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A-Rod’s homers lift Yankees

September 4, 2006

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— Alex Rodriguez hit two homers and drove in five runs, and Darrell Rasner pitched six innings for his first major-league win to lead New York past Minnesota, 10-1, Sunday. Bobby Abreu doubled three times, and Jorge Posada and Robinson Cano added three hits apiece.

Blue Jays 6, Red Sox 1

Boston - Gustavo Chacin pitched six shutout innings, and Bengie Molina had four hits for Toronto.

Athletics 10, Orioles 1

Oakland - Dan Johnson hit a grand slam in his first official at-bat back from the minors, and the A's plated nine runs in the first inning.

Angels 2, Tigers 1

Detroit - Kelvim Escobar gave up an unearned run, and Vladimir Guerrero homered. Guerrero tied the game with a shot over the left-field fence in the fourth inning, and Orlando Cabrera's RBI single in the fifth put the Angels ahead. Escobar (10-12) allowed two hits and two walks in eight innings while striking out seven.

Rangers 5, Indians 2

Arlington, Texas - Kevin Millwood allowed two hits and struck out a season-high 10 in eight innings, and Mark Teixeira hit a three-run homer.

Devil Rays 7, Mariners 6

St. Petersburg, Fla.- Kevin Witt hit a go-ahead three-run homer in the eighth inning, leading Tampa Bay.

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