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Yankees 13, Mariners 2
SEATTLE NEW YORK
ab r h bi ab r h bi
Totals 35 2 9 2 Totals 38 13 13 13
ISuzuki cf 4 0 0 0 Jeter ss 2 1 0 0
Blmqist lf 1 0 0 0 AlGnzlz ss 1 0 0 0
JoLpez 2b 4 0 1 0 BAbreu rf 5 1 2 2
Vidro dh 4 1 3 0 ARdrgz 3b 4 1 1 1
Ibanez lf 3 0 0 0 Ensbrg 3b 1 0 0 0
Reed lf 1 0 0 0 HMatsu lf 5 3 3 2
Beltre 3b 3 1 3 1 Giambi dh 3 3 2 0
Cairo 3b 1 0 0 0 SDncan 1b 4 1 1 3
Sexson 1b 4 0 0 0 Cano 2b 4 1 2 3
Blntien rf 3 0 1 0 Moeller c 5 1 1 2
JBurke c 3 0 0 0 MlCbra cf 4 1 1 0
YBncrt ss 4 0 1 1
Seattle 011 000 000 2
New York 030 280 00x 13

E—JoLopez (5). DP—New York 1. LOB—Seattle 8, New York 7. 2B—Vidro 2 (8), Beltre (9), Giambi (7), Cano (7). HR—SDuncan (1).

IP H R ER BB SO
Seattle
Bedard L,3-3 4 1/3 8 9 9 1 3
SGreen 1/3 4 4 4 1 1
Dickey 2 1/3 1 0 0 1 1
MLowe 1 0 0 0 2 1
New York
Pettitte W,4-5 6 8 2 2 0 9
Hawkins 2 1 0 0 0 1
ERamirez 1 0 0 0 2 2

HBP—by Bedard (Jeter).

Umpires—Home, Mike DiMuro; First, Larry Vanover; Second, Mike Everitt; Third, Tim McClelland.

T—2:58. A—52,005 (56,936).

Astros 4, Phillies 3
PHILA HOUSTON
ab r h bi ab r h bi
Rollins ss 5 0 3 1 Bourn cf 4 0 1 1
Vctrino cf 5 0 2 0 KMatsu 2b 4 0 0 0
Utley 2b 3 0 0 0 Tejada ss 4 0 1 0
Howard 1b 4 0 0 0 Brkmn 1b 3 1 1 0
Burrell lf 4 2 2 1 CaLee lf 3 0 0 1
Jenkins rf 4 0 0 0 Vlverde p 0 0 0 0
Feliz 3b 3 1 1 1 Pence rf 4 2 2 2
Ruiz c 4 0 1 0 Wggntn 3b 3 0 2 0
Brntlett pr 0 0 0 0 Towles c 3 1 1 0
Eaton p 2 0 0 0 Backe p 2 0 1 0
Dobbs ph 1 0 1 0 Brocail p 0 0 0 0
Madson p 0 0 0 0 Erstad lf 0 0 0 0
Coste ph 1 0 0 0
Totals 36 3 10 3 Totals 30 4 9 4
Philadelphia 010 000 002 3
Houston 000 010 21x 4

E—Bourn (5). DP—Philadelphia 1, Houston 1. LOB—Philadelphia 8, Houston 5. 2B—Rollins (12), Dobbs (4), Wigginton (7). 3B—Berkman (2). HR—Burrell (12), Pence 2 (7). SB—Rollins (7). S—Backe. SF—CaLee.

IP H R ER BB SO
Philadelphia
Eaton L,0-3 7 8 3 3 1 2
Madson 1 1 1 1 0 2
Houston
Backe W,4-5 7 1/3 6 1 1 1 6
Brocail 2/3 0 0 0 1 1
Valverde S,15 1 4 2 2 0 1

Umpires—Home, Paul Nauert;First, Brian O’Nora;Second, Jerry Crawford;Third, Rob Drake.

T—2:38. A—41,152 (40,976).

Rays 2, Orioles 0
BALTIMORE TAMPA BAY
ab r h bi ab r h bi
BRbrts 2b 4 0 0 0 Iwmra 2b 4 0 0 0
Mora 3b 4 0 0 0 Crwfrd lf 4 0 1 1
Mrkkis rf 3 0 0 0 Upton cf 3 1 1 0
Huff dh 4 0 1 0 CPena 1b 2 0 1 1
Millar 1b 3 0 1 0 Lngoria 3b 4 0 0 0
Scott lf 3 0 0 0 CFloyd dh 3 0 0 0
RHrndz c 4 0 1 0 Nvarro c 3 0 1 0
AJones cf 2 0 0 0 Hinske rf 3 1 1 0
Bynum ss 3 0 1 0 Gross rf 0 0 0 0
Bartlett ss 2 0 0 0
Totals 30 0 4 0 Totals 28 2 5 2
Baltimore 000 000 000 0
Tampa Bay 000 010 01x 2

E—RHernandez (5), Guthrie (2), Sherrill (1). DP—Tampa Bay 1. LOB—Baltimore 7, Tampa Bay 6. 2B—Millar (4). 3B—Huff (1). SB—Hinske (4). SF—CPena.

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

Baltimore

Guthrie L,2-5

6 2/3

4

1

1

3

5

JWalker

2/3

0

0

0

0

0

Bradford

0

1

1

0

0

0

Sherrill

2/3

0

0

0

0

1

Tampa Bay
Garza W,3-1 7 1/3 4 0 0 4 4
TMiller 2/3 0 0 0 0 0
Percival S,14 1 0 0 0 0 1

Bradford pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

Umpires—Home, Ed Rapuano; First, Ed Hickox; Second, C.B. Bucknor; Third, Joe West.

T—2:44. A—13,635 (36,048).

Cubs 12, Pirates 3
CHICAGO PITTSBURGH
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ASrano lf 4 1 2 0 FSnchz 2b 3 1 1 0
Hffpuir lf 2 0 1 0 Rivas 2b 1 0 0 0
Theriot ss 5 0 1 0 McLuth cf 4 1 2 2
DLee 1b 6 1 1 2 Bay lf 3 0 2 0
ArRmz 3b 4 3 3 0 Mchels lf 1 0 0 0
HBlnco c 1 0 0 0 AdLrch 1b 3 0 1 1
Soto c 4 0 0 0 Nady rf 4 0 0 0
Fntenot 2b 0 0 0 0 Mntkw 3b 2 0 0 0
Cedeno 2b 5 2 2 0 MSalas p 0 0 0 0
Derosa rf 3 2 2 3 RChavz ph 1 0 0 0
ReJnsn cf 5 2 3 4 RPalno c 4 0 0 0
Zmbrno p 5 1 4 2 ChGmz ss 4 1 2 0
Ascanio p 0 0 0 0 Duke p 1 0 0 0
KWood p 0 0 0 0 SBrntt p 1 0 0 0
JBtista 3b 2 0 0 0
Totals 44 12 19 11 Totals 34 3 8 3
Chicago 211 131 030 12
Pittsburgh 000 020 010 3

E—Mientkiewicz (3), ChGomez (4). DP—Pittsburgh 3. LOB—Chicago 10, Pittsburgh 6. 2B—ASoriano (8), Cedeno (7), Derosa 2 (11), ReJohnson 2 (8), McLouth (16), AdLaRoche (9). 3B—McLouth (3), Bay (1). HR—ReJohnson (2). SF—Derosa, AdLaRoche.

IP H R ER BB SO
Chicago
Zambrano W,7-1 7 6 2 2 1 6
Ascanio 1 1 1 1 0 0
KWood 1 1 0 0 0 1
Pittsburgh
Duke L,2-3 4 10 5 4 0 1
SBurnett 2 4 4 4 4 1
MSalas 3 5 3 3 0 1

Umpires—Home, Laz Diaz;First, Wally Bell;Second, Mike Winters Third, Paul Schrieber.

T—2:45. A—32,656 (38,362).

Giants 8, Marlins 2
SAN FRAN FLORIDA
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FLewis lf 4 0 0 0 HRmrz ss 3 1 0 0
JCstillo 3b 5 2 1 1 CRoss cf 4 0 0 0
Winn rf 4 2 2 0 Cantu 3b 3 0 1 0
BMolna c 5 2 3 2 Jacobs 1b 4 0 0 0
Rwand cf 3 2 2 3 Uggla 2b 4 1 2 2
Drham 2b 3 0 0 0 LGnzlz lf 4 0 0 0
Aurilia 1b 5 0 2 2 Tranor c 4 0 1 0
Vizquel ss 4 0 0 0 BCrroll rf 1 0 0 0
Zito p 4 0 0 0 JJones rf 2 0 0 0
Yabu p 0 0 0 0 Olsen p 0 0 0 0
Tschnr p 0 0 0 0 Wchter p 1 0 0 0
Chulk p 0 0 0 0 Helms ph 1 0 1 0
Pinto p 0 0 0 0
Tnkrsly p 0 0 0 0
Totals 37 8 10 8 Totals 31 2 5 2
San Francisco 203 200 010 8
Florida 100 000 001 2

E—Cantu (10), Treanor (3). DP—San Francisco 1, Florida 1. LOB—San Francisco 9, Florida 6. 2B—Winn (14), Aurilia 2 (5), Uggla (18). HR—JCastillo (3), BMolina (5), Rowand (6), Uggla (15). SF—Rowand.

IP H R ER BB SO
San Francisco
Zito W,1-8 6 1/3 3 1 1 4 5
Yabu 2/3 1 0 0 0 0
Taschner 1 0 0 0 0 1
Chulk 1 1 1 1 0 0
Florida
Olsen L,4-2 3 1/3 8 7 5 3 2
Waechter 3 2/3 1 0 0 1 1
Pinto 1 1 1 1 1 0
Tankersley 1 0 0 0 0 1

HBP—by Waechter (Durham).

Umpires—Home, Tim Welke; First, Chuck Meriwether; Second, Bill Welke; Third, Chris Guccione.

T—2:43. A—15,003 (38,560).

Blue Jays 7, Royals 1
KANSAS CITY TORONTO
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Dejesus rf 4 1 1 0 SStwart lf 5 1 1 0
Grdzln 2b 3 0 0 0 AHill 2b 4 0 0 0
EGrmn 2b 1 0 0 0 Rios cf 4 2 2 1
AGrdon 3b 4 0 0 0 Rolen 3b 2 2 2 0
JGuilln lf 3 0 1 1 Ovrbay 1b 3 2 3 1
Cllaspo lf 1 0 0 0 Mench dh 3 0 0 0
Teahen 1b 3 0 0 0 Zaun c 4 0 0 0
Butler dh 3 0 0 0 Scutaro ss 4 0 2 4
Olivo c 3 0 1 0 Inglett rf 4 0 0 0
Pna Jr. ss 3 0 1 0
Gthrght cf 3 0 0 0
Totals 31 1 4 1 Totals 33 7 10 6
Kansas City 100 000 000 1
Toronto 024 000 10x 7

DP—Kansas City 1. LOB—Kansas City 3, Toronto 6. 2B—Rios (10). SB—Dejesus (3), Gathright (13).

IP H R ER BB SO
Kansas City
Greinke L,5-2 5 9 6 6 2 2
Peralta 1 0 0 0 0 0
Mahay 1 1 1 1 2 0
Gobble 1 0 0 0 0 0
Toronto
Halladay W,5-5 9 4 1 1 0 5

Umpires—Home, Scott Barry; First, Bruce Dreckman; Second, Brian Gorman; Third, Sam Holbrook.

T—2:14. A—24,207 (49,539).

Diamondbacks 11, Braves 1
ARIZONA ATLANTA
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Young cf 5 1 2 3 YEsbar ss 4 0 0 0
SDrew ss 5 1 2 1 Kotsay cf 4 0 1 0
OHudsn 2b 4 0 0 0 Stockman p 0 0 0 0
Ojeda 2b 1 0 0 0 CJones 3b 1 0 1 0
CJkson 1b 4 2 1 1 Infante 3b 2 0 1 0
Upton rf 3 1 0 0 Tixeira 1b 3 0 0 0
CSnydr c 3 1 1 2 Norton 1b 1 0 0 0
Schrzer p 0 0 0 0 Frncur rf 4 0 0 0
Slaten p 0 0 0 0 McCan c 2 1 2 0
Byrnes lf 4 2 2 2 Ring p 0 0 0 0
Salazar lf 0 0 0 0 GBlnco cf 1 0 0 0
Rynlds 3b 3 3 1 1 Diaz lf 3 0 0 0
DDavis p 1 0 0 0 KJhnsn 2b 3 0 1 1
Hmck c 1 0 0 0 JoReys p 1 0 0 0
Gotay ph 1 0 0 0
Resop p 0 0 0 0
CMiller c 1 0 0 0
Totals 34 11 9 10 Totals 31 1 6 1
Arizona 500 212 010 11
Atlanta 010 000 000 1

E—Upton (5), Slaten (1), CJones (6), Diaz (1). DP—Arizona 3, Atlanta 1. LOB—Arizona 3, Atlanta 6. 2B—CSnyder (11). HR—Young (10), SDrew (7), CJackson (6), Byrnes (5), Reynolds (8). S—DDavis 2.

IP H R ER BB SO
Arizona
DDavis W,2-1 7 5 1 1 2 4
Scherzer 1 0 0 0 0 1
Slaten 1 1 0 0 0 1
Atlanta
JoReyes L,2-2 5 6 8 7 3 4
Resop 2 2 2 2 1 1
Ring 1 1 1 1 0 0
Stockman 1 0 0 0 0 1

HBP—by Resop (Reynolds), by DDavis (Diaz).

Umpires—Home, Brian Runge; First, Tim Timmons; Second, Gary Cederstrom; Third, Jim Reynolds.

T—2:33. A—27,263 (49,743).

Angels 3, White Sox 1
LOS ANGELES CHICAGO
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Izturis ss 3 0 0 1 OCabra ss 3 1 2 0
Mth Jr. lf 3 0 0 1 Przyns c 4 0 1 0
Grrero rf 4 0 0 0 Quentin lf 2 0 0 0
GAndsn dh 4 0 0 0 Dye rf 4 0 1 1
Hunter cf 4 1 1 1 Wise pr 0 0 0 0
Ktchm 1b 3 0 1 0 Thome dh 4 0 0 0
Napoli c 3 1 0 0 Crede 3b 4 0 0 0
Quinlan 3b 3 1 1 0 Swisher 1b 2 0 0 0
SRdrgz 2b 2 0 0 0 BAndsn cf 3 0 0 0
AlRmrz 2b 3 0 0 0
Totals 29 3 3 3 Totals 29 1 4 1
Los Angeles 000 030 000 3
Chicago 000 000 001 1

DP—Los Angeles 2, Chicago 1. LOB—Los Angeles 5, Chicago 5. 2B—OCabrera (5). HR—Hunter (6). SB—OCabrera 2 (7), Pierzynski (1), Wise (1).

IP H R ER BB SO
Los Angeles
Saunders W,8-1 8 1/3 3 1 1 3 4
FRodriguez S,20 2/3 1 0 0 1 2
Chicago
GFloyd L,4-3 9 3 3 3 4 3

HBP—by GFloyd (Matthews Jr.), by GFloyd (Izturis).

Umpires—Home, Bob Davidson; First, Alfonso Marquez; Second, Andy Fletcher; Third, Mike Reilly.

T—2:12. A—28,156 (40,615).

Nationals 5, Brewers 1
MILWAUKEE WASHINGTON
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Weeks 2b 3 0 1 0 FLopez 2b 3 1 0 0
MCmrn cf 4 0 1 0 CGzmn ss 4 1 0 0
Braun lf 4 0 0 0 Zmrmn 3b 3 1 1 1
Fielder 1b 3 0 1 0 DmYng 1b 2 0 0 0
Hart rf 3 0 0 0 Boone 1b 1 1 0 0
Shouse p 0 0 0 0 Mlldge cf 4 0 0 1
Dillard p 0 0 0 0 Flores c 3 0 1 2
Cunsell ph 1 0 1 0 WPena lf 2 1 1 1
Hardy ss 4 1 1 0 Dukes rf 2 0 0 0
BHall 3b 4 0 1 0 Mckwk ph 1 0 0 0
Suppan p 2 0 1 1 SRivra p 0 0 0 0
Gwynn rf 2 0 0 0 Ayala p 0 0 0 0
Kendall c 3 0 1 0 Rauch p 0 0 0 0
OdPrez p 1 0 0 0
Sanches p 0 0 0 0
Lngrhn rf 2 0 0 0
Totals 33 1 8 1 Totals 28 5 3 5
Milwaukee 000 010 000 1
Washington 010 004 00x 5

E—Hardy (4). DP—Washington 2. LOB—Milwaukee 7, Washington 3. 2B—Weeks (7), Kendall (11), Zimmerman (11), Flores (8). HR—WPena (1). SB—Hardy (1).

IP H R ER BB SO
Milwaukee
Suppan L,2-4 5 2/3 3 5 1 3 4
Shouse 1 1/3 0 0 0 0 1
Dillard 1 0 0 0 0 1
Washington
OdPerez 5 5 1 1 1

Sanches W,1-0

1

1

0

0

0

3

SRivera

1

0

0

0

0

2

Ayala

1

1

0

0

0

0

Rauch

1

1

0

0

1

0

HBP—by Suppan (DmYoung).

Umpires—Home, Bill Miller; First, Paul Emmel; Second, James Hoye; Third, Jerry Meals.

T—2:42. A—28,007 (41,888).

Twins 9, Tigers 4
MINNESOTA DETROIT
ab r h bi ab r h bi
CaGmz cf 6 0 2 1 Grndrs cf 3 0 0 0
ACslla 2b 4 0 1 1 Thmes lf 1 0 1 1
Mauer c 4 1 2 1 Planco 2b 5 0 1 0
Mrneau 1b 5 1 2 2 Shffield dh 5 1 1 1
Cddyer rf 3 0 1 1 Ordnez rf 4 0 2 0
Kubel dh 5 1 1 0 MiCabr 1b 3 0 1 0
DYong lf 4 1 1 0 CGuilln 3b 3 0 0 0
Lamb 3b 3 4 2 1 Joyce lf 2 0 0 0
BHarrs ss 5 1 1 2 Raburn cf 2 1 1 0
Rnteria ss 2 1 1 0
IRodrz c 4 1 1 2
Totals 39 9 13 9 Totals 34 4 9 4
Minnesota 030 011 031 9
Detroit 000 000 400 4

DP—Minnesota 1. LOB—Minnesota 12, Detroit 8. 2B—Morneau 2 (8), Thames (2), Polanco (11), MiCabrera (11), Raburn (4). 3B—Lamb (1), IRodriguez (2). HR—Lamb (1), Sheffield (3).

IP H R ER BB SO
Minnesota
Slowey W,1-4 6 4 0 0 3 2
DReyes 0 3 3 3 0 0
Crain 1 2 1 1 0 0
Guerrier 1 0 0 0 1 1
Korecky 1 0 0 0 1 0
Detroit
Galarraga L,3-2 6 7 5 5 5 5
Willis 1 1 1 1 2 0
ALopez 2/3 1 1 1 0 0
Seay 1 1/3 4 2 2 2 0

DReyes pitched to 3 batters in the 7th, Willis pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

PB—IRodriguez. Balk—Willis.

Umpires—Home, Brian Knight; First, Marvin Hudson; Second, Tom Hallion; Third, Hunter Wendelstedt.

T—3:22. A—40,732 (41,070).

Rangers 13, Indians 9
TEXAS CLEVELAND
ab r h bi ab r h bi
Kinsler 2b 5 1 1 1 Szmore cf 3 1 2 3
MiYong ss 5 1 1 0 JCrroll 2b 4 2 1 2
Hmlton dh 6 1 2 0 Hafner dh 3 1 1 1
Brdley rf 4 2 2 1 BFrnco lf 5 0 3 2
MByrd cf 0 0 0 0 Garko 1b 5 0 0 0
DaMph cf 6 3 3 3 Peralta ss 3 1 0 0
Boggs lf 3 1 2 0 Blake 3b 3 1 0 0
Shltn 1b 2 2 1 2 Shppch c 3 1 0 0
Sltlmch c 4 1 2 4 Aubrey ph 1 0 0 0
RVzqez 3b 4 1 3 2 FGtrrz rf 5 2 2 0
Totals 39 13 17 13 Totals 35 9 9 8
Texas 407 001 010 13
Cleveland 213 001 200 9

DP—Cleveland 1. LOB—Texas 10, Cleveland 9. 2B—Kinsler (12), Hamilton (14), Bradley 2 (15), DaMurphy (19), Sltalamacchia (2), RVazquez 3 (7), JCarroll (1), BFrancisco 2 (9), FGutierrez (8). 3B—Sizemore (2). HR—Sltalamacchia (2), Sizemore (8). S—Boggs, JCarroll. SF—Bradley, RVazquez, Hafner.

IP H R ER BB SO
Texas
Gabbard 2 2/3 4 6 6 6 3
Loe W,1-0 2 2/3 4 1 1 0 1
FFrancisco 1 0 2 2 2 3
Guardado 2/3 1 0 0 0 0
JWright 2 0 0 0 0 3
Cleveland
Carmona L,4-2 2 5 6 6 3 1
Julio 1 2/3 6 5 5 3 1
JLewis 2 1/3 3 1 1 1 1
RPerez 1 1/3 1 1 1 0 1
RBetancourt 2/3 1 0 0 1 1
Kobayashi 1 1 0 0 0 1

Carmona pitched to 2 batters in the 3rd.

WP—Gabbard.

Umpires—Home, Dan Iassogna; First, Dale Scott; Second, Bill Hohn; Third, Damien Beal.

T—4:09. A—39,947 (43,545).

AMERICAN LEAGUE LEADERS

BATTING—Hamilton, Texas, .335; Mauer, Minnesota, .333; Youkilis, Boston, .324; Bradley, Texas, .322; Ordonez, Detroit, .315; Kotchman, Los Angeles, .313; HMatsui, New York, .311.

RUNS—Ellsbury, Boston, 39; Kinsler, Texas, 39; Crawford, Tampa Bay, 35; Quentin, Chicago, 33; Youkilis, Boston, 32; MiYoung, Texas, 32; Hamilton, Texas, 31; ISuzuki, Seattle, 31.

RBI—Hamilton, Texas, 53; Quentin, Chicago, 40; Ortiz, Boston, 38; Morneau, Minnesota, 37; Youkilis, Boston, 35; EBrown, Oakland, 35; JGuillen, Kansas City, 35.

HITS—Hamilton, Texas, 66; Pedroia, Boston, 63; Youkilis, Boston, 59; Kinsler, Texas, 58; ISuzuki, Seattle, 58; JoLopez, Seattle, 56; Crawford, Tampa Bay, 56; Ordonez, Detroit, 56.

DOUBLES—DaMurphy, Texas, 18; JGuillen, Kansas City, 17; Youkilis, Boston, 16; Pedroia, Boston, 15; Crosby, Oakland, 15; Pierzynski, Chicago, 14.

TRIPLES—DYoung, Minnesota, 4; CaGomez, Minnesota, 3; DBarton, Oakland, 3; Crawford, Tampa Bay, 3; BRoberts, Baltimore, 3; Hamilton, Texas, 3; Jeter, New York, 3.

HOME RUNS—Quentin, Chicago, 12; Hamilton, Texas, 12; Napoli, Los Angeles, 10; Ortiz, Boston, 10; Youkilis, Boston, 9; CPena, Tampa Bay, 9; Beltre, Seattle, 9; Thome, Chicago, 9.

STOLEN BASES—ISuzuki, Seattle, 21; Ellsbury, Boston, 19; CaGomez, Minnesota, 16; Kinsler, Texas, 14; Gathright, Kansas City, 13; BRoberts, Baltimore, 13; Crawford, Tampa Bay, 12.

PITCHING (6 Decisions)—Matsuzaka, Boston, 8-0, 1.000, 2.40; Saunders, Los Angeles, 7-1, .875, 2.48; CLee, Cleveland, 6-1, .857, 1.37; Litsch, Toronto, 5-1, .833, 4.22; DCabrera, Baltimore, 5-1, .833, 3.48; Sonnanstine, Tampa Bay, 6-2, .750, 5.09; ESantana, Los Angeles, 6-2, .750, 3.24; Wang, New York, 6-2, .750, 3.51; Padilla, Texas, 6-2, .750, 3.33; LiHernandez, Minnesota, 6-2, .750, 4.22.

STRIKEOUTS—Sabathia, Cleveland, 65; JVazquez, Chicago, 65; Halladay, Toronto, 62; Marcum, Toronto, 59; ESantana, Los Angeles, 57; FHernandez, Seattle, 57; Beckett, Boston, 56.

SAVES—FRodriguez, Los Angeles, 19; Sherrill, Baltimore, 17; Papelbon, Boston, 14; Percival, Tampa Bay, 14; Nathan, Minnesota, 13; Jenks, Chicago, 12; Soria, Kansas City, 11; MRivera, New York, 11.

NATIONAL LEAGUE LEADERS

BATTING—CJones, Atlanta, .415; Berkman, Houston, .388; Furcal, Los Angeles, .366; Pujols, St. Louis, .351; McCann, Atlanta, .337; Tejada, Houston, .337; Ludwick, St. Louis, .336.

RUNS—Berkman, Houston, 50; McLouth, Pittsburgh, 42; Tejada, Houston, 40; Young, Arizona, 38; HRamirez, Florida, 38; Weeks, Milwaukee, 38; Uggla, Florida, 37; DLee, Chicago, 37.

RBI—Berkman, Houston, 45; AdGonzalez, San Diego, 39; McLouth, Pittsburgh, 38; Nady, Pittsburgh, 38; Braun, Milwaukee, 37; DWright, New York, 35; Ludwick, St. Louis, 35; CaLee, Houston, 35; Tejada, Houston, 35; CJones, Atlanta, 35.

HITS—CJones, Atlanta, 71; Berkman, Houston, 69; Tejada, Houston, 66; Atkins, Colorado, 63; CGuzman, Washington, 61; McLouth, Pittsburgh, 60; Pujols, St. Louis, 60.

DOUBLES—Uggla, Florida, 18; McCann, Atlanta, 18; Berkman, Houston, 18; McLouth, Pittsburgh, 16; Soto, Chicago, 15; JCastillo, San Francisco, 15; Utley, Philadelphia, 15; Glaus, St. Louis, 15; Tejada, Houston, 15.

TRIPLES—FLewis, San Francisco, 5; SDrew, Arizona, 5; JReyes, New York, 5; Velez, San Francisco, 4; CJackson, Arizona, 4.

HOME RUNS—Berkman, Houston, 16; Uggla, Florida, 15; Utley, Philadelphia, 14; Braun, Milwaukee, 13; Howard, Philadelphia, 13; AdGonzalez, San Diego, 13; McLouth, Pittsburgh, 12; Ludwick, St. Louis, 12; CJones, Atlanta, 12.

STOLEN BASES—Bourn, Houston, 21; Taveras, Colorado, 19; Pierre, Los Angeles, 18; JReyes, New York, 14; HRamirez, Florida, 13; KMatsui, Houston, 11; Kemp, Los Angeles, 9; Theriot, Chicago, 9; Berkman, Houston, 9.

PITCHING (6 Decisions)—Webb, Arizona, 9-1, .900, 2.69; Volquez, Cincinnati, 7-1, .875, 1.33; Zambrano, Chicago, 7-1, .875, 2.47; Lincecum, San Francisco, 6-1, .857, 2.17; Wellemeyer, St. Louis, 5-1, .833, 3.25; Sheets, Milwaukee, 5-1, .833, 2.92; Hendrickson, Florida, 6-2, .750, 3.72.

STRIKEOUTS—Lincecum, San Francisco, 69; Hamels, Philadelphia, 65; Harang, Cincinnati, 63; Volquez, Cincinnati, 62; Billingsley, Los Angeles, 60; Peavy, San Diego, 60; JSantana, New York, 58.

SAVES—BWilson, San Francisco, 14; Valverde, Houston, 14; Lidge, Philadelphia, 12; Lyon, Arizona, 12; Isringhausen, St. Louis, 11; Capps, Pittsburgh, 10; Rauch, Washington, 10; Gagne, Milwaukee, 10; KWood, Chicago, 10.

Active HR Leaders

Through May 22
1. Ken Griffey Jr. 598
2. Alex Rodriguez 524
3. Frank Thomas 519
4. Jim Thome 516
5. Manny Ramirez 498
6. Gary Sheffield 482
7. Carlos Delgado 437
8. Chipper Jones 398
9. Jason Giambi 372

Baseball Today

SCOREBOARD

Saturday, May 24

Arizona at Atlanta (3:55 p.m.) Two of the top veteran left-handers in baseball history meet at Turner Field. The NL West-leading Diamondbacks send out 44-year-old Randy Johnson to face the Braves’ Tom Glavine, who is 42. Glavine has 305 career wins, Johnson 288.

STARS

Thursday

•Andrew Miller, Marlins, gave up five hits in seven innings of a 4-0 victory over Arizona, completing a three-game sweep. Miller struck out nine with only one walk.

•Tim Hudson, Braves, gave up a pair of homers on consecutive pitches in the second inning, then held the Mets scoreless through the next six innings to help Atlanta finish a four-game sweep with a 4-2 win.

•Mike Lowell and J.D. Drew, Red Sox, connected for grand slams in an 11-8 win over the Royals. Lowell finished 3-for-4 with a double and scored three times. Drew scored twice.

•Matt Joyce, Tigers, doubled and homered in three at-bats, driving in a pair of runs and scoring two more in a 9-2 rout of the Mariners.

•Khalil Greene, Padres, homered twice in an 8-2 victory over Cincinnati.

SWEET SAVE

Brad Lidge returned to Houston and pitched a scoreless ninth inning against his former team to close out Philadelphia’s 7-5 victory. Traded by the Astros in the offseason, Lidge looked like his old, overpowering self while improving to 12-for-12 in save chances this year.

After hearing an odd mix of boos and cheers when he trotted out from the visitors’ bullpen, Lidge retired slugger Lance Berkman on a game-ending popup with a runner on. “It was a lot of fun for me, a lot of adrenaline,” Lidge said. “It’s only human nature to want to do good against your old team.”

GRAND TIME IN BOSTON

J.D. Drew and Mike Lowell each hit grand slams against Kansas City, becoming the first Red Sox players to hit grand slams in the same game at Fenway Park since Tony Armas and Bill Buckner did it Aug. 7, 1984.

The last time Boston had two slams in a game was when the switch-hitting Bill Mueller hit both — one from each side — at Texas on July 29, 2003.

APPROACHING 600

Ken Griffey Jr. hit his 598th home run, his first in 90 at-bats, in the first inning of Cincinnati’s 8-2 loss at San Diego. Griffey is attempting to become the sixth player to reach 600 homers.

His last long ball was on April 23 in Cincinnati off Houston’s Chris Sampson, and the 90 at-bat homerless drought was the second-longest of his career.

HAMILTON’S HEROICS

Josh Hamilton hit a two-out homer in the 10th inning to lift Texas past the Twins 8-7. Acquired in an offseason trade with Cincinnati, Hamilton matched Chicago’s Carlos Quentin for the AL lead with 12 homers. He finished 2-for-4 and moved past Minnesota’s Joe Mauer for the best average in the league, .335. Hamilton has 53 RBIs, too, by far the most in the majors.

MATT WHO?

Matt Joyce homered again in the Tigers’ romp over Seattle, a two-run shot that gives him five home runs in eight games. The 23-year-old outfielder is hitting .278 with a slugging percentage of .722 since getting called up from Triple-A Toledo on May 6.

EJECTION, ELATION

Joe Girardi likely won’t forget his 100th win as a big league manager. The Yankees skipper, who spent a year with the Marlins, was tossed in the ninth inning in a tie game against Baltimore. He was upset that Jason Giambi was called out on a foul tip, twice throwing down his hat and kicking it once, before kicking the dirt and finishing his rant with another umpire. Girardi had to watch Robinson Cano’s winning hit moments later from the clubhouse.

HOUSE OF HORRORS

Mets ace Johan Santana squandered a 2-0 lead while giving up a career-high 12 hits and four runs, three earned, over seven innings in a 4-2 loss at Atlanta. The left-hander lost for the first time since April 12 as New York (22-23) dropped below .500 for the first time since April 13. Atlanta outscored the Mets 27-9 in four games for its 11th sweep of New York at Turner Field, the team’s home since 1997. The Braves also improved to 7-2 this season against their NL East rivals, including 6-0 in Atlanta.

ON THE ROAD AGAIN

The Angels’ Ervin Santana lost for the first time in six road starts this season. He started in place of Joe Saunders, pushed back because of flulike symptoms. Santana started 4-1 with a 3.83 ERA away from home, one year after going 1-10 with an 8.38 ERA on the road.

CLUTCH

Carlos Quentin delivered a go-ahead RBI single in the eighth inning of the first-place White Sox’s 3-1 victory over Cleveland. Quentin is batting .417 with 31 RBIs with runners in scoring position and is tied for the AL lead in homers with 12.

TWO-WAY PLAYER

Randy Wolf yielded two runs and four hits in seven innings of San Diego’s 8-2 victory over Cincinnati. The left-hander struck out nine, walked one and added an RBI single.

COMING UP EMPTY

Milwaukee got 14 hits but left a season-high 14 on base during an 8-4 loss at Pittsburgh. The Brewers were 2-for-11 with runners in scoring position, failing repeatedly to get to Pirates starter Tom Gorzelanny (4-4), who won despite giving up eight hits and walking four in five-plus innings.

SPEAKING

“I felt terrible. I mean, I think I know how hard it is to hit a home run in the major leagues. I had trouble sleeping after something like that.” — Umpire Tim Welke, who ruled a ball hit by Alex Rodriguez on Wednesday night was in play even though replays showed it ricocheted off a cement staircase behind the outfield fence.

SEASONS

May 24

1918 — Cleveland’s Stan Coveleski pitched 19 innings in the Indians’ 3-2 victory over the New York Yankees. Former pitcher Joe Wood hit a home run for the win.

1935 — In the first major league night game in Cincinnati, the Reds beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 before 25,000.

1936 — Tony Lazzeri, batting eighth for the New York Yankees, drove in 11 runs with a triple and three home runs — two of them grand slams — in a 25-2 rout of the Philadelphia A’s.

1964 — Harmon Killebrew of the Minnesota Twins hit the longest home run in Baltimore’s Memorial Stadium, a 471-foot shot to left-center off right-hander Milt Pappas.

1984 — Jack Morris led the Tigers to their 17th straight road win, setting an AL record.

Morris allowed four hits and Detroit beat the California Angels 5-1.

1990 — Chicago’s Andre Dawson was walked intentionally five times by the Cincinnati Reds to break the record shared by Roger Maris and Garry Templeton.

1994 — The St. Louis Cardinals set a major league record by stranding 16 runners without scoring, losing to David West and three Philadelphia Phillies relievers 4-0.

1995 — Oakland’s Dennis Eckersley became the sixth pitcher with 300 saves in a 5-2 win over the Baltimore Orioles.

1998 — Freshman Matt Diaz hit four homers, tying a school and regional record, and drove in seven runs as Florida State routed Oklahoma 23-2 to advance to the NCAA Atlantic II Regional final.

2000 — For the third time in major league history a team blew a seven-run lead twice in a week.

The Houston Astros lost a 7-0 lead at home against Philadelphia after blowing a 9-2 lead in the ninth inning at Milwaukee two days earlier.

2001 — Jon Lieber of the Chicago Cubs threw a 79-pitch, one-hit shutout in a 3-0 blanking of the Reds. It was the first shutout of the Reds in an NL-record 208 games.

2006 — Adam Wainwright homered in his first major league at-bat and pitched three innings of relief to earn the win in St. Louis’ 10-4 victory over San Francisco.

Wainwright, who had no batting practice since spring training, hit the first pitch he saw out to left in the fifth for a solo homer.

2007 — John Smoltz of Atlanta pitched seven shutout innings and became baseball’s first pitcher with 200 wins and 150 saves with a 2-1 win over the New York Mets.

2007 — Seattle’s Ichiro Suzuki went 3-for-6 with a homer in his 1,000th major league game.

Suzuki compiled 1,414 hits in those games — the second most by a player in his first 1,000 games since 1900.

Hall of Famer Al Simmons (1924-44) had 1,443 hits in that span.

Today’s birthdays: Kevin Frandsen 26; Justin Hampson 28; Brad Penny 30; Masa Kobayashi 34.

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