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Blue Jays hand Yanks their sixth straight home loss

Posted: Sunday, May 25, 2003

NEW YORK Carlos Delgado and Tom Wilson each hit a pair of RBI doubles to help the Toronto Blue Jays send the reeling New York Yankees to their sixth straight home loss, 5-2 Saturday.

New York has dropped 10 of 11 at Yankee Stadium for just the second time in franchise history and lost 10 of 13 overall to fall 1 1/2 games behind Boston in the AL East.

Cory Lidle (8-2) won his seventh straight decision to become the majors' first eight-game winner, and Frank Catalanotto hit two of Toronto's seven doubles and scored twice.

Red Sox 12, Indians 3

BOSTON Nomar Garciaparra homered to extend his hitting streak to 24 games, and Manny Ramirez was 3-for-3 with a homer as the Boston Red Sox beat the Cleveland Indians.

Garciaparra, Bill Mueller and David Ortiz also had three hits as the Red Sox, for the second day in a row, scored at least five runs in the first inning to beat Cleveland.

Angels 7, Devil Rays 2

ANAHEIM, Calif. Troy Glaus went 4-for-5 with a homer and four RBIs as the Anaheim Angels beat the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.

Glaus hit a solo home run in the seventh inning and a three-run double in the eighth.

Royals 3, Athletics 1

OAKLAND, Calif. Mike Sweeney and Joe Randa hit home runs as the Kansas City Royals defeated Oakland, snapping a seven-game losing streak to the Athletics.

Kris Wilson (1-0), making his first start in over a year, allowed one run on four hits in five innings. He struck out one and didn't walk a batter.

It was his longest outing since he pitched 6 2-3 innings at Baltimore on Aug. 15, 2001. His last start was Sept. 21, 2001, and he got this opportunity because Runelvys Hernandez and Miguel Asencio are hurt.

Tigers 1, White Sox 0

CHICAGO Gary Knotts outpitched Esteban Loaiza as Detroit shut down Chicago for its third straight win.

Knotts threw 7 2-3 scoreless innings and Franklyn German completed the combined three-hitter for his first save. The Tigers have held the White Sox to a total of seven hits in two days.

Orioles 10, Rangers 3

ARLINGTON, Texas Melvin Mora hit a go-ahead three-run homer and had five RBIs as Baltimore snapped Texas' seven-game winning streak.

Texas led 3-1 after six innings, but Mora hit a three-run homer off starter John Thomson (3-5) in the seventh to give Baltimore a 4-3 lead. The Orioles added six runs in the eighth to break it open.

Twins 7, Mariners 2

SEATTLE Kyle Lohse pitched a six-hitter for his second complete game of the season, and Minnesota got a three-run homer from A.J. Pierzynski.

Lohse (4-3) threw the Twins' fourth complete game of 2002 and the third of his career. He struck out seven and walked one. In five starts in May, he is 2-0 with a 1.67 ERA.

Pierzynski and Chris Gomez each had three hits, while Corey Koskie also homered for the Twins.

Seattle's Joel Pineiro (4-4) left trailing 6-2 after five innings. He gave up 12 hits in his shortest outing of the year. It was the most runs he's given up this season.

Jacque Jones doubled in two runs for Minnesota.



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