AMERICAN LEAGUE SCORES
September 9, 2012Eastern Indiana Sports
Final Score: Chicago 5, Kansas City 4
Chicago, IL (Sports Network) - Tyler Flowers hit a two-run home run to help the Chicago White Sox take a 5-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals in the second of three from U.S. Cellular Field.
Final Score: Baltimore 5, New York 4
Baltimore, MD (Sports Network) - J.J. Hardy, Mark Reynolds and Lew Ford hit solo homers to help the Baltimore Orioles hold off the New York Yankees, 5-4, in the third test of a key four-game series at Camden Yards.
Final Score: Toronto 9, Boston 2
Boston, MA (Sports Network) - Anthony Gose drove in five runs and hit his first career home run, as the Toronto Blue Jays trampled the Boston Red Sox, 9-2, on a rainy night at Fenway Park. Yunel Escobar also hit a home run, his ninth of the season.
Final Score: Texas 4, Tampa Bay 2 (10 innings)
St. Petersburg, FL (Sports Network) - Geovany Soto and Jurickson Profar hit back-to-back, two-out doubles in the 10th inning to lift the Texas Rangers over the Tampa Bay Rays, 4-2, in the middle test of a three-game series at Tropicana Field.
Final Score: Minnesota 3, Cleveland 0
Minneapolis, MN (Sports Network) - Cole De Vries worked six scoreless innings on Saturday and the Minnesota Twins blanked the Cleveland Indians, 3-0, in the second test of a four-game series at Target Field. De Vries (5-5) surrendered just four hits and fanned two while walking one to earn his third consecutive positive decision.
Final Score: LA Angels of Anaheim 6, Detroit 1
Anaheim, CA (Sports Network) - Howie Kendrick drove in a pair of runs as the LA Angels of Anaheim took a 6-1 win over the Detroit Tigers in the second of a three-game set. Albert Pujols went 3-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored while Mike Trout also scored twice for the Angels, who have won their last five games.
Final Score: Oakland 6, Seattle 1
Seattle, WA (Sports Network) - George Kottaras hit a two-run homer and Brett Anderson tossed six solid innings, as the Oakland Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners, 6-1, in the second test of a three-game series.