Around the Major leagues

2013-06-16T00:00:00Z Around the Major leagues Arizona Daily Star
June 16, 2013 12:00 am

National League

• Rockies 10, Phillies 5: In Denver, Tyler Chatwood pitched five effective innings in his return from a triceps injury, Tyler Colvin homered during a six-run first inning, and Colorado snapped a three-game losing streak.

• Dodgers 6, Pirates 5: In Pittsburgh, Andre Ethier doubled off Vin Mazzaro (3-1) leading off the 11th then raced home when Juan Uribe's chopper went over the head of Pittsburgh third baseman Pedro Alvarez. Nick Punto drove in Uribe with a double to the gap one batter later. Peter Moylan (1-0) picked up the win after escaping a bases-loaded jam in the 10th. Brandon League got the final three outs for his 14th save,

• Cubs 5, Mets 2: In New York, Scott Feldman allowed two hits in seven innings and Starlin Castro hit a two-run double to left in a three-run eighth inning for Chicago. Feldman (6-5) struck out six and had a two-RBI single in the fourth.

• Brewers 6, Reds 0: In Cincinnati, Juan Francisco drove in three runs with a sacrifice fly and homer in a ballpark where he's had some big moments, and Yovani Gallardo pitched six innings to lead Milwaukee. It was a rare win in Cincinnati for the Brewers, who have dropped 11 of their last 14 games at Great American Ball Park.

• Cardinals 13, Marlins 7: In Miami, Carlos Beltran homered from each side of the plate and tripled to lead a 17-hit attack, and Lance Lynn notched his ninth victory for St. Louis despite allowing seven runs to the lowest-scoring team in the majors.

American League

• Rays 5, Royals 3: In St. Petersburg, Fla., Tampa Bay right-hander Alex Cobb was taken off the field on a stretcher after he was hit on the right ear by a liner off the bat of Kansas City's Eric Hosmer in the fifth inning of the Rays' win. The Rays announced that Cobb remained conscious the whole time and was taken to Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg for further examination.

• Blue Jays 6, Rangers 1: In Arlington, Texas, Adam Lind and Colby Rasmus both hit two-run homers as Toronto won its fourth straight game.

• Red Sox 5, Orioles 4: In Baltimore, Mike Carp and Jonny Gomes homered to back an effective pitching performance by John Lackey, and the Red Sox ended a five-game losing streak in Baltimore.

• Twins 6, Tigers 3: In Minneapolis, Trevor Plouffe had three hits, including a two-run homer, in his return to the Twins lineup, and Sam Deduno held Detroit in check over seven innings.

• Mariners 4, Athletics 0: In Oakland, Calif., Henry Blanco hit a sixth-inning grand slam in his Seattle debut to break a scoreless tie and Felix Hernandez pitched seven strong innings to win his third straight decision for Seattle. Hernandez (8-4) struck out five of Oakland's initial eight batters and seven through four innings on the way to eight Ks.

• Angels 6, Yankees 2: In Anaheim, Calif., Erick Aybar homered and drove in two runs, and Albert Pujols added two more RBIs as the Angels sent New York to its fifth straight defeat.

• Astros 4, White Sox 3: In Houston, Jason Castro and Chris Carter homered in the fourth inning to give Houston the lead and the Astros held to top Chicago.

Interleague

• Nationals 7, Indians 6: In Cleveland, Anthony Rendon, saved by an error, hit his first major league home run in the ninth inning to lift Washington past the Indians. Two pitches after his foul popup fell between first baseman Nick Swisher and second baseman Jason Kipnis, Rendon homered into the Nationals' bullpen off Vinnie Pestano (1-2).

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