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Austin Jackson began the game with a homer and Miguel Cabrera had an RBI single for the Tigers, who lost for the fourth time in five games.

Buchholz (9-3) allowed two earned runs and five hits, improving to 5-1 with a 2.43 ERA in his last eight starts.

Max Scherzer (10-6) gave up five runs in 6 1-3 innings, striking out nine.

ORIOLES 5, YANKEES 4

NEW YORK (AP) _ Nick Markakis drove in two runs, backing a solid outing by rookie Miguel Gonzalez, and Baltimore held on to beat struggling New York.

Gonzalez (3-2) cruised through 6 2-3 innings, giving up just four hits and two runs before he was chased by consecutive homers from Eric Chavez and Ichiro Suzuki that made it 5-4.

Suzuki had a chance to tie it with two runners on in the ninth against Orioles closer Jim Johnson, but grounded into a fielder’s choice. Johnson earned his 31st save of the season.

Wilson Betemit homered for Baltimore in the third off Freddy Garcia (4-5), who tied a season high by allowing nine hits in six innings. He did not walk a batter and struck out two.

TWINS 7, WHITE SOX 6

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ Jamey Caroll’s sacrifice fly in the ninth inning scored Alexi Casilla and sent Minnesota to its fourth straight win.

Denard Span had two hits and two spectacular catches in center field for the Twins, and Danny Valencia added three hits and two RBIs.

A.J. Pierzynski homered in his first game after missing five with a strained oblique, and Alejandro De Aza returned from a wrist injury and matched a career high with four hits for the White Sox.

After Valencia led off the ninth with a single off reliever Brett Myers (0-1), Pierzynski’s throw to first after fielding Brian Dozier’s bunt sailed into right field, allowing each runner to move up.

Carroll followed with a fly ball to right, allowing Casilla to slide in with the winning run ahead of Alex Rios’ throw.

MARINERS 4, BLUE JAYS 1 SEATTLE (AP) _ Hisashi Iwakuma struck out a career-high 13 and Michael Saunders and Kyle Seager had two hits apiece to help Seattle win its fifth straight.

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