monDAY'S HIGHLIGHTS

Rangers 5, Angels 2: Adrian Beltre homered to help Texas beat Los Angeles and move within two games of the first-place A's in the A.L. West.

  • The Angels signed left-hander Dontrelle Willis out of the independent Atlantic League and assigned him to Triple-A Salt Lake. ... Los Angeles released right-handed reliever Ryan Madson, who never pitched for the team while attempting to return from elbow ligament replacement surgery.

    Dodgers 3, Cardinals 2: Zack Greinke pitched into the seventh inning and raised his batting average to .405 with an RBI single, helping Los Angeles win its 15th straight on the road.

    White Sox 8, Yankees 1: Alex Rios drove in four runs as Chicago snapped a 10-game losing streak.

  • Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter was placed on the disabled list because of a strained right calf.

    Tigers 4, Indians 2: Alex Avila's three-run homer in the ninth inning off closer Chris Perez rallied Detroit to its ninth straight win.

    Braves 3, Nationals 2: Justin Upton led off the eighth inning with a tiebreaking homer, and Atlanta extended its winning streak to 11 games.

    Royals 13, Twins 0: Jeremy Guthrie pitched a four-hitter and Eric Hosmer drove in five runs to help Kansas City win for the 12th time in 13 games.

    -- ASSOCIATED PRESS



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