8
MILWAUKEE -- Mike Coolbaugh hit a two-run double in Milwaukee's five-run fourth inning, and pinch-hitter Mark Sweeney delivered a two-run single in the fifth for the Brewers.
Diamondbacks 2, Giants 0
PHOENIX -- Luis Gonzalez became the 19th player to hit 50 home runs in a season, and Arizona widened its NL West lead to 4 1/2 games with a victory over San Francisco.
Rockies 5, Dodgers 3
LOS ANGELES -- Jason Jennings picked up where he left off in his spectacular major league debut, pitching into the seventh inning to win again as Colorado beat Los Angeles.
Jennings (2-0) held Los Angeles scoreless until Dave Hansen's pinch-hit, RBI double in the fifth. He became the first player in modern big league history to throw a shutout and hit a homer in his debut, beating the Mets 10-0 last Thursday.
Jennings allowed two runs and eight hits in six-plus innings against the Dodgers, who dropped 5 1/2 games behind Arizona in the NL West and 1 1/2 games back of the Cubs in the wild card race.
Jay Powell pitched the ninth for his fourth save.
Los Angeles starter James Baldwin (2-2) allowed five runs and 13 hits -- all singles -- in five innings.
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