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MLB roundup: Indians win 19th straight

(TSX / STATS) -- CLEVELAND -- Jose Ramirez homered and had three RBIs, Francisco Lindor tripled and drove in four runs, and Carlos Carrasco pitched six scoreless innings as the Cleveland Indians won their 19th game in a row, an 11-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Monday night.

The 19-game winning streak ties the Indians with the 1906 Chicago White Sox and the 1947 New York Yankees for the fourth-longest run in the major leagues since 1900, according to STATS. The 1916 New York Giants won 26 straight, the 1935 Chicago Cubs won 21 in a row, and the 2002 Oakland A's had a 20-game winning streak.

During their streak, the Indians have outscored opponents 132-32. Cleveland pitchers have six shutouts during the streak and a major-league-leading 18 for the season.

Carrasco (15-6) allowed seven hits and one walk while striking out nine.

Rockies 5, Diamondbacks 4

PHOENIX -- Nolan Arenado hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer in the eighth inning and drove in four runs in Colorado's 5-4 victory over Arizona.

Arenado's 33rd homer run gave the Rockies a 5-2 lead en route to their fifth win in a row. The third baseman had four RBIs, and DJ LeMahieu had three hits and an RBI.

Tyler Anderson (4-5) gave up one hit in four innings of scoreless relief. He replaced Kyle Freeland, who was removed after being struck by a J.D. Martinez line drive in the fourth inning. Freeland was diagnosed with a left shoulder contusion.

Yankees 5, Rays 1

NEW YORK -- Todd Frazier's three-run homer capped New York's five-run fourth inning, and the Yankees beat Tampa Bay in a game relocated to Citi Field because of Hurricane Irma's impact on Florida's Gulf Coast.

With their third consecutive win, the Yankees extended their lead over the Minnesota Twins to four games in the race for the first American League wild card. The Rays have lost four of five to fall four games behind the Twins in the chase for the second wild card.

Tampa Bay's Adeiny Hechavarria went 3-for-4 with an RBI triple in the second inning. He finished a homer shy of the cycle.

Blue Jays 4, Orioles 3

TORONTO -- Ryan Goins hit a homer and drove in two runs, Marco Estrada pitched five effective innings, and Toronto defeated Baltimore.

Mark Trumbo homered for the Orioles, who have lost five in a row, while the Blue Jays have won three straight.

Estrada (8-8) allowed four hits, no walks and two runs. Baltimore starter Ubaldo Jimenez (5-10) gave up six hits, two walks and three runs while striking out five in five innings.

Rangers 5, Mariners 3

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Nomar Mazara and Shin-Soo Choo each had two-run doubles for Texas, which snapped a two-game losing streak.

Delino DeShields, who was 2-for-4 with two runs scored, also had a solo home run to help make a winner out of Cole Hamels (10-3). The left-hander pitched six innings of three-run ball.

Mitch Haniger was a triple shy of hitting for the cycle, going 3-for-4 for Seattle, which lost for the fifth time in seven games. Haniger hit his 12th home run.

Pirates 7, Brewers 0

MILWAUKEE -- Andrew McCutchen, Starling Marte and Jordy Mercer hit home runs, and rookie left-hander Stephen Brault allowed one hit in six shutout innings as Pittsburgh ended its five-game losing streak by beating Milwaukee.

Brault (1-0), making his second career start, recorded more hits than he allowed, finishing with a double, a single and two RBIs.

McCutchen hit a two-run shot in the first, and Marte did likewise in the second.

White Sox 11, Royals 3

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Adam Engel had three hits, including a three-run homer, and Jose Abreu ended a home run shy of his second cycle in three games as Chicago rolled past Kansas City.

Abreu, who went 4-for-5, singled in his first two hits, tripled in the sixth and doubled in the seventh

Kansas City dropped three games behind the idle Minnesota Twins for the second American League wild-card spot.

Updated September 12, 2017

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