TORONTO – Yankees starter Jaret Wright left in the third inning after being hit by a broken bat, and the Toronto Blue Jays ended New York’s six-game winning streak with a 6-5 victory on Sunday.

Alex Rodriguez hit his AL-leading 44th home run and Derek Jeter also connected for the Yankees, who fell 1 games behind Cleveland in the wild-card race.

Jeter struck out looking against Miguel Batista with a runner on second to end it. It was the eighth time this season Jeter made the final out of a game with the potential tying run on base.

Indians 11, Royals 0

CLEVELAND – Jhonny Peralta, Travis Hafner and Ben Broussard homered, and C.C. Sabathia allowed just five singles over eight innings as the Indians routed the Kansas City Royals 11-0 to complete a three-game sweep.

White Sox 2, Twins 1

MINNEAPOLIS – Jose Contreras gave the struggling White Sox eight strong innings to help Chicago beat the Minnesota Twins 2-1 and maintain a 3-game AL Central lead going into a critical series with second-place Cleveland.

Angels 5, Tigers 3

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Juan Rivera and Darin Erstad each drove in two runs, Vladimir Guerrero hit an RBI double and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Detroit Tigers 5-3.

Rangers 8, Mariners 6

ARLINGTON, Texas Mark Teixeira homered twice and three teammates also connected as the Texas Rangers set a major league record for home runs at home, beating the Seattle Mariners 8-6 to finish a four-game sweep.

Devil Rays 6, Orioles 5

BALTIMORE – Alex Gonzalez scored the tiebreaking run on an eighth-inning throwing error by Baltimore catcher Sal Fasano, and the Tampa Bay Devil Rays beat the Orioles 6-5.

Giants 5, Dodgers 3

SAN FRANCISCO – Barry Bonds hit career homer No. 705, leading the San Francisco Giants past the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-3.

Padres 2, Nationals 1

SAN DIEGO – Miguel Olivo raced home to score on an error in the ninth inning and the NL West-leading San Diego Padres rallied to beat the Washington Nationals 2-1 to climb back to .500.

Astros 6, Brewers 1

HOUSTON – Wandy Rodriguez pitched a career-high 7 1-3 innings, and Lance Berkman put Houston ahead to stay with a two-run, first-inning double in a 6-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers that extended the Astros’ winning streak to five.

Cubs 7, Cardinals 4

CHICAGO – Carlos Zambrano won his sixth consecutive decision, allowing 10 hits in a complete game to pitch the Chicago Cubs past Chris Carpenter and the St. Louis Cardinals 7-4.

Mets 4, Braves 1

NEW YORK -Tom Glavine pitched a six-hitter to beat his former team and Cliff Floyd hit his career-high 32nd homer, leading the New York Mets over the Atlanta Braves 4-1.

Rockies 7, D-backs 1

PHOENIX – Jeff Francis faced the minimum 18 batters through six scoreless innings, and Garrett Atkins drove in three runs to send the Colorado Rockies to a 7-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Pirates 9, Reds 7

PITTSBURGH – Freddy Sanchez tied the score with a triple and scored on Jack Wilson’s single as the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied for three runs in the eighth inning to beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-7.

Marlins 14, Phillies 6

MIAMI – Miguel Cabrera drove in four runs, Josh Beckett pitched six innings and the Florida Marlins bounced back from their most dismal defeat of the season to beat Philadelphia 14-6.


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