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Texas finished a majors-best 14-4 in interleague play, winning all six of its series against National League teams. The Rockies were 2-13 against the AL.
MARLINS 9, BLUE JAYS 0
MIAMI (AP) _ Mark Buehrle pitched effectively for seven innings to become the winningest pitcher in interleague play, John Buck hit a three-run homer and the Marlins snapped a six-game losing streak with a win over Toronto.
Greg Dobbs had a two-run homer among his three hits for the Marlins, winners for just the third time in 18 games.
Buehrle (6-8) gave up seven hits in winning his 25th interleague matchup, breaking a tie with Freddy Garcia. Buehrle struck out seven.
Toronto starter Jesse Chavez (0-1) allowed six runs and seven hits in six innings while striking out six.
ORIOLES 2, NATIONALS 1
BALTIMORE (AP) _ Matt Wieters hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning to interrupt Baltimore’s agonizing offensive struggle, and the Orioles rallied to beat the Nationals.
Baltimore appeared headed for its third shutout loss in six games before Adam Jones led off the eighth with a single off Sean Burnett (0-1) and Wieters drove an 0-1 pitch over the center-field wall.
Pedro Strop (4-2) got the final out in the eighth for Baltimore and Jim Johnson worked the ninth for his 22nd save.
TIGERS 3, PIRATES 2
PITTSBURGH (AP) _ Justin Verlander pitched a five-hitter, Quintin Berry hit a two-run shot for his first major league home run and Detroit avoided a sweep with a win over the Pirates.
Berry also scored the go-ahead run on Delmon Young’s single in the eighth, an inning after Garrett Jones tied it with a two-run homer.
Verlander (8-4) had allowed only two infield hits through six innings before Pedro Alvarez singled with one out in the seventh. Jones followed with his homer.
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