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DETROIT (AP) - Jacoby Ellsbury and Carl Crawford homered in a five-run third inning to help the Boston Red Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 6-3 on Friday night.

Boston won for the 12th time in 14 games and have scored 34 runs in its last three.

Tim Wakefield (2-1) picked up his 195th career win, allowing two runs on five hits in seven innings.

Rick Porcello (4-3) gave up a season-high six runs in three innings in his first start since allowing one hit in eight innings in a win over Pittsburgh.

Crawford has nine hits in his last 12 at-bats, including two homers and seven RBIs.

Rays 5, Indians 0

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) _ David Price struck out a career-high 12 over seven innings, Casey Kotchman and Sam Fuld both homered, and Tampa Bay beat Cleveland.

Price (6-4) scattered four hits and walked two. The left-hander had given up 10 runs in 11 2-3 innings during his previous two starts.

The Rays went up 4-0 in the second on two-run homers by Kotchman and Fuld off Josh Tomlin (6-2). Relievers Joel Peralta and Adam Russell completed the four-hitter.

Tampa Bay’s Matt Joyce, who started play hitting a major league-best .367, had three hits _ including a broken-bat RBI single during the seventh _ in four at-bats.

Blue Jays 4, White Sox 2

TORONTO (AP) _ Yunel Escobar doubled home the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning for the Blue Jays.

Right-hander Casey Janssen (2-0) pitched one inning of relief for the win as Toronto snapped a three-game losing streak.

Shawn Camp got one out and Jon Rauch finished in the ninth for his sixth save in eight opportunities.

The Blue Jays earned a rare win against White Sox left-hander Mark Buehrle (4-4), who came in 5-2 with a 1.78 ERA in his previous eight starts against Toronto.

Royals 12, Rangers 7, 14 innings

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) _ Melky Cabrera and rookie Eric Hosmer hit consecutive one-out homers in a five-run 14th inning and Kansas City snapped a five-game losing streak.

Cabrera hit a drive over the center field fence off Dave Bush (0-1) to snap a 7-all tie, and Hosmer gave the Royals a two-run lead. Brayan Pena added a three-run homer off Bush. The Royals won for the third time in 13 games.

Blake Wood (2-0), the sixth Royals pitcher, threw a perfect 13th for the win.

Hosmer, called up from Triple-A Omaha on May 6, had four hits and four RBIs for the first time in his career.

Angels 6, Twins 5

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ Maicer Izturis hit a go-ahead RBI single in the ninth inning for the Angels after scoring five runs in the eighth off three Twins relievers.

Erick Aybar’s three-run homer on the first pitch from Dusty Hughes ignited the rally after Twins starter Scott Baker scattered six singles over seven shutout innings. Jim Hoey (0-2) was pitching when Alberto Callaspo’s infield single and Russell Branyan’s sacrifice fly forged a tie for the Angels.

Jordan Walden worked the ninth for his 11th save in 14 tries.

Scott Downs (3-1) got two outs for the win for the Angels.

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