Cleveland splits double dip with Red Sox

Posted: Tuesday, September 17, 2002

BOSTON -- Brian Tallet pitched six shutout innings in his major league debut and Travis Fryman hit a three-run homer to lift the Cleveland Indians over the Boston Red Sox 7-1 for a split of their day-night doubleheader Monday.

In the opener, Pedro Martinez (19-4) pitched five scoreless innings as Boston won 6-1.

Blue Jays 2, Orioles 0

BALTIMORE -- Pete Walker (9-4) pitched four-hit ball for seven innings, and Josh Phelps homered and drove in two runs as Toronto won for the seventh time in eight games.

Tigers 5, Royals 2

DETROIT -- Carlos Pena hit a three-run homer, sending Mike Maroth and Detroit over Kansas City.

Damian Jackson hit a two-run single for the Tigers, who won for only the fifth time in 25 games.

Athletics 4, Angels 3

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Miguel Tejada singled home the winning run in the ninth inning as the Oakland Athletics snapped Anaheim's six-game winning streak and tied the Angels for first place in the AL West.

Ray Durham and Jermaine Dye homered for the A's, who opened a key four-game series by handing Anaheim just its second loss in 18 games.

National League

MIAMI -- Mike Lowell hit a two-run double and Brad Penny pitched into the seventh inning to help the Florida Marlins snap Kevin Millwood's eight-game winning streak with a 5-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves Monday.

Atlanta had won 19 of Millwood's last 20 starts. The right-hander was 8-0 with a 1.80 ERA in his last nine outings and 15-1 with a 2.27 ERA in 22 starts since May 24.

Reds 4, Pirates 3

PITTSBURGH -- Reggie Taylor's third single of the game broke an eighth-inning tie and helped the Cincinnati Reds beat the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Dodgers 7, Giants 6

LOS ANGELES -- Marquis Grissom robbed Rich Aurilia of a home run in the ninth inning, and Brian Jordan hit a grand slam as the Los Angeles Dodgers held off San Francisco to tie the Giants for the NL wild-card lead.



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