Justin Verlander struck out 11 in six dominant innings, Jose Altuve capped a nine-run eighth with a two-run homer, and the Houston Astros rallied for a 10-5 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night.
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Michael Brantley singled in the winning run in the 11th inning, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Red Sox 5-4 on Saturday night to delay Boston's bid for a club-record 106th victory and home-field advantage throughout the postseason.
Antonio Senzatela allowed three hits in seven strong innings and the Colorado Rockies kept pace in their playoff push with a 5-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night.
Robinson Cano broke a scoreless tie with a three-run homer in the fifth inning, Marco Gonzales allowed one hit over six innings and the Seattle Mariners routed the Texas Rangers 13-0 on Saturday night.
In the bottom of the 11th, Michael Brantley's single to left field scores Rajai Davis to give Cleveland a 5-4 win.