Mon, Aug 14, 2006 - Page 20 News List

Guillen and Inge's errors hamper the Detroit Tigers


American LeagueShortstop Carlos Guillen and third baseman Brandon Inge committed costly errors, and the Chicago White Sox rallied past the Detroit Tigers 4-3 to move within six-and-a-half games of the American League Central leaders on Saturday.

Red Sox 8, Orioles 7, 10 innings

At Boston, Manny Ramirez singled in the 10th inning and left fielder Brandon Fahey ran past it for an error that allowed the winning run to score, giving Boston a victory over Baltimore.

Yankees 5, Angels 2

At New York, Jaret Wright won his third straight start, riding second-inning home runs by Robinson Cano and Johnny Damon in New York's win over Los Angeles.

Blue Jays 4, Twins 0

At Minneapolis, Reed Johnson hit a two-run homer for the second straight game and Scott Downs worked five innings as Toronto handed Minnesota its third straight loss.

Indians 5, Royals 4, 1st game

Indians 6, Royals 5, 2nd game

At Cleveland, Travis Hafner doubled home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, giving him 100 RBIs this season and lifting Cleveland over Kansas City for a sweep of their day-night doubleheader.

Rangers 5, Mariners 4

Arlington, Texas, Edinson Volquez pitched seven shutout innings to earn his first career win and Texas edged Seattle for its fourth straight game.

Athletics 6, Devil Rays 3

At Oakland, California, Joe Blanton pitched 6 1-3 strong innings and Oakland took advantage of Casey Fossum's wildness to beat Tampa Bay.

National League

Brad Penny became the National League's first 13-game winner, Wilson Betemit hit a tiebreaking two-run homer, and the streaking Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Francisco Giants 6-5 on Saturday.

Mets 6, Nationals 4

At Washington, John Maine took a one-hitter into the sixth inning, Carlos Beltran had three hits and New York took advantage of Washington's thin bullpen.

Padres 6, Astros 3

At Houston, Todd Walker, Josh Barfield and Mike Cameron homered in the fourth inning off newcomer Jason Hirsh, and San Diego stopped a four-game losing streak.

Pirates 3, Cardinals 2

At Pittsburgh, Ian Snell pitched seven effective innings and Freddy Sanchez's three hits led to each of Pittsburgh's runs.

Brewers 8, Braves 5

At Atlanta, Bill Hall and Prince Fielder homered to back seven innings by injury-plagued Ben Sheets, leading Milwaukee to the win.

Reds 9, Phillies 7

At Philadelphia, Edwin Encarna-cion hit a go-ahead RBI single in the ninth inning against All-Star closer Tom Gordon to lead Cincinnati to the victory.

Rockies 8, Cubs 4

At Denver, Matt Holliday homered and drove in four runs to Colorado batter Chicago's pitchers for the second straight game.

Diamondbacks 6, Marlins 3

At Phoenix, Brandon Webb became the National League's second 13-game winner and Carlos Quentin hit a bases-loaded triple in Arizona's six-run fourth inning.

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