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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Phils Leave Cardinals Stranded

St. LOUIS, Missouri -- The Cardinals set a major league record by stranding 16 runners without scoring, losing to David West and three Philadelphia Phillies relievers 4-0. The previous mark for left on base in a shutout loss was 15, most recently by Kansas City against Detroit in 1975. Ricky Jordan's double in the ninth inning snapped a scoreless tie as the Phillies won Tuesday night for the 10th time in 12 games. Pete Incaviglia added a three-run homer. West, Bobby Munoz, Heathcliff Slocumb (4-0) and Doug Jones combined on a seven-hitter. The Cardinals left the bases loaded in the fourth and sixth innings. Cubs 2, Dodgers 0. In Los Angeles, Willie Banks pitched a four-hitter for his first shutout in the majors and the Chicago Cubs beat the Dodgers for their eighth straight victory. Banks (5-4) struck out seven, walked two and never allowed a runner past second base. It was his first complete game in 55 starts. Banks pitched the Cubs' first complete game shutout since last July 15. Orel Hershiser (3-1) allowed two runs and six hits in eight innings. Astros 8, Braves 0. In Atlanta, Doug Drabek pitched a three-hitter for his seventh straight win and had three hits himself as the Houston Astros beat Tom Glavine and the Braves. Drabek (7-1) matched his career-best winning streak set in 1988. He walked three and struck out four in his second shutout and third complete game of the season. The Astros, winning their fifth in six games, got to Glavine (5-4) for a run in the third inning on two-out singles by Drabek, James Mouton and Steve Finley. Mouton had four hits. Drabek, hitting .083 (2-for-24) entering the game, went 3-for-5 for a two-run single. Mets 4, Pirates 2. In Pittsburgh, Jose Vizcaino's two-out single gave New York the lead in a three-run ninth inning and Bobby Bonilla and Ryan Thompson homered as the Mets beat the Pirates. Andy Van Slyke drove in two runs and his RBI single in the sixth put Pittsburgh up 2-1. But reliever Rick White, trying for the Pirates' first save since April 30, couldn't hold it. After rookie reliever John Hope pitched a scoreless seventh and eighth, White (1-2) got the first out in the ninth, but Thompson tied it by homering into the center-field seats for his eighth of the season. David Segui, Kelly Stinnett and Vizcaino hit singles and, after Jeff Ballard replaced White, Joe Orsulak followed with an RBI single. Bobby Jones (5-4) pitched eight strong innings John Franco worked the ninth for his ninth save in 11 attempts. Expos 11, Marlins 1. In Miami, Darrin Fletcher drove in a career-high five runs and Butch Henry pitched 6 2/3 shutout innings, leading the Montreal Expos past Florida. Montreal tied a National League record with four sacrifice flies, including two by Fletcher. He also hit a three-run double in the ninth. Henry (2-0) allowed two hits, walked two and struck out two to win his second consecutive start. The Expos knocked out Charlie Hough (4-3) by scoring six runs in the first three innings. Rockies 11, Reds 7. In Denver, Walt Weiss had four hits and Andres Galarraga and Charlie Hayes each had three, and the Colorado Rockies rapped 17 hits and sent Cincinnati to its fourth straight loss. The Rockies led 5-2 after two innings, but Cincinnati used a pair of homers to produce a 5-5 tie after four. The Rockies' 17 hits matched a season high set the previous night. Kent Bottenfield (2-0) pitched two innings for the win. Erik Hanson (3-4) was the loser. Yankees 6, Toronto 1. In New York, Terry Mulholland pitched a five-hitter for his first complete game this season. Wade Boggs and Jim Leyritz homered. Mulholland (5-3) struck out five and walked one, leading the Yankees to their 13th victory in 16 games. Dave Stewart (3-4) failed to reach the sixth inning for the fourth straight time, allowing six runs and six hits in five innings with six strikeouts and four walks. Indians 5, Red Sox 3. In Boston, Jack Morris (3-4) allowed two unearned runs in seven innings to get his first road win for Cleveland and Albert Belle had a two-run single. Paul Shuey pitched the ninth for his first major league save. Belle, whose kept his average at .389 following a 2-for-5 night, singled with the bases loaded in the fifth. Paul Sorrento added a solo homer and an RBI single for the Indians and Kenny Lofton hit an RBI single.Aaron Sele (5-2) allowed five runs, eight hits and four walks in 5 2-3 innings. Angels 8, Tigers 5. In Detroit, Chuck Finley won his fourth straight start, and Bo Jackson, Tim Salmon and Rex Hudler homered Tuesday night as the California Angels beat the Tigers 8-5. Finley (4-3) allowed five runs -- three earned -- and seven hits in six innings, struck out five and walked four. Joe Grahe pitched the ninth for his seventh save. Bill Gullickson (2-4) lost his third straight decision, allowing five runs and eight hits in five innings. White Sox 5, Twins 3. In Chicago, Joey Cora hit a go-ahead, two-run triple with two outs in the seventh inning. Warren Newson's first home run of the year led off the seventh and tied the score 3-3. Larry Casian (1-3) relieved Pat Mahomes, Lance Johnson singled, Mike LaValliere sacrificed and Tim Raines walked with two outs. Cora followed with his drive into the right-field corner. Dennis Cook (2-0) got the final out in the seventh. Jeremy Hernandez pitched the ninth for his fourth save, his first since May 7. Rangers 2, Royals 0. In Kansas City, Mo., Kenny Rogers, despite hurting himself in a hotel mishap, pitched a six-hitter for his first shutout as Texas stopped a four-game losing streak. Rogers (5-3) took five stitches in his left knee when he slipped on an escalator at the Westin Crown Center in Kansas City on Monday night. Orioles 13, Brewers 5. In Milwaukee, Cal Ripken hit his 300th career homer and drove in six runs as the Brewers lost its club record 13th straight. Ted Higuera (1-4) blew a 5-0 second-inning lead, surrendering home runs to Ripken and Jack Voigt in the third and to Chris Hoiles in the fourth. Leo Gomez later hit a pair of solo homers. Athletics 10, Mariners 1. In Oakland, California, Brent Gates went 4-for-5 and tied a team record with eight straight hits. Mike Bordick doubled twice and tripled as the A's won their second straight. Greg Hibbard (1-3) allowed a club-record 15 hits and seven earned runs. Miguel Jimenez (1-2) won for the first time in five starts this season, allowing one run and three hits in 7 1-3 innings.