Mark Buehrle pitched eight sharp innings to become baseball’s first 10-game winner as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Kansas City Royals 4-0 yesterday. Buehrle won his sixth straight decision. He gave up six hits, walked one and struck out three. Jeremy Guthrie lost his fifth straight decision.
Joaquin Arias keyed a four-run first inning with a two-run single to lead the San Francisco Giants to an 8-0 win over the St. Louis Cardinals yesterday. The Giants have won five of six and have the best record in the NL at 37-20. St. Louis has lost four of five. The Cardinals managed just four hits.
Final Cleveland 6 Colorado 4
Final Texas 2 Washington 0
Final Chi White Sox 4 San Diego 1
Final Minnesota 7 N-Y Yankees 2
Final Boston 4 Tampa Bay 0
Final Baltimore 9 Houston 4
Final Oakland 6 L.A. Angels 3
Final Seattle 4 Detroit 0
Final Atlanta 4 Miami 2
Final N-Y Mets 4 Philadelphia 3, 11 Innings
Final Milwaukee 9 Chi Cubs 0
Final Cincinnati 4 Arizona 3
Final Pittsburgh 5 L.A. Dodgers 3
Jimmie Johnson earned his second victory in as many weeks by taking the checkered flag in the FedEx 400 at Dover International Speedway. Johnson led 272 of 400 laps and earned his ninth win at Dover by holding off pole-sitter Brad Keselowski. Matt Kenseth finished third, followed by Clint Bowyer and Denny Hamlin.