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American League Roundup: White Sox trip Angels in 15th

September 7, 2008

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White Sox 7, Angels 6 (15)

Chicago - Jim Thome homered in the 15th inning to pass Mickey Mantle on the career list and give Chicago a victory over Los Angeles that extended its AL Central lead.

Thome's 537th home run came off Justin Speier (1-8) and put him in sole possession of 14th place. The White Sox moved 21â2 games in front of second-place Minnesota with their third consecutive victory.

Rangers 15, Red Sox 8

Arlington, Texas - Tim Wakefield, pitching his 500th game for Boston, allowed seven runs in a span of nine batters in the second inning.

Tigers 6, Twins 4

Minneapolis - Curtis Granderson and Magglio Ordonez homered.

Yankees 7, Mariners 4

Seattle - Bobby Abreu and Jason Giambi homered.

Blue Jays 7, Rays 4 (13)

Toronto - Gregg Zaun hit a game-ending grand slam.

Athletics 5, Orioles 1

Baltimore - Jack Cust hit two solo home runs.

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