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AL RESULTS

Tigers rally past White Sox, 12-5

Miguel Cabrera drives in four runs to help first-place Detroit stay two games ahead in Central Division.

September 27, 2009|Associated Press

Detroit 12, at Chicago 5: Miguel Cabrera got four hits and drove in four runs, giving him at least 100 runs batted in for the sixth consecutive season. The Tigers stayed two games ahead of second-place Minnesota in the American League Central.

Minnesota 11, at Kansas City 6: Denard Span had four hits and a career-high six runs batted in and the Twins earned their 11th victory in 12 games. Joe Mauer was two for four with a walk to hike his major league-leading batting average to .371.

at Texas 15, Tampa Bay 3: Marlon Byrd hit two home runs, including his sixth career grand slam in an 11-run fifth inning, and the Rangers moved to within six games of Boston for the AL wild card with eight games to play.

at Toronto 5, Seattle 4 (10 innings): Adam Lind hit two home runs, including a game-ending solo drive in the 10th inning. Seattle's Ichiro Suzuki was ejected for arguing a called third strike, the first ejection of his career.

at Cleveland 9, Baltimore 8: Jhonny Peralta hit a game-ending single, extending the Orioles' losing streak to nine games.

Oakland 15, at Angels 10: The Angels squandered a seven-run lead.

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