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Red Sox's Jon Lester sets down Yankees

Left-hander strikes out a career-high 10 batters in a 6-4 victory.

May 05, 2009|Associated Press

Boston 6, at New York 4: Jon Lester matched a career high with 10 strikeouts, Mike Lowell and Jason Bay each hit a home run and the Red Sox prevailed in a rain-delayed game that ended at 1:10 a.m. EDT.

Minnesota 7, at Detroit 2: Francisco Liriano (1-4) had a season-high nine strikeouts, and Michael Cuddyer hit a two-run triple in a five-run seventh inning.

Baltimore 8, at Tampa Bay 4: Nick Markakis hit a three-run home run, and Brian Roberts hit a two-run shot to help the Orioles end a losing streak at six games.

Cleveland 9, at Toronto 7 (12 innings): Josh Barfield's single in the 12th inning drove in Mark DeRosa with the go-ahead run. Grady Sizemore capped the rally with a two-out, two-run double.

Texas 6, at Seattle 5: Chris Davis hit a tiebreaking two-run home in the sixth inning, and Michael Young also hit a two-run home run for the Rangers, who lead the major leagues with 46.

Angels 5, at Oakland 2: Torii Hunter drove in three runs to back up Joe Saunders (4-1).

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