NEW YORK — Phil Hughes pitched eight shutout innings of four-hit ball for his first win of the season, and the New York Yankees beat the Oakland Athletics 4-2 on Saturday.
Chris Stewart and Lyle Overbay homered against Bartolo Colon, sending the A’s to their only loss in the right-hander’s six starts this year. Hughes (1-2) struck out nine and outpitched his former New York teammate for his first victory since Sept. 20 against Toronto.
Travis Hafner and Brett Gardner each had an RBI single for the Yankees, who bounced back from a 2-0 loss to A.J. Griffin in the series opener Friday night and improved to 7-2 on their 10-game homestand.
Orioles 5, Angels 4, 10 inn.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Steve Pearce’s RBI single with two outs in the 10th inning lifted the Baltimore Orioles to a victory.
Baltimore also got homers from Manny Machado, J.J. Hardy and Nolan Reimold.
Garrett Richards (1-3) making his first relief appearance after five starts in place of the injured Jered Weaver, gave up a leadoff single through the box by Adam Jones. Jones was forced on a grounder by Reimold who advanced to second on Hardy’s grounder before Pearce lined an 0-1 pitch to right field for the deciding run.
Mariners 8, Blue Jays 1
TORONTO — Dustin Ackley hit his first career grand slam, Michael Saunders homered twice and the Seattle Mariners roughed up Cy Young knuckleballer R.A. Dickey, beating the struggling Toronto Blue Jays.
Indians 7, Twins 3
CLEVELAND — Scott Kazmir earned his first victory in three seasons, Nick Swisher homered in his first at-bat since missing three games with a sore shoulder and the Cleveland Indians beat Minnesota.