Miguel Cabrera homered twice on Sunday to reach 300 home runs for his Major League Baseball career and help the Detroit Tigers to a 6-4 victory over the Chicago White Sox.
Venezuela's Cabrera hit two of the Tigers' four homers, and pitcher Jacob Turner earned his first major league win as the Tigers completed a three-game sweep of the White Sox.
Detroit had already supplanted the White Sox atop the American League Central Division on Saturday with a 7-1 victory.
Quintin Berry and Cabrera hit back-to-back homers in the first inning to put Detroit ahead for good.
Cabrera's second homer, a solo blast in the third inning -- was No. 300 and gave him his 15th multi-homer game since he joined the Tigers in 2008.
He and Andres Galarraga are the only Venezuelan-born players in major league history to reach the milestone. Galarraga hit 399 home runs.
The Oakland Athletics completed a four-game sweep of the New York Yankees on Sunday by rallying from a four-run deficit to sink the American League East leaders 5-4.
Seth Smith smashed a game-tying homer in the ninth inning before Coco Crisp capped the comeback with a walk-off hit in the 12th to earn the A's a fifth straight victory in stunning style.
Toronto were another team to continue their good run, downing the Boston Red Sox 15-7 to also complete a three-game sweep. Brett Lawrie, JP Arencibia, Rajai Davis and Travis Snider all homered for the Blue Jays.
In other AL action on Sunday, the Los Angeles Angels defeated the West-leading Texas Rangers 7-4, the Minnesota Twins overcame the Kansas City Royals 7-5, the Seattle Mariners edged the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1 and the Baltimore Orioles secured their fifth straight win with a 4-3 success against the Cleveland Indians.
Ryan Zimmerman went deep twice for three RBI to help the Washington Nationals post a series-splitting 9-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves in the battle of the National League's top two teams.
Matt Holliday and Carlos Beltran crushed back-to-back homers and Lance Lynn pitched six scoreless innings as the St Louis Cardinals trounced the Chicago Cubs 7-0.
Seven shutout innings from Jeff Karstens led Pittsburgh to a 3-0 success against the Miami Marlins - the Pirates' fifth consecutive win and fourth sweep of the season.
Jimmy Rollins' walk-off single in the 12th inning earned the Philadelphia Phillies a 4-3 triumph over the NL West-leading San Francisco Giants, while Matt Treanor's pinch-hit two-run single sparked a five-run 12th inning for the Los Angeles Dodgers in their 8-3 victory against the New York Mets.
Also in the NL, the Central-leading Cincinnati Reds won 2-1 against the Milwaukee Brewers, the Arizona Diamondbacks thrashed the Houston Astros 8-2 and the San Diego Padres beat the Colorado Rockies 3-2.