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Orioles get payback on Sox

Published: Tuesday, Aug. 14 2012 11:41 p.m. MDT

Baltimore's Omar Quintanilla celebrates his home run against the Boston Red Sox.

Associated Press

BALTIMORE — It's payback time for the Baltimore Orioles, who have dominated the Boston Red Sox this season being bullied by their AL East rivals for the better part of years.

Mark Reynolds homered twice and drove in four runs, Omar Quintanilla also went deep, and Baltimore beat Josh Beckett and the Red Sox 7-1 Tuesday night.

Wei-Yin Chen (11-7) gave up one run, nine hits and a walk in six-plus innings for the Orioles, who moved 10 games over .500 (63-53) for the first time since June 24.

Baltimore is 7-3 against Boston this year.

WHITE SOX 3, BLUE JAYS 2: At Toronto, Jose Quintana snapped a five-start winless streak and Chicago held off the Toronto. The AL Central leaders won in Toronto for just the fourth time in 21 games dating to 2007.

YANKEES 3, RANGERS 0: At New York, Hiroki Kuroda pitched a two-hitter and New York got consecutive homers from Nick Swisher and Mark Teixeira.

Kuroda held Texas hitless until Elvis Andrus' infield single leading off the seventh.

ROYALS 5, ATHLETICS 0: At Kansas City, Mo., Jeremy Guthrie allowed only three singles in seven innings, and Kansas City rolled to a win over Oakland Athletics. Guthrie, who struck out a season-high eight, ran his scoreless streak to 15 innings.

TIGERS 8, TWINS 4: At MInneapolis, Miguel Cabrera became the first player to reach 100 RBIs this season with a run-scoring single and Doug Fister pitched eight strong innings for Detroit in a win over Minnesota.

ANGELS 9, INDIANS 6: At Anaheim, Albert Pujols homer and drove in four runs to lead Los Angeles over Cleveland.

MARINERS 3, RAYS 2: At Seattle, Eric Thames drove in the winning run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to give Seattle the win over Cleveland.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

BRAVES 6, PADRES 0: At Atlanta, Tim Hudson combined with three relievers for a five-hit shutout, Martin Prado hit a three-run homer, and Atlanta Braves beat San Diego.

Hudson (12-4) allowed two hits and one walk in 62/3 innings and won his sixth straight decision.

PHILLIES 1, MARLINS 0: At Miami, Kyle Kendrick pitched five-hit ball for seven innings and Jimmy Rollins led off the game with a home run off Josh Johnson, leading Philadelphia to a victory over Miami.

REDS 3, METS 0: At Cincinnati, Jay Bruce hit a three-run homer in the ninth inning and Cincinnati won their fourth game in a row, beating New York.

ASTROS 10, CUBS 1: At Chicago, Brett Wallace and Fernando Martinez each hit three-run homers to back Lucas Harrell's eight strong innings and Houston beat Chicago.

DODGERS 11, PHILLIES 0: At Pittsburgh, Chad Billingsley pitched eight dominant innings and Los Angeles matched their highest-scoring game of the season, routing Pittsburgh.

CARDINALS 8, DIAMONDBACKS 2: At St. Louis, rookie Joe Kelly pitched into the seventh inning of what could be his final start before Jaime Garcia comes off the disabled list, and St. Louis got home runs from Matt Holliday and Jon Jay in a victory over Arizona.

ROCKIES 8, BREWERS 6: At Denver, Carlos Gonzalez had four hits, Tyler Chatwood pitched six effective innings and Colorado beat Milwaukee.

GIANTS 6, NATIONALS 1: At San Francisco, Brandon Belt drove in three runs and Madison Bumgarner pitched a complete game in leading San Francisco to the win.

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