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CANSECO’S 3-RUN HOMER GIVES RANGERS SWEEP OVER RED SOX

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The Texas Rangers' new home, The Ballpark In Arlington, has a 14-foot wall in left. Maybe they should raise it a few feet.

Texas completed a weekend of using Fenway Park's 37-foot Green Monster as a target on Sunday as Jose Canseco's three-run homer in the 11th inning gave the Rangers a 10-7 win and a sweep."You've got to love it here. You've got to love it if you're a right-handed power hitter," said Canseco, who hit four homers and drove in 10 runs in the three games. "This park is truly advantageous for a right-handed hitter."

Canseco went 10-for-13 in the series and scored 10 runs. The Rangers collected 45 hits and outscored Boston 33-13 to post their first sweep at Fenway since 1984.

Will Clark, who hits behind Canseco in the cleanup spot, went 9-for-15 with eight RBI.

Tigers 5, Twins 3

At Detroit, Tony Phillips hit two homers and Mike Moore pitched a six-hitter. Phillips had his first career two-homer game, and Kirk Gibson also homered for the Tigers, who were routed 21-7 by the Twins Saturday.

Orioles 8, White Sox 5

At Baltimore, Cal Ripken's RBI single brought in the go-ahead run in Baltimore's four-run seventh inning. Leo Gomez, Rafael Palmeiro and Harold Baines homered off starter Alex Fernandez as Baltimore won for just the second time in seven games.

Royals 3, Yankees 1

At New York, Kevin Appier combined with two relievers on a seven-hitter as the Royals completed a three-game sweep of the Yankees. Appier (5-5) struck out seven in 72/3 innings. Rusty Meacham pitched the ninth for his second save.

Angels 3, Brewers 1

At Anaheim, Calif., Joe Magrane pitched a four-hitter to help the Angels snap a six-game losing streak. Magrane (2-2) who underwent elbow surgery in February and had averaged less than five innings in five starts, survived six walks by using off-speed pitches to keep the Brewers off balance.

Blue Jays 5, Mariners 4

At Seattle, Devon White and Paul Molitor hit homers in the first inning to help Dave Stewart beat Seattle for the 20th time in his career.

Indians 8, Athletics 1

At Oakland, Albert Belle drove in four runs and Eddie Murray three as Cleveland swept Oakland and extended its winning streak to eight games.