- Associated Press - Friday, April 18, 2014

DETROIT (AP) - Albert Pujols hit his 497th home run and Howie Kendrick added two of his own to lead the Los Angeles Angels to an 11-6 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.

The Angels chased Detroit starter Drew Smyly (1-1) after three innings and then added seven runs off reliever Luke Putkonen. Los Angeles finished with 13 hits, 10 for extra bases.

Kendrick hit two-run homers in the third and fourth, and Pujols lined a three-run shot to left field in the sixth to make it 11-1.

Jered Weaver (1-2) allowed a run and three hits in six innings. He walked three and struck out three.

The Angels have won 10 straight against the Tigers, the longest active streak in the majors by one team over another.

Kendrick and Ian Stewart both had three hits for the Angels, with Stewart falling a homer shy of the cycle. Mike Trout doubled twice.

RAYS 11, YANKEES 5

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - James Loney drove in four runs and Tampa Bay overcame a four-run deficit to beat New York, stopping a four-game skid.

Pinch-hitter Desmond Jennings had an RBI single before Loney’s two-run single off Adam Warren (0-1) in the seventh inning gave the Rays a 6-5 lead.

Sean Rodriguez hit a two-run homer during a five-run eighth that made it 11-5. Wil Myers, who finished with three RBIs, added a two-run single.

Yankees reliever Cesar Cabral was ejected by plate umpire Joe West after hitting his third batter, Logan Forsythe, in the eighth after Myers’ hit. The left-hander earlier plunked Evan Longoria and Loney.

Longoria had three hits and reached base in all five plate appearances. Jake McGee (1-0) got the win.

Scott Sizemore hit a three-run double as the Yankees took a 4-0 lead in the second. New York had won five straight.

ORIOLES 8, RED SOX 4

BOSTON (AP) - Jonathan Schoop went 4 for 5 with two doubles and two RBIs as Baltimore roughed up Boston starter John Lackey.

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