- Associated Press - Thursday, June 30, 2016

TORONTO (AP) - Carlos Carrasco struck out a season-high 14, Jason Kipnis and Rajai Davis hit solo home runs and the Cleveland Indians matched a franchise record by winning their 13th consecutive game Thursday night, beating the Toronto Blue Jays 4-1.

Cleveland’s streak is the longest by any team this season, and the longest for the Indians since winning 13 straight in 1951. Cleveland also won 13 in a row in 1942.

Carrasco (4-2) allowed one run and three hits in 7 1/3 innings to win back-to-back starts for the first time since April 13 and 19. The right-hander was sidelined from April 25 to June 2 with a strained left hamstring.

Cody Allen got the last three outs for his 17th save.

R.A. Dickey (5-9) allowed three runs and eight hits in seven innings.

TIGERS 10, RAYS 7

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Cameron Maybin capped a dramatic eight-run ninth inning with a tiebreaking three-run double, and Detroit overcame a five-run deficit.

Detroit trailed 7-2 entering the ninth and opened the inning with four consecutive hits off Ryan Garton, including Victor Martinez’s RBI single.

Erasmo Ramirez (7-7) replaced Garton and allowed Justin Upton’s run-scoring single, Steven Moya’s sacrifice fly and an RBI single to Jarrod Saltalamacchia that made it 7-6.

Jose Iglesias drew a walk to load the bases, and Ian Kinsler got another free pass on a 3-2 pitch to tie it 7-7.

Maybin’s drive to left-center cleared the bases to put Detroit up 10-7.

Winner Anibal Sanchez (5-8) gave up two runs in two innings. Francisco Rodriguez got the final three outs for his 22nd save.

YANKEES 2, RANGERS 1

NEW YORK (AP) - Chase Headley scored on a passed ball with two outs in the bottom of the ninth, and New York won in its final at-bat for the second straight game.

Didi Gregorius, who had the winning home run Wednesday night, hit a solo shot in the fifth to tie the score after Shin-Soo Choo homered to lead off the game.

Tony Barnette (5-3), the third Rangers reliever of the afternoon, walked Headley to lead off the bottom of the ninth. With runners on second and third and two outs, his pitch got through catcher Robinson Chirinos and Headley just beat the throw.

Aroldis Chapman (2-0) earned the win after pitching a scoreless ninth.

METS 4, CUBS 3

NEW YORK (AP) - Yoenis Cespedes socked a colossal home run, Jeurys Familia pitched out of a huge jam in the ninth inning and rookie replacement Brandon Nimmo keyed a three-run rally in the seventh that sent New York past Chicago in their first meeting since last year’s NL Championship Series.

Baez’s throwing error at second base allowed Nimmo to score the go-ahead run, and the Mets overcame a 3-0 deficit to stop their four-game slide. New York, which swept Chicago last October to reach the World Series, had lost nine straight regular-season games to the Cubs dating to August 2014.

Joel Peralta (0-1) walked slumping pinch-hitter Alejandro De Aza before Nimmo, starting for injured outfielder Curtis Granderson, singled on the ninth pitch of a gritty at-bat for his first career RBI.

Erik Goeddel (1-0) struck out two in 1 2/3 hitless innings for the win.

GIANTS 12, ATHLETICS 6

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Madison Bumgarner pitched into the seventh to snap a two-start skid and also batted in an AL ballpark, and San Francisco avoided a four-game sweep.

Brandon Belt had four RBIs and hit a go-ahead two-run double in the third ahead of Buster Posey’s ninth home run. Bumgarner helped start the rally with a leadoff double.

Bumgarner (9-4) was given the option by manager Bruce Bochy to bat himself rather than the Giants using a designated hitter, and of course the big lefty chose to swing the bat.

A’s lefty Dillon Overton (1-1) was done after three innings in his second major league start, giving up eight runs and eight hits.

MARINERS 5, ORIOLES 3

SEATTLE (AP) - Taijuan Walker held powerful Baltimore to just four hits over 6 1/3 innings and Seth Smith hit a two-run home run for Seattle.

Walker (4-6) gave up a solo home run to Hyun Soo Kim in the seventh but otherwise did not allow a runner past first base. He struck out five and walked no one.

With Kim’s homer, the Orioles set the major league record for most home runs in June with 56. The 1996 Oakland A’s had held the record of 55.

Chris Tillman (10-2) took the loss, ending his nine-game winning streak.

Steve Cishek got four outs for his 19th save.

NATIONALS 13, REDS 4

WASHINGTON (AP) - Danny Espinosa hit a grand slam and a three-run homer to finish with a career-high seven RBIs, and Washington cruised to its fifth straight victory.

The switch-hitting shortstop connected off Brandon Finnegan (3-7) batting right-handed, then went deep from the left side against Josh Smith.

Gio Gonzalez (4-7) gave up four runs and struck out nine over six innings for the NL East-leading Nationals.

ROYALS 4, CARDINALS 2

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Kendrys Morales homered and recorded his sixth straight multihit game to lead Kansas City.

Wade Davis recorded his 19th save in 21 opportunities.

Morales, a designated hitter playing right field for the second straight night, doubled in the sixth inning off Mike Leake (5-6) to push the lead to 3-1.

Kansas City reliever Dillon Gee (3-2) picked up the win allowing one run in two innings.

DODGERS 8, BREWERS 1

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Trayce Thompson, Yasmani Grandal and Corey Seager hit home runs to lead Los Angeles.

Kenta Maeda (7-5) held the Brewers to one run over six innings.

Thompson put the Dodgers in front in the second with a two-run homer off Zach Davies (5-4). Grandal extended the Dodgers’ lead in the fourth with a solo blast over the left-field bullpen. Seager’s homer in the fifth accounted for two of the Dodgers’ three runs in the inning.

WHITE SOX 6, TWINS 5

CHICAGO (AP) - J.B. Shuck’s two-out single scored the tiebreaking run in the eighth inning and Todd Frazier hit his 23rd home run for Chicago.

Fernando Abad (1-2) got the first two batters in the eight before consecutive walks. Shuck’s career high-tying third hit of the game to left scored Avisail Garcia from second.

Nate Jones (4-2) allowed a hit while getting four outs and David Robertson worked around a single in the ninth for his 21st save.

BRAVES 8, MARLINS 5

ATLANTA (AP) - Pinch-hitter Brandon Snyder had two RBIs in a four-run sixth inning to help Atlanta rally.

Dario Alvarez (2-1) earned the win.

Wei-Yin Chen (4-3) allowed eight hits, four runs, two walks and struck out two in 5 1/3 innings.

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