AMERICAN LEAGUE FINALS
September 13, 2012Eastern Indiana Sports
Final Score: Baltimore 3, Tampa Bay 2
Baltimore, MD (Sports Network) - Nate McLouth's hit in the bottom of the ninth inning sent the Baltimore Orioles past the Tampa Bay Rays, 3-2, in the middle test of a three-game series from Camden Yards. Kyle Farnsworth (1-5) served up a leadoff single to Manny Machado, and Robert Andino sacrificed him to second.
Final Score: Seattle 3, Toronto 2
Toronto, ON (Sports Network) - Franklin Gutierrez's two-run single in the fourth inning was the difference as the Seattle Mariners edged the Toronto Blue Jays, 3-2, in the second of three games at Rogers Centre. Miguel Olivo added a solo home run for the Mariners, who have won two straight.
Final Score: New York 5, Boston 4
Boston, MA (Sports Network) - Curtis Granderson hit two home runs, Robinson Cano added a two-run shot, and the New York Yankees held on to beat the Boston Red Sox, 5-4, in the second meeting of a three-game series.
Final Score: Texas 5, Cleveland 2
Arlington, TX (Sports Network) - Adrian Beltre slugged a two-run home run and Josh Hamilton added a solo shot and two RBI as the Texas Rangers downed the Cleveland Indians, 5-2, in the second of three between the teams.
Final Score: Detroit 8, Chicago 6
Chicago, IL (Sports Network) - A relieved Prince Fielder smacked a 3-1 slider in the seventh inning and watched it fly into the right-center field seats. Fielder's three-run homer snapped a prolonged 0-for-18 slump and helped the Detroit Tigers down the Chicago White Sox, 8-6, in the third installment of a crucial four-game set.
Final Score: Kansas City 10, Minnesota 5
Minneapolis, MN (Sports Network) - Billy Butler had three hits and three RBI as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Minnesota Twins, 10-5, in the middle test of a three-game series at Target Field. Alex Gordon and Salvador Perez added two RBI apiece for the Royals, who have won three straight and four of their last five.
Final Score: Oakland 4, LA Angels of Anaheim 1
Anaheim, CA (Sports Network) - The Oakland Athletics continue to rely on their unheralded young arms. They've yet to falter. This time it was rookie A.J. Griffin, who tossed eight scoreless frames in Oakland's 4-1 win over the LA Angels of Anaheim in the third installment of a key four-game set.