Cal Ripken went 0-for-7 with four strikeouts -- his poorest showing, statistically, of his 21 years in the major leagues -- in his final road game as the Balitmore Orioles and New York Yankees battled to a 1-1 tie in 15 innings before it was called because of rain.
Ripken, honored before the game, had never gone 0-for-7 before, and the only other time Ripken had four strikeouts in a game was May 2, 1984, against Cleveland.
Roger Clemens allowed one run and four hits in six innings for New York, allowing only a homer to Chris Richards.
Mariners 6, Athletics 3
Ichiro Suzuki extended his rookie hits record with his eighth homer and host Seattle moved closer to the AL wins record.
The Mariners (111-45) need to win three of their final six games to tie the 1998 New York Yankees for the AL wins record and five to match the 1906 Chicago Cubs for the most ever in the majors.
Rangers 8, Angels 6
Alex Rodriguez hit his league-leading 51st home run and visiting Texas scored the tying and go-ahead runs on an error by Anaheim shortstop Benji Gil in the eighth inning.
Red Sox 8, Tigers 5
Scott Hatteberg drove in three runs and Trot Nixon hit a two-run homer off Jose Lima (5-9) as Boston won at Detroit.
Blue Jays 6, Devil Rays 5,
Carlos Delgado hit a go-ahead single in the 12th inning off Doug Creek (2-5) and Toronto won at Tampa Bay.
White Sox 5, Royals 2
Carlos Lee's leaping catch in left field robbed Raul Ibanez of a grand slam and Gary Glover pitched six strong innings as Chicago beat Kansas City.
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