David Price struck out a career-high 14 over seven dominant innings, Desmond Jennings hit a pair of solo home runs and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays, 12-0, Sunday. Price allowed only three singles and walked two. His first seven outs all came by strikeout, with two hits mixed in during that span. The lefthander improved to 9-1 with a 1.99 ERA in 11 career starts against Toronto.
White Sox 9, Mariners 3: Dayan Viciedo hit a three-run homer in his season debut as visiting Chicago swept Seattle. Viciedo was called up from Triple-A Charlotte on Saturday when the White Sox placed outfielder Carlos Quentin on the 15-day disabled list.
Twins 11, Tigers 4: Luke Hughes hit two home runs to help host Minnesota take out its hitting frustration on Brad Penny and Detroit, stopping a seven-game losing streak. Hughes drove in five runs for the first time in his career.
Royals 2, Indians 1:Bruce Chen overcame a shaky first inning to win his career-high fifth straight start for visiting Kansas City.
Diamondbacks 6, Padres 1: Ian Kennedy pitched seven effective innings to become the National League's first 17-game winner, Collin Cowgill hit his first career homer during a four-hit game and host Arizona, the NL West leader, earned its sixth straight win.
Astros 4, Giants 3:Matt Downs delivered a go-ahead single with one out in the 11th inning and visiting Houston salvaged a four-game split.
Cardinals 7, Pirates 4: Kyle Lohse went a workmanlike five innings for his 100th career win for host St. Louis.
Reds 5, Nationals 4: Joey Votto led off the 14th inning with his second home run of the game, lifting host Cincinnati. Votto's hit pushed the Reds over .500 for the first time since July 3. -- AP