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MLB: Tigers tame A's

The Detroit Tigers returned to winning ways on Monday night as they recorded a 5-4 Major League Baseball victory over the Oakland Athletics at Comerica Park.

Rajai Davis hit a walk-off grand slam to earn his side the win as A's closer Sean Doolittle surrendered a walk for the second time all season for the AL West leaders.

Recent Los Angeles Dodgers call-up Clint Robinson drove in the only run with his first Major League hit as his side edged the Cleveland Indians with a 1-0 victory.

Pitcher Dan Haren also had a great game for the Dodgers as he pitched his best game to help his side reach the top of the NL West for the first time since April 24.

The Baltimore Ravens bounced back from their latest defeat to comfortably see off the Texas Rangers 7-1 thanks to a dominant eight-inning outing from Ubaldo Jimenez.

In Washington, the return of outfielder Bryce Harper boosted the Nations to a third straight win as they went on to record a 7-3 win over the Colorado Rockies.

The Tampa Bay Rays claimed their third win on the bounce as they edged the New York Yankees, who are suffering a slump as they have now been defeated in their last three games.

The Chicago Cubs claimed a 2-0 win over the Boston Red Sox, the New York Mets suffered a 5-3 defeat at the Atlanta Braves and the Kansas City Royals saw off the Minnesota Twins with a comfortable 6-1 win.

Elsewhere, the Seattle Mariners claimed a second straight win as they beat the Houston Astros 10-4, the San Diego Padres edged out the Cincinnati Reds 1-0, while the clash between the Chicago White Sox and the Los Angeles Angels was postponed due to rain.