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Cleveland, OH (Sports Network) - Following the longest Opening Day game in history on Thursday, Toronto and Cleveland were at it again on Saturday. Thursday's 16-inning affair was won by the Blue Jays and they did it again with a 7-4 win in 12 innings on Saturday courtesy of a two-run double from Rajai Davis. Edwin Encarnacion led off the 12th with a double off the wall in left off Tony Sipp (0-1) and Brett Lawrie followed with a single. Davis then doubled home both runners and Colby Rasmus and Kelly Johnson each added an RBI single later in the inning for a 7-3 lead. Francisco Cordero gave up a one-out, RBI single to Travis Hafner in the bottom of the 12th, but Lawrie made a diving stop at third on a hard hit ball by Shelley Duncan to get a force out at second and Casey Kotchman grounded out to second to end the game. Casey Janssen (1-0) got the win for pitching two perfect innings.

Final Score: Kansas City 6, LA Angels of Anaheim 3

Anaheim, CA (Sports Network) - Jeff Francoeur totaled two hits and two RBI as Kansas City won its first of the year with a 6-3 decision over the Angels in the middle test of this season-opening three-game series. Eric Hosmer and Mike Moustakas both hit solo homers for the Royals, who were blanked 5-0 in the opener on Friday. Luke Hochevar (1-0) lasted 6 1/3 innings, allowing five hits and two runs for his first career victory over Los Angeles. Bobby Abreu drove in two runs and Vernon Wells knocked in the other for the Angels. Dan Haren (0-1) was saddled in the loss for 11 hits and five runs over 5 1/3 frames.

Final Score: Detroit 10, Boston 0

Detroit, MI (Sports Network) - Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder exemplified why they may be the most fearsome power tandem in baseball. They smacked two home runs apiece and combined for five RBI as the Detroit Tigers shut out the Boston Red Sox, 10-0, on Saturday. Alex Avila supplied the fifth homer with a two-run shot for the Tigers, who haven't opened 2-0 since winning their first five games in 2006. Doug Fister, who was acquired from Seattle at the trade deadline last season, tossed 3 2/3 innings of shutout ball before exiting with a with a left costochondral strain. Duane Below (1-0) came on to replace him on the mound and gave up just one hit in 2 1/3 innings of work. Josh Beckett (0-1) allowed seven runs on seven hits and one walk in 4 2/3 innings for Boston.

Final Score: Baltimore 8, Minnesota 2

Baltimore, MD (Sports Network) - Tommy Hunter followed up Jake Arrieta's Opening Day gem with one of his own Saturday, going seven-plus strong innings as the Baltimore Orioles toppled the Minnesota Twins, 8-2, in the middle game of a three-game set at Camden Yards. Hunter (1-0) gave up two unearned runs on six hits while striking out three and issuing one walk for the Orioles, who have won their first two games of the season for the second consecutive year. Luis Ayala closed it down in the ninth inning for the O's. Nick Markakis finished 3-for-4 with a solo homer, Matt Wieters and Adam Jones also had solo shots, while Robert Andino added a two-run single and Nolan Reimold had an RBI base hit. Francisco Liriano (0-1) was tagged with the loss, giving up six runs -- five earned -- on eight hits while fanning four and walking two in just four innings. Jamey Carroll and Joe Mauer both knocked in a run for the Twins, who dropped the first two games of the season for the second year in a row.

Final Score: Tampa Bay 8, New York 6

St. Petersburg, FL (Sports Network) - Luke Scott went 3-for-4 with three RBI and a run scored, as the Tampa Bay Rays held off the New York Yankees, 8-6, in the middle contest of a three-game set. Matt Joyce hit a solo homer and knocked in three runs for the Rays, who rallied past New York, 7-6, in the opener on Friday. Desmond Jennings and Carlos Pena each added an RBI and run scored. David Price (1-0) gave up two runs on five hits in 6 1/3 innings to pick up the win. Price, who also fanned five and walked four, went 12-13 with a 3.49 ERA last season. Nick Swisher hit a three-run homer in the ninth for the Yankees. Andruw Jones, Eduardo Nunez and Raul Ibanez added an RBI apiece. Hiroki Kuroda (0-1) allowed six runs -- four earned -- on eight hits over 5 2/3 frames in his Yankees debut. The Japanese right-hander went 13-16 with a 3.07 ERA for the Dodgers last year.

Final Score: Chicago 4, Texas 3

Arlington, TX (Sports Network) - Alex Rios hit a leadoff homer against Joe Nathan in the top of the ninth inning Saturday, lifting the Chicago White Sox to a 4-3 win over the Texas Rangers. Paul Konerko went 2-for-4 and knocked in the other three White Sox runs while Matt Thornton (1-0) pitched out of a bases-loaded jam in the eighth inning to pick up the win. Chicago bounced back from a 3-2 loss in the opener of this three-game series on Friday. Mike Napoli, Elvis Andrus and Adrian Beltre knocked in runs for the Rangers but Andrus made the final out in a 1-2-3 ninth that got Hector Santiago his first MLB save. Both starting pitchers gave up three runs and struck out five batters in six innings. Jake Peavy allowed eight hits and a walk for Chicago while Derek Holland gave up three hits and three walks for Texas. After getting a save the day before, Nathan (0-1) came in for Mike Adams to start the ninth Saturday and got ahead of Rios 1-2 before the White Sox right fielder stroked a high fastball over Josh Hamilton's glove at the center field wall for the 4-3 lead.

Final Score: Seattle 8, Oakland 7

Oakland, CA (Sports Network) - Chone Figgins had three hits, two RBI and a run scored as the Seattle Mariners held on to take an 8-7 victory over the Oakland Athletics to conclude a brief two-game set at the Coliseum. Ichiro Suzuki finished with two hits, including an RBI triple, while Michael Saunders smacked a solo home run for the Mariners, who took three out of four games against the A's to start the season. Felix Hernandez (1-0) earned his first win of the year despite allowing six runs on eight hits and a walk while striking out seven through 6 1/3 innings. Brandon League worked a perfect ninth to tally his second save of the year. Bartolo Colon (1-1) was touched for seven runs on 10 hits in 4 1/3 innings to take the loss.

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