The Twins beat the Red Sox, 5-2, Mondayin the first game at Minnesota's new ballpark, Target Field. Minnesota's Jason Kubel hit the first home run and Carl Pavano (2-0) earned the first victory, giving up one run and four hits in six innings.

Rays 5, Orioles 1

Carl Crawford went 4-for-4 with a homer for Tampa Bay. 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 tripled home the go-ahead run in the 11th for visiting Chicago.

Cardinals 5, Astros 0

Albert Pujols homered and drove in four runs for the host Cardinals, who dropped the Astros to 0-7. 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.

Padres 17, Braves 2

The Padres set a PETCO Park record for runs, which included 10 in the fourth

Reds 6, Marlins 5

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

Cubs 9, Brewers 5

Xavier Nady homered for the Cubs in their home opener.

- AP

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