SEATTLE — Francisco Lindor hit a leadoff homer and the Cleveland Indians went deep four times in an 11-4 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday at Safeco Field.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Fifth-year senior quarterback John O’Korn, a transfer from Houston, came off the bench during the first quarter when starter Wilton Speight was injured and led No. 8 Michigan to a 28-10, come-from-behind victory against Purdue on Saturday in sold-out Ross-Ade Stadium.
TORONTO — Greg Bird hit a three-run homer and Sonny Gray pitched six effective innings as the New York Yankees clinched an American League wild card spot with a 5-1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday.
BERKELEY, Calif. — USC took advantage of six California turnovers as the fifth-ranked Trojans broke away from a halftime tie to defeat California 30-20 on Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium.
STILLWATER, Okla. — TCU, for all its recent road success, had never won a Big 12 Conference game in the state of Oklahoma.
CLEMSON, S.C. — Clemson scored four fourth-quarter touchdowns to break a 7-7 tie and defeat Boston College 34-7 on Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium.
CINCINNATI — Mitch Moreland hit a three-run home run and Eduardo Rodriguez allowed only three hits through 7 2/3 innings, lifting the Boston Red Sox to a 5-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday afternoon at Great American Ball Park.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Top-seeded Alabama generally wins football games because it’s bigger, stronger, faster and more prepared than its opponents. Those, and a phenomenal rushing attack, were the reasons the Crimson Tide went to Vanderbilt Stadium and pounded the Commodores 59-0 on Saturday afternoon.