Sunday, June 23, 2002

Interleague roundup

The Associated Press

        MIAMI — Luis Castillo's 35-game hitting streak came to end, as he went 0-for-4 Saturday night and was left on deck when the Florida Marlins finished off a four-run rally in the ninth inning to beat the Detroit Tigers 5-4.

        After Tim Raines' game-ending sacrifice fly, Castillo stood in the on-deck circle and slowly pulled off his batting helmet — obviously disappointed with the end to the 10th longest hitting streak in baseball history.

        Manager Jeff Torborg went straight to Castillo, put his arms around the switch-hitting Dominican and whispered into his ear.

        Juan Acevedo (1-4) allowed two hits and the winning run. Blaine Neal (1-0) gave up a hit in two innings for his first major league victory.

        Dodgers 5, Red Sox 4

        LOS ANGELES — Shawn Green hit a two-run homer, and Dave Roberts drove in the go-ahead run with an infield single as Los Angeles beat Boston, handing Derek Lowe (11-3) only his third loss this season.

        Dodgers left-hander Omar Daal (5-3), who missed a turn in the rotation because of biceps tendinitis, allowed three runs — two earned — and three hits over six innings in his first start since June 11.

        Eric Gagne got the final three outs for his 27th save in 28 chances and his fourth in as many games.

        Yankees 1, Padres 0

        SAN DIEGO — Ted Lilly pitched a three-hitter and struck out a career-high 11 for his first major league shutout.

        While Lilly (3-5) gave the Yankees' bullpen a badly needed rest, New York spoiled the big league debut of Padres right-hander Jake Peavy (0-1) in front of a crowd of 60,021, the biggest in baseball this year.

        Alfonso Soriano doubled on Peavy's first pitch and scored the game's lone run on Jason Giambi's double. Peavy gave up only three hits in six innings.

        Lilly allowed just three singles, and only two runners got as far as second. He struck out 10 or more for the second time in his career while walking only two.

        Orioles 4, Giants 2

        SAN FRANCISCO — Marty Cordova hit his third homer in less than 24 hours, and 30-year-old rookie Travis Driskill remained unbeaten as Baltimore beat San Francisco.

        The Orioles got another good start from Driskill (5-0) in his first season in the majors. He allowed two runs and six hits in five innings before Baltimore's bullpen hung on.

        All five of Driskill's victories have come on the road.

        Jorge Julio pitched the ninth for his 14th save in 18 chances.

        Cordova's solo homer in the second followed two solo homers in Baltimore's 4-3 loss Friday night. His ninth homer of the season was the Orioles' first hit off Ryan Jensen (6-6), who lost for the first time in four starts.

        Indians 5, Expos 4

        MONTREAL — Bartolo Colon got his team-leading 10th win to lead Cleveland to victory and end Montreal's eight-game winning streak.

        Colon (10-4) won his third straight to end Cleveland's four-game losing streak, allowing nine hits and two runs in eight innings.

        Travis Fryman hit his seventh homer of the season, tying the game at 2 with a two-run shot in the fourth off rookie Zach Day (2-1), who made his first career start.

        Bob Wickman pitched the ninth for his 17th save in 18 opportunities, despite giving up run scoring hits to Jose Macias and Jose Vidro.

        Braves 15, White Sox 2

        ATLANTA — Rafael Furcal's three-run homer capped a seven-run fourth inning and Atlanta routed the Chicago White Sox in their highest-scoring game of the year.

        Damian Moss (4-2) allowed just two hits in six innings as the Braves improved their interleague record to 11-3 this season. Chipper Jones drove in four runs with a pair of doubles.

        Paul Konerko had a pair of homers to account for both White Sox runs. He hit the 100th of his career in the eighth against Kerry Ligtenberg.

        Gary Glover (2-3) returned to Chicago's rotation after a brief stint in the bullpen.

        Rangers 3, Pirates 2

        PITTSBURGH — Ivan Rodriguez drove in the go-ahead run with a double in the seventh inning and Texas overcame a two-run deficit to beat Pittsburgh.

        Rodriguez has three of the Rangers' five RBIs in the series, driving in both runs of a 2-0 victory Friday night with a homer and a double.

        Texas starter Rob Bell (3-2), just back from Triple-A Oklahoma, fell behind 2-0 after three batters but settled down to get the victory, the Rangers' fourth in a row and sixth in nine games.

        Rodriguez's run-scoring double off Mike Lincoln (0-2) came after Gabe Kapler singled to start the seventh.

        Twins 4, Phillies 1, 11 innings

        PHILADELPHIA — Pinch-hitter Matthew LeCroy looped a go-ahead double to spark a three-run rally with two outs in the 11th inning as Minnesota beat Philadelphia.

        The Twins, who snapped a three-game losing streak, were 0-for-13 with runners in scoring position until LeCroy came up against Dan Plesac (1-1) with runners on first and second.

        LaTroy Hawkins (2-0) pitched a perfect 10th inning, and Eddie Guardado worked the 11th for his 21st save in 23 chances.

        Angels 8, Brewers 2

        MILWAUKEE — Darin Erstad had four hits and drove in three runs, leading Jarrod Washburn and Anaheim over Milwaukee.

        Washburn (7-2) struck out a career-high 10 in six innings. He pitched out of several jams, working around eight hits and four walks.

        The Angels went ahead 3-1 in the second on doubles by Adam Kennedy and David Eckstein and a single by Erstad against Jose Cabrera (3-5). Cabrera threw 55 pitches in the first two innings and left after throwing 90 in four innings.

        Blue Jays 6, Diamondbacks 3

        PHOENIX — Chris Carpenter came off the disabled list to win for the first time this season, and Vernon Wells hit a two-run homer to lead Toronto over Arizona.

        The loss dropped the Diamondbacks into a tie with Los Angeles for first in the NL West, the first time since June 4 that they have not held an outright lead.

        Raul Mondesi hit a tiebreaking RBI double and Carlos Delgado added a run-scoring single in a three-run fifth inning for the Blue Jays, who won for just the second time in 10 games.

        Arizona's Luis Gonzalez homered and drove in two runs.

        Carpenter (1-1), activated earlier in the day after missing nearly two months with tendinitis in the back of his right shoulder, allowed two runs and seven hits in five innings.

        Astros 3, Mariners 2, 12 innings

        HOUSTON —Jeff Bagwell, out of the starting lineup after the death of good friend Darryl Kile, hit a game-winning, pinch-hit single in the 12th inning.

        Bagwell, Craig Biggio and Brad Ausmus, among Kile's best friends when he pitched for Houston from 1991-97, did not take batting practice and did not start. Kile's Astros jersey — No. 57 — hung in the Houston dugout.

        After Bagwell's single drove in Julio Lugo, his teammates gathered around him while he hung his head as if he were emotionally spent.

        In the 12th, Lugo reached on a bunt single against John Halama (2-2) and advanced to second on a balk. Lugo advanced to third on a single by Jose Vizcaino and the Mariners intentionally walked Lance Berkman, loading the bases for Bagwell.

        Ricky Stone (3-2) pitched a perfect 12th for the win.

        Rockies 6, Devil Rays 5, 11 innings

        DENVER — Todd Hollandsworth ended an emotional day for Colorado with a single in the 11th inning as the Rockies beat Tampa Bay.

        Steve Kent (0-2) walked Todd Helton with one out in the 11th, then Todd Zeile singled up the middle to put runners on first and third. Hollandsworth, who entered in the ninth inning, followed with a single just past Tampa Bay first baseman Steve Cox.

        Jose Jimenez (2-4) allowed two hits in the 11th to get the victory.


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