ATLANTA – Andruw Jones homered leading off the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-4 Saturday after wasting a four-run lead.

Jones’ drive off Todd Williams (4-4), which barely cleared the left-field wall, was his major league-leading 23rd home run of the season.

Mets 10, Yankees 3

NEW YORK – Cliff Floyd hit a pair of two-run homers, David Wright also connected and the New York Mets routed the Yankees 10-3 Saturday for their second consecutive Subway Series victory.

Tom Glavine pitched six effective innings, sending the bumbling Yankees to their fourth straight loss and leaving both Big Apple teams at 37-37.

Cubs 6, White Sox 2

CHICAGO – Aramis Ramirez hit the fifth grand slam of his career, Greg Maddux allowed two runs in six innings, and the Chicago Cubs stopped the White Sox’s eight-game winning streak with a 6-2 victory on Saturday.

Athletics 6, Giants 3

OAKLAND, Calif. – Dan Haren outpitched college buddy Noah Lowry in their first major league matchup, and Nick Swisher hit a three-run homer to lead the Oakland Athletics over the San Francisco Giants 6-3 Saturday.

Padres 8, Mariners 5

SAN DIEGO – Xavier Nady and Khalil Greene hit consecutive homers in the third inning as the San Diego Padres beat the Seattle Mariners 8-5 Saturday.

Rangers 6, Astros 5

HOUSTON – Michael Young homered twice and drove in three runs, rookie Chris Young took a no-hit bid into the sixth inning and the Texas Rangers held off the Houston Astros 6-5 Saturday.

Marlins 6, Devil Rays 2

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.- Rookie Scott Olsen was impressive in his major league debut for the Florida Marlins, allowing two runs – one earned – and four hits in 5 2-3 innings to help the Marlins defeat the Tampa Bay Devil Rays 6-2 on Saturday.

Cardinals 8, Pirates 0

ST. LOUIS – Chris Carpenter pitched a four-hitter, and Yadier Molina, Jim Edmonds and Albert Pujols homered Saturday night to lead the St. Louis Cardinals over the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0.

Nationals 5, Blue Jays 2

WASHINGTON – Livan Hernandez won his career-best 10th straight decision, and the Washington Nationals extended their home winning streak to 12 by beating the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2 Saturday night.

Brewers 7, Twins 6

MILWAUKEE – Rookie Prince Fielder hit his first major league home run, a pinch-hit, three-run drive in the sixth inning that led the Milwaukee Brewers over the Minnesota Twins 7-6 Saturday night.

Indians 12, Reds 7

CLEVELAND – Ben Broussard hit two of Cleveland’s five homers and Jake Westbrook got some unaccustomed run support as the Indians defeated the Cincinnati Reds 12-7 Saturday night.


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