HOUSTON (AP) — Yu Darvish was nearly perfect against the Astros once again, taking a no-hit bid into the eighth inning and striking out a career-high 15 to lead the Texas Rangers over Houston 2-1 Monday for their eighth straight win.
YANKEES 2, ANGELS 1
NEW YORK (AP) — Minus Mariano Rivera in the ninth inning, the New York Yankees used a pair of relievers to close out the Los Angeles Angels and preserve the win for Hiroki Kuroda.
WHITE SOX 6, TIGERS 2
CHICAGO (AP) — Chris Sale scattered nine hits in his third complete game of the season, and the Chicago White Sox overcame Miguel Cabrera’s fourth homer in fourth games to beat the Detroit Tigers.
TWINS 3, INDIANS 0
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Albers threw a two-hitter in his second career start and the Minnesota Twins backed him with a pair of home runs to beat Cleveland.
ROYALS 6, MARLINS 2
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Wade Davis came off the family emergency leave list and pitched six solid innings, Billy Butler homered and Kansas City beat Miami to win for the 17th time in 20 games.
PHILLIES 5, BRAVES 1
ATLANTA (AP) — Cole Hamels took a shutout into the ninth inning, Cody Asche hit a three-run homer and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 5-1 Monday night in a game overshadowed by a fatal fall at Turner Field.
REDS 2, CUBS 0
CHICAGO (AP) — Mat Latos allowed six hits in eight innings, and Brandon Phillips hit a two-run homer in the seventh to lead Cincinnati over All-Star Travis Wood and Chicago.
ROCKIES 14, PADRES 2
DENVER (AP) — Jhoulys Chacin pitched eight solid innings and drove in a run with a sacrifice fly, leading Colorado past San Diego on a rainy night for its fourth consecutive victory.