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Martinez’s 30th Helps Pettitte Win

By Associated Press

Andy Pettitte extended his shutout streak to 22 innings, and Tino Martinez hit his 30th home run as the New York Yankees beat the Detroit Tigers for the ninth straight time, 3-0 Friday.

Pettitte (10-5), coming off a six-hit shutout at Toronto, allowed six hits in seven innings, struck out four and walked one. His streak is the longest by a Yankees starter since Jimmy Key had 23 scoreless innings in 1993.

Martinez, who homered against Detroit a second straight night, is tied for second in the majors with Ken Griffey Jr., one behind Oakland’s Mark McGwire.

Brewers 3, Orioles 1

Baltimore

Ben McDonald pitched six hitless innings against his former team before leaving with a sore shoulder and ex-Oriole Jack Voigt homered as Milwaukee sent Baltimore to its fourth straight loss.

McDonald (8-6) threw 99 pitches, facing one batter more than the minimum before leaving. The only batter to reach base against him was ex-Brewer B.J.

Surhoff, who was hit by a pitch in the second inning. Surhoff was immediately erased on a fielder’s choice.

Rafael Palmeiro ended the combined no-hit bid with a one-out single in the seventh off Mike Fetters.

White Sox 6, Royals 2

Kansas City, Mo.

Kansas City lost its 10th straight game, one short of the team record set in 1986, as Frank Thomas’ three-run homer led Chicago.

The loss was the second consecutive for new Royals manager Tony Muser.

Harold Baines homered in the second for career hit No. 2,500, making him the 74th man in major-league history and the seventh active player to reach that plateau.

Angels 14, Athletics 4

Oakland, Calif.

Tony Phillips tripled, homered and drove in three runs to back Jason Dickson’s seven strong innings as Anaheim won its fourth straight.

Dickson (9-4), who won for the first time since June 10, allowed five hits and two walks, striking out seven.

Blue Jays 8, Red Sox 4

Boston

Toronto’s Pat Hentgen pitched his league-leading eighth complete game after the collapse of the Boston bullpen cost Steve Avery his first win since April.

Carlos Delgado matched his career-high with five RBIs, hitting a three-run homer in the ninth.

Indians 5, Twins 1

Minneapolis

Fill-in starter Jason Jacome pitched five effective innings for Cleveland and Marquis Grissom hit a two-run homer.

Jacome (1-0) pitched in place of Brian Anderson, who was scratched because of a sore left elbow.

Julio Franco led off the Cleveland seventh with a home run against Frankie Rodriguez, breaking an 0-for-15 dry spell.

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