Jon Lester pitched seven strong innings to remain undefeated against Baltimore in 12 career decisions, Kevin Youkilis homered and drove in three runs, and host Boston beat the Orioles, 9-3, last night.
Boston has won 17 of its last 19 games in Fenway Park against the Orioles.
J.D. Drew had three hits and drove in pair of runs with a first-inning double.
Tigers 6, Mariners 1
Braves 4, Marlins 1
Tommy Hanson (8-5) allowed five hits and an unearned run with eight strikeouts and two walks in 62/3 innings as host Atlanta moved a season-best 15 games over .500. Gregor Blanco's two-run single highlighted a four-run fourth.
Phillies 12, Pirates 4
Kyle Kendrick (5-3) pitched his first major league complete game.
Brewers 12, Cardinals 5
Rickie Weeks hit a leadoff homer to begin a miserable outing for Chris Carpenter as visiting Milwaukee capitalized. Carpenter (9-2) failed to retire any of the four batters he faced in the fourth inning and was charged with eight runs.
Cubs 3, Reds 1