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Braves top Minnesota; Glavine wins 11th game

Posted: Wednesday, June 12, 2002

MINNEAPOLIS -- Tom Glavine and the Atlanta Braves got something different at the Metrodome -- a victory.

Glavine (11-2) became the second 11-game winner in the majors, giving up just two hits over seven innings to lead the Braves past the Minnesota Twins 11-0 Tuesday night.

Yankees 6, Diamondbacks 4

NEW YORK -- David Wells, pitching in front of the Diamondbacks owner he snubbed last December, got heavy home-run support from his New York teammates.

Nick Johnson hit a three-run homer, and Jason Giambi and Robin Ventura added solo shots as the Yankees won their third straight interleague game.

Rockies 3, Red Sox 1

BOSTON -- Jason Jennings (8-2) pitched three-hit ball for seven scoreless innings to win his seventh straight decision, and Larry Walker hit a two-run double for Colorado to snap a scoreless tie in the eighth inning.

The Rockies snapped a four-game losing streak and won for the second time in nine tries. It was their first interleague victory in five games this season.

Tigers 2, Expos 1

DETROIT -- Shane Halter homered to key a two-run seventh inning as Detroit won its second straight after losing 10 of 11.

Montreal has lost three in a row.

Giants 9, Blue Jays 2

TORONTO -- Damon Minor, J.T. Snow and Yorvit Torrealba hit solo home runs off Brandon Lyon (1-4) in the fifth inning as San Francisco Giants Toronto's five-game winning streak.

Rich Aurilia hit a two-run shot for the Giants, and Reggie Sanders added a two-run double. Barry Bonds went 2-for-3 with two singles and two walks.

Orioles 6, Padres 5

BALTIMORE -- Tony Batista homered leading off the 10th inning to give Baltimore a victory over San Diego.

Padres reliever J.J. Trujillo (0-1), making his major league debut, worked the count to 2-2 before Batista launched the fifth pitch from the right-hander into the left-field seats for his 16th homer of the season.

Indians 5, Phillies 1

CLEVELAND -- Bartolo Colon took a shutout into the ninth inning and Milton Bradley hit a three-run homer off Randy Wolf (3-5) as Cleveland snapped Philadelphia's four-game winning streak.

Colon (8-4) allowed six hits and extended his scoreless innings streak at Jacobs Field to 19. He has allowed just two runs over his last 35 innings at the ballpark to lower his AL-leading ERA in home games to 1.43.

Devil Rays 11, Dodgers 2

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Jared Sandberg homered twice in a nine-run fifth inning as Tampa Bay beat Los Angeles.

Sandberg broke a 2-all tie with a leadoff homer against Omar Daal (4-3), then hit a three-run shot off Giovanni Carrara with one out. It was the first multihomer game for the nephew of former Chicago Cubs star Ryne Sandberg.

Royals 6, Marlins 0

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Joe Randa homered off Michael Tejera (1-1) and drove in a season-high four runs as Kansas City defeated Florida in a game called after a 70-minute rain delay.

Darrell May (2-3) limited the Marlins to four singles and two walks in five innings to win his second start in a row.

Reds 8, Rangers 5

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Adam Dunn hit a pair of two-run homers, the first putting Cincinnati ahead to stay, and the Reds beat Texas.

Russell Branyan also homered for the Reds, who remained alone in first place in the NL Central for the 47th straight day.

White Sox 10, Mets 8

CHICAGO -- Paul Konerko homered twice, Frank Thomas hit a three-run shot and Todd Ritchie (4-8) got his first victory in over a month for Chicago.

It was the second two-homer game of Konerko's career. Thomas finished with four RBIs for the White Sox, who won for only the fourth time in 16 games. Magglio Ordonez also hit a solo home run.

Cardinals 7, Mariners 4

SEATTLE -- Albert Pujols hit a grand slam in the sixth inning, and Tino Martinez added a three-run homer in the eighth to lead Woody Williams and St. Louis over Seattle.

Williams (3-2) ended a personal two-game losing streak, limiting the Mariners to one run and four hits in seven innings.

Pirates 7, Angels 3

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Pokey Reese tied a career high with four RBIs, including a three-run double, and Kevin Young homered as Pittsburgh beat Anaheim for its fourth victory in five games.

Rookie Josh Fogg (7-4) allowed three runs and six hits over 6 1-3 innings in his 13th career start, including back-to-back homers by Brad Fullmer and Scott Spiezio to open the seventh.

Athletics 11, Brewers 2

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Barry Zito (8-2) won his seventh straight, allowing two hits over eight innings as Oakland beat Milwaukee.

Jermaine Dye hit a solo homer off Nelson Figueroa (1-4) and drove in four runs for the second straight night as the A's extended their winning streak to a season-high six games.

National League

Cubs 9, Astros 5

HOUSTON -- Todd Hundley, who started the game hitting .159, went 3-for-4 with three RBIs to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 9-5 victory Tuesday night over the Houston Astros.

Hundley raised his average to .192. He is hitting .304 (7-for-23) on the current road trip with eight RBIs and two homers.

Kyle Farnsworth (2-0) pitched two-thirds of the seventh inning for the victory.

Jason Bere went six innings for Chicago and came close to ending a string of seven straight losing decisions.



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