Minnesota Twins at New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium in New York
Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Francisco Liriano throws a pitch in the first inning against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium in New York City on May 15, 2009. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo)
Mike Leake hurled seven effective innings and Cincinnati bashed four solo homers Monday in the Reds' 4-1 victory over Pittsburgh.
Francisco Liriano and two relievers combined on a five-hitter Friday in helping the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 2-0 win over the Chicago Cubs.
Mike Leake and three Cincinnati relievers combined on a 10-hit shutout Saturday and the Cincinnati Reds bested Pittsburgh 2-0.
Justin Verlander struck out 13 over seven innings and Jhonny Peralta backed him with three RBI Monday in Detroit's 6-5 interleague win over Pittsburgh.
Francisco Liriano combined with two relievers on a four-hit shutout Wednesday, allowing Pittsburgh to edge the Chicago Cubs 1-0.
Travis Snider hit a two-run homer Thursday and then ignited Pittsburgh's big sixth inning, lifting the Pirates to a 7-1 triumph over Milwaukee.
Jordy Mercer belted two homers and Jose Tabata went 4-for-5 with a two-run blast Saturday, powering the Pittsburgh Pirates over the New York Mets 11-2.
Corey Kluber stifled the Chicago White Sox Tuesday, holding them to two runs through seven innings in the Cleveland Indians' 4-3 victory.
Francisco Liriano allowed one hit over seven innings Saturday, staking the Chicago White Sox to a 5-3 decision over Minnesota.
Max Scherzer fired eight scoreless innings Saturday and the Detroit Tigers closed in on the divisional lead with a 5-1 win over the Chicago White Sox.
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