ARLINGTON, Texas – Josh Hamilton hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the 13th inning Saturday, lifting the Texas Rangers to an 8-7 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays.

Toronto had taken a 7-5 lead in the top half, but Elvis Andrus doubled in a run off Ryota Igarashi to start the comeback. Hamilton’s third game-ending homer came off Jason Frasor (0-1) and was his 20th home run of the year.

Ian Kinsler walked to start the inning — the fifth straight inning that the Rangers got their leadoff batter on base — and Andrus doubled. Frasor then relieved and gave up the home run.

YANKEES 9, ATHLETICS 2: Mark Teixeira hit a two-run homer and a solo shot among his career high-tying four hits to back C.C. Sabathia’s sixth win of the year, and the New York Yankees beat the Oakland Athletics for their fourth straight win.

Derek Jeter hit a go-ahead RBI single in the third to give him 3,153 career hits for 15th on baseball’s career list, then he beat out a bunt single in the fifth to tie George Brett for 14th place with 3,154.

TIGERS 6, TWINS 3: In Minneapolis, Max Scherzer struck out nine in a rain-shortened outing and Prince Fielder had his first four-hit game with the Tigers. Scherzer (4-3) gave up three runs and six hits in 51/3 innings before leaving due to a rain delay, and Andy Dirks had two doubles and two RBI for the Tigers.

ROYALS 4, ORIOLES 3: Eric Hosmer singled in the tiebreaking run in the eighth inning, Billy Butler homered and the Royals won in Baltimore.

WHITE SOX 14, INDIANS 7: In Chicago, Dayan Viciedo homered in his third straight game, Paul Konerko had four hits, and the White Sox pounded Derek Lowe for their eighth win in nine games.

ANGELS 5, MARINERS 3: In Seattle, Albert Pujols hit a home run in his third straight game and pinch-hitter Alberto Callaspo came through with a grand slam in the sixth inning.


NATIONALS 8, BRAVES 4: Bryce Harper homered and Danny Espinosa added a three-run shot to help Washington to a home win. Stephen Strasburg (5-1) was not sharp but still won. He set a season high with four walks while giving up four runs and six hits in five innings. He had six strikeouts.

METS 9, PADRES 0: Johan Santana pitched a four-hitter for his first shutout since 2010 and the Mets won in New York. Mike Nickeas hit New York’s first grand slam of the season, and Scott Hairston and Vinny Rottino also homered for the Mets.

MARLINS 5, GIANTS 3: Mark Buehrle pitched into the eighth inning and the Miami Marlins moved within a victory of tying the team record for the most in a month with a win in Miami.

PHILLIES 4, CARDINALS 0: Kyle Kendrick threw a seven-hitter for his first career shutout, winning his first game of the season and putting the Phillies on the verge of their first four-game sweep in St. Louis in 26 years.

REDS 10, ROCKIES 3: In Cincinnati, the Reds’ bullpen allowed just one hit in over five innings of relief work to stifle the Rockies.

PIRATES 3, CUBS 2: Chicago found a new way to lose as Pittsburgh’s Matt Hague was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded for the host Pirates in the bottom of the ninth.