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Josh Hamilton had a pinch-hit, two-run double with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Texas Rangers beat the Boston Red Sox 4-3 on Sunday.
David Ross hit an RBI single with one out in the 11th inning Sunday, lifting the Chicago Cubs over the Kansas City Royals 2-1.
Trevor Plouffe hit a two-run homer, Torii Hunter had a go-ahead double in the seventh inning and the Minnesota Twins beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 on Sunday.
Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre will miss at least two weeks with a sprained thumb that he also cut while sliding into second base Sunday.
John Danks earned his first shutout of the season to help the Chicago White Sox defeat the Houston Astros 6-0 on Sunday.
Steve Souza Jr. homered for the third time in three games, and the Tampa Bay Rays provided right-hander Jake Odorizzi a rare show of offensive support in a 9-5 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday.
DJ LeMahieu homered and had three hits, Nolan Arenado also went deep and the surging Colorado Rockies beat Philadelphia 4-1 on Sunday to hand the Phillies their season-worst seventh consecutive defeat.
More than 70 years after he hoped to make his major league debut, a World War II veteran fulfilled his goal of pitching at Wrigley Field.
Colon scorched a run-scoring double and limited the Marlins to three runs in his seven innings on the mound, earning his major-league high eighth win.
Todd Frazier and Brandon Phillips each homered and drove in two runs and the Cincinnati Reds completed a three-game sweep of the Washington Nationals with an 8-2 win on Sunday.
Bartolo Colon became the NL's top winner this season, helping himself with an RBI double and getting a five-out save from closer Jeurys Familia to lead the New York Mets over the Miami Marlins 4-3 Sunday.
Detroit Tigers star Justin Verlander struggled in his first rehabilitation start, giving up three runs in 2 2-3 innings for Triple-A Toledo on Sunday.
Merullo enjoyed a distinction that would elude hundreds of other Cubs: he was the last surviving ballplayer to have worn a Cubs uniform in a World Series.
A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:
Ramon Flores is the fifth player this season to make his major league debut with the Yankees, who remain in first in the American League East with a win in Oakland.
Jerry Sands hit a two-run homer, his first of the season, David Murphy added a pinch-hit RBI single, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Seattle Mariners 4-3 on Saturday night.
Carlos Beltran hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the sixth, Brian McCann and Chase Headley drove in runs and the New York Yankees ended a four-game losing streak in Oakland, beating the Athletics 5-3 Saturday night.
Charlie Morton pitched seven strong innings and combined with two relievers on a four-hitter, and drove in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-2 victory against the San Diego Padres on Saturday night.
Mike Trout and Albert Pujols were among five Los Angeles Angels to homer in the first two innings, allowing Jered Weaver to breeze to an 8-6 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night.
Juan Uribe hit a towering two-run drive in the ninth for his first homer since joining Atlanta, Williams Perez shut down San Francisco for his first major league win, and the Braves beat the Giants 8-0 on Saturday night.