Rickey Henderson doubled home Mike Pagliarulo with the winning run in the 10th inning and the New York Yankees survived the Blue Jays' six-run ninth to end a five-game losing streak with a 10-8 victory in Toronto.
Pagliarulo led off the 10th with a double into the right field corner. After pinch hitter Dan Pasqua struck out, Henderson doubled off the glove of third baseman Garth Iorg to score Pagliarulo. After Henderson advanced to third on Don Gordon's errant pickoff throw, Randolph singled home Henderson to make it 10-8.
Brian Fisher (3-3) pitched 1 1/3 innings for the victory.
Yankee reliever Dave Righetti, the loser of Thursday night's game, failed to secure Doug Drabek's bid for his first major league victory by blowing an 8-2 lead in the ninth.
Cliff Johnson led off the ninth with a single off Drabek and after Drabek walked Willie Upshaw, Righetti relieved. Righetti surrendered RBI singles to Damaso Garcia and Tony Fernandez to cut the margin to 8-4. Iorg walked to load the bases and, after Righetti struck out Moseby, George Bell homered over the left-center field fence to tie the score at 8-8.
The Yankees scored two runs in the ninth when Willie Randolph scored on a wild pitch and Ken Griffey singled home Don Mattingly.
With the score tied, 1-1, New York took the lead with a run in the sixth. With one out Butch Wynegar drove the first pitch from John Cerutti (1-2) into the left field bleachers for his sixth homer. Mariners 5, White Sox 3: Jim Presley doubled to start a four-run second inning and homered in the third in Chicago to help Seattle spoil Doug Rader's debut as interim manager of the White Sox.
Rader had been named to replace Tony LaRussa, who was fired earlier in the day See story, C2 .
Mark Langston (7-5) combined with two relievers on a five-hitter. Langston gave up four hits in 6 1/3 innings before Mark Huismann relieved. Matt Young pitched the final 1 1/3 innings for his fourth save.
Tom Seaver (2-6) lost his fourth straight decision, allowing five hits and five runs in seven innings. After allowing Presley's third-inning homer, Seaver retired the next 15 batters before Gene Nelson took over in the eighth. Brewers 1, Tigers 0: Tim Leary pitched a four-hitter in Milwaukee to help stop Detroit's four-game winning streak.
Leary (6-5) pitched his third major league shutout and won his third consecutive decision. The 27-year-old right-hander struck out six and walked one in his second game of the season.
The Brewers, held hitless for three innings by Walt Terrell (6-5), scored in the fourth inning on consecutive singles by Ernest Riles, Cecil Cooper and Ben Oglivie. Rangers 10, A's 7: In Arlington, Tex., Gary Ward hit a two-run, inside-the-park home run and Larry Parrish followed with a homer, capping a nine-run second inning that gave Texas the victory.
Oakland lost its team-record 12th straight game on the road. Texas tied a club mark with its ninth consecutive victory at home.
The A's took an early lead on Dave Kingman's two-run double in the first inning and an RBI single by Mickey Tettleton in the second. Kingman later hit his 16th homer and Tettleton had a run-scoring double in the ninth. Angels 6, Royals 2: Ruppert Jones hit the third pitch of the game for a home run and added a two-run triple in the second inning to lead California in Kansas City, Mo.
Ron Romanick (4-5) allowed one hit over the first four innings and a total of eight before being pulled in the eighth. Doug Corbett recorded the final six outs for the Angels. Kansas City starter Dennis Leonard (6-6) lasted three innings.