Bill Mueller's two-out double in the 10th inning scored Johnny Damon, lifting the Red Sox to an 8-7 win over the Oakland Athletics last night in Boston.

The A's have been swept four times this year, matching their season total for last year. It was the first three-game sweep of the A's at Fenway Park since April 13-15, 1998.

"That was a tough loss, but a lot of good things came out of it," A's Manager Ken Macha said.

Oakland has lost 16 of its last 22 road games and is 19-25 away from home.

Justin Lehr (0-1) started the 10th for the A's. He struck out Jason Varitek and got Mark Bellhorn to ground out before Damon singled to left. Mueller then hit a ball to center field that Mark Kotsay bobbled, and Damon beat Bobby Crosby's throw to the plate.

* YANKEES 7, DEVIL RAYS 1: Jose Contreras (6-3) gave the Yankees the strong start they needed, and Derek Jeter drove home two runs with a pair of doubles to lead New York at Yankee Stadium.

Gary Sheffield hit a two-run homer and Hideki Matsui a two-run double for the Yankees, who had allowed 49 runs in losing five of their past six games.

But Contreras put a stop to the pitching woes, holding Tampa Bay to one run and three hits in 62/3 innings. New York beat Victor Zambrano (9-5) for the first time this season.

* WHITE SOX 9, ANGELS 8: Juan Uribe's game-winning, RBI single snapped host Chicago's five-game losing streak and saved his teammates from the wrath of Manager Ozzie Guillen.

Uribe delivered a one-out single in the bottom of the ninth that scored Jose Valentin.

Chicago won in its last at-bat for the 10th time this season. It was the fifth time the White Sox accomplished the feat with a hit.

"They should thank God that they won this game," Guillen said. "Because they were going to have the biggest meeting they ever had in their career."

* RANGERS 10, INDIANS 0: Ricardo Rodriguez pitched a three-hitter for his first career shutout and David Dellucci hit two of Texas's four home runs in leading the Rangers to a win in Cleveland. Dellucci hit a three-run homer in the eighth and a two-run shot in the fourth to tie a career-high five RBI.

Michael Young led off the game with a homer and Kevin Mench hit a two-run shot, giving the Rangers a major league-leading 130 homers.

* BLUE JAYS 10, MARINERS 8: Carlos Delgado's three-run homer in the ninth inning rallied host Toronto past struggling Seattle.

The Blue Jays completed a three-game sweep of the Mariners, who have lost six straight, matching their longest losing streak of the season.

Down 8-6 in the ninth, Dave Berg homered off Eddie Guardado (2-1) with one out. Chris Gomez followed with a single, but Orlando Hudson struck out for the second out. Reed Johnson singled before Delgado hit the first pitch into the second deck in right field.

* TWINS 7, TIGERS 1: Cristian Guzman's three-run homer capped a five-run seventh inning and host Minnesota won its fourth straight.

Guzman drove in four runs, including a tying double in the sixth. He lined a 3-2 pitch from Mike Maroth (5-7) over the left field fence to finish the rally.

Ivan Rodriguez's homer leading off the sixth put Detroit ahead and ended the Twins' streak of 32 consecutive scoreless innings.

Eric Byrnes gets up but can't bring down ball hit by Red Sox' Kevin Millar, who ended up with two-run triple. A's rallied from 6-run deficit, but lost.