While Yankee Stadium was closed for repairs on its 75th birthday, the Yankees won again in the Tigers' ancient ballpark.
Bernie Williams and Tino Martinez drove in two runs apiece as New York won its 12th straight in Tiger Stadium Saturday with an 8-3 victory over the Tigers.David Cone (1-1) picked up his first win of the season as the Yankees won their eighth straight overall to improve to 9-4.
New York's eight-game streak is its longest since winning 10 in a row in 1994. The Tigers, now 3-12 on the season, lost their seventh in a row.
The series between the teams was moved to Detroit after a 500-pound expansion joint fell in Yankee Stadium on Monday, forcing the storied ballpark to be closed for repairs.
Cone (1-1) picked up the win despite struggling early with his control. He allowed two runs and seven hits with two walks in 5 2-3 innings.
BLUE JAYS 9, WHITE SOX 4: Jose Canseco hit his seventh home run and Pat Hentgen rebounded from one of the worst starts of his career as Toronto won consecutive games for the first time this season.
Canseco's home run was a 434-foot shot to dead center in the third that tied him with Ken Griffey Jr. for the AL lead.
INDIANS 7, RED SOX 4: Omar Vizquel doubled home the tie-breaking run in Cleveland's four-run ninth, handing the Red Sox their first home loss this year. The Red Sox won their first seven games at home to match their best start since going 7-0 in 1978.
ATHLETICS 3, ROYALS 2: Light-hitting Rafael Bournigal connected for a three-run homer and Kenny Rogers pitched seven strong innings as the Oakland Athletics beat the Kansas City Royals.
ORIOLES 10, RANGERS 8: B.J. Surhoff drove in three runs and Cal Ripken had three hits as the Baltimore Orioles stopped a three-game losing streak, defeating Texas and ending the Rangers' five-game losing string.
MARINERS 5, TWINS 3: Alex Rodriguez went 4-for-4 with a homer and triple and scored three runs as the Seattle Mariners beat the Minnesota Twins for their fourth straight victory.
DEVIL RAYS 8, ANGELS 1: At Anaheim, Calif., rookie Bobby Smith had three hits, including a homer, and drove in three runs to lead Wilson Alvarez and the Tampa Bay Devil Rays over the Anaheim Angels.