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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Cubs Set Record They Don't Want

The Chicago Cubs broke a 92-year-old club record by losing their 12th consecutive home game, falling to the Cincinnati Reds 5-2 as Tony Fernandez and Hal Morris drove in two runs apiece. The previous record was set in 1902, when the Cubs played at West Side Grounds. The previous Wrigley Field record was 10. Starting pitching failed again, dropping to 4-14 this season. Mike Morgan (0-4) gave up four runs and seven hits in four innings. Erik Hanson (2-1) allowed two runs and six hits in five innings. Jeff Brantley pitched the ninth for his third save. Giants 6, Mets 5. In New York, Barry Bonds' sacrifice fly capped a two-run ninth inning rally against John Franco. Joe Orsulak hit a grand slam in the seventh inning to give the Mets a 5-4 lead before Franco (0-1) blew it. Dodgers 10, Expos 4. Jose Offerman drove in a career-high four runs, and Mike Piazza hit a two-run homer and two doubles as Los Angeles ended Montreal's six-game winning streak. Marlins 6, Braves 3. In Atlanta, Chuck Carr had Florida's first five-hit game and the Marlins moved two games over .500 for the first time in their two-year history. Astros 7, Pirates 4. Doug Drabek survived a bullpen scare to win in Pittsburgh for the first time since leaving the Pirates and Andujar Cedeno hit a two-run homer. Padres 8, Phillies 3. In Philadelphia, A.J. Sager earned his first major-league win and Tony Gwynn homered as the Padres five-game losing streak ended. Blue Jays 1, Royals 0. In Toronto, Pat Hentgen struck out a team-record 14 and pitched a two-hitter for the first shutout of his career, leading the Blue Jays over Kansas City. Red Sox 7, Mariners 6. In Boston, the Red Sox lost two pitchers to injuries in the third inning -- one of them during a bench-clearing brawl -- but came back to beat the Seattle Mariners for their sixth straight win. White Sox 12, Indians 1. In Chicago, Alex Fernandez allowed six hits in eight innings and Frank Thomas hit a three-run homer as the White Sox trounced Cleveland. Orioles 9, Athletics 1. Ben McDonald pitched a five-hitter to become the American League's first six-game winner and Mike Devereaux hit two homers. Yankees 6, Angels 5. In Anaheim, Caliornia., Jim Leyritz homered and drove in four runs,and the New York Yankees held off California. The Yankees won for the 10th time in 13 games.