MLB: A Balk-Off Win In Cleveland
UNDATED (AP) — Al Albuquerque balked home Asdrubal Cabrera in the bottom of the 13th inning to give Cleveland an 11-10 win over Detroit at Progressive Field. The rare ending came after the Indians Michael Brantley tied the score with an RBI single off of Phil Coke. Albuquerque was brought in with runners on second and third and allowed the winning run to score.
Detroit jumped in front in the top of the 13th on Alex Avila's fourth home run of the season.
— Edwin Encarnacion had two homers for the second straight game, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat Boston 6-4 to send the Red Sox to their sixth consecutive loss. Encarnacion has seven homers in his last six games.
— Oakland nipped Tampa Bay 3-2 despite having just one hit. Brandon Moss homered for the only Oakland hit. Oakland scored twice on two errors and a pair of walks in the second inning. According to the team, that's the A's win for the first time since at least 1914 while getting only one hit.
— Milwaukee slapped Atlanta 6-1. Mark Reynolds hit a first-inning grand slam. Kyle Lohse and Francisco Rodriguez combined on a five-hitter as the Brewers ended a four-game losing streak.
— The L.A. Dodgers nipped the New York Mets 4-3. Adrian Gonzalez homered for the third straight game. Yasiel Puig and Hanley Ramirez hit back-to-back homers as the Dodgers beat the Mets for the 11th time in their last 12 meetings.
__ Tony Sanchez's tiebreaking single scored Starling Marte in the bottom of the seventh to help the Pittsburgh Pirates beat Baltimore 9-8.
__ The St. Louis Cardinals edged Arizona 3-2 in 12 innings. The winning run scored on a throwing error by D-Backs shortstop Chris Owings.
__ The L.A. Angels nipped Houston 2-1. Jered Weaver hurled a two-hitter. Albert Pujols broke a sixth-inning tie with his 505th career home run.
— Marcell Ozuna hit a grand slam and drove in five runs to help power the Miami Marlins past the Philadelphia Phillies 14-5.
__ Minnesota blanked San Diego 2-0. Phil Hughes threw seven shutout innings and Trevor Plouffee homered.
__ San Francisco downed Colorado 5-1. Hunter Pence, Pablo Sandoval and Brandon Crawford homered for the NL West-leading Giants.
— Jeremy Guthrie, Wade Davis and Greg Holland combined on a four-hitter and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 3-1 to avoid a three-game sweep at home.
— The New York Yankees pushed across two runs in the top of the 13th inning to beat the Chicago Cubs 4-2 at Wrigley Field. Brendan Ryan scored on a wild pitch before John Ryan Murphy capped a two-run 13th with an RBI single.
— Shin-Soo Choo's tie-breaking homer in the fifth inning was the difference as the Texas Rangers edged Seattle 4-3. Nick Tepesch worked 6 1/3 innings to pick up his first win since July 5.
— Cincinnati edged Washington 2-1 in a rain-delayed game in the nation's capital. Bryan Pena's run-scoring single in the fourth inning drove in the go-ahead run. Alfredo Simon and two relievers combined on a six-hitter.
Votto heads to DL...Fielder to be examined
UNDATED (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds have placed first baseman Joey Votto on the 15-day disabled list with a left leg injury. He had already missed five games with a quadriceps strain in his left knee. Votto is hitting .257 with six home runs and 12 runs batted in.
Outfielder Jay Bruce was activated off the DL. He had arthroscopic surgery May 5 to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee.
In other baseball news:
— Prince Fielder stayed home when the Texas Rangers left for Detroit and a series against his old team. Fielder, who has missed four games because of a herniated disk in his neck, is scheduled to be examined by specialist Dr. Drew Dossett on Thursday.
— Third baseman Juan Uribe (yoo-REE'-bay) has been placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Los Angeles Dodgers due to a strained right hamstring.