FRI­DAY’S HIGH­LIGHTS

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Bar­tolo Colon threw his first com­plete game in two years to earn his first win with Min­nesota in four starts, Brian Dozier home­red twice and the Twins beat the Rangers 8-4. The 44-year-old Colon (3-9) scat­tered nine hits and al­lowed four earned runs for his 37th ca­reer com­plete game and first since Sept. 5, 2015 with the New York Mets. He struck out five and walked one for his first win in nine starts since May 15 with At­lanta. … Mitch More­land home­red with two outs in the 11th in­ning, lift­ing the Red Sox to a 3-2 vic­tory over the White Sox. It was Bos­ton’s sec­ond game-end­ing homer this week. … Daniel Mur­phy hit two home runs to back Tan­ner Roark, and the Na­tion­als won the opener of a se­ries be­tween di­vi­sion lead­ers at Wrigley Field by beat­ing the Cubs 4-2 on a chilly af­ter­noon. … Trevor Bauer won his third straight start, Jaime Gar­cia was chased in the fifth in­ning of his Yan­kees de­but and the In­di­ans won 7-2 to ex­tend New York’s los­ing streak to four. Bauer (10-8) al­lowed one run in seven in­nings. … Bran­don Woodruff al­lowed seven hits in 6L in­nings of his ma­jor­league de­but and Or­lando Ar­cia home­red and scored both runs in the Brew­ers’ 2-0 vic­tory over the Rays. … Justin Up­ton hit a grand slam in the eighth in­ning to back a strong pitch­ing per­for­mance by Justin Ver­lan­der, and the sur­pris­ing Tigers beat the Ori­oles 5-2 for their fourth straight vic­tory. Ver­lan­der (7-7) struck out 10 and gave up two runs and six hits over seven in­nings. He’s 10-5 life­time against Bal­ti­more, in­clud­ing 8-1 at Cam­den Yards. … Joey Votto drove home two runs with a dou­ble and a sin­gle, and Asher Wo­j­ciechowski went five in­nings in his re­turn to the ro­ta­tion, lead­ing the Reds to a 3-2 vic­tory over the Car­di­nals. … Alex Breg­man hit a two-run homer and Mar­win Gon­za­lez added a three-run shot as part of a nine-run fourth in­ning, and the Astros snapped a three-game los­ing streak with a 16-7 vic­tory over the Blue Jays. Tyler White had four hits, in­clud­ing a two-run homer in the sixth and a solo drive in the eighth, and fin­ished a triple shy of the cycle. … R.A. Dickey won for the first time in seven starts, Nick Markakis hit a three­run homer and the Braves over­came Giancarlo Stan­ton’s two home runs to beat the Mar­lins 5-3. … James Pax­ton (12-3) tied a Mariners record by win­ning his sev­enth straight start in a 5-2 win over the

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