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Midfielder Ignacio Piatti had a goal and an assist to help the Montreal Impact beat FC Dallas 2-1 on Saturday night.
Piatti scored from the penalty spot in the 25th minute, and Jack McInerney added a second shortly after halftime for Montreal's second straight victory.
Montreal (2-3-2) won consecutive games for the first time since August 2013.
Defender Matt Hedges scored for Dallas (6-3-3) late in the second half, but it wasn't enough to keep the team's five-game unbeaten run alive.
Molina grounded out, third baseman Moustakas to first baseman Hosmer, Jh. Peralta scored, Grichuk to third, M. Adams to second.
S. Perez grounded out, pitcher Lackey to first baseman M. Adams.
Infante grounded out, shortstop Jh. Peralta to first baseman M. Adams.
2 runs, 2 hits,
Saturday's Major League Linescores
AMERICAN LEAGUETexas00(10)003200—15152New York000001102—471N. Martinez, Claudio (8), Bass (9) and Corporan; Sabathia, E. Rogers (3), Pinder (6), G. Jones (9) and J. Murphy.
Seattle012000000—360Toronto100100000—240Paxton, Wilhelmsen (7), Ca. Smith (8), Rodney (9) and Zunino; Buehrle, Osuna (8), Cecil (9) and Ru. Martin.
St. Louis010010—240Kansas City02010x—361(6 innings)Lackey and Molina; Volquez and S.
OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Placed OF Coco Crisp on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 20.
Added RHP David Hale to the active roster.
LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Placed C Yasmani Grandal on the seven-day concussion DL.
MIAMI MARLINS — Placed RHPs Henderson Alvarez and Mat Latos on the 15-day DL list, Latos retroactive to May 22.
SAN DIEGO PADRES — Claimed LHP Eury De La Rosa off waivers from the L.