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MLB: Giants Beat Yankees in 13 Innings


In Major League Baseball interleague action, San Francisco rookie Nate Schierholtz drove in the game-ending run in the 13th inning Saturday to give the Giants a 6-5 win over the New York Yankees.

The Giants had to rally from an early three-run deficit, and overcome a game-tying home run in the ninth inning by Yankee star Alex Rodriguez.

The winning two-out single by Schierholtz snapped the Giants' eight-game losing streak, and handed the Yankees their fourth loss in five games.

The other New York team - the Mets - got a game-ending double from David Wright, who drove in the only run of the game in the ninth inning to edge the Oakland Athletics.

The Cleveland Indians used a three-run homer by Victor Martinez in the top of the ninth to beat the Washington Nationals, 4-3. The Detroit Tigers won their sixth straight game, getting by the Atlanta Braves, 2-1. The Chicago Cubs defeated the Chicago White Sox by the same score. The Toronto Blue Jays downed the Colorado Rockies, 11-6. The Texas Rangers beat the Houston Astros, 7-2. The Tampa Bay Devil Rays edged the Los Angeles Dodgers, 4-3. The Minnesota Twins crushed the Florida Marlins, 11-1.

The Milwaukee Brewers won their fifth straight game, easing past the Kansas City Royals, 7-1. The Los Angeles Angels thumped the Pittsburgh Pirates, 10-1. Seattle's Raul Ibanez hit his fourth career grand slam in the Mariners' 9-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. The Arizona Diamondbacks rallied from four runs down to beat the Baltimore Orioles, 7-4. The San Diego Padres defeated the Boston Red Sox, 6-1.

In a National League contest, the St. Louis Cardinals snapped the Philadelphia Phillies' six-game winning streak, 8-3.

Some information for this report provided by AP and Reuters.