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Moyer gives up HR No. 505, but also posts win No. 266

| June 23, 2010 9:00 PM


Jamie Moyer tied a record with his 505th homer allowed but that was his only blemish in eight crisp innings as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the visiting Cleveland Indians 2-1 on Tuesday night.

Moyer (8-6) limited the Tribe to just two hits while earning win No. 266, tying him with Bob Feller and Eppa Rixey for 35th on the career list. The 47-year-old left-hander recorded 14 of his 24 outs on ground balls.

Russell Branyan went deep for Cleveland in the second, hitting a long drive to the second deck in right to leave Moyer tied with Robin Roberts for most homers allowed all-time.

Philadelphia shortstop Jimmy Rollins came off the disabled list and went 0 for 4 in the leadoff spot. Rollins has been hampered by an injured right calf.

Padres 2, Rays 1: At St. Petersburg, Fla., Mat Latos allowed three hits in seven scoreless innings and San Diego beat Tampa Bay.

The Rays are 10-16 since May 23, when they held a six-game lead in the AL East.

White Sox 9, Braves 6: John Danks settled down after a shaky start to outpitch a Tommy Hanson as Chicago won its seventh straight game, snapping visiting Atlanta's five-game winning streak. The White Sox won for the 11th time in 12 games.

Rangers 6, Pirates 3: At Arlington, Texas, Josh Hamilton extended his hitting streak to 17 games with a home run and a double and Texas stretched the majors' longest winning streak to nine, beating Pittsburgh.

Cardinals 9, Blue Jays 4: Matt Holliday brought his hitting tear to Toronto, connecting for one of four home runs by visiting St. Louis.

Felipe Lopez, Yadier Molina and slumping Colby Rasmus also went deep for the Cardinals to back rookie left-hander Jaime Garcia.

Marlins 10, Orioles 4: Hanley Ramirez had three hits and three RBIs to back an effective pitching performance by Anibal Sanchez, and Florida won at Baltimore.

Nationals 4, Royals 3: Josh Willingham and Adam Dunn homered, Luis Atilano pitched into the sixth inning and Washington beat visiting Kansas City.

Angels 6, Dodgers 3: At Anaheim, Calif., Howie Kendrick drove in the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning with his third hit and Kevin Frandsen followed with a two-run double in the Los Angeles Angels' victory over the visiting Los Angeles Dodgers.

Reds 4, Athletics 2.: Bronson Arroyo rediscovered his control and didn't walk a batter in eight strong innings, Corky Miller hit a two-run single and Cincinnati won at Oakland.

Rockies 2, Red Sox 1: At Denver, Jhoulys Chacin pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning to beat Jon Lester and Colorado snapped Boston's six-game winning streak.

Mets 14, Tigers 6: Angel Pagan finished a homer shy of the cycle and had four RBIs, David Wright reached base five times and scored three runs, and New York routed visiting Detroit.

Yankees 9, Diamondbacks 3: At Phoenix, Alex Rodriguez homered and singled to drive in three runs and Andy Pettitte earned his ninth victory as New York beat Arizona.

Brewers 7, Twins 5: Casey McGehee hit a three-run homer and rookie closer John Axford converted his first six-out save to help Milwaukee's bullpen hold on and beat visiting Minnesota.


Giants 3, Astros 1: Tim Lincecum outpitched Roy Oswalt in a matchup of National League aces, and San Francisco managed just enough offense at Houston. Lincecum (8-2) allowed seven hits and no earned runs over eight innings while striking out seven and walking two. Oswalt (5-9) pitched seven innings and allowed two runs on six hits.

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