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AMERICAN LEAGUE

All times PDT

East Division

WLPctGB
Boston5545.550
New York5345.5411
Baltimore5148.5153 1/2
Toronto5049.5054 1/2
Tampa Bay3665.35619 1/2

Central Division

WLPctGB
Chicago6534.657
Minnesota5346.53512
Cleveland5249.51514
Detroit5050.50015 1/2
Kansas City3763.37028 1/2

West Division

WLPctGB
Los Angeles5941.590
Oakland5446.5405
Texas4950.4959 1/2
Seattle4356.43415 1/2

Tuesday’s Results

Toronto 8, L.A. Angels 0

N.Y. Yankees 4, Minnesota 0

Baltimore 5, Texas 4

Boston 10, Tampa Bay 9, 10 innings

Kansas City 7, Chicago White Sox 1

Detroit 8, Seattle 5

Cleveland 2, Oakland 0

Today’s Games

Chicago White Sox (Garland 15-4) at Kansas City (R.Hernandez 8-9), 11:10 a.m.

Cleveland (Elarton 6-5) at Oakland (Haren 8-7), 12:35 a.m.

Boston (Wakefield 8-9) at Tampa Bay (McClung 1-5), 1:15 p.m.

Texas (C.Young 8-6) at Baltimore (Chen 7-6), 4:05 p.m.

Minnesota (J.Santana 9-5) at N.Y. Yankees (Leiter 1-1), 4:05 p.m.

L.A. Angels (Colon 12-6) at Toronto (Towers 7-8), 4:07 p.m.

Detroit (Maroth 8-10) at Seattle (Moyer 8-3), 7:05 p.m.

Thursday’s Games

Minnesota at N.Y. Yankees, 1:05 p.m.

Texas at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m.

L.A. Angels at Toronto, 7:07 p.m.

Kansas City at Tampa Bay, 7:15 p.m.

Cleveland at Seattle, 10:05 p.m.

Tigers 8, Mariners 5

DETROITSEATTLE
abrhbiabrhbi
Grndsn cf5110ISuzuki rf5122
CGillen ss5031Winn lf3010
Shltn 1b4011Ibanez dh4100
MOrdz rf4011Sexson 1b4000
RoWhte dh3120Beltre 3b4011
Logan pr-dh1100Reed cf3111
IRdrgz c4220Blmqist ss4020
DYong lf4135JoLpez 2b3121
Mnroe lf0000Olivo c3100
Infnte 2b3000Hansen ph1000
McDnld 3b3210
Totals368148Totals34595
Detroit0012100318
Seattle0020030005

E—CGuillen (7), Shelton (3). DP—Detroit 2, Seattle 1. LOB—Detroit 7, Seattle 7. 2B—DYoung (21), JMcDonald (4). 3B—ISuzuki (9). HR—DYoung (17). CS—CGuillen (3), IRodriguez (3). S—Infante. SF—Ordonez, Reed.

IPHRERBBSO
Detroit
JJohnson W,7-8895434
Farnsworth S,6100012
Seattle
Piniero5 1/3 104423
Mateo L,2-4212202
Villone 2/3 11100
Thornton021110
Hasegawa100000

Thornton pitched to 3 batters in the 9th.

HBP—by Mateo (RWhite). PB—Olivo.

T—2:57. A—30,644 (47,447).

Indians 2, Athletics 0

CLEVELANDOAKLAND
abrhbiabrhbi
Szmore cf4121Kendall c4010
Crisp lf4010MEllis 2b4000
JhPlta ss4000Crosby ss4000
VMrtnz c4010EChavz 3b3010
Brsrd 1b3110Httberg dh3000
Blliard 2b3000Kielty lf3010
ABoone 3b3010Johnson 1b3000
Liefer dh4011Payton cf3000
Blake rf4010Swisher rf3010
Totals33282Totals30040
Cleveland0100000102
Oakland0000000000

E—ABoone (10). DP—Cleveland 2, Oakland 1. LOB—Cleveland 9, Oakland 4. 2B—Crisp (24), VMartinez (17), Liefer (1), EChavz (21). HR—Szmore (10). SB—Szmore (13).

IPHRERBBSO
Cleveland
Westbrook W, 8-12720012
Howry H, 13100001
Wickman S, 25120001
Oakland
Blanton L, 5-9731147
Witasick121111
Calero 2/3 20000
Rincon 1/3 10000

WP—Blanton.

T—2:35. A—18,606 (43,662).

Royals 7, White Sox 1

CHICAGOKANSAS CITY
abrhbiabrhbi
Pdsdnk lf4010DJesus cf4000
Ozuna 3b4011Ambres lf4120
CEvrtt dh4010Sweeny dh3220
Knerko 1b3000EBrown rf4121
Gload 1b1000Stairs 1b2102
Przyns c3020Berroa ss3100
Dye rf4020Teahen 3b4113
Perez lf4010Murphy 2b4010
WHarrs 2b4000Castillo c4000
Uribe ss2100
Totals33181Totals32786
Chicago0010000001
Kansas City00010600x7

E—WHarris (2), Uribe 2 (11). DP—Chicago 1, Kansas City 1. LOB—Chicago 9, Kansas City 5. 2B—MSweeney (25), EBrown (19), Teahen (17). 3B—Osuna (1).SB—Ambres (2), EBrown (4). CS—Podsednik (13). SF—Stairs.

IPHRERBBSO
Chicago
Buehrle L,11-4687722
LVizcaino200010
Kansas City
Lima W, 4-8651135
Affeldt110002
Burgos110001
Nunez110001

HBP—Uribe (by Lima). WP—Burgos.

T—2:24. A—19,175 (40,785).

Yankees 4, Twins 0

Minnesota ABRHBIBBSOAvg.
ShStewart lf 300002.285
Punto 3b 400001.256
THunter cf 300003.264
Mauer c 300002.307
LeCroy dh 300001.279
LFord rf 301000.257
BBoone 2b 300001.224
Cuddyer 1b 300001.256
JCastro ss 201000.249
a-Tiffee ph 100000.191
Totals 28020011
New York ABRHBIBBSOAvg.
Jeter ss 412001.298
Cano 2b 400002.303
Sheffield rf 411000.298
ARodriguez 3b 312110.321
Matsui lf 402200.307
JaGiambi dh 110021.285
BWilliams cf 402000.244
TMartinez 1b 300100.220
Flaherty c 400001.154
Totals 3149435
Minnesota 000000000—020
New York 02000020x—490

a-grounded out for Castro in the 9th.

LOB—Minnesota 2, New York 8. 2B—LFord (20), Matsui (27). HR—ARodriguez (28), off Radke. RBIs—ARodriguez (80), Matsui 2 (78), TMartinez (39). GIDP—Punto, Cano, TMartinez. Runners left in scoring position—Minnesota 1 (Cuddyer); New York 4 (JaGiambi, TMartinez, Flaherty 2). Runners moved up—BBoone, BWilliams. DP—Minnesota 2 (Punto, BBoone and Cuddyer), (BBoone and Cuddyer); New York 1 (Jeter and TMartinez).

Minnesota IPHRERBBSONPERA
Radke L, 6-10 6522231003.88
Crain 2/3 22211122.49
Romero 1/3 10001122.13
Mulholland 110000105.36
New York IPHRERBBSONPERA
RaJohnson W, 11-6 8200011973.95
Gordon 100000122.72

Inherited runners-scored—Romero 3-2. HBP—by Radke (JaGiambi), by Radke (TMartinez), by RaJohnson (ShStewart). WP—Radke. T—2:30. A—53,855 (57,478).

Orioles 5, Rangers 4

Texas ABRHBIBBSOAvg.
Dellucci lf 201120.264
b-Hidalgo ph 100001.225
MYoung ss 501000.322
Teixeira 1b 411001.275
Blalock 3b 402000.286
ASoriano 2b 400001.281
AGonzalez dh 300011.222
Mench rf 311010.269
Matthews cf 423200.250
SAlomar c 300002.287
Totals 3349346
Baltimore ABRHBIBBSOAvg.
BRoberts 2b 400001.333
Mora 3b 300010.296
Tejada ss 411000.318
RPalmeiro 1b 412100.284
SSosa dh 411200.234
JvLopez c 413101.282
Fasano c 000000.250
Surhoff lf-rf 400000.264
Marrero rf 101000.181
a-Bigbie ph-lf 200001.252
Matos cf 311100.270
Totals 3359513
Texas 000010210—491
Baltimore 10100201x—591

a-struck out for Marrero in the 4th. b-struck out for Dellucci in the 9th.

E—Blalock (4), Kline (1). LOB—Texas 7, Baltimore 5. 2B—Mench (24), Matthews 2 (12). 3B—Marrero (2). HR—JvLopez (8), off Baldwin; SSosa (12), off Rogers; Matthews (8), off RLopez; Matos (3), off Rogers. RBIs—Dellucci (37), Matthews 2 (27), RPalmeiro (56), SSosa 2 (36), JvLopez (23), Matos (17). S—SAlomar. GIDP—MYoung, Matthews. Runners left in scoring position—Baltimore 1 (Matos). Runners moved up—Surhoff. DP—Baltimore 2 (Mora, BRoberts and RPalmeiro), (BRoberts, Tejada and RPalmeiro).

Texas IPHRERBBSONPERA
Rogers 7843131032.77
Baldwin L, 0-1 111100121.75
Baltimore IPHRERBBSONPERA
RLopez 6 1/3 633241064.37
Ray H, 3 2/3 1000080.57
Kline 02110065.71
Grimsley W, 1-1 BS, 1 100020249.82
BRyan S, 22 100002122.80

Kline pitched to 2 batters in the 8th.

Inherited runners-scored—Ray 1-1, Grimsley 2-1. IBB—off Grimsley (AGonzalez) 1. WP—Grimsley. T—2:52. A—25,235 (48,290).

for Guerrero.

Blue Jays 8, Angels 0

Los Angeles ABRHBIBBSOAvg.
Figgins 2b 401001.290
Erstad 1b 300010.278
VGuerrero rf 403000.311
1-Sorensen pr 000000.000
GAnderson dh 401000.296
2-Paul pr 000000.161
BMolina c 400000.306
JRivera lf 400001.239
OCabrera ss 400000.242
SFinley cf 302001.236
Izturis 3b 201011.292
Totals 3208024
Toronto ABRHBIBBSOAvg.
Adams ss 322120.266
Catalanotto lf 411001.314
Johnson lf 100001.278
VWells cf 511101.276
Hillenbrand 1b 513400.301
Koskie 3b 401010.248
Zaun c 501000.278
Hinske dh 311010.247
Rios rf 311100.283
OHudson 2b 413100.272
Totals 37814843
Los Angeles 000000000—081
Toronto 30040001x—8140

1-ran for Guerrero in the 9th. 2-ran for Anderson in the 9th.

E—Izturis (6). LOB—Los Angeles 7, Toronto 10. 2B—VGuerrero (18), Rios (20), OHudson (18). HR—VWells (20), off JoPeralta; Hillenbrand (13), off Byrd. RBIs—Adams (44), VWells (61), Hillenbrand 4 (58), Rios (41), OHudson (44). GIDP—Figgins, GAnderson, Zaun, Hinske. Runners left in scoring position—Los Angeles 5 (Erstad 2, JRivera, OCabrera 2); Toronto 4 (Adams, Catalanotto 3). Runners moved up—JRivera, Catalanotto. DP—Los Angeles 2 (OCabrera and Erstad), (Erstad and OCabrera); Toronto 2 (OHudson, Adams and Hillenbrand), (Adams, OHudson and Hillenbrand).

Los Angeles IPHRERBBSONPERA
Byrd L, 9-7 3107710634.10
Gregg 3 1/3 30022636.75
JoPeralta 1 2/3 11111264.50
Toronto IPHRERBBSONPERA
Chacin W, 10-5 860024953.45
MBatista 120000163.11

Byrd pitched to 4 batters in the 4th.

Inherited runners-scored—Gregg 1-1, JoPeralta 2-0. HBP—by Gregg (Rios). T—2:29. A—18,754 (50,598).

Red Sox 10, Devil Rays 9 (10)

Boston ABRHBIBBSOAvg.
Damon cf 523100.338
Renteria ss 321020.273
Mirabelli dh 411101.222
c-DOrtiz ph-dh 200000.297
MRamirez lf 622203.275
Varitek c 322230.308
Millar 1b-rf 403111.279
1-Stern pr-rf 110000.286
Nixon rf 100001.293
a-Hyzdu ph-rf 200001.000
b-Olerud ph-1b 301001.278
Mueller 3b 502200.281
Graffanino 2b 501001.300
Totals 441016969
Tampa Bay ABRHBIBBSOAvg.
Gathright cf 611001.269
Crawford lf 522101.286
Lugo ss 524100.301
Cantu 2b 501101.287
Huff 1b 322410.267
THall c 100000.270
Hollins rf 513000.286
Gomes dh 400102.274
LaForest c 300001.000
TLee 1b 201100.243
ASGonzalez 3b 411010.271
2-NGreen pr 000000.252
Totals 43915926
Boston 2030001022—10160
Tampa Bay 0050012001—9151

a-struck out for Nixon in the 3rd. a-struck out for Nixon in the 3rd. b-struck out for Hyzdu in the 7th. b-struck out for Hyzdu in the 7th. c-popped out for Mirabelli in the 8th. c-popped out for Mirabelli in the 8th. 1-ran for Millar in the 9th. 1-ran for Millar in the 9th. 2-ran for Gonzalez in the 10th. 2-ran for Gonzalez in the 10th.

E—Cantu (14). LOB—Boston 12, Tampa Bay 7. 2B—Damon (28), Varitek (21), Mueller (19), Cantu (24), Huff (16), TLee (13), ASGonzalez (9). HR—Damon (8), off DBaez; Varitek (16), off DBaez; Huff (12), off Bradford; MRamirez (28), off Hendrickson. RBIs—Damon (49), Mirabelli (14), MRamirez 2 (92), Varitek 2 (44), Millar (36), Mueller 2 (42), Crawford (54), Lugo (38), Cantu (64), Huff 4 (58), Gomes (19), TLee (21). SB—Damon (11), Varitek (1), Crawford 2 (33). CS—Graffanino (2). S—Renteria. SF—Gomes. Runners left in scoring position—Boston 8 (Mirabelli, Hyzdu, Olerud 2, Mueller 2, Graffanino 2); Tampa Bay 2 (Gathright, Hollins). Runners moved up—Mirabelli. DP—Boston 1 (Graffanino and Renteria).

Boston IPHRERBBSONPERA
Clement 2 1/3 43302384.43
Bradford 2/3 32201147.71
MMyers 211100222.49
Gonzalez 242211415.34
Delcarmen 100001140.00
Schilling W, 3-4 231111326.67
Tampa Bay IPHRERBBSONPERA
Hendrickson 375512567.07
Brazelton 3 1/3 11154736.33
TreMiller BS, 2 1/3 1000154.44
Harper 1/3 0000027.36
Borowski H, 6 100000110.00
DBaez L, 5-3 BS, 7 27430242

MMyers pitched to 1 batter in the 6th.

Inherited runners-scored—Bradford 2-2, Gonzalez 1-1, TreMiller 2-1, Harper 2-0.

IBB—off Gonzalez (Huff) 1. HBP—by Brazelton (Damon). WP—Hendrickson.

T—3:48. A—24,029 (41,315).

NATIONAL LEAGUE

All Times PDT

East Division

WLPctGB
Atlanta5644.560
Washington5545.5501
Philadelphia5249.5154 1/2
New York5149.5105
Florida4948.5055 1/2

Central Division

WLPctGB
St. Louis6336.636
Houston5347.53010 1/2
Chicago5149.51013 1/2
Milwaukee5051.49514
Pittsburgh4456.44019 1/2
Cincinnati4357.43020 1/2

West Division

WLPctGB
San Diego5050.500
Arizona4854.4713
Los Angeles4555.4505
San Francisco4356.4346 1/2
Colorado3663.36413 1/2

Tuesday’s Results

Atlanta 3, Washington 2, 10 innings

Houston 2, Philadelphia 1

Pittsburgh 6, Florida 3

Milwaukee 7, Arizona 2

Colorado 4, N.Y. Mets 3

St. Louis 4, San Diego 2

L.A. Dodgers 7, Cincinnati 4

San Francisco 3, Chicago Cubs 2, 11 innings

Wednesday’s Games

Arizona (Vargas 3-5) at Milwaukee (Ohka 6-5), 11:05 a.m.

San Francisco (Tomko 7-10) at Chicago Cubs (C.Zambrano 7-4), 11:20 a.m.

Washington (Loaiza 6-6) at Atlanta (T.Hudson 7-5), 4:05 p.m.

Pittsburgh (Duke 3-0) at Florida (Valdez 0-0), 4:05 p.m.

Philadelphia (Padilla 5-8) at Houston (Clemens 8-4), 5:05 p.m.

N.Y. Mets (V.Zambrano 4-9) at Colorado (Jam.Wright 5-10), 6:05 p.m.

St. Louis (Marquis 9-7) at San Diego (Peavy 8-4), 7:05 p.m.

Cincinnati (Ra.Ortiz 6-6) at L.A. Dodgers (Weaver 8-8), 7:10 p.m.

Cardinals 4, Padres 2

ST.LOUISSAN DIEGO
abrhbiabrhbi
Eckstn ss5000Young lf5010
Nunez 3b5010Loretta 2b3010
Pujols 1b4121Giles rf3010
Edmonds cf3000Nevin c4000
Gall lf4220Randa 3b4110
Flores p0000Nady 1b3130
Tavarez p0000Greene ss4011
King p0000Jackson cf4021
Mabry rf0000Williams p2000
Grdzlnk 2b4120Blum ph1000
Taguchi rf-lf3021Qntrll p0000
Diaz c3001Klesko ph1000
Mulder p3010Otsuka p0000
Eldred p0000
Rdrgz lf1000
Isrghsn p0000
Totals354103Totals342102
St. Louis0100030004
San Diego0000020002

E—Randa (7). DP—St. Louis 3, San Diego 2. LOB—St. Louis 7, San Diego 11. 2B—Nunez (8), Pujols (24), Gall (1), Loretta (6), Nady (9). HR—Pujols (27). SB—Greene (3). S—Diaz.

IPHRERBBSO
St. Louis
Mulder W,12-55 2/3 92231
Eldred0 1/3 00010
Flores0 1/3 00000
Tavarez1 1/3 10010
King0 1/3 00000
Isringhausen S,28100011
San Diego
Williams L,5-7694411
Quantrill210012
Otsuka100000

Eldred pitched to 1 batter in the 7th

T—3:01. A—36,659.

Rockies 4, Mets 3

NEW YORKCOLORADO
abrhbiabrhbi
Reyes ss4022LuGnzl 2b4110
Cmeron rf5000Atkins 3b4010
Beltran cf4010Hlliday lf4021
Floyd lf3000Byrnes cf2100
Wright 3b4131Miceli p0000
Piazza c4000Fentes0000
Wdwrd 1b4000Shealy 1b4111
Cairo 2b4110Mohr rf3112
Ishii p1000Ardon c4010
Padlia p0000Mchado ss2000
Offrmn ph1010Frncs p2010
Heilmn p0000DeJean p0000
GWllms ph1110Sllivn cf0000
0000
0000
Totals35393Totals29484
New York0010001013
Colorado10300000x4

E—Woodwarw (5), Atkins (13), Machado (1). DP—New York 1, Colorado 1. LOB—New York 8, Colorado 6. 2B—Reyes (17), LuGonzalez (17), Francis (2). HR—DWright (15), Mohr (9). S—Ishii, Francis. SB—Cairo (10). CS—DWright (5), Holliday (2).

IPHRERBBSO
New York
Ishii L,3-9574141
Padilla100001
Heilman210003
Colorado
Francis W,9-76 2/3 72205
DeJean H,7 1/3 00011
Miceli H,5100012
Fuentes S,16121102

WP—Ishii, DeJean.

T—2:55. A—22,518 (50,449).

Dodgers 7, Reds 4

CINCINNATILOS ANGELES
abrhbiabrhbi
Freel 2b4000Izturis ss5122
Cruz ph1000APerez 2b4020
Aurilia ss4000Schmoll p0000
Griffey Jr. cf4111Alvarez p0000
Kearns rf4110Sanchez p0000
Casey 1b4021Robles ph-3b1000
Pena lf3010Bradley cf3000
Dunn ph-lf1000Kent 1b-2b4122
EEncrncn 3b4030Phillips c2100
LaRue c3120Edwards 3b4000
FLopez ph1000Brazoban p0000
Milton p2111Werth lf3110
Belisle p0000Repko rf4231
Coffey p0000OPerez p2000
Mercker p0000Saenz ph-1b2112
Valentin ph1000
Totals364113Totals347117
Cincinnati0110100104
Los Angeles01010032x7

E—Repko (5). DP—Cincinnati 1. LOB—Cincinnati 6, Los Angeles 7. 2B—Kearns (14), EEncarnacion 2 (4), APerez (10), Repko (10). HR—Griffey Jr. (22), Milton (2), Kent (18), Saenz (9). SB—EEncarnacion (1), APerez (8). S—Milton.

IPHRERBBSO
Cincinnati
Milton L,4-11654434
Belisle BS,10 1/3 31100
Coffey1 1/3 32201
Mercker0 1/3 00000
Los Angeles
OPerez W,6-5783203
Schmoll0 2/3 11101
Alvarez010000
Sanchez0 1/3 00000
Brazoban S,19110000

Milton pitched to 2 batters in the 7th

Alvarez pitched to 1 batter in the 8th

HBP—by Belisle (Bradley). WP—Coffey.

T—2:58. A—42,826.

Pirates 6, Marlins 3

PITTSBURGHFLORIDA
abrhbiabrhbi
Lawton rf4141Pierre cf5030
Duffy cf5241LCstllo 2b4000
Bay lf3100Dlgdo 1b4121
Ward 1b5033MiCbrera lf4110
Mckwiak 3b3000LoDuca c2020
FSnchz ph-3b2000JEncrncn rf2010
JCstllo 2b4110DLsSnts p0000
Cota c5000Alfnsca p0000
JWlsn ss4120Harris ph1000
Fogg p3011Mecir p0000
Medws p0000Lowell 3b3011
Rstvch ph1000Easley ss2001
White p0000Mohlr p2000
TRdmn ph1000Vargas p0000
Mesa p0000Rdlng p0000
Conine rf2020
Totals406156Totals313123
Pittsburgh0200220006
Florida1020000103

E—Easley (7). DP—Pittsburgh 4, Florida 2. LOB—Pittsburgh 12, Florida 8. 2B—Ward (19), Lawton (28). S— LCastillo, Lo Duca. SF—Easley. SB—Duffy 2 (2), Lawton 3 (15), Pierre (32). CS—Mackowiak (4), Pierre (10).

IPHRERBBSO
Pittsburgh
Fogg W,5-65 1/3 93331
Meadows 2/3 10000
White210011
Mesa S,25110000
Florida
Moehler L,6-74 1/3 94414
Vargas1 1/3 22212
Riedling000010
De Los Santos1 1/3 30020
Alfonseca100001
Mecir110002

Riedling pitched to 1 batter in the 6th.

De Los Santos pitched to 3 batters in the 8th.

T—3:19. A—26,431.

Braves 3, Nationals 2 (10)

Washington ABRHBIBBSOAvg.
Wilkerson lf 503101.265
Vidro 2b 401000.259
JGuillen rf 402100.301
NJohnson 1b 400001.315
Castilla 3b 300011.250
Church cf 300012.313
Schneider c 411001.278
CGuzman ss 400000.183
LHernandez p 311000.176
CCordero p 000000—-
b-Baerga ph 100000.277
Stanton p 000000—-
Ayala p 000000.000
Totals 3528226
Atlanta ABRHBIBBSOAvg.
Furcal ss 401011.260
Johnson lf 500001.229
MGiles 2b 400001.283
AJones cf 412111.281
CJones 3b 402000.275
1-Betemit pr-3b 000000.287
LaRoche 1b 311200.266
Langerhans rf 401001.238
McCann c 301010.292
2-Francoeur pr 010000.385
Smoltz p 200000.170
a-Orr ph 100000.306
Brower p 000000.000
Foster p 000000—-
Reitsma p 000000—-
c-JuFranco ph 000000.276
Totals 3438335
Washington 0010100000—280
Atlanta 0000001011—380

Two outs when winning run scored. a-fouled out for Smoltz in the 8th. b-flied out for Cordero in the 10th. c-sacrificed for Reitsma in the 10th. 1-ran for C.Jones in the 9th. 2-ran for McCann in the 10th.

LOB—Washington 5, Atlanta 8. 2B—AJones (18), CJones (17). 3B—AJones (3). HR—LaRoche (14), off LHernandez. RBIs—Wilkerson (36), JGuillen (55), AJones (78), LaRoche 2 (58). CS—Betemit (2). S—JuFranco. SF—LaRoche. GIDP—Vidro, NJohnson. Runners left in scoring position—Washington 2 (JGuillen, CGuzman); Atlanta 3 (MGiles, CJones, Langerhans). Runners moved up—Schneider, CGuzman, LHernandez, Johnson. DP—Atlanta 3 (LaRoche), (MGiles, Furcal and LaRoche), (Smoltz, MGiles, Furcal and LaRoche).

Washington IPHRERBBSONPERA
LHernandez 8511151053.32
CCordero BS, 4 12110071.17
Stanton L, 0-1 2/3 11110102.70
Ayala 00001072.95
Atlanta IPHRERBBSONPERA
Smoltz 8822241082.62
Brower 1/3 0000165.28
Foster 2/3 0000063.10
Reitsma W, 3-2 100001153.23

Ayala pitched to 2 batters in the 10th.

Inherited runners-scored—Ayala 2-1. IBB—off Stanton (Furcal) 1. HBP—by Ayala (MGiles). T—2:35. A—43,308 (50,091).

Astros 2, Phillies 1

Philadelphia ABRHBIBBSOAvg.
Rollins ss 411000.276
Lofton cf 401000.320
Urbina p 000000—-
ToPerez 3b 000000.258
Utley 2b 402001.315
BAbreu rf 401003.295
Burrell lf 400001.282
Howard 1b 301011.265
DaBell 3b 400000.249
Madson p 000000.000
Pratt c 301002.255
Lieber p 200001.049
a-Chavez ph-cf 101000.247
Totals 3318019
Houston ABRHBIBBSOAvg.
Taveras cf 401001.296
Biggio 2b 411100.280
Berkman lf 301010.314
1-Bruntlett pr-lf 000000.175
Ensberg 3b 401001.290
Lamb 1b 411101.218
OPalmeiro rf 300001.321
AEverett ss 300001.239
Ausmus c 302000.249
Oswalt p 300001.133
Totals 3127216
Philadelphia 000001000—181
Houston 100000001—270

No outs when winning run scored. a-singled for Lieber in the 8th. 1-ran for Berkman in the 8th.

E—Lieber (4). LOB—Philadelphia 6, Houston 6. 2B—Rollins (17), Utley (20), Ausmus (8). 3B—BAbreu (1), Ensberg (2). HR—Lamb (6), off Madson; Biggio (16), off Lieber. RBIs—Biggio (45), Lamb (37). GIDP—Utley, DaBell. Runners left in scoring position—Philadelphia 4 (Lofton, Burrell, DaBell 2); Houston 3 (Berkman, Lamb, Oswalt). Runners moved up—Rollins. DP—Houston 2 (Biggio, AEverett and Lamb), (Ensberg, Biggio and Lamb).

Philadelphia IPHRERBBSONPERA
Lieber 761104794.69
Urbina 100012194.58
Madson L, 4-4 01110023.95
Houston IPHRERBBSONPERA
Oswalt W, 14-8 9811191232.33

Madson pitched to 1 batter in the 9th.

T—2:11. A—33,867 (40,950).

American League leaders

BATTING—BRoberts, Baltimore, .337; Damon, Boston, .335; MYoung, Texas, .324; Tejada, Baltimore, .319; ARodriguez, New York, .318; Mauer, Minnesota, .311; THafner, Cleveland, .310.

RUNS—Damon, Boston, 77; Jeter, New York, 75; ARodriguez, New York, 75; Teixeira, Texas, 73; MYoung, Texas, 71; DOrtiz, Boston, 71; Figgins, Los Angeles, 68; ASoriano, Texas, 68.

RBI—MRamirez, Boston, 90; DOrtiz, Boston, 87; Teixeira, Texas, 83; ARodriguez, New York, 79; Sexson, Seattle, 77; Matsui, New York, 76; Sheffield, New York, 76.

HITS—Damon, Boston, 134; MYoung, Texas, 132; Tejada, Baltimore, 125; ISuzuki, Seattle, 124; Crawford, Tampa Bay, 120; BRoberts, Baltimore, 120; Lugo, Tampa Bay, 116; ARodriguez, New York, 116.

DOUBLES—Tejada, Baltimore, 33; BRoberts, Baltimore, 27; DOrtiz, Boston, 27; Damon, Boston, 27; Matsui, New York, 26; ASoriano, Texas, 26; IRodriguez, Detroit, 26.

TRIPLES—Crawford, Tampa Bay, 9; ISuzuki, Seattle, 8; Sizemore, Cleveland, 7; Inge, Detroit, 7; DeJesus, Kansas City, 6; Figgins, Los Angeles, 6.

HOME RUNS—Teixeira, Texas, 27; ARodriguez, New York, 27; MRamirez, Boston, 27; ASoriano, Texas, 25; Sexson, Seattle, 24; DOrtiz, Boston, 24; Konerko, Chicago, 22.

STOLEN BASES—Podsednik, Chicago, 51; Figgins, Los Angeles, 34; Crawford, Tampa Bay, 31; Lugo, Tampa Bay, 29; ISuzuki, Seattle, 23; THunter, Minnesota, 21; Womack, New York, 20.

PITCHING (9 Decisions)—Crain, Minnesota, 9-1, .900, 2.14; Garland, Chicago, 15-4, .789, 3.19; Buehrle, Chicago, 11-3, .786, 2.66; Clement, Boston, 10-3, .769, 4.30; Halladay, Toronto, 12-4, .750, 2.41; ClLee, Cleveland, 11-4, .733, 3.87; Rogers, Texas, 11-4, .733, 2.71.

STRIKEOUTS—JoSantana, Minnesota, 149; RaJohnson, New York, 131; Lackey, Los Angeles, 125; Bonderman, Detroit, 113; Halladay, Toronto, 108; DCabrera, Baltimore, 107; Clement, Boston, 106.

SAVES—Nathan, Minnesota, 27; MRivera, New York, 25; FRodriguez, Los Angeles, 24; Wickman, Cleveland, 24; FCordero, Texas, 23; Hermanson, Chicago, 23; Guardado, Seattle, 23.

National League leaders

BATTING—DeLee, Chicago, .365; MiCabrera, Florida, .350; Pujols, St. Louis, .334; Alou, San Francisco, .330; BClark, Milwaukee, .316; ARamirez, Chicago, .316; LCastillo, Florida, .315.

RUNS—DeLee, Chicago, 80; Pujols, St. Louis, 79; MiCabrera, Florida, 71; Dunn, Cincinnati, 70; BClark, Milwaukee, 69; BAbreu, Philadelphia, 69; Bay, Pittsburgh, 67.

RBI—CaLee, Milwaukee, 83; DeLee, Chicago, 81; Pujols, St. Louis, 78; AJones, Atlanta, 77; CDelgado, Florida, 76; MiCabrera, Florida, 74; Ensberg, Houston, 74.

HITS—DeLee, Chicago, 133; MiCabrera, Florida, 131; BClark, Milwaukee, 130; Pujols, St. Louis, 124; Reyes, New York, 117; ARamirez, Chicago, 115; Rollins, Philadelphia, 112.

DOUBLES—DeLee, Chicago, 31; Bay, Pittsburgh, 30; Wilkerson, Washington, 30; BGiles, San Diego, 29; MiCabrera, Florida, 28; MGiles, Atlanta, 28; CDelgado, Florida, 28.

TRIPLES—Reyes, New York, 11; Pierre, Florida, 9; Furcal, Atlanta, 8; Rollins, Philadelphia, 7; JWilson, Pittsburgh, 6; BGiles, San Diego, 6; Eckstein, St. Louis, 5; DRoberts, San Diego, 5; CGuzman, Washington, 5.

HOME RUNS—DeLee, Chicago, 32; AJones, Atlanta, 32; Dunn, Cincinnati, 28; ARamirez, Chicago, 27; Pujols, St. Louis, 26; Ensberg, Houston, 26; CaLee, Milwaukee, 24.

STOLEN BASES—Reyes, New York, 34; Furcal, Atlanta, 32; Pierre, Florida, 31; Taveras, Houston, 24; Freel, Cincinnati, 23; Rollins, Philadelphia, 23; BAbreu, Philadelphia, 23.

PITCHING (9 Decisions)—Eaton, San Diego, 9-2, .818, 3.42; PMartinez, New York, 12-3, .800, 2.79; Morris, St. Louis, 11-3, .786, 3.42; Carpenter, St. Louis, 14-4, .778, 2.26; LHernandez, Washington, 12-4, .750, 3.44; Prior, Chicago, 7-3, .700, 3.23; Benson, New York, 7-3, .700, 3.14.

STRIKEOUTS—PMartinez, New York, 147; Carpenter, St. Louis, 140; Peavy, San Diego, 136; JVazquez, Arizona, 127; BMyers, Philadelphia, 126; Zambrano, Chicago, 124; Burnett, Florida, 124.

SAVES—CCordero, Washington, 34; Isringhausen, St. Louis, 27; Hoffman, San Diego, 27; Mesa, Pittsburgh, 24; Lidge, Houston, 23; Looper, New York, 22; Turnbow, Milwaukee, 21; BWagner, Philadelphia, 21.

This date in baseball

July 27

1918 — Brooklyn rookie Henry Heitman completed one of the shortest careers in major league history. Heitman appeared on the mound against the St. Louis Cardinals, gave up four consecutive hits and then left the game, never to play a major league game again.

1946 — Rudy York of Boston hit two grand slams and drove in 10 runs as the Red Sox beat the St. Louis Browns 13-6.

1950 — Del Ennis of the Philadelphia Phillies drove in seven runs in the seventh and eighth innings of a 13-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs. Ennis doubled with the bases loaded in the seventh and hit a grand slam in the eighth.

1959 — New York lawyer William Shea announced the formation of the Continental League. New York, Houston, Toronto, Denver and Minneapolis-St. Paul were the five cities named and Branch Rickey was named league president.

1984 — Montreal’s Pete Rose passed Ty Cobb for the most singles in a career with No. 3,053, against the Philadelphia Phillies.

1986 — Two 300-game winners faced each other as Don Sutton hurled six strong innings to outpitch Tom Seaver and give the California Angels a 3-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox.

1996 — The San Diego Padres pounded the Florida Marlins, 20-12. Wally Joyner led the way with five RBIs, while John Flaherty hit a grand slam. The Padres were the sixth club to score 20 runs in a game this season. The last time that happened was 1929.

Baseball calendar

July 31 — Hall of Fame inductions, Cooperstown, N.Y. Last day to trade a player without securing waivers.

Oct. 4 — Playoffs begin.

Oct. 11 — League championship series begin.

Oct. 22 — World Series begins, city of American League champion.

October/November TBA — Free agent filing period, first 15 days after World Series ends.

Nov. 7-11 — General managers meetings, Indian Wells, Calif.

Dec. 5-8 — Winter meetings, Dallas.

Dec. 7 — Last day for teams to offer salary arbitration to their former players who became free agents.

Dec. 19 — Last day for free agents offered salary arbitration to accept or reject the offers.

Dec. 20 — Last day for teams to offer 2006 contracts to unsigned players.

2006

Jan 5-15 — Salary arbitration filing.

Jan. 8 — Last day until May 1 for free agents who rejected arbitration offers to re-sign with their former teams.

Jan. 18 — Exchange of salary arbitration figures.

Feb. 1-21 — Salary arbitration hearings.

3,000 Hits

Through July 22

(x-active)

PlayerNo.
1. Pete Rose4,256
2. Ty Cobb4,191
3. Hank Aaron3,771
4. Stan Musial3,630
5. Tris Speaker3,515
6. Honus Wagner3,430
7. Carl Yastrzemski3,419
8. Paul Molitor3,319
9. Eddie Collins3,309
10. Willie Mays3,283
11. Eddie Murray3,255
12. Nap Lajoie3,252
13. Cal Ripken3,184
14. George Brett3,154
15. Paul Waner3,152
16. Robin Yount3,142
17. Tony Gwynn3,141
18. Dave Winfield3,110
19. Cap Anson3,081
20. Rickey Henderson3,055
21. Rod Carew3,053
22. Lou Brock3,023
23. x-Rafael Palmeiro3,011
24. Wade Boggs3,010
25. Al Kaline3,007
26. Roberto Clemente3,000

Career strikeout leaders

Through July 25

(x-active)

1. Nolan Ryan5,714
2. x-Roger Clemens4,440
3. x-Randy Johnson4,292
4. Steve Carlton4,136
5. Bert Blyleven3,701
6. Tom Seaver3,640
7. Don Sutton3,574
8. Gaylord Perry3,534
9. Walter Johnson3,508
10. Phil Niekro3,342
11. Ferguson Jenkins3,192
12. Bob Gibson3,117
13. x-Greg Maddux2,998
14. Jim Bunning2,855
15. Mickey Lolich2,832
16. Cy Young2,819
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