Oswalt leads Astros past Padres

Posted: Tuesday, July 05, 2005

HOUSTON — Roy Oswalt made a strong case for late All-Star voters, pitching a five-hitter to lead the Houston Astros past the San Diego Padres 4-1 Monday.

Mets 5, Nationals 2

WASHINGTON — Demoted from leadoff to seventh in the lineup, Jose Reyes responded with two hits and scored the tying and go-ahead runs, helping New York beat Washington.

Reds 11, Giants 10

SAN FRANCISCO — Jason LaRue hit a tiebreaking three-run double and finished with a career-high six RBIs, Ken Griffey Jr. homered and Cincinnati ended a four-game road losing streak.

Phillies 12, Pirates 1

PITTSBURGH — Bobby Abreu celebrated his All-Star selection by hitting a grand slam during the first of two breakout Philadelphia innings against Pittsburgh.

Cardinals 10, Diamondbacks 3

PHOENIX — Matt Morris earned his 10th win, Scott Rolen hit a two-run double and St. Louis won for the seventh time in 10 games.

Brewers 3, Marlins 2

MIAMI — Ben Sheets struck out 10 in his first win in six starts, and Milwaukee scored the go-ahead run in the ninth inning on catcher Paul Lo Duca's error on a play at the plate.

Braves 4, Cubs 0

ATLANTA — Kyle Davies outpitched Kerry Wood, and Adam LaRoche homered twice to lead Atlanta.

Dodgers 4, Rockies 3, 11 inn.

DENVER — Rookie Oscar Robles capped his five-hit night with a go-ahead RBI single in the 11th inning, lifting Los Angeles over Colorado.

American League

NEW YORK — Jason Giambi had his first multihomer game in two years and Bernie Williams hit a tiebreaking single in a seven-run eighth inning as the New York Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles 13-8 Monday after wasting a big lead.

Indians 9, Tigers 3, 1st game Indians 6, Tigers 0, 2nd game

CLEVELAND — Travis Hafner hit his third home run of the day, Coco Crisp added an inside-the-park homer, and the surging Cleveland Indians completed a sweep of a day-night doubleheader

Mariners 6, Royals 0

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Ryan Franklin pitched a six-hitter to lead Seattle over Kansas City.

Rangers 6, Red Sox 5

ARLINGTON, Texas — Kevin Mench had an RBI single with one out in the ninth inning, and the Rangers rallied against struggling closer Keith Foulke.

Twins 7, Angels 5

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Juan Castro had a go-ahead two-run single among his three RBIs, and Jacque Jones homered to lead Minnesota to its seventh win in eight games.

White Sox 10, Devil Rays 8

CHICAGO — Jermaine Dye matched a career high by driving in six runs with a grand slam and a single.

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