Willie Randolph, whose RBI single capped a three-run rally in the bottom of the 15th inning, singled home the winning run with two outs in the 19th to lift the Milwaukee Brewers over the Chicago White Sox, 10-9.
The game took 6 hours, 5 minutes and was the longest ever involving the Brewers at County Stadium. It was the longest game in the majors since Los Angeles edged Montreal 1-0 in 22 innings on Aug. 23, 1989.On May 8, 1984, at Comiskey Park, the Brewers and White Sox began a game that Chicago eventually won 7-6 in 25 innings. That game was stopped after the 17th with the score tied and completed the next day.
Randolph, whose two-out, RBI single capped a three-run rally in the 15th that prolonged the day, won it against Wayne Edwards (0-1), the seventh Chicago pitcher. Dan August (2-2), won despite allowing three runs in the 15th.
Tigers 6, Royals 4
Lou Whitaker had two RBIs and Mickey Tettleton a two-run homer as Detroit swept its first three-game series at Kansas City in seven years.
Bill Gullickson (3-0) handed the Royals their fifth loss in a row.
Mike Boddicker (2-3) allowed six runs on eight hits in 7 1-3 innings. Boddicker is 6-13 lifetime against the Tigers, his worst record against any American League team.
Gullickson went 5 2-3 innings, giving up seven hits. Mike Henneman, the third Detroit pitcher, worked the final 1 1-3 innings for his fifth save.
Orioles 2, Mariners 1
Bob Melvin's infield single in the sixth inning broke up Randy Johnson's no-hit bid and drove in the go-ahead run for Baltimore.
Johnson (2-3), bidding for his second career no-hitter, walked seven, including four in the sixth.
Jose Mesa (2-3) gave up seven hits and walked six in seven innings, but was aided by three double plays. Gregg Olson, the fourth Baltimore pitcher, worked the ninth for his third save.
Twins 1, Red Sox 0
Scott Erickson pitched a two-hitter and struck out a career-high seven in his second consecutive shutout, and Dan Gladden hit a solo homer at the Metrodome.
Erickson (3-2), who pitched a five-hitter for his first major league shutout Friday against Seattle, held the Red Sox hitless through 5 2-3 innings while extending his scoreless streak to 22 innings.
Indians 5, Angels 1
Albert Belle homered for the second straight game and Tom Candiotti pitched a five-hitter as Cleveland won at California.
Belle, who led the majors with eight home runs in spring training, has five homers this year. He hit a two-run shot in the first inning and later had an RBI single.
Candiotti (3-1) struck out nine, walked two and lowered his ERA to 1.18.
Chuck Finley (4-1) got tagged for five runs in 6 2-3 innings.