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MLB: Giambi Homer in 13th Gives Yankees Win


In Major League Baseball, New York Yankee slugger Jason Giambi hit a home run in the 13th inning to beat the Oakland Athletics, 4-3.

The Yankees came back from a first-inning deficit Saturday after the A's scored three unearned runs following an error by star shortstop Derek Jeter. Eight New York pitchers then held Oakland scoreless for the rest of the game.

In another American League contest, the Detroit Tigers rallied with four runs in the ninth inning to beat the Blue Jays 10-7 in Toronto.

The Cleveland Indians shut down the Chicago White Sox, 4-0. Boston star pitcher Curt Schilling stretched his scoreless streak to 14 innings with an 8-0 victory over the Los Angeles Angels. The Seattle Mariners defeated the Texas Rangers, 8-3. The Minnesota Twins eclipsed the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, 12-5. And Baltimore's Chris Gomez hit a grand slam to lead the Orioles to a 6-4 win over the Kansas City Royals.

In the National League, the Arizona Diamondbacks scored twice in the eighth inning to edge the visiting Colorado Rockies, 5-4.

The Washington Nationals used three home runs to beat the New York Mets, 6-2. The Chicago Cubs snapped a four-game losing streak with a 7-0 trouncing of the Cincinnati Reds. The Philadelphia Phillies downed the Houston Astros, 8-5. The Milwaukee Brewers got by the St. Louis Cardinals, 3-2. And the San Diego Padres scored five runs in the second inning on the way to beating the Los Angeles Dodgers, 7-2.

Some information for this report provided by AP.

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