CLEVELAND ó C.C. Sabathia outpitched Greg Maddux in a matchup of Cy Young winners, and the Cleveland Indians defeated the San Diego Padres 7-3 on Sunday.
Ben Francisco hit a three-run homer and Grady Sizemore a solo shot, his ninth homer in 16 games, as Cleveland took two of three in the interleague series.
Coming off a five-hitter against Minnesota on Tuesday, Sabathia (5-8) struck out 10 and allowed three runs and six hits over eight innings. His 14th game of double-digit strikeouts helped him past Charles Nagy for fifth place in Indians history with 1,239.
Maddux (3-5) fell to 0-2 in seven starts since May 10, when he became the ninth pitcher to win 350 games.
Yankees 13, Astros 0HOUSTONó Chien-Ming Wang pitched five scoreless innings before spraining his right foot running the bases, and Alex Rodriguez hit a three-run homer in New York’s rout of Houston.
Wang (8-2) pulled up as he rounded third on Derek Jeter’s two-run single during the Yankees’ eight-run sixth inning. He hopped the rest of the way home and pointed to his right foot after scoring. A trainer rushed from the dugout to check on him and Wang was helped off the field.
Angels 2, Braves 0
ANAHEIM, Calif. ó Casey Kotchman homered, Joe Saunders pitched seven scoreless innings and the Los Angeles Angels avoided a sweep with a 2-0 win over the Atlanta Braves on Sunday night.
Saunders held the Braves to six hits.
Red Sox 9, Reds 0
CINCINNATI ó Coco Crisp kept Boston’s depleted lineup rolling by driving in four runs, and Jacoby Ellsbury homered and stole two more bases for a Red Sox rookie record in a victory over the Reds.
Josh Beckett (7-4) turned the big lead into his first career victory over the Reds.
Brewers 4, Twins 2
MILWAUKEE ó Mike Cameron hit a two-run homer, Seth McClung scattered four hits and the Brewers snapped a six-game losing streak in interleague play.
Rockies 5, White Sox 3
CHICAGOó Brad Hawpe hit a go-ahead home run, Aaron Cook earned his career-high 10th win and Colorado hung on.
Athletics 5, Giants 3
SAN FRANCISCO ó Eric Chavez had three hits and two RBIs to help Oakland complete its second consecutive sweep of San Francisco.
Royals 8, Diamondbacks 3
PHOENIX ó David DeJesus hit his first career grand slam and had a career-high five RBIs, helping the Royals win for the second time in three games against Arizona.
Cubs 7, Blue Jays 4
TORONTO ó Ted Lilly allowed one hit over six scoreless innings, Derrek Lee drove in three runs and Aramis Ramirez homered for the Cubs.
Pirates 5, Orioles 4, 10 innings
BALTIMORE ó Adam LaRoche singled in the tiebreaking run off George Sherrill in the 10th inning.
Tigers 5, Dodgers 4
DETROIT ó Nate Robertson pitched six shutout innings, Marcus Thames and Brandon Inge hit back-to-back homers and Detroit won its sixth straight.
Marlins 9, Rays 3
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. ó Ricky Nolasco came within one out of the first complete game of his career, and Mike Jacobs and Wes Helms hit three-run homers Sunday to power the Florida.
Rangers 8, Mets 7, 1st game; Mets 4, Rangers 2, 2nd game
NEW YORKó Pedro Martinez pitched six sharp innings, pinch-hitter Robinson Cancel got his first major league hit in nearly nine years and the Mets salvaged a split.
Nationals 6, Mariners 2
SEATTLE ó Rookie Kory Casto’s pinch-hit, three-run homer off the foul pole broke an eighth inning tie.