* at Tampa Bay 3, Boston 1: Matt Garza (7-4) pitched seven strong innings in his first outing since throwing a one-hitter, helping extend the surprising Rays' lead atop the AL East to 2 1/2 games over the Red Sox. Garza allowed an unearned run and five hits.
* Texas 3, at New York 2: Michael Young had an RBI single off Mariano Rivera (2-3) in the ninth inning to help the Rangers to their second straight win over the Yankees. New York starter Joba Chamberlain threw 91 pitches in only four innings.
* at Chicago 3, Cleveland 2 (10 innings): Alexei Ramirez tied it with a two-out homer and Orlando Cabrera won it with an RBI single, both in the 10th inning, and the White Sox rallied for their sixth straight victory.
* at Baltimore 7, Kansas City 5: Brian Roberts homered, and Ramon Hernandez and Adam Jones had two RBIs apiece to help end the Royals' six-game road winning streak. Alex Gordon and Mark Teahan homered for the Royals.