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)
New York Yankees starter Hiroki Kuroda 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. Kuroda struck out 11 and got the win as the Yankees defeated the White Sox 4-0. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
Kuroda strikes out 11, Yankees beat White Sox 4-0
New York Yankees starter Hiroki Kuroda 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. Kuroda struck out 11 and got the win as the Yankees defeated the White Sox 4-0. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
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 starting pitcher Josh Tomlin delivers against the Baltimore Orioles during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, June 30, 2012 in Baltimore.(AP Photo/Gail Burton)
Choo leads Indians over Orioles 11-5
Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Josh Tomlin delivers against the Baltimore Orioles during the first 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)
Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Dana Eveland delivers against the Cleveland Indians during the third inning of a baseball game Saturday, June 30, 2012 in Baltimore.(AP Photo/Gail Burton)
Choo leads Indians over Orioles 11-5
Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Dana Eveland delivers against the Cleveland Indians during the third inning of a baseball game Saturday, June 30, 2012 in Baltimore.(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)
Chicago Cubs catcher Geovany Soto, right, holds up the ball after tagging out Houston Astros' Scott Moore during the third 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 catcher Geovany Soto, right, holds up the ball after tagging out Houston Astros' Scott Moore during the third inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Saturday, June 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Miami Marlins Jose Reyes evades Philadelphia Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz as he cross home plate in the third inning of a baseball game in Miami, on Saturday, June 30, 2012 (AP Photo/Terry Renna)
Ramirez homers, Marlins win 5-2 to sweep Phillies
Miami Marlins Jose Reyes evades Philadelphia Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz as he cross home plate in the third inning of a baseball game in Miami, on Saturday, June 30, 2012 (AP Photo/Terry Renna)
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)
San Francisco Giants' Barry Zito delivers against the Cincinnati Reds 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
San Francisco Giants' Barry Zito delivers against the Cincinnati Reds in the first inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Saturday, June 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Dino Vournas)
Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Jeff Karstens throws 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 starting pitcher Jeff Karstens throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals Saturday, June 30, 2012, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Oakland Athletics pitcher Tommy Milone throws against the Texas Rangers in the fourth 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 pitcher Tommy Milone throws against the Texas Rangers in the fourth inning of a baseball game on Saturday, June 30, 2012, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tim Sharp)
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' Elliot Johnson, bottom, slides safely into third base below the tag of Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera on a ground-out by Will Rhymes during the third inning of a baseball game in St. Petersburg, Fla., Saturday, June 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
Porcello throws 7 shutout innings, Tigers top Rays
Tampa Bay Rays' Elliot Johnson, bottom, slides safely into third base below the tag of Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera on a ground-out by Will Rhymes during the third inning of a baseball game in St. Petersburg, Fla., Saturday, June 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
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)
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Nate Eovaldi (50) pitches against the New York Mets during the first 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
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Nate Eovaldi (50) pitches against the New York Mets during the first inning of their baseball game in Los Angeles, Saturday, June 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
New York Mets starting pitcher Johan Santana (57) pitches against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first 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 starting pitcher Johan Santana (57) pitches against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning of their baseball game in Los Angeles, Saturday, June 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
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' Alexi Casilla steals third during a double steal with Denard Span in the second inning in the first baseball game of a doubleheader against the Kansas City Royals, Saturday, June 30, 2012, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
Mauer, De Vries lead Twins past KC for DH sweep
Minnesota Twins' Alexi Casilla steals third during a double steal with Denard Span in the second inning in the first baseball game of a doubleheader against the Kansas City Royals, Saturday, June 30, 2012, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
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)
Kansas City Royals' Brayan Pena, left, dives to tag out Minnesota Twins' Trevor Plouffe as Plouffe tried to score from third after Brian Dozier popped out in the third 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
Kansas City Royals' Brayan Pena, left, dives to tag out Minnesota Twins' Trevor Plouffe as Plouffe tried to score from third after Brian Dozier popped out in the third 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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