Saturday's Baseball highlights

Highlights from all Saturday's Major League Baseball games, June 30, 2012.

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Lance Lynn throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates Saturday, June 30, 2012, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Alvarez slam boosts Pirates past Cardinals 7-3
St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Lance Lynn throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates Saturday, June 30, 2012, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Chicago White Sox starter Jake Peavy delivers a pitch to the New York Yankees during the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, June 30, 2012, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
Kuroda strikes out 11, Yankees beat White Sox 4-0
Chicago White Sox starter Jake Peavy delivers a pitch to the New York Yankees during the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, June 30, 2012, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
New York Yankees starter Hiroki Kuroda, of Japan, delivers a pitch to the Chicago White Sox during the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, June 30, 2012, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
Kuroda strikes out 11, Yankees beat White Sox 4-0
New York Yankees starter Hiroki Kuroda, of Japan, delivers a pitch to the Chicago White Sox during the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, June 30, 2012, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
New York Yankees' Dewayne Wise hits a home run during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox Saturday, June 30, 2012, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
Kuroda strikes out 11, Yankees beat White Sox 4-0
New York Yankees' Dewayne Wise hits a home run during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox Saturday, June 30, 2012, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
Pittsburgh Pirates' Pedro Alvarez hits a grand slam during the first inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals Saturday, June 30, 2012, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Alvarez slam boosts Pirates past Cardinals 7-3
Pittsburgh Pirates' Pedro Alvarez hits a grand slam during the first inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals Saturday, June 30, 2012, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
BALTIMORE, MD - JUNE 30: Shin-Sin Choo #17 of the Cleveland Indians runs past third base to home to scores teams first run during the first inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 30, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)
Cleveland Indians v Baltimore Orioles
BALTIMORE, MD - JUNE 30: Shin-Sin Choo #17 of the Cleveland Indians runs past third base to home to scores teams first run during the first inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 30, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals' Stephen Strasburg hits an RBI-single in the second inning of their baseball game against the Atlanta Braves on Saturday, June 30, 2012, at Turner Field in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Tulis)
Braves win, Strasburg succumbs to 106-degree heat
Washington Nationals' Stephen Strasburg hits an RBI-single in the second inning of their baseball game against the Atlanta Braves on Saturday, June 30, 2012, at Turner Field in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Tulis)
Cleveland Indians' Lou Marson slides safely into home on a single by Asdrubal Cabrera during the fourth inning of a baseball game Saturday, June 30, 2012 in Baltimore.(AP Photo/Gail Burton)
Choo leads Indians over Orioles 11-5
Cleveland Indians' Lou Marson slides safely into home on a single by Asdrubal Cabrera during the fourth inning of a baseball game Saturday, June 30, 2012 in Baltimore.(AP Photo/Gail Burton)
Cleveland Indians' Asdrubal Cabrera hits an RBI single against the Baltimore Orioles during the fourth inning of a baseball game Saturday, June 30, 2012 in Baltimore.(AP Photo/Gail Burton)
Choo leads Indians over Orioles 11-5
Cleveland Indians' Asdrubal Cabrera hits an RBI single against the Baltimore Orioles during the fourth inning of a baseball game Saturday, June 30, 2012 in Baltimore.(AP Photo/Gail Burton)
Cleveland Indians' Shin-Soo Choo connects for a solo home run against the Baltimore Orioles during the second inning of a baseball game Saturday, June 30, 2012 in Baltimore. Also pictured is Baltimore Orioles catcher Matt Wieters.(AP Photo/Gail Burton)
Choo leads Indians over Orioles 11-5
Cleveland Indians' Shin-Soo Choo connects for a solo home run against the Baltimore Orioles during the second inning of a baseball game Saturday, June 30, 2012 in Baltimore. Also pictured is Baltimore Orioles catcher Matt Wieters.(AP Photo/Gail Burton)
Chicago Cubs' Anthony Rizzo hits a two-run home run against the Houston Astros during the fifth inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Saturday, June 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Rizzo's 1st HR of year lifts Cubs over Astros 3-2
Chicago Cubs' Anthony Rizzo hits a two-run home run against the Houston Astros during the fifth inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Saturday, June 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Cincinnati Reds' Matt Latos delivers against the San Francisco Giants in the first inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Saturday, June 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Dino Vournas)
Latos tosses 2-hitter as Reds beat Giants
Cincinnati Reds' Matt Latos delivers against the San Francisco Giants in the first inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Saturday, June 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Dino Vournas)
Oakland Athletics' Chris Carter runs toward first after hitting a home run off Texas Rangers pitcher Martin Perez in the second inning of a baseball game on Saturday, June 30, 2012, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tim Sharp)
Hamilton, Perez lift Rangers past A's 7-2
Oakland Athletics' Chris Carter runs toward first after hitting a home run off Texas Rangers pitcher Martin Perez in the second inning of a baseball game on Saturday, June 30, 2012, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tim Sharp)
San Diego Padres starting pitcher Edinson Volquez throws to a Colorado Rockies batter during the first inning of a baseball game in Denver on Saturday, June 30, 2012. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Grandal, Amarista 2 HRs each, Padres beat Rockies
San Diego Padres starting pitcher Edinson Volquez throws to a Colorado Rockies batter during the first inning of a baseball game in Denver on Saturday, June 30, 2012. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
San Diego Padres' Yasmani Grandal follows the flight of his solo home run off Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Christian Friedrich in the fourth inning of the Padres' 8-4 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Saturday, June 30, 2012. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Grandal, Amarista 2 HRs each, Padres beat Rockies
San Diego Padres' Yasmani Grandal follows the flight of his solo home run off Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Christian Friedrich in the fourth inning of the Padres' 8-4 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Saturday, June 30, 2012. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Colorado Rockies' Wilin Rosario follows through on a solo home run as San Diego Padres catcher Yasmani Grandal watches during the third fifth inning of the Padres' 8-4 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Saturday, June 30, 2012. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Grandal, Amarista 2 HRs each, Padres beat Rockies
Colorado Rockies' Wilin Rosario follows through on a solo home run as San Diego Padres catcher Yasmani Grandal watches during the third fifth inning of the Padres' 8-4 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Saturday, June 30, 2012. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson throws to home plate during the first inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers in St. Petersburg, Fla., Saturday, June 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
Porcello throws 7 shutout innings, Tigers top Rays
Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson throws to home plate during the first inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers in St. Petersburg, Fla., Saturday, June 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson, left, is tended to by a trainer after taking a line drive to the leg from Detroit Tigers' Prince Fielder during the third inning of a baseball game in St Petersburg, Fla., Saturday, June 30, 2012. Hellickson left the game due to the injury. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
Porcello throws 7 shutout innings, Tigers top Rays
Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson, left, is tended to by a trainer after taking a line drive to the leg from Detroit Tigers' Prince Fielder during the third inning of a baseball game in St Petersburg, Fla., Saturday, June 30, 2012. Hellickson left the game due to the injury. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Rick Porcello throws to home plate during the first inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays in St. Petersburg, Fla., Saturday, June 30, 2012.(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
Porcello throws 7 shutout innings, Tigers top Rays
Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Rick Porcello throws to home plate during the first inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays in St. Petersburg, Fla., Saturday, June 30, 2012.(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
New York Mets' Daniel Murphy, left, beats the throw to Los Angeles Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis, right, to score on a sacrifice fly during the second inning of their baseball game in Los Angeles, Saturday, June 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
Mets' Santana shuts down Dodgers in 5-0 win
New York Mets' Daniel Murphy, left, beats the throw to Los Angeles Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis, right, to score on a sacrifice fly during the second inning of their baseball game in Los Angeles, Saturday, June 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Scott Diamond throws against the Kansas City Royals in the first inning in the first baseball game of a doubleheader, Saturday, June 30, 2012 in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
Mauer, De Vries lead Twins past KC for DH sweep
Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Scott Diamond throws against the Kansas City Royals in the first inning in the first baseball game of a doubleheader, Saturday, June 30, 2012 in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
Milwaukee Brewers' Cody Ransom connects for a three-run home run off Arizona Diamondbacks' Wade Miley during the fourth inning of a baseball game on Saturday, June 30, 2012, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Tom Lynn)
Brewers top Diamondbacks 10-2
Milwaukee Brewers' Cody Ransom connects for a three-run home run off Arizona Diamondbacks' Wade Miley during the fourth inning of a baseball game on Saturday, June 30, 2012, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Tom Lynn)
Oakland Athletics' Chris Carter runs toward first after hitting a home run off Texas Rangers pitcher Martin Perez in the second inning of a baseball game on Saturday, June 30, 2012, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tim Sharp)
Hamilton, Perez lift Rangers past A's 7-2
Oakland Athletics' Chris Carter runs toward first after hitting a home run off Texas Rangers pitcher Martin Perez in the second inning of a baseball game on Saturday, June 30, 2012, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tim Sharp)
San Diego Padres starting pitcher Edinson Volquez throws to a Colorado Rockies batter during the first inning of a baseball game in Denver on Saturday, June 30, 2012. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Grandal, Amarista 2 HRs each, Padres beat Rockies
San Diego Padres starting pitcher Edinson Volquez throws to a Colorado Rockies batter during the first inning of a baseball game in Denver on Saturday, June 30, 2012. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
San Diego Padres' Yasmani Grandal follows the flight of his solo home run off Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Christian Friedrich in the fourth inning of the Padres' 8-4 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Saturday, June 30, 2012. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Grandal, Amarista 2 HRs each, Padres beat Rockies
San Diego Padres' Yasmani Grandal follows the flight of his solo home run off Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Christian Friedrich in the fourth inning of the Padres' 8-4 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Saturday, June 30, 2012. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Colorado Rockies' Wilin Rosario follows through on a solo home run as San Diego Padres catcher Yasmani Grandal watches during the third fifth inning of the Padres' 8-4 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Saturday, June 30, 2012. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Grandal, Amarista 2 HRs each, Padres beat Rockies
Colorado Rockies' Wilin Rosario follows through on a solo home run as San Diego Padres catcher Yasmani Grandal watches during the third fifth inning of the Padres' 8-4 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Saturday, June 30, 2012. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson throws to home plate during the first inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers in St. Petersburg, Fla., Saturday, June 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
Porcello throws 7 shutout innings, Tigers top Rays
Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson throws to home plate during the first inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers in St. Petersburg, Fla., Saturday, June 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson, left, is tended to by a trainer after taking a line drive to the leg from Detroit Tigers' Prince Fielder during the third inning of a baseball game in St Petersburg, Fla., Saturday, June 30, 2012. Hellickson left the game due to the injury. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
Porcello throws 7 shutout innings, Tigers top Rays
Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson, left, is tended to by a trainer after taking a line drive to the leg from Detroit Tigers' Prince Fielder during the third inning of a baseball game in St Petersburg, Fla., Saturday, June 30, 2012. Hellickson left the game due to the injury. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Rick Porcello throws to home plate during the first inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays in St. Petersburg, Fla., Saturday, June 30, 2012.(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
Porcello throws 7 shutout innings, Tigers top Rays
Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Rick Porcello throws to home plate during the first inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays in St. Petersburg, Fla., Saturday, June 30, 2012.(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
New York Mets' Daniel Murphy, left, beats the throw to Los Angeles Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis, right, to score on a sacrifice fly during the second inning of their baseball game in Los Angeles, Saturday, June 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
Mets' Santana shuts down Dodgers in 5-0 win
New York Mets' Daniel Murphy, left, beats the throw to Los Angeles Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis, right, to score on a sacrifice fly during the second inning of their baseball game in Los Angeles, Saturday, June 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Scott Diamond throws against the Kansas City Royals in the first inning in the first baseball game of a doubleheader, Saturday, June 30, 2012 in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
Mauer, De Vries lead Twins past KC for DH sweep
Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Scott Diamond throws against the Kansas City Royals in the first inning in the first baseball game of a doubleheader, Saturday, June 30, 2012 in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
Milwaukee Brewers' Cody Ransom connects for a three-run home run off Arizona Diamondbacks' Wade Miley during the fourth inning of a baseball game on Saturday, June 30, 2012, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Tom Lynn)
Brewers top Diamondbacks 10-2
Milwaukee Brewers' Cody Ransom connects for a three-run home run off Arizona Diamondbacks' Wade Miley during the fourth inning of a baseball game on Saturday, June 30, 2012, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Tom Lynn)
New York Mets' Daniel Murphy, left, beats the throw to Los Angeles Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis, right, to score on a sacrifice fly during the second inning of their baseball game in Los Angeles, Saturday, June 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
Mets' Santana shuts down Dodgers in 5-0 win
New York Mets' Daniel Murphy, left, beats the throw to Los Angeles Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis, right, to score on a sacrifice fly during the second inning of their baseball game in Los Angeles, Saturday, June 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Scott Diamond throws against the Kansas City Royals in the first inning in the first baseball game of a doubleheader, Saturday, June 30, 2012 in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
Mauer, De Vries lead Twins past KC for DH sweep
Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Scott Diamond throws against the Kansas City Royals in the first inning in the first baseball game of a doubleheader, Saturday, June 30, 2012 in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
Milwaukee Brewers' Cody Ransom connects for a three-run home run off Arizona Diamondbacks' Wade Miley during the fourth inning of a baseball game on Saturday, June 30, 2012, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Tom Lynn)
Brewers top Diamondbacks 10-2
Milwaukee Brewers' Cody Ransom connects for a three-run home run off Arizona Diamondbacks' Wade Miley during the fourth inning of a baseball game on Saturday, June 30, 2012, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Tom Lynn)
Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Scott Diamond throws against the Kansas City Royals in the first inning in the first baseball game of a doubleheader, Saturday, June 30, 2012 in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
Mauer, De Vries lead Twins past KC for DH sweep
Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Scott Diamond throws against the Kansas City Royals in the first inning in the first baseball game of a doubleheader, Saturday, June 30, 2012 in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
Milwaukee Brewers' Cody Ransom connects for a three-run home run off Arizona Diamondbacks' Wade Miley during the fourth inning of a baseball game on Saturday, June 30, 2012, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Tom Lynn)
Brewers top Diamondbacks 10-2
Milwaukee Brewers' Cody Ransom connects for a three-run home run off Arizona Diamondbacks' Wade Miley during the fourth inning of a baseball game on Saturday, June 30, 2012, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Tom Lynn)

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