* Minor leagues -- The Yankees had two six-run innings en route to a 21-3 victory over the Athletics.
Yankees' Ryan Webb, Grant Webb and Erik Vollmerhausen combined to strike out nine Athletics and yield only five hits.
Vollmerhausen was also a big gun on offense, going 3-for-4 with two doubles and four runs scored. Grant Jennings was 3-for-3, scoring four runs, and Tony Calvano was 3-for-4 with a triple and three runs scored for the winners.
The Yankees also topped the Twins, 13-7. Calvano had two triples in two at-bats for the winners, and Jamison Mortenson scored three runs for the Yankees.
Jason Gorsuch, Brad Hartzell and Joey Horrigan combined to hold the Orioles to two hits, as their Reds won, 9-0.
The three struck out 16 batters in six innings, with Gorsuch striking out nine in his three innings of work. Gorsuch also helped his own cause, going 3-for-4 with a triple and two RBIs.
Horrigan was 2-for-3 with a triple, and Wesley Leyshon, 3-for-3, with an RBI and two runs scored for the Reds.
The Reds scored all their runs in the first three innings and went on to top the Phillies, 14-8. Gorsuch keyed a five-run Reds first with a three-run homer, and Steven Baker added a two-run shot in that inning.
Gorsuch was 3-for-3 with five RBIs, and Steven Moore was 3-for-3.
Justin Martin hit a three-run homer for the Phillies and was 2-for-3. Jason Gorman scored twice, and Corey Greene pitched two scoreless innings for the Phillies.
The Dodgers overcame a 3-0 deficit with an eight-run second and went on to beat the Twins with a 13-hit attack, 16-4.
Steven Tiffany, who had a two-run double in the big inning, was 2-for-3 with two runs scored. The Dodgers' Rob Harmon and Kevin Rhodes were each 2-for-3 with two runs scored, with Harmon driving in two.
Mike Rhodes was 2-for-3, scoring three runs and driving in one. Scott Seal was 2-for-4 with two RBIs.
The Dodgers pushed their league-leading record to 5-0 with a 6-5 squeaker over the Giants.
The Dodgers scored four runs in the home fourth to take a 5-4 lead, as John Mead tripled home a run, and Jake Mead stole home.
In the top of the sixth, the Pirates tied it on a triple by Johnny Jenkins and an RBI single by Rodney Farver.
Steven Tiffany, though, singled in John Mead with the winning run in the bottom of the sixth.
Will McEvoy was 2-for-3 for the Pirates, and Jenkins was 3-for-3 with two triples and two RBIs.
The Orioles broke open a close game with three sixth-inning runs and went on to beat the Blue Jays, 7-2.
Jason Kay hit a two-run homer for the Orioles and added an RBI double in the big sixth. Chris O'Connell also doubled in a run in that inning.
Kay was the winning pitcher, relieving with the bases loaded and no outs in the first inning, and not yielding a run.
Jake Kantruss, pitching in his first game, pitched the final three innings in scoreless style for the winners.
Orioles catcher Matt Dougherty played well defensively, picking a runner off third base and tossing out another trying to bunt.
Jason Kay's two-run sixth inning home rungave the Orioles a 6-5, come-from-behind victory over the Giants. Shane Beccio supported with a 2-for-2 game and an RBI.
Matt Fogle's two-run homer in the home fifth had given the Giants a 4-3 lead.
L Fogle went 3-for-3 and Dave Centineo 2-for-3 for the Giants.
The Blue Jays jumped to an 8-1 lead after two innings en route to a 13-8 decision over the Phillies.
Starter Chris Moxley was the winner, striking out six in three innings and going 3-for-3 for the Jays.
Jonathan Stapleton and Ken Poist were 2-for-4 for the winners, with Poist driving in two runs.
Corey Greene was 2-for-3 with three RBIs for the Phillies, and Luke Weinreich added a 1-for-2 game with a double and RBI. Patrick Wolbert and Jason Gorman each scored two runs for the Phillies.
The Blue Jays and Twins played to a 11-11 tie. Charlton Hughes' grand slam highlighted a seven-run fourth for the Twins that put them ahead, 9-6.
Jason Hall was 3-for-3, and Matt White, 2-for-3 for the Twins; Hall and White scored three, and two runs, respectively.
David Gerting's two-run double keyed the Blue Jays' five-run fifth.
Gerting was 2-for-3, David Terec, 2-for-4 with two RBIs, and Jonathan Stapleton, 2-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs scored for the Jays.
The Pirates beat the Blue Jays, 29-8.
Johnny Jenkins was 2-for-2 with a triple, three runs scored and four RBIs for the Pirates, and Will McEvoy added a 3-for-3 game with three runs scored and four RBIs, one coming on a suicide squeeze bunt.
Joe Beadenkoph was 2-for-2, with three RBIs and three runs scored for the Pirates, and Ryan McCord, 2-for-3 with two RBIs and two runs scored. Jason Enders had three RBIs and scored three runs. He had a hit and two walks.
* Major leagues -- Zach Gayheart pitched a complete game, striking out 13 in six innings, and his Giants beat the Dodgers, 13-1. Andy Hopkins socked a three-run triple to key a six-run Giants sixth.