WASHINGTON – Adam Jones and Nick Markakis hit two-run homers, and the Baltimore Orioles matched a season high with their fifth straight win, 6-5 over the Washington Nationals on Saturday night.

Jones had three hits as the AL East leaders improved to 15-5 on the road. Washington lost its third in a row.

Jason Hammel (5-1) pitched 51/3 innings for the win, allowing four runs and six hits.

ASTROS 6, RANGERS 5: Justin Maxwell hit one of Houston’s season-high three homers to put his team on top in the fifth inning and the Astros held on to win at home.

BLUE JAYS 2, METS 0: Brandon Morrow pitched his second shutout in four starts, blanking visiting New York on three hits and leading Toronto to its fourth straight win.

Morrow (5-2) struck out eight and walked one to win for the fifth time in six outings. He has three career shutouts, including a victory over the Los Angeles Angels on May 3.

REDS 6, YANKEES 5: Joey Votto hit a three-run homer, Jose Arredondo worked out of a ninth-inning jam for his first major league save and Cincinnati won at New York.

New York scored twice off Sean Marshall in the ninth, but Reds Manager Dusty Baker pulled his regular closer in favor of Arredondo and he got the job done.

GIANTS 4, ATHLETICS 0: Ryan Vogelsong allowed one hit in seven scoreless innings and played a key role in the go-ahead rally as San Francisco beat Oakland for the 11th straight time at home.

MARINERS 10, ROCKIES 3: Jason Vargas threw seven strong innings, Kyle Seager homered and drove in three runs, and Seattle won at Denver.

INDIANS 2, MARLINS 0: Jeanmar Gomez pitched three-hit ball into the seventh inning and Asdrubal Cabrera homered to lead Cleveland over visiting Miami.

RAYS 5, BRAVES 2: Alex Cobb won his first start of the season, Matt Joyce hit a grand slam and Tampa Bay beat visiting Atlanta.

Cobb (1-0) allowed two runs and six hits in seven innings and retired his last 10 batters.

Cobb was recalled from Triple-A Durham on Friday night to take the place of Jeff Niemann, who is on the 60-day disabled list with an injured right leg.

Joel Peralta pitched the eighth before Fernando Rodney got three outs for his 13th save.

PIRATES 4, TIGERS 3: Andrew McCutchen hit a pair of two-run homers and A.J. Burnett pitched six solid innings to lead Pittsburgh at Detroit.

A day after Detroit’s Justin Verlander took a no-hitter into the ninth while shutting out the Pirates, McCutchen went deep twice off Tigers rookie Drew Smyly (1-1). It was McCutchen’s sixth career multihomer game and second in three days. He has seven home runs on the season.

Prince Fielder hit a two-run homer for the Tigers, who stranded 10 runners. Burnett (2-2) allowed two runs and seven hits.

TWINS 5, BREWERS 4: Trevor Plouffe hit a solo home run in the top of the 11th inning to lift Minnesota at Milwaukee.

ROYALS 7, DIAMONDBACKS 3: Billy Butler and Mike Moustakas homered, and Bruce Chen won his third straight start as Kansas City topped visiting Arizona.

Butler homered to left-center in the third with Alcides Escobar aboard. Butler also drove in Jarrod Dyson with a sacrifice fly in Kansas City’s two-run fifth. Butler’s eight home runs and 31 RBI lead the Royals.

WHITE SOX 7, CUBS 4: John Danks pitched shutout ball into the seventh for his first win in nearly a month, and Dayan Viciedo, A.J. Pierzynski and Adam Dunn homered as the White Sox won at Wrigley Field.