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Published on September 6 2013 10:19 am
Last Updated on September 6 2013 10:19 am
Written by Millie Lange

Reds Rough Up Cardinals

(Cincinnati, OH) -- The Reds tagged Cardinals starter Lance Lynn for three home runs in a 6-2 win at Great American Ball Park.  Cincinnati got two home runs from Todd Frazier and another from Shin-Soo Choo as the Reds took three of four in the series. The Reds pulled to within a game-and-a-half of the Cardinals for second place in the N-L Central. Tony Cingrani improved to 7-and-3 after allowing two runs on four hits and striking out seven in 5 1/3 innings. He also stole a base. David Freese homered for the Cards but Lance Lynn took the loss to fall to 13-10. Lynn has lost his last four starts.

 

Orioles Three Solo Shots Beat White Sox

(Baltimore, MD) -- The Orioles used three solo homers and an outstanding outing from Miguel Gonzalez to beat the White Sox 3-1 from Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Brian Roberts, J.J. Hardy and Adam Jones all homered for the Birds. Gonzalez threw seven innings and gave up only one run on four hits and struck six en route to his ninth win. Jim Johnson regained the Major League lead with his 42nd save. Jose Quintana lost his sixth game as he pitched seven strong innings but gave up the three homers. The ChiSox have now lost seven in-a-row.

 

Diamondbacks Double Up Giants

(San Francisco, CA) -- Martin Prado drove home the go-ahead run during a four-run fifth inning as the Diamondbacks doubled up the Giants 4-2 in the opener of a four-game series at AT&T Park. Paul Goldschmidt's two-run double kicked off the inning, while Aaron Hill also drove in a run for the D'backs, who have won two in-a-row after a three-game skid. Trevor Cahill allowed two runs in five innings as he improved to 6-10. Brad Ziegler closed it out for his eighth save. Pablo Sandoval tripled in a run and then scored on Hector Sanchez' sac-fly. Ryan Vogelsong permitted all four runs in less than five frames as he slipped to 3-and-5. The Giants have lost three-of-four.

 

Royals Outlast Mariners On "Moose" Homer In 13th

(Kansas City, MO) -- Mike Moustakas homered to lead off the bottom of the 13th inning and give the Royals a 7-6 win over the Mariners at Kauffman Stadium.  Raul Ibanez hit a solo shot with two outs in the top of the ninth to tie the game at six for Seattle and force extra innings.  Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer and Billy Butler went 5-for-5 with an RBI for KC. The Royals erased an early 5-0 deficit to take three-of-four in the series. Louis Coleman got the final out in the top of the 13th to get credit for the win. Chance Ruffin took the loss for the Mariners. Justin Smoak hit a two-run homer for Seattle, which has lost four-of-five overall.

 

Yankees Rally For Key Win Over Red Sox

(New York, NY) -- Shane Victorino singled in the go-ahead run in the 10th inning as the Red Sox rallied past the Yankees 9-8 in 10 innings at Yankee Stadium. Stephen Drew tied the game in the top of the ninth with a two-out hit off closer Mariano Rivera. Victorino and Will Middlebrooks homered for the Sox. Craig Breslow pitched two scoreless innings for the win and Koji Uehara earned his 18th save. Boston has won 10-of-12. Robinson Cano drove in three runs.  Joba Chamberlain took the loss and is 2-1. New York had its three-game winning streak end.

 

Astros Edge A's

(Oakland, CA) -- Brad Peacock fired seven strong innings as the Astros edged the Athletics 3-2 in the first of four games in Oakland. Peacock struck out nine over seven innings of two-run ball as he improved to 4-5. Josh Fields recorded the final four outs for his third save.  Chris Carter and Jose Altuve plated a run each for Houston, which has won two in-a-row after losing seven-of-eight. Stephen Vogt and Alberto Callaspo both had an RBI for the A's, who have lost two-of-three. Sonny Gray allowed all three runs and two earned in eight frames as he fell to 2-and-3.

 

Angels Rough Up Price, Rays

(Anaheim, CA) -- Jerome Williams pitched six-and-a-third innings of two-run ball for his first win since June 12 as the Angels beat the Rays 6-2 at Angels Stadium. Williams struck out seven to improve to 6-10 and get the best of his matchup with Rays starter David Price. Price allowed all six runs on 11 hits despite settling down after the third inning. He dropped to 8-7. Collin Cowgill drove in three runs and Josh Hamilton and Luis Jimenez had two hits each for the Angels, who have won 10-of-13. James Loney drove in both of Tampa's runs. The Rays have lost six of their eight games but still hold a wild card spot.

 

Thursday, September 5 Scoreboard

MLB NL

Cincinnati Reds 6, St. Louis Cardinals 2

Arizona Diamondbacks 4, San Francisco Giants 2

 

MLB AL

Kansas City Royals 7, Seattle Mariners 6 (13 inn)

Boston Red Sox 9, New York Yankees 8 (10 inn)

Baltimore Orioles 3, Chicago White Sox 1

Houston Astros 3, Oakland Athletics 2

LA Angels of Anaheim 6, Tampa Bay Rays 2

 

MLB Interleague

No Games Scheduled

 

Friday, September 6 Schedule (All Times Central)

1:20 p.m. - Milwaukee Brewers at Chicago Cubs

6:05 p.m. - Atlanta Braves at Philadelphia Phillies

6:10 p.m. - Los Angeles Dodgers at Cincinnati Reds

6:10 p.m. - Washington Nationals at Miami Marlins

7:15 p.m. - Pittsburgh Pirates at St. Louis Cardinals

9:10 p.m. - Colorado Rockies at San Diego Padres

9:15 p.m. - Arizona Diamondbacks at San Francisco Giants

 

MLB AL

6:05 p.m. - Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees

6:05 p.m. - Chicago White Sox at Baltimore Orioles

7:10 p.m. - Detroit Tigers at Kansas City Royals

7:10 p.m. - Toronto Blue Jays at Minnesota Twins

9:05 p.m. - Houston Astros at Oakland Athletics

9:05 p.m. - Texas Rangers at Los Angeles Angels

9:10 p.m. - Tampa Bay Rays at Seattle Mariners

 

MLB Interleague

6:05 p.m. - New York Mets at Cleveland Indians