Brett Lawrie hit the game's first pitch for one of Toronto's four homers and the Blue Jays tagged Jon Lester for a career-worst 11 runs in a 15-7 victory Sunday that completed a three-game sweep over the host Boston Red Sox.
Toronto (48-47) climbed out of the AL East cellar, ahead of the Red Sox (48-48). Lester (5-8) was booed off the field after being pulled in the fifth.
Mariners 2, Rays 1: Blake Beavan (5-6) allowed four hits in eight innings for visiting Seattle to complete a 5-2 trip.
Phillies 4, Giants 3: Jimmy Rollins hit an RBI single to lift host Philadelphia in 12 innings. John Mayberry Jr. hit two solo homers for the Phillies and Nate Schierholtz hit a pair of solo shots for the Giants.
Nationals 9, Braves 2: Ryan Zimmerman homered twice and drove in three runs for host Washington.
Pirates 3, Marlins 0: Jeff Karstens pitched seven crisp innings for host Pittsburgh.
Reds 2, Brewers 1: Johnny Cueto (12-5) helped host Cincinnati wrap up an 8-2 homestand.
Cardinals 7, Cubs 0: Lance Lynn (12-4) threw six spotless innings and Carlos Beltran homered for host St. Louis. -- AP