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Gerrit Cole pitched into the eighth inning for his third win this season, and Josh Harrison and Neil Walker each drove in two runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-1 Friday night.
Felix Hernandez tossed a five-hitter for his first complete game victory since August 2012, and Nelson Cruz gave him all the offense he needed with his major league leading ninth home run as the Seattle Mariners beat the Minnesota Twins 2-0 on Friday night.
Friday night's game between Kansas City and Chicago has been suspended by rain with the Royals and White Sox tied at 2 heading into the ninth inning.
Pinch-hitter Rafael Ynoa snapped a sixth-inning tie with an RBI double, Eddie Butler was backed by stellar defense over six shaky innings and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Francisco Giants 6-4 on Friday night.
Compiled By PAUL MONTELLA April 26
James Loney, Rene Rivera and Tim Beckham each hit a two-run homer as Tampa Bay beat Toronto by 12-3.
Jacob deGrom was pounded by the Yankees as the Mets’ momentum hit a wall and their 11-game winning streak ended in the Bronx.
Carlos Martinez struck out eight in seven innings, Jason Heyward and Jhonny Peralta homered, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-0 Friday night.
Jonathan Herrera singled home the tiebreaking run in the 11th inning, and David Ross followed with a bases-loaded double that sent the Chicago Cubs to a 7-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.
Brock Holt hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer off Darren O'Day in the eighth inning, and the Boston Red Sox beat Baltimore 7-5 Friday night to extend the Orioles' losing streak to five games.
Brandon Moss homered twice and drove in seven runs, Danny Salazar struck out a career-high 11 and the Cleveland Indians routed the Detroit Tigers 13-1 Friday night.
Freddie Freeman mishandled Ben Revere's ground ball to first, allowing Freddy Galvis to score in the ninth to give the Philadelphia Phillies a 1-0 win over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.
Martin Prado broke a tie with an eighth-inning single, and four pitchers combined on a six-hitter to help the Miami Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 Friday night.
Mark Teixeira hit a pair of two-run homers and Michael Pineda used a biting slider while pitching impressively into the eighth inning to help the New York Yankees end the crosstown rival Mets' 11-game winning streak with a 6-1 victory Friday night in the Subway Series opener.
James Loney, Rene Rivera and Tim Beckham each hit a two-run homer, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 12-3 on Friday night.
Williams, a former Yankee, formally retired before the beginning of a Subway Series that seemed to serve as a reminder that New York fans is a two-team town.
Manager Ned Yost insists his Kansas City Royals are not to blame for a string of fights and that opponents are mostly at fault.
Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens deserve their plaques in Cooperstown.
In a story April 17 about a Detroit Tigers win over the White Sox, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of the Chicago outfielder who couldn't catch Castellanos' liner in the ninth inning. It was Avisail Garcia.
Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez, a native of Santa Clara, Cuba, become a U.S. citizen Friday and was the keynote speaker during the ceremony for 140 other South Florida residents.