Baseball returned to the Kingdome without any shaking Friday night.
Less than 24 hours after a moderate earthquake suspended play, the Cleveland Indians and Seattle Mariners finished one game and played another without incident.A crowd of 38,086, showing no fear of entering a 20-year-old building that was inspected by a team of engineers earlier in the day, saw the Indians win the suspended game 6-4, before taking the nightcap 5-2.
Tony Pena and Julio Franco hit homers in the second game for the Indians, who won their fifth straight.
Charles Nagy (4-1) pitched the Indians to their 17th win in 20 games after Julian Tavares and Jose Mesa finished what Orel Hershiser (3-2) started Thursday night. Mesa saved both games and now has 11 in as many tries.
In the fifth, Franco hit his fourth homer of the season against Sterling Hitchcock (3-1).
Rangers 11, Tigers 0
At Detroit, Ken Hill pitched a one-hitter, allowing only an infield single in the first inning, and Juan Gonzalez homered and drove in four runs.
Hill (4-2) gave up an infield single to Bobby Higginson in the first before retiring 26 straight batters. The right-hander struck out seven and walked none for his first American League shutout and second career one-hitter.
Orioles 8, Brewers 2
At Baltimore, Brady Anderson hit a pair of two-run homers and B.J. Surhoff also homered twice against his former team, powering the Orioles.
It was the third multi-homer game of the season for Anderson, who leads the majors with 14 home runs. The Orioles' leadoff hitter, who hit 16 homers in 1995, added a run-scoring double to match his career high with five RBIs.
Yankees 2, White Sox 0
At New York, Bernie Williams and Joe Girardi hit RBI singles in the eighth inning for the Yankees.
Williams' single off Matt Karchner scored Wade Boggs to snap a 0-0 tie. Williams then scored on Girardi's bloop to right.
Mariano Rivera (3-0) worked the seventh and eighth innings after relieving Dwight Gooden.
Royals 3, Athletics 1
At Kansas City, Mo., Kevin Appier pitched seven strong innings and Kansas City scored the go-ahead run on an Oakland error.
Appier (3-3) gave up three hits in seven innings to win for the sixth time in his last eight decisions against the A's.
Red Sox 6, Blue Jays 1, suspended
At Boston, Boston led Toronto in a game suspended after six innings following two rain delays totaling 3 hours, 43 minutes.
An American League rule prohibits an inning from starting after 1 a.m. unless a team is visiting a city for the last time in the season. The game will be resumed before Saturday's regularly scheduled game beginning at 12:05 p.m. EDT.