WHITE SOX 4
DETROIT — Miguel Cabrera drove in three runs, Max Scherzer struck out 10 and the Detroit Tigers beat the Chicago White Sox 7-4 Thursday.
Cabrera hit a pair of two-out singles for his RBIs. Rajai Davis homered, doubled, singled and drove in two runs.
Scherzer (2-1) allowed two runs in six innings.
Joe Nathan pitched the ninth for his fourth save in six tries. He got the final two outs on a strikeout where Jose Abreu was called for interfering with catcher Bryan Holaday’s throw to second base on a stolen-base attempt.
Jose Quintana (1-1) allowed three runs in six innings.
TWINS 9, RAYS 7
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Aaron Hicks hit a three-run homer, Kurt Suzuki drove in three runs and the Minnesota Twins beat the Tampa Bay Rays.
Former Rays outfielder Sam Fuld hit a pair of RBI doubles for the Twins, who won two of three for their first road series win against the Rays since Sept. 4-6, 2006. Minnesota manager Ron Gardenhire moved past Chuck Dressen into sole possession of 59th place on the career victory list with 1,009.
Ricky Nolasco (2-2) allowed six runs and 10 hits over six-plus innings. Glen Perkins pitched the ninth for his fifth save.
Erik Bedard (0-1) gave up four runs, five hits and five walks in four innings.
REDS 2, PIRATES 1
PITTSBURGH — Ryan Ludwick lined a two-run double after two Cincinnati batters were hit by pitches, lifting Tony Cingrani and the Reds over the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 Thursday.
The Reds won for the seventh time in nine games and reached .500 at 11-11.
The Pirates have lost six of seven, scoring a total of 22 runs in that span.
Cingrani (2-2) allowed one run and six hits in six innings. He struck out seven and walked two.
Ludwick’s double in the sixth drove in Joey Votto and Todd Frazier. Both of them were plunked by rookie Brandon Cumpton (0-1), promoted from Triple-A earlier in the day.
METS 4, CARDINALS 1
NEW YORK — Chris Young homered to start New York’s comeback and slumping Curtis Granderson singled in a run as a pinch hitter as Bartolo Colon and the Mets beat the Cardinals to send Lance Lynn to his first career loss in April.
Colon (2-3) allowed four hits in seven innings, struck out eight and walked none. Daisuke Matsuzaka finished the four-hitter with a perfect ninth for his first save since 2000 with the Seibu Lions of Japan’s Pacific League.
New York took three of four from the defending NL champions and has won four of five overall.
Lynn (4-1) had been 12-0 through April in his big league career, including one March victory.
DIAMONDBACKS 5, CUBS 2
CHICAGO — Mike Bolsinger earned his first major league win, pitching into the seventh inning and hitting an RBI single as the Diamondbacks beat the Cubs.
Bolsinger (1-1) allowed one unearned run and four hits in 6 2-3 innings. He struck out seven and walked two.
Miguel Montero drove in two runs, and the Diamondbacks won consecutive games for only the second time this season.
Edwin Jackson (1-2) pitched seven innings. He retired 17 of 18 batters after Bolsinger’s run-scoring single in the second.
Orioles 11, Blue Jays 4
TORONTO — Chris Davis had two hits and three RBIs, Jonathan Schoop homered and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Toronto Blue Jays 11-4 on Thursday night.
Nelson Cruz had two hits and drove in two runs for the Orioles, extending his streak of games with at least one RBI to seven.
Cruz had three homers and 10 RBIs in the three game series against Toronto. He has 22 RBIs in April, a career high for the month.
Bud Norris (1-2) pitched six innings to win for the first time in three road starts this season. Norris allowed three runs and five hits and struck out four.
Zach Britton worked 1 2-3 innings and Josh Stinson got the final four outs.
Trailing 3-2, Baltimore batted around in a five-run seventh against three Blue Jays relievers.