AMERICAN LEAGUE WRAPS
August 29, 2012Eastern Indiana Sports
Final Score: New York 2, Toronto 1
Bronx, NY (Sports Network) - Phil Hughes pitched seven strong innings and Rafael Soriano rebounded from a blown save Monday, as the New York Yankees held off the Toronto Blue Jays, 2-1, in the second portion of a three-game series.
Final Score: Baltimore 6, Chicago 0
Baltimore, MD (Sports Network) - Chris Tillman tossed seven scoreless innings on Tuesday and the Baltimore Orioles blanked the Chicago White Sox, 6-0, in the second test of a four-game series at Camden Yards. Tillman (7-2) allowed just one hit and fanned five while walking four to pick up his second straight win.
Final Score: Oakland 7, Cleveland 0
Cleveland, OH (Sports Network) - Brandon Moss hit a two-run home run and drove in three while Tom Milone pitched six strong innings as the Oakland Athletics took a 7-0 win over the Cleveland Indians in the second of this four-game set.
Final Score: Texas 1, Tampa Bay 0
Arlington, TX (Sports Network) - Yu Darvish fanned 10 batters over seven innings and Joe Nathan equaled a Texas Rangers record with his 25th straight save by fanning the side in the ninth inning in a 1-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rays. Darvish (13-9), who was skipped in his scheduled turn Thursday versus Minnesota due to a tight right quadriceps muscle, looked sharp in his return as he surrendered six hits.
Final Score: Seattle 5, Minnesota 2
Minneapolis, MN (Sports Network) - Dustin Ackley hit a three-run home run while Hisashi Iwakuma pitched six solid innings to help the Seattle Mariners take a 5-2 win over the Minnesota Twins in the second contest of a four-game series.
Final Score: Kansas City 9, Detroit 8
Kansas City, MO (Sports Network) - Mike Moustakas had three hits, including the go-ahead RBI double in the eighth inning as the Kansas City Royals edge the Detroit Tigers, 9-8, in the opener of a three-game series at Kauffman Stadium. Moustakas finished with three RBI, while Billy Butler went 3-for-4 with a pair of RBI and a run scored.
Final Score: LA Angels of Anaheim 6, Boston 5
Anaheim, CA (Sports Network) - Mike Trout tied the game with a broken-bat RBI single, and Torii Hunter capped the two-run rally in the bottom of the ninth inning with a sacrifice fly, as the Los Angeles Angels edged the Boston Red Sox, 6-5, to start a three-game series.