PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Placido Polanco hit a tiebreaking, two-run double in the eighth inning to lift the Phillies past the Cubs, 6-4, Monday night.
Bryan LaHair hit a tying, two-run homer off Chad Qualls (1-0) in the eighth after Vance Worley threw seven impressive innings for Philadelphia.
But the Phillies answered in the bottom half. Scott Maine (0-1) hit pinch-hitter Juan Pierre with a one-out pitch and Jimmy Rollins singled off Rafael Dolis with two outs.
Philadelphia’s Placido Polanco follows through on a two-run double off Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Rafael Dolis in the eighth inning.
D-BACKS 9, MARLINS 5
MIAMI (AP) - Left-hander Patrick Corbin pitched 5 2-3 innings to win his major league debut, and Arizona beat the slumping Marlins.
The 22-year-old Corbin, who was called up from Double-A Mobile, struck out six and allowed three runs.
Cody Ransom and Justin Upton hit two-run homers, and Willie Bloomquist had a two-run double for Arizona.
RANGERS 4, BLUE JAYS 1
TORONTO (AP) - Yu Darvish won his third straight start, Mitch Moreland and Craig Gentry homered and the Rangers beat the Blue Jays.
Darvish (4-0) allowed his first home run but remained unbeaten in five major league starts. He gave up four hits in seven innings, walked two and struck out nine.
In winning his past three starts, Darvish has allowed just two earned runs over 21 2-3 innings against Detroit, the New York Yankees and Toronto. His season ERA is 2.18.
YANKEES 2, ORIOLES 1
NEW YORK (AP) - Hiroki Kuroda pitched seven neat innings and teamed with catcher Russell Martin to nab Nick Markakis at the plate in the key play of the game, lifting New York over Baltimore.
Eric Chavez hit an early two-run homer as the Yankees beat Baltimore once again. They are 4-0 against the Orioles this year, 43-15 over the O's since 2009 and have not lost any of the last 14 season series to them.
RED SOX 11
BOSTON (AP) - David Ortiz finished the best April of his career with a pair of solo homers and Mike Aviles hit a three-run shot in Boston's victory over Oakland.
Darnell McDonald had a two-run homer and Marlon Byrd drove in a pair of runs to support Clay Buchholz (3-1), who held Oakland to one run until he gave up five in the seventh inning.
Ortiz hit .405 in April with six homers and 20 RBIs. He batted .543 at Fenway Park (19 for 35).
It was Boston's seventh win in eight games, coming off a 6-1 road trip.
Former Red Sox outfielder Josh Reddick hit a three-run homer for Oakland, which dropped its third straight. Athletics starter Tommy Milone (3-2) allowed eight runs - seven earned - in 4 2-3 innings.