Jorge “Fievel” Posada homered twice, and the Yankees beat the Mariners 12-3, to go up 2 games ahead of them in the Wild Card race.
A-Rod, get up! Jeter still loves you!
Hi-fives to Jacoby! The rookie had a home run & a triple, helping the Red Sox defeat the Blue Jays 5-3.
Laugh it up, Orioles; you guys won’t win again for another week. Just kidding. They’re not only laughing because they’re winning – what a novel feeling! – Melvin Mora went up to bat with the donut around his bat.
The Indians beat the Twins 7-5, widening their AL Central Division lead to 7 games over the Detroit Tigers,who lost to the White Sox.
Hizzah! The Angels beat the A’s 4-3 to stretch their own AL West Division lead to 7.5 games over the Mariners.
Paul Lo Duca wonders where his next teenage girlfriend’s coming from. Or he’s celebrating his own 2-HR effort. He had 7 RBIs in the Mets’ 11-7 win over the Reds.
And the Phillies kept pace, beating the Braves 5-2. RyHo hit his 37th HR of the season.
The Cubs did themselves no favors, losing the Dodgers 6-2. Their lead in the NL Central is down to 1/2 a game over the Brewers, and 1 game over the Cardinals.
Man-hugs all around as the Brewers take advantage of the Cubs loss to gain ground on the by beating the Astros 5-3.
I can’t keep track who’s on the Cardinals anymore. Russell Branyan jacked one out, and Joel Pineiro pitched well, in a 6-2 victory over the Pirates.
The Baby Snakes celebrate their 9-1 win over the Padres, leaving them in a virtual tie with San Diego for the NL West Division lead.