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Baseball roundup: R.A. Dickey clobbered by Red Sox

Will Middlebrooks hit three home runs, two off NL Cy Young Award winner R.A. Dickey, as the Boston Red Sox routed the Blue Jays in Toronto Sunday, 13-0.

Middlebrooks went 4-for-5 with four RBIs, including two home runs off Dickey. Mike Napoli added a two-run shot, and Jacoby Ellsbury and Daniel Nava also went deep.

Boston jumped on Dickey in the first, scoring five runs before the knuckleballer had recorded an out. Dickey (0-2, 8.44 ERA) allowed eight runs and 10 hits in 42/3 innings.

"Throughout the course of the season, you're going to have a clunker or two," Dickey said. "You just have to try and forget it as soon as you can."

Rangers 7, Angels 3: Lance Berkman, David Murphy and Ian Kinsler homered for host Texas and Yu Darvish (2-0) gave up three runs in five innings to get the win.

Twins 4, Orioles 3: Aaron Hicks hit a tiebreaking RBI single in a two-run seventh for visiting Minnesota.

Indians 13, Rays 0: Mark Reynolds and Lonnie Chisenhall hit three-run homers off host Tampa Bay's David Price.

White Sox 4, Mariners 3: Dayan Viciedo hit a walk-off home run with one out in the 10th inning for host Chicago.

Athletics 9, Astros 3: Brett Anderson gave up no earned runs in six innings with 10 strikeouts for visiting Oakland.

Royals 9, Phillies 8: Billy Butler hit a grand slam and tied a franchise record with seven RBIs for visiting Kansas City.

Reds 6, Nationals 3: Johnny Cueto outlasted Stephen Strasburg and Jay Bruce drove in three runs for host Cincinnati. Cueto needed 108 pitches to get through six innings. Strasburg (1-1) allowed six runs, nine hits and four walks with five strikeouts in 51/3 innings. He threw 114 pitches.

Cardinals 14, Giants 3:Matt Cain allowed nine runs in the fourth for host San Francisco.

Braves 5, Cubs 1: Tim Hudson pitched six-plus strong innings for host Atlanta.

D-backs 8, Brewers 7: Eric Hinske hit two-run homer in the 11th for visiting Arizona.

Rockies 9, Padres 1: Jhoulys Chacin pitched into the seventh for host Colorado.

Dodgers 6, Pirates 2: Hyun-Jin Ryu earned his first major-league win for host Los Angeles and Adrian Gonzalez drove in four runs.-- AP

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