SEATTLE, May 25 (UPI) -- Home runs by Jeff Baker and Lance Berkman staked Texas to an early lead Friday and the Rangers went on to down Seattle 9-5.
LOS ANGELES, May 25 (UPI) -- Lance Lynn struck out nine over six innings Friday and received plenty of offensive help in carrying St. Louis to a 7-0 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 25 (UPI) -- Tyler Chatwood and three relievers teamed to throw a five-hit shutout Friday in sending Colorado to its third straight win -- 5-0 over San Francisco.
PHOENIX, May 25 (UPI) -- Miguel Montero produced the first of four Arizona doubles during a five-run seventh inning Friday that lifted the Diamondbacks over San Diego 5-2.
NEW YORK, May 25 (UPI) -- Ruben Tejada raced home with the tying run on a wild pitch during an eighth-inning rainstorm Friday, after which the New York Mets-Atlanta game was suspended.
HOUSTON, May 25 (UPI) -- Chris Young hit a three-run homer with one away in the ninth inning Friday, rallying Oakland to a 6-5 triumph over Houston.
CHICAGO, May 25 (UPI) -- Jeff Keppinger delivered a bases-loaded single with one out in the 11th Friday, giving the Chicago White Sox a 4-3 win over Miami.
LOS ANGELES, May 25 (UPI) -- Robbie Rogers, who came out as homosexual when he announced his retirement from soccer, tells USA Today he has decided to return to the field.
KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 25 (UPI) -- Mark Trumbo singled in Mike Trout with the go-ahead score during a three-run seventh Friday, sending the Los Angeles Angels to a 5-2 win over Kansas City.
MIAMI, May 25 (UPI) -- David West and George Hill made clutch steals in the final 41 seconds Friday to secure Indiana's 97-93 win over Miami that deadlocked their playoff series.
MILWAUKEE, May 24 (UPI) -- Francisco Rodriguez finished off a combined one-hit effort by four Milwaukee relievers Friday, preserving the Brewers' 2-1 win over Pittsburgh.
TORONTO, May 24 (UPI) -- J.J. Hardy touched off a barrage of Baltimore home runs Friday that pushed the Orioles to a 10-6 decision over Toronto.