Chicago dropped to 21-20 as Cubs pitchers walked 10.
When play resumed after a 1-hour, 59-minute delay, Domingo Santana singled home Thames and Jonathan Villar off Cubs' reliever Pierce Johnson - also making his big league debut - for a 6-3 lead. Collins is 498-514 in seven seasons with NY.
Pittsburgh starter Trevor Williams (2-3) pitched effectively for five innings before the Phillies got to him in the sixth to take the lead. He allowed three runs (two earned) on five hits and struck out three.
NEW YORK (AP) - Jacob deGrom (3-1) dominated until dealing with discomfort in his throwing hand in the seventh, then escaped a no-out, bases-loaded jam that inning to help the New York Mets shut out the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night and snap a seven-game losing streak.
Hellickson (5-1) struck out two and walked one, retiring 16 of the final 17 batters he faced to win for the first time in more than three weeks.
Chicago's Eddie Butler lasted three-plus innings in his second start of the season, allowing two runs, three hits and five walks. He left after grabbing his right side while running out an RBI double in the seventh. Longoria began the game in an 0-for-12 rut.
Amarista's three-run shot off Lisalverto Bonilla (0-2) sparked the big sixth-inning rally.
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Peralta gave up two walks and no hits in his relief outing.
Rangers 5, Tigers 3 • Mike Napoli and Joey Gallo hit homers, giving visiting Texas enough offense to help it hold on for a win over Detroit, its 10th straight win. Nolan Arenado had a two-run homer off Wandy Peralta.
Daniel Norris (2-3) allowed five runs and seven hits while striking out eight over 5 2-3 innings. Amarista kept it going with an RBI single during his second at-bat in the inning, matching his career high with four RBIs.
Orioles 5, Blue Jays 3 • Welington Castillo hit a pair of homers, including a go-ahead two-run shot in the 10th inning, and Baltimore beat visiting Toronto. "It didn't feel like a baseball game for a couple of innings".
Sox go extras: After Jose Abreu tied the game at 1-1 in the sixth with a solo home run, Melky Carbera's double drove in Leury Garcia in the 10th as Chicago rallied past Seattle.
Mets 3, Angels 0 • Jacob deGrom dominated until dealing with discomfort in his throwing hand in the seventh, then escaped a no-out, bases-loaded jam that inning to help host NY beat Los Angeles and snap a seven-game losing streak.
The Mets avoided their first eight-game skid since losing 11 straight in 2004.
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