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Published: 8/6/2013

SCOREBOARD

Major League Baseball Stats, Standings: 8/6

AMERICAN LEAGUE

East Division

W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away

Boston 68 45 .602 — — 7-3 W-2 39-21 29-24

Tampa Bay 66 45 .595 1 — 7-3 W-2 37-21 29-24

Baltimore 61 51 .545 61/2 1 4-6 L-2 33-25 28-26

New York 57 53 .518 91/2 4 4-6 L-1 29-25 28-28

Toronto 51 60 .459 16 101/2 5-5 W-1 28-28 23-32

Central Division

W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away

Detroit 65 45 .591 — — 9-1 W-9 37-19 28-26

Cleveland 62 50 .554 4 — 8-2 L-1 37-20 25-30

Kansas City 57 52 .523 71/2 31/2 9-1 W-3 28-24 29-28

Minnesota 48 61 .440 161/2 121/2 5-5 L-1 26-27 22-34

Chicago 40 69 .367 241/2 201/2 0-10 L-10 22-28 18-41

West Division

W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away

Oakland 64 47 .577 — — 5-5 L-1 35-20 29-27

Texas 62 50 .554 21/2 — 6-4 W-1 33-24 29-26

Seattle 52 59 .468 12 91/2 4-6 W-2 29-28 23-31

Los Angeles 51 59 .464 121/2 10 3-7 L-1 30-29 21-30

Houston 36 74 .327 271/2 25 2-8 L-4 18-37 18-37

Monday

Detroit 4, Cleveland 2

New York at Chicago, late

Boston at Houston, late

Kansas City 13, Minnesota 0

Texas at Los Angeles, late

Toronto at Seattle, late

Sunday

Detroit 3, Chicago 2

Cleveland 2, Miami 0

Boston 4, Arizona 0

Seattle 3, Baltimore 2

Tampa Bay 4, San Francisco 3

Minnesota 3, Houston 2

Toronto 6, Los Angeles 5

Texas 4, Oakland 0

Today

Detroit (Verlander 11-8) at Cleveland (Masterson 13-7), 7:05 p.m.

Minnesota (Albers 0-0) at Kansas City (Shields 6-7), 8:10 p.m.

New York (Kuroda 10-6) at Chicago (Sale 6-11), 8:10 p.m.

Boston (Wright 2-0) at Houston (Lyles 4-5), 8:10 p.m.

Texas (Darvish 10-5) at Los Angeles (Richards 3-4), 10:05 p.m.

Toronto (Johnson 1-8) at Seattle (Hernandez 11-4), 10:10 p.m.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

East Division

W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away

Atlanta 68 45 .602 — — 10-0 W-11 38-15 30-30

Washington 54 58 .482 131/2 7 5-5 L-2 31-26 23-32

Philadelphia 50 61 .450 17 101/2 1-9 L-5 27-26 23-35

New York 49 60 .450 17 101/2 4-6 L-2 22-32 27-28

Miami 43 67 .391 231/2 17 5-5 L-2 26-32 17-35

Central Division

W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away

Pittsburgh 67 44 .604 — — 7-3 W-2 38-20 29-24

St. Louis 65 46 .586 2 — 3-7 L-1 32-18 33-28

Cincinnati 61 51 .545 61/2 — 3-7 L-1 33-20 28-31

Chicago 49 62 .441 18 111/2 3-7 L-4 23-33 26-29

Milwaukee 47 64 .423 20 131/2 5-5 W-1 27-31 20-33

West Division

W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away

Los Angeles 62 49 .559 — — 9-1 W-5 31-25 31-24

Arizona 56 55 .505 6 41/2 4-6 L-2 30-24 26-31

San Diego 52 60 .464 101/2 9 7-3 W-1 31-25 21-35

Colorado 52 61 .460 11 91/2 3-7 L-2 31-26 21-35

San Francisco 49 61 .445 121/2 11 3-7 L-2 27-27 22-34

Monday

Los Angeles 3, St. Louis 2

Atlanta 3, Washington 2

Milwaukee at San Francisco, late

Sunday

Cleveland 2, Miami 0

Kansas City 6, New York 2

St. Louis 15, Cincinnati 2

Pittsburgh 5, Colorado 1

Milwaukee 8, Washington 5

Los Angeles 1, Chicago 0

San Diego 6, New York 3

Atlanta 4, Philadelphia 1

Today

Atlanta (Teheran 8-5) at Washington (Gonzalez 7-4), 7:05 p.m.

Chicago (Jackson 7-11) at Philadelphia (Kendrick 9-8), 7:05 p.m.

Miami (Alvarez 2-1) at Pittsburgh (Locke 9-3), 7:05 p.m.

Colorado (Chatwood 7-4) at New York (Mejia 1-1), 7:10 p.m.

Oakland (Straily 6-5) at Cincinnati (Latos 10-3), 7:10 p.m.

Los Angeles (Kershaw 10-6) at St. Louis (Kelly 2-3), 8:15 p.m.

Tampa Bay (Hellickson 10-4) at Arizona (Miley 8-8), 9:40 p.m.

Baltimore (Norris 7-9) at San Diego (Volquez 8-8), 10:10 p.m.

Milwaukee (Peralta 7-11) at San Francisco (Cain 7-6), 10:15 p.m.

AMERICAN

Royals 13, Twins 0

Minnesota AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

Dozier 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .233

Mauer c 3 0 1 0 0 0 .321

Colabello rf 1 0 0 0 0 1 .164

Morneau 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 .265

Doumit dh 3 0 1 0 1 0 .243

Arcia lf 3 0 0 0 0 2 .262

Plouffe 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 .236

Herrmann rf, c 3 0 0 0 0 1 .236

Thomas cf 3 0 1 0 0 0 .228

Bernier ss 3 0 1 0 0 1 .269

Totals 30 0 4 0 1 7

Kansas City AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

Cain rf 3 2 2 1 1 0 .261

Maxwell rf 1 1 1 1 0 0 .259

Hosmer 1b 5 2 3 5 0 0 .293

Butler dh 4 1 2 2 1 0 .278

Gordon lf 5 0 0 0 0 2 .265

Tejada 2b 3 0 0 0 1 0 .298

Johnson 2b 1 0 0 0 0 0 .192

Moustakas 3b 5 1 4 2 0 0 .234

Kottaras c 4 2 1 0 1 2 .174

Escobar ss 4 2 2 2 0 1 .232

Dyson cf 4 2 1 0 0 1 .264

Totals 39 13 16 13 4 6

Minnesota 000?000?000 — 0 4 0

Kansas City 060?003?40x — 13 16 0

LOB—Minnesota 4, Kansas City 6. 2B—Doumit (23), Hosmer (21), Moustakas (17), Kottaras (4). HR—Hosmer (12) off Pressly. RBIs—Hosmer 5 (53), Butler 2 (57), Escobar 2 (37), Moustakas 2 (28), Cain (42), Maxwell (11).

Runners left in scoring position—Minnesota (Arcia). Kansas City (Gordon, Tejada, Kottaras).

Runners moved up—Butler, Dyson.

GIDP—Tejada.

DP—Minnesota (Bernier, Dozier, Morneau)

Minnesota IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

Correia L, 7-8 2 7 6 6 3 2 51 4.84

Duensing 3 1 0 0 0 3 41 4.33

Pressly 11/3 7 7 7 1 1 47 4.17

Thielbar 2/3 1 0 0 0 0 10 0.63

Carroll 1 0 0 0 0 0 9 0.00

Kansas City IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

Guthrie W, 12-7 9 4 0 0 1 7 106 3.96

Inherited runners-scored—Thielbar 1-0.

T—2:35. Att.—21,474.

AL LEADERS

BATTING — Cabrera, Detroit, .360; Trout, Los Angeles, .329; Mauer, Minnesota, .321; Hunter, Detroit, .316; Ortiz, Boston, .316; Beltre, Texas, .314; Loney, Tampa Bay, .310; Peralta, Detroit, .305; Kendrick, Los Angeles, .302; Ellsbury, Boston, .300

RUNS — Davis, Baltimore, 78; Cabrera, Detroit, 78; Trout, Los Angeles, 77; Jones, Baltimore, 75; Bautista, Toronto, 73; Encarnacion, Toronto, 69; Jennings, Tampa Bay, 69; Ellsbury, Boston, 67; Hunter, Detroit, 66; Machado, Baltimore, 65

RBI— Davis, Baltimore, 102; Cabrera, Detroit, 99; Encarnacion, Toronto, 88; Jones, Baltimore, 77; Fielder, Detroit, 76; Cruz, Texas, 76; Ortiz, Boston, 71; Cano, New York, 70; Trumbo, Los Angeles, 69; Bautista, Toronto, 68

DOUBLES — Machado, Baltimore, 40; Trout, Los Angeles, 32; Mauer, Minnesota, 32; Davis, Baltimore, 30; Peralta, Detroit, 29; Castro, Houston, 29; Santana, Cleveland, 28; Jones, Baltimore, 28; Ramirez, Chicago, 28; Napoli, Boston, 28

TRIPLES — Trout, Los Angeles, 8; Ellsbury, Boston, 8; Drew, Boston, 6; Jennings, Tampa Bay, 5; Gordon, Kansas City, 5; Gardner, New York, 5; Martin, Texas, 5; Kawasaki, Toronto, 4; McLouth, Baltimore, 4; Kendrick, Los Angeles, 4

HOME RUNS — Davis, Baltimore, 40; Cabrera, Detroit, 32; Encarnacion, Toronto, 29; Cruz, Texas, 27; Dunn, Chicago, 26; Bautista, Toronto, 25; Trumbo, Los Angeles, 25; Ibanez, Seattle, 24; Beltre, Texas, 23; Jones, Baltimore, 22

STOLEN BASES — Ellsbury, Boston, 40; Davis, Toronto, 34; Altuve, Houston, 28; McLouth, Baltimore, 25; Rios, Chicago, 25; Andrus, Texas, 25; Trout, Los Angeles, 23; Ramirez, Chicago, 23; Kipnis, Cleveland, 21; Martin, Texas, 20

PITCHING — Scherzer, Detroit, 16-1; Colon, Oakland, 14-3; Tillman, Baltimore, 14-3; Moore, Tampa Bay, 14-3; Masterson, Cleveland, 13-7; Guthrie, Kansas City, 11-7; Wilson, Los Angeles, 11-6; Hernandez, Seattle, 11-4; Verlander, Detroit, 11-8; Fister, Detroit, 10-5

SAVES — Johnson, Baltimore, 38; Rivera, New York, 35; Nathan, Texas, 32; Holland, Kansas City, 29; Balfour, Oakland, 29; Rodney, Tampa Bay, 27; Perkins, Minnesota, 27; Frieri, Los Angeles, 26; Reed, Chicago, 26; Wilhelmsen, Seattle, 24

NATIONAL

Braves 3, Nationals 2

Atlanta AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

Heyward rf 4 1 1 0 0 0 .235

J. Upton lf 4 2 3 1 0 1 .265

Freeman 1b 4 0 3 2 0 1 .311

McCann c 4 0 0 0 0 2 .281

Johnson 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .342

Janish 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000

Uggla 2b 3 0 0 0 1 1 .192

B. Upton cf 3 0 1 0 1 2 .183

Simmons ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 .245

Minor sp 3 0 0 0 0 0 .136

Carpenter p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000

Avilan p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000

a-Terdoslavich 1 0 0 0 0 0 .286

Walden p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000

Totals 34 3 8 3 2 9

Washington AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

Harper cf, lf 3 0 0 0 1 0 .267

Desmond ss 3 1 0 0 1 1 .273

Zimmerman 3b 4 1 1 0 0 2 .275

Ramos c 4 0 2 0 0 0 .293

LaRoche 1b 4 0 2 1 0 1 .234

Rendon 2b 3 0 2 1 0 0 .265

Lombardozzi lf 3 0 0 0 0 0 .249

Span cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 .265

Hairston rf 3 0 2 0 1 0 .175

Strasburg sp 1 0 0 0 0 0 .143

b-Werth ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .316

Clippard p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000

Mattheus p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000

c-Tracy ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .178

Totals 30 2 9 2 3 5

Atlanta 001?010?010 — 3 8 0

Washington 100?001?000 — 2 9 1

E—LaRoche. LOB—Atlanta 6, Washington 7. 2B—Hairston 2 (4), LaRoche (14). HR—Upton (20) off Clippard. RBIs—Freeman 2 (75), J. Upton (57), LaRoche (49), Rendon (18). SB—J. Upton (7). SH—Span, Strasburg. SF—Rendon.

Runners left in scoring position—Atlanta (Johnson, Terdoslavich). Washington (Desmond, Tracy, Strasburg).

GIDP—Lombardozzi 2, McCann.

DP—Washington (Clippard, Desmond, LaRoche) .Atlanta (Simmons, Uggla, Freeman), (Uggla, Simmons, Freeman)

Atlanta IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

Minor 6 8 2 2 3 3 98 2.76

Carpenter W, 3-0 12/3 0 0 0 0 2 23 1.90

Avilan H, 19 1/3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1.18

Walden S, 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 9 2.37

Washington IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

Strasburg 7 5 2 2 1 9 112 3.01

Clippard L, 6-2 1 2 1 1 0 0 19 1.99

Mattheus 1 1 0 0 1 0 19 5.23

Minor pitched to 1 batter in the 7th

Inherited runners-scored—Carpenter 1-0.

WP—Walden. PB—Ramos.

T—2:55. Att.—33,002.

Dodgers 3, Cardinals 2

Los Angeles AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

Crawford lf 4 0 1 0 0 1 .279

Rodriguez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000

M. Ellis 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 .273

Gonzalez 1b 3 1 1 0 1 1 .297

Puig rf 4 1 1 0 0 2 .373

Ethier cf 4 0 1 1 0 1 .269

A. Ellis c 4 0 0 1 0 0 .256

Uribe 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 .256

Punto ss 2 1 1 0 1 0 .247

Greinke sp 2 0 1 1 0 1 .405

Belisario p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000

Schumaker lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 .256

Totals 31 3 7 3 2 6

St. Louis AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

Carpenter 2b 5 1 2 0 0 1 .305

Beltran rf 3 0 1 1 0 0 .302

Craig 1b 3 0 1 1 0 0 .321

Holliday lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 .278

Freese 3b 3 0 1 0 0 0 .273

a-Kozma pr, ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235

Jay cf 4 0 1 0 0 2 .260

Cruz c 4 0 1 0 0 0 .234

Descalso ss, 3b 4 0 0 0 0 2 .264

Wainwright sp 1 0 0 0 0 0 .140

b-Chambers ph 0 1 0 0 1 0 .200

Siegrist p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000

Maness p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000

c-Adams ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .286

Totals 32 2 8 2 1 5

. c-grounded out for Maness in 9th.

Los Angeles 000?200?100 — 3 7 1

St. Louis 100?000?100 — 2 8 0

E—Puig. LOB—St. Louis 8, Los Angeles 4. 2B—Carpenter (34), Freese (20), Beltran (19), Puig (12), Punto (10). RBIs—Craig (86), Beltran (59), Ethier (37), A. Ellis (35), Greinke (3). SH—Greinke, Beltran, Wainwright.

Runners left in scoring position—Los Angeles (M. Ellis). St. Louis (Freese, Carpenter, Holliday).

Runners moved up—Craig, Crawford, Holliday.

GIDP—M. Ellis, Uribe, Cruz.

DP—St. Louis (Freese, Carpenter, Craig), (Descalso, Carpenter, Craig) .Los Angeles (Punto, Ellis, Gonzalez)

Los Angeles IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

Greinke W, 9-3 61/3 8 2 2 1 4 105 3.40

Belisario H, 13 2/3 0 0 0 0 0 8 3.40

Rodriguez S, 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 16 2.25

St. Louis IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

Wainwright L, 13-7 7 7 3 3 2 5 105 2.66

Siegrist 11/3 0 0 0 0 1 18 1.00

Maness 2/3 0 0 0 0 0 10 2.58

Belisario pitched to 1 batter in the 8th

Inherited runners-scored—Belisario 2-1, Rodriguez 1-0.

HBP—by Greinke (Craig); by Belisario (Freese).

T—3:06. Att.—42,464.

SUNDAY

Braves 4, Phillies 1

Atlanta AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

Heyward rf 3 2 1 1 1 1 .235

J. Upton lf 4 0 2 1 1 1 .260

Freeman 1b 5 1 1 0 0 1 .307

McCann c 4 0 1 0 0 2 .286

Johnson 3b 4 0 2 2 0 1 .346

Janish 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000

Uggla 2b 4 0 0 0 0 3 .193

B. Upton cf 4 1 2 1 0 1 .182

Simmons ss 3 0 0 0 1 0 .247

Wood sp 2 0 0 0 0 2 .000

Ayala p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000

Downs p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000

a-Terdoslavich 1 0 0 0 0 0 .293

Kimbrel p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000

Totals 34 4 9 5 3 12

Philadelphia AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

M. Young 3b 4 0 1 1 0 1 .273

Utley 2b 3 0 0 0 1 1 .269

Rollins ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 .255

Ruf lf 4 0 2 0 0 0 .299

D. Young rf 4 0 0 0 0 4 .263

Frandsen 1b 3 0 0 0 1 0 .254

Mayberry cf 3 0 0 0 0 0 .254

Ruiz c 2 1 1 0 1 0 .257

Lee sp 0 0 0 0 0 0 .175

b-McDonald ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .093

Valdes p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333

c-Asche ph 0 0 0 0 0 0 .059

d-Kratz ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .226

Papelbon p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000

Totals 29 1 4 1 3 6

Atlanta 200?200?000 — 4 9 1

Philadelphia 001?000?000 — 1 4 0

E—Johnson. LOB—Atlanta 8, Philadelphia 5. 2B—J. Upton (19), B. Upton (11), Ruiz (6). RBIs—Johnson 2 (42), J. Upton (56), M. Young (35), Heyward (31), B. Upton (20). CS—Heyward (4). SH—Lee, Wood.

Runners left in scoring position—Atlanta (J. Upton, Freeman). Philadelphia (Ruf, Frandsen).

Runners moved up—M. Young, Rollins.

GIDP—Mayberry.

DP—Atlanta (Simmons, Uggla, Freeman)

Atlanta IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

Wood W, 2-2 6 2 1 1 2 3 95 3.20

Ayala H, 2 11/3 0 0 0 1 1 22 2.40

Downs H, 19 2/3 1 0 0 0 1 9 0.00

Kimbrel S, 34 1 1 0 0 0 1 18 1.25

Philadelphia IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

Lee L, 10-5 5 8 4 3 2 8 95 3.13

Valdes 3 0 0 0 1 2 41 7.84

Papelbon 1 1 0 0 0 2 18 2.47

PB—Ruiz. HBP—by Valdes (Heyward).

T—3:12. Att.—37,235.

NL LEADERS

BATTING — Johnson, Atlanta, .342; Molina, St. Louis, .330; Cuddyer, Colorado, .330; Craig, St. Louis, .321; Votto, Cincinnati, .321; Segura, Milwaukee, .313; Freeman, Atlanta, .311; Posey, San Francisco, .310; Scutaro, San Francisco, .310; Wright, New York, .309

RUNS — Carpenter, St. Louis, 82; Votto, Cincinnati, 76; Holliday, St. Louis, 73; Choo, Cincinnati, 73; Upton, Atlanta, 72; Gonzalez, Colorado, 72; Marte, Pittsburgh, 72; Goldschmidt, Arizona, 71; McCutchen, Pittsburgh, 69; Bruce, Cincinnati, 64

RBI— Goldschmidt, Arizona, 89; Craig, St. Louis, 86; Phillips, Cincinnati, 83; Freeman, Atlanta, 75; Bruce, Cincinnati, 74; Alvarez, Pittsburgh, 71; Gonzalez, Colorado, 70; Brown, Philadelphia, 69; Gonzalez, Los Angeles, 66; Cuddyer, Colorado, 63

DOUBLES — Carpenter, St. Louis, 34; Bruce, Cincinnati, 31; Rizzo, Chicago, 31; Molina, St. Louis, 30; Posey, San Francisco, 30; McCutchen, Pittsburgh, 30; Desmond, Washington, 28; Parra, Arizona, 27; Pence, San Francisco, 27; Murphy, New York, 26

TRIPLES — Gomez, Milwaukee, 9; Marte, Pittsburgh, 9; Segura, Milwaukee, 8; Span, Washington, 7; Gonzalez, Colorado, 6; Wright, New York, 6; Young, New York, 5; Cabrera, San Diego, 5; Hechavarria, Miami, 5; Ozuna, Miami, 4

HOME RUNS — Alvarez, Pittsburgh, 27; Goldschmidt, Arizona, 26; Gonzalez, Colorado, 26; Brown, Philadelphia, 24; Bruce, Cincinnati, 22; Uggla, Atlanta, 21; Upton, Atlanta, 20; Tulowitzki, Colorado, 20; Beltran, St. Louis, 19; Votto, Cincinnati, 17

STOLEN BASES — Cabrera, San Diego, 37; Marte, Pittsburgh, 32; Segura, Milwaukee, 31; Gomez, Milwaukee, 29; Young, New York, 23; McCutchen, Pittsburgh, 23; Revere, Philadelphia, 22; Gonzalez, Colorado, 21; Pierre, Miami, 20; Wright, New York, 17

PITCHING — Zimmermann, Washington, 13-6; Lynn, St. Louis, 13-5; Wainwright, St. Louis, 13-6; Liriano, Pittsburgh, 12-4; Corbin, Arizona, 12-3; Miller, St. Louis, 11-7; Minor, Atlanta, 11-5; Bumgarner, San Francisco, 11-6; Leake, Cincinnati, 10-5; Lee, Philadelphia, 10-5

SAVES — Kimbrel, Atlanta, 34; Grilli, Pittsburgh, 30; Mujica, St. Louis, 30; Soriano, Washington, 28; Romo, San Francisco, 26; Chapman, Cincinnati, 25; Cishek, Miami, 23; Gregg, Chicago, 22; Parnell, New York, 22; Street, San Diego, 21

This Date In Baseball

Aug. 6

1908–John Lush threw a six-inning no-hitter as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Brooklyn Dodgers 2-0. It was Lush's second no-hitter against the Dodgers.

1952–Satchel Paige, 46, became the oldest pitcher in major league history to pitch a complete game or a shutout when he beat Virgil Trucks and the Detroit Tigers 1-0 in 12 innings.

1972–Atlanta's Hank Aaron hit his 660th and 661st career home runs to break Babe Ruth's record for most home runs with one club. The 661st came in the 10th inning to give the Braves a 4-3 triumph over the Cincinnati Reds.

1981–As a result of a seven-week strike, Major League Baseball players approved a split-season format. The New York Yankees, Oakland A's, Philadelphia Phillies and Los Angeles Dodgers were declared the first-half champions and automatically qualified for the divisional series.

1985–The Major League Baseball Players' Association went on strike.

1986–The Texas Rangers beat the Baltimore Orioles 13-11 in a record-setting battle of grand slams. Texas' Toby Harrah hit a grand slam in the second inning before Larry Sheets and Jim Dwyer connected for grand slams in Baltimore's nine-run fourth.

1988–Oakland Athletics outfielder Jose Canseco became the 11th player in major league history to hit 30 homers and steal 30 bases in a season. Canseco, with 31 homers, stole second base with one out in the ninth inning for his 30th as the A's edged the Seattle Mariners 5-4.

1988–Rich Gossage registered his 300th career save as the Chicago Cubs beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-4.

1999–Tony Gwynn went 4-for-5, singling in his first at-bat to become the 22nd major leaguer to reach 3,000 hits, as the San Diego Padres beat the Montreal Expos 12-10.

2001–Boston's Scott Hatteberg performed the ultimate baseball opposite. Hatteberg hit a grand slam one at-bat after lining into a triple play as the Red Sox defeated the Texas Rangers 10-7. Hatteberg lined into a triple play in the fourth inning and in the sixth he hit his second career grand slam to move Boston ahead for good.

2002–At 32, Robb Nen became the youngest player to record 300 saves, as San Francisco beat the Chicago Cubs 11-10. Nen became the 16th member of the 300-save club.

2007–St. Louis tied a major league record with 10 straight hits in a 10-run fifth inning, with pitcher Braden Looper and Aaron Miles getting two apiece in a 10-5 victory over San Diego.

Today's birthday: Jake McGee 27.

International League

North Division

W L Pct. GB

Rochester 64 54 .542 -

Pawtucket 61 55 .526 2

Lehigh Valley 59 58 .504 41/2

Buffalo 58 57 .504 41/2

Scranton/W-B 55 60 .478 71/2

Syracuse 52 62 .456 10

South Division

W L Pct. GB

Durham 73 44 .624 -

Norfolk 61 56 .521 12

Charlotte 54 62 .466 181/2

Gwinnett 49 68 .419 24

West Division

W L Pct. GB

Indianapolis 66 52 .559 -

Louisville 59 59 .500 7

Columbus 56 62 .475 10

Toledo 50 68 .424 16

Monday

Columbus 6, Toledo 3

Norfolk 4, Gwinnett 1, 1st game, 7 innings

Rochester 4, Durham 2

Pawtucket 5, Buffalo 4

Louisville 6, Indianapolis 4

Charlotte 8, Lehigh Valley 5

Norfolk 2, Gwinnett 1, 2nd game, 7 innings

Sunday

Toledo 6, Columbus 2

Lehigh Valley 7, Scranton/W-B 3

Syracuse 5, Rochester 4

Louisville 7, Indianapolis 0

Gwinnett 4, Durham 1

Pawtucket 8, Buffalo 1

Norfolk 9, Charlotte 0

Today

Scranton/W-B at Syracuse, 7 p.m.

Rochester at Durham, 7:05 p.m.

Pawtucket at Buffalo, 7:05 p.m.

Gwinnett at Norfolk, 7:05 p.m.

Indianapolis at Louisville, 7:05 p.m.

Toledo at Columbus, 7:05 p.m.

Lehigh Valley at Charlotte, 7:15 p.m.



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