Thu, Sep 12, 2013 - Page 19 News List

LA edge Arizona 5-3 in 11th inning

GOOD IN A PINCH:A two-run homer from pinch-hitter Scott van Slyke won the game, while in Baltimore, the Yankees ended a six-game skid by romping to a 7-5 win


Villar connected off Joe Saunders (11-14) for his first career homer. The Astros scored six times in the first three innings to chase Saunders. The left-hander has lost six of his past eight decisions.

Chris Carter and Jose Altuve each had three of the Astros’ 17 hits. Houston’s 10 extra-base hits were a season high, eclipsing the previous mark of nine — also set against the Mariners.

Altuve and rookie L.J. Hoes both had three RBIs. Jordan Lyles (7-7) held Seattle in check through six innings.

In interleague play, it was:

‧ Pirates 5, Rangers 4

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