Mon, Aug 21, 2006 - Page 18 News List

Johnny Damon bats Yankees to convincing win


American LeagueJohnny Damon hit three doubles and sparked a five-run, tie-breaking rally in the sixth to help the New York Yankees beat Boston 13-5 on Saturday.

Orioles 15, Blue Jays 0

In Baltimore, Daniel Cabrera pitched a five-hitter for his second career shutout, Kevin Millar drove in five runs, and Baltimore became the last major league team this season to win a fourth straight game.

Rangers 3, Tigers 1

In Detroit, Mark Teixeira homered and Robinson Tejeda returned from Triple-A to combine with four relievers on a five-hitter.

White Sox 4, Twins 1

In Minneapolis, Jon Garland pitched 7 2-3 strong innings, retiring 14 straight at one point, to help Chicago beat Minnesota.

Indians 5, Devil Rays 3

At St Petersburg, Florida, Jeremy Sowers won his fourth consecutive decision and Jhonny Peralta had a two-run triple during a three-run fourth as Cleveland beat Tampa Bay.

Athletics 7, Royals 2

At Kansas City, Missouri, Barry Zito pitched eight strong innings and the surging Oakland beat Kansas City.

Angels 9, Mariners 7

At Anaheim, California, Garret Anderson had three hits and two RBIs and Maicer Izturis went 3-for-5 with a homer.

National League

Phil Nevin's game-winning single in the 10th inning gave the Chicago Cubs a 5-4 win over the St Louis Cardinals on Saturday.

Diamondbacks 5, Padres 3

At San Diego, Claudio Vargas combined with three relievers on a five-hitter and helped himself with a two-run double to lead Arizona over San Diego.

Braves 5, Marlins 3

In Miami, Brian McCann had three hits and three RBIs, Chipper Jones doubled twice and scored twice to lead Atlanta over Florida.

Phillies 11, Nationals 2

At Philadelphia, Ryan Howard sparked an eight-run inning with his National League-best 43rd home run and rookie Cole Hamels struck out seven in six strong innings as Philadelphia defeated Washington.

Reds 14, Pirates 7

At Cincinnati, David Ross homered and drove in a career-high five runs to help Cincinnati beat Pittsburgh.

Brewers 6, Astros 4

At Milwaukee, Dave Bush pitched seven solid innings and capped a rally with a two-run single to lead Milwaukee past Houston.

Mets 7, Rockies 4

At New York, Lastings Milledge had a homer and three hits, driving in the tying run in New York's six-run sixth inning.

Dodgers 14, Giants 7

At San Francisco, Greg Maddux moved into a tie for 10th with Steve Carlton on the career victories list with No. 329 and Los Angeles snapped San Francisco's five-game winning streak.

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