Sept 7 (The Sports XChange) - Highlights of Saturday's Major League Baseball games.
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Red Sox 13, Yankees 9
Napoli recorded his 13th career, and third of the season, double home run game.
He hit a two-run shot in the second inning and a solo shot in the ninth. Napoli has 18 RBI against New York this season, with eight coming in this series.
In between Napoli's home runs, Gomes hit a three-run shot in Boston's five-run fourth and rookie Xander Bogaerts added a two-run blast in the fifth for the Red Sox, who have won five straight and eight-of-nine.
Boston has scored 34 runs in this series and 56 over their last five games while hitting 17 home runs.
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Reds 4, Dodgers 3 (10)
Cincinnati (81-62) moved to within one and a half games of the first-place Pittsburgh Pirates in the National League Central.
The magic number for the Dodgers (83-58) to clinch the National League West Division remained 11.
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Orioles 4, White Sox 3 (10)
Wieters singled to right field, scoring pinch runner Chris Dickerson with the tying run and Markakis with the winner.
Pinch hitter Conor Gillaspie had hit a solo homer with one out in the 10th inning to give the White Sox a 3-2 lead.
Brian Roberts homered and Danny Valencia had three hits for Baltimore (76-65), which began the day tied with Cleveland, two games behind Tampa Bay for the final AL wild card spot.
(Editing by Steve Keating)
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