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Twins top Red Sox in Target Field opener

The Twins beat the Red Sox, 5-2, Mondayin the first game at Minnesota's new ballpark, Target Field. Carl Pavano (2-0) gave up one run and four hits in six innings to outduel Jon Lester. Jon Rauch earned his fifth save.

Rays 5, Orioles 1

The game drew 9,129 fans, the smallest crowd in the 19-year history of Camden Yards.

Athletics 4, Mariners 0

Justin Duchscherer allowed two hits in 71/3 innings for the visiting Athletics.

Rangers 4, Indians 2

Nelson Cruz hit his fifth home run in the 10th, spoiling the Indians' home opener.

Royals 10, Tigers 5

In Detroit, Jose Guillen hit a two-run homer after his foul pop-up was dropped by Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera.

White Sox 8, Blue Jays 7

Mark Teahen's triple in the 11th won it for visiting Chicago.

Cardinals 5, Astros 0

Albert Pujols homered and drove in four runs for host St. Louis, which dropped the Astros to 0-7. Pujols has five homers and 14 RBIs in seven games. New batting coach Mark McGwire was cheered during the pregame introductions.

Phillies 7, Nationals 4

Chase Utley had a two-run homer for host Philadelphia. Jimmy Rollins was scratched after straining his right calf.

Reds 6, Marlins 5

Scott Rolen homered twice and drove in the go-ahead run in the 10th for visiting Cincinnati.

Cubs 9, Brewers 5

Xavier Nady homered for the Cubs in their home opener.

Padres 17, Braves 2

Host San Diego scored 10 runs in the fourth inning.- AP

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