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MLB: Justice Helps Athletics Extend Winning Streak

In Major League Baseball action, David Justice homered and drove in three runs as the Oakland Athletics extended their winning streak to 14 games with a 6-4 road victory over the Kansas City Royals Tuesday night.

The winning streak is the longest in the major leagues since the Seattle Mariners won 15 consecutive games last season.

In Minnesota, Torii Hunter and Jacque Jones each hit home runs as the host Twins beat the Seattle, Mariners 5-2.

Elsewhere, David Wells struck out six batters as the New York Yankees shut out the visiting Boston Red Sox 6-0.

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In the National League, Barry Bonds smacked three home runs as the San Francisco Giants posted a 7-4 road win over the Colorado Rockies.

It the fourth three-homer game of Bonds' career and gave him 38 home runs this season.

In Pittsburgh, Matt Franco drove in four runs to lead the Atlanta Braves to a 5-4 victory over the host Pirates.

Elsewhere, St. Louis Cardinal pitcher Chuck Finley threw his first shutout in four years - a 5-0 road win over the Cincinnati Reds in the second game of a doubleheader. The Reds won the first game 5-4.

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