AMERICAN LEAGUE FINALS
September 25, 2012Eastern Indiana Sports
Final Score: New York 6, Minnesota 3
Minneapolis, MN (Sports Network) - Andy Pettitte's six scoreless innings were backed by four home runs as the New York Yankees downed the Minnesota Twins, 6-3, in the opener of a three-game set at Target Field.
Final Score: Baltimore 4, Toronto 1 (Game 1)
Final Score: Toronto 9, Baltimore 5 (Game 2)
Baltimore, MD (Sports Network) - J.P. Arencibia hit a seventh-inning grand slam, Edwin Encarnacion added a two-run homer and the Toronto Blue Jays downed the Baltimore Orioles, 9-5, on Monday in the nightcap of a doubleheader from Camden Yards.
Final Score: Chicago 5, Cleveland 4
Chicago, IL (Sports Network) - Adam Dunn hit a pair of homers, including a three-run shot in the eighth, as the Chicago White Sox beat the Cleveland Indians, 5-4, in the opener of a three-game series. Alexei Ramirez had an RBI for the White Sox, who snapped a five-game skid and remained one game ahead of the Tigers for first place in the AL Central.
Final Score: Detroit 6, Kansas City 2
Detroit, MI (Sports Network) - Prince Fielder homered and Justin Verlander tossed eight solid innings, as the Detroit Tigers defeated the Kansas City Royals, 6-2, in the opener of a four-game series. Andy Dirks knocked in two runs for the Tigers, who remained one game behind the White Sox for first place in the AL Central.
Final Score: Texas 5, Oakland 4
Arlington, TX (Sports Network) - Adrian Beltre knocked in the game-winning run with one out in the ninth inning to lift the Texas Rangers past the Oakland Athletics, 5-4, in the opener of a four-game set.