Thu, Sep 13, 2007 - Page 19 News List

Yankees beat the Jays in Toronto

BEATING THE BLUES Jason Giambi hit his first grand slam of the season -- the 12th of his career -- as New York continued their recent red-hot form


Giles sent a 3-0 pitch from Loaiza into the right field pavilion with two outs in the second. San Diego added three runs in the seventh, including Blum's homer off Rudy Seanez.

Braves 13, Mets 5

At New York, Mark Teixeira hit a three-run homer and Atlanta roughed up Orlando Hernandez in a victory over New York.

Yunel Escobar also went deep for Atlanta, which played without Chipper Jones for the second straight night but still managed 13 hits. Willie Harris drove in three runs, and Jeff Francoeur was 2-for-3 with two RBIs.

In other games, it was: Brewers 6, Pirates 1; Marlins 13, Nationals 8; Rockies 8, Phillies 2; Reds 7, Cardinals 2; Astros 5, Cubs 4, 11 innings; Giants 2, Diamondbacks 1.

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