Major Leagues: American League Roundup
The American League roundup …
DETROIT ó Justin Verlander came within four outs of another no-hitter, outpitching Jered Weaver as the Detroit Tigers beat the Los Angeles Angels 3-2 on Sunday in a testy game that grew heated in the late innings.
Maicer Izturis singled to left with two outs in the eighth for the Angelsí only hit.
Red Sox 5, White Sox 3
CHICAGO ó Dustin Pedroia hit a go-ahead two-run single in the seventh,and Jason Varitek homered. for Boston.
AL East-leading Boston also brought in a much-needed starter after an earlier trade fell through, acquiring oft-injured left-hander Erik Bedard from Seattle in a three-team trade.Blue Jays 7, Rangers 3
TORONTO ó Brandon Morrow struck out a season-high 11 to win for the third time in four starts, leading Toronto the victory.
Yankees 4, Orioles 2
NEW YORK ó Brett Gardner hit a bases-loaded triple to power New York to its third consecutive win.Royals 5, Indians 3
CLEVELAND ó Danny Duffy pitched into the sixth inning while subbing for the injured Kyle Davies.Rays 8, Mariners 1
SEATTLE ó Tampa Bayís Jeremy Hellickson held Seattle to a run and five hits over seven-plus innings to become the first AL rookie with 10 wins.
Athletics 7, Twins 3
OAKLAND, Calif. ó Coco Crisp keyed Oaklandís offense with two hits and three steals.
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