MLB: Red Sox win despite wild night from Matsuzaka
DETROIT ó Mike Lowell hit one of Bostonís three homers for his first RBIs this season, and the Red Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 6-3 Monday night behind a wild Daisuke Matsuzaka.
Kevin Youkilis and David Ortiz also connected for Boston, which won its fourth straight game and sent the Tigers to their fourth consecutive defeat.
Matsuzaka (5-0) won despite walking a career-worst eight batters in five innings, which also tied the major league high for walks this season. But he didnít allow a hit until Curtis Grandersonís two-out RBI single in the fourth.
Angels 4, Royals 0
KANSAS CITY, Mo. ó Ervin Santana extended his outstanding start by pitching a four-hitter, and Garret Anderson and Brandon Wood hit consecutive homers in a four-run ninth inning to lead Los Angeles past Kansas City.
Blue Jays 1, White Sox 0
TORONTO ó Dustin McGowan outpitched Javier Vazquez in an entertaining duel, and Matt Stairs homered to help Toronto beat slumping Chicago for a four-game sweep.
Mariners 7, Rangers 3
SEATTLE ó Wladimir Balentien and Richie Sexson homered to back starter Jarrod Washburn, and Seattle beat Texas to end a five-game losing streak.