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BASEBALL

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Chicago 23 20 .535 —

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Cleveland 22 22 .500 11⁄2

Minnesota 22 22 .500 11⁄2

Kansas City 21 23 .477 21⁄2

Detroit 17 27 .386 61⁄2

East Division

Boston 28 19 .596 —

Tampa Bay 26 19 .578 1

Baltimore 23 20 .535 3

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Toronto 23 23 .500 41⁄2

New York 20 24 .455 61⁄2

West Division

Los Angeles 26 20 .565 —

Oakland 24 22 .522 2

Texas 22 24 .478 4

Seattle 18 27 .400 71⁄2

MONDAY

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Boston 7, Kansas City 0

Minnesota 7, Texas 6, 12 innings

Tampa Bay 7, Oakland 6, 13 innings

TODAY

Seattle (Silva 3-2) at Detroit (Verlander 1-7), 6:05 p.m.

Kansas City (Meche 3-5) at Boston (Masterson 0-0), 6:05 p.m.

Baltimore (D.Cabrera 4-1) at N.Y. Yankees (Mussina 6-3), 6:05 p.m.

L.A. Angels (Lackey 0-0) at Toronto (McGowan 2-3), 6:07 p.m.

Texas (Mathis 1-0) at Minnesota (Perkins 0-1), 7:10 p.m.

Cleveland (Sabathia 3-5) at Chicago White Sox (Contreras 4-3), 7:11 p.m.

Tampa Bay (Kazmir 2-1) at Oakland (Smith 2-3), 9:05 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Tampa Bay at Oakland, 2:35 p.m.

Seattle at Detroit, 6:05 p.m.

Kansas City at Boston, 6:05 p.m.

Baltimore at N.Y. Yankees, 6:05 p.m.

L.A. Angels at Toronto, 6:07 p.m.

Texas at Minnesota, 7:10 p.m.

Cleveland at Chicago White Sox, 7:11 p.m.

THURSDAY

Seattle at Detroit, 12:05 p.m.

Texas at Minnesota, 12:10 p.m.

Kansas City at Boston, 12:35 p.m.

Baltimore at N.Y. Yankees, 6:05 p.m.

L.A. Angels at Toronto, 6:07 p.m.

Cleveland at Chicago White Sox, 7:11 p.m.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Chicago 28 17 .622 —

St. Louis 27 20 .574 2

Houston 25 21 .543 31⁄2

Pittsburgh 21 23 .477 61⁄2

Cincinnati 21 24 .467 7

Milwaukee 20 24 .455 71⁄2

East Division

Florida 24 19 .558 —

New York 22 19 .537 1

Philadelphia 24 22 .522 11⁄2

Atlanta 22 21 .512 2

Washington 20 26 .435 51⁄2

West Division

Arizona 28 16 .636 —

Los Angeles 23 21 .523 5

Colorado 18 27 .400 101⁄2

San Francisco 17 29 .370 12

San Diego 16 30 .348 13

MONDAY

Chicago Cubs 7, Houston 2

Washington 4, Philadelphia 0

Colorado 4, San Francisco 3

St. Louis 8, San Diego 2

L.A. Dodgers 6, Cincinnati 5

TODAY

N.Y. Mets (Vargas 0-1) at Atlanta (Campillo 0-0), 12:05 p.m., 1st game

Milwaukee (Parra 1-2) at Pittsburgh (Maholm 2-4), 6:05 p.m.

N.Y. Mets (Maine 5-2) at Atlanta (Glavine 1-1), 6:10 p.m., 2nd game

Arizona (Owings 5-1) at Florida (Hendrickson 5-2), 6:10 p.m.

Philadelphia (Hamels 5-3) at Washington (Bergmann 1-1), 6:10 p.m.

Chicago Cubs (Dempster 5-1) at Houston (Sampson 2-3), 7:05 p.m.

San Francisco (Lincecum 5-1) at Colorado (Cook 6-2), 7:35 p.m.

St. Louis (Pineiro 2-2) at San Diego (Maddux 3-4), 9:05 p.m.

Cincinnati (Belisle 1-3) at L.A. Dodgers (Billingsley 3-5), 9:10 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

San Francisco at Colorado, 2:05 p.m.

Milwaukee at Pittsburgh, 6:05 p.m.

N.Y. Mets at Atlanta, 6:10 p.m.

Arizona at Florida, 6:10 p.m.

Philadelphia at Washington, 6:10 p.m.

Chicago Cubs at Houston, 7:05 p.m.

St. Louis at San Diego, 9:05 p.m.

Cincinnati at L.A. Dodgers, 9:10 p.m.

THURSDAY

Milwaukee at Pittsburgh, 6:05 p.m.

N.Y. Mets at Atlanta, 6:10 p.m.

Arizona at Florida, 6:10 p.m.

Philadelphia at Houston, 7:05 p.m.

Cincinnati at San Diego, 9:05 p.m.

A.L. LEADERS

BATTING—Youkilis, Boston, .327; Grudzielanek, Kansas City, .323; Bradley, Texas, .321; Mauer, Minnesota, .319; Hamilton, Texas, .319; Pierzynski, Chicago, .317; Jeter, New York, .314.

RBI—Hamilton, Texas, 50; Quentin, Chicago, 37; Ortiz, Boston, 37; Morneau, Minnesota, 34; Youkilis, Boston, 34; EBrown, Oakland, 33.

TRIPLES—DYoung, Minnesota, 3; Crawford, Tampa Bay, 3; Hamilton, Texas, 3; Jeter, New York, 3.

HOME RUNS—Quentin, Chicago, 11; Hamilton, Texas, 11; Napoli, Los Angeles, 10; Ortiz, Boston, 10; Youkilis, Boston, 9; CPena, Tampa Bay, 9.

STOLEN BASES—ISuzuki, Seattle, 20; Ellsbury, Boston, 18; CaGomez, Minnesota, 16; Kinsler, Texas, 13; Crawford, Tampa Bay, 12; BRoberts, Baltimore, 12; Figgins, Los Angeles, 11.

PITCHING (6 Decisions)—Matsuzaka, Boston, 7-0, 1.000, 2.15; Saunders, Los Angeles, 7-1, .875, 2.48; Sonnanstine, Tampa Bay, 6-1, .857, 4.53.

N.L. LEADERS

BATTING—CJones, Atlanta, .410; Berkman, Houston, .389; Furcal, Los Angeles, .366; Pujols, St. Louis, .364; Atkins, Colorado, .344; Tejada, Houston, .342; Theriot, Chicago, .333.

RBI—Berkman, Houston, 44; McLouth, Pittsburgh, 36; Nady, Pittsburgh, 36; Braun, Milwaukee, 35; DWright, New York, 34; AdGonzalez, San Diego, 34; Tejada, Houston, 34.

TRIPLES—FLewis, San Francisco, 5; SDrew, Arizona, 5; JReyes, New York, 5.

HOME RUNS—Berkman, Houston, 16; Utley, Philadelphia, 14; Braun, Milwaukee, 13; Uggla, Florida, 13; McLouth, Pittsburgh, 12; Ludwick, St. Louis, 12.

STOLEN BASES—Bourn, Houston, 19; Taveras, Colorado, 18; Pierre, Los Angeles, 16; HRamirez, Florida, 13; JReyes, New York, 12; KMatsui, Houston, 10; Kemp, Los Angeles, 9; Theriot, Chicago, 9.

PITCHING (6 Decisions)—Webb, Arizona, 9-0, 1.000, 2.56; Volquez, Cincinnati, 7-1, .875, 1.33; Zambrano, Chicago, 6-1, .857, 2.45; Lincecum, San Francisco, 5-1, .833, 1.92; Owings, Arizona, 5-1, .833, 3.81.

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