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>>White Sox Outlast Indians In 14 Innings

(Chicago, IL)  --  Juan Pierre smacked a walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the 14th inning to give the White Sox an 8-7 win over the Indians on Tuesday night at The Cell.  Pierre also hit a solo home run, while Alejandro De Aza finished 3-for-7 with two RBI and two runs scored for the Southsiders, who have won three games in-a-row.  Jason Frasor was credited with the win.  Travis Hafner homered and Jason Donald knocked in a pair of runs for Cleveland.  Chad Durbin was saddled with the loss for the Indians, who had won four-of-five.  Chicago climbed to three-and-a-half games back of the Tigers.  Mark Buehrle [[ BURR-lee ]] is expected to toe the rubber opposite Fausto Carmona in tonight's second installment.

>>Walk-Off Grand Slam Leads 'Stros Over Cubs

(Houston, TX)  --  Brian Bogusevic clubbed a walk-off grand slam in the bottom of the ninth inning to lead the Astros in a 6-5 win over the Cubs on Tuesday night at Minute Maid Park.  Jimmy Paredes and Humberto Quintero each knocked in a run for Houston, which snapped a seven-game slide.  Aneury Rodriguez was credited with the win.  Tyler Colvin crushed a two-run homer and Aramis Ramirez went 2-for-4 with a home run for the Northsiders, who had won five of their last six contests.  Carlos Marmol blew his eighth save of the season and took the loss.  Casey Coleman gets the nod against Bud Norris in this afternoon's series finale.

>>Pirates Walk-Off On Cardinals

(Pittsburgh, PA)  --  Garrett Jones' solo homer in the 11th inning gave Pittsburgh a 5-4 walk-off victory over St. Louis.  Arthur Rhodes gave up the bomb to Jones to suffer the loss for the Cards, who have dropped three-of-four.  Matt Holliday gave St. Louis a one-run lead with a sacrifice-fly in the ninth.  Albert Pujols added a solo homer in the loss.  Kyle Lohse opposes Pat Maholm in tonight's series finale.


Washington Nationals 6, Cincinnati Reds 4
Arizona Diamondbacks 3, Philadelphia Phillies 2
Atlanta Braves 2, San Francisco Giants 1 (11 inn)
Milwaukee Brewers 2, Los Angeles Dodgers 1
Florida Marlins 6, Colorado Rockies 5
San Diego Padres 6, New York Mets 1

Boston Red Sox 3, Tampa Bay Rays 1 (G1)
Detroit Tigers 7, Minnesota Twins 1
Tampa Bay Rays 6, Boston Red Sox 2 (G2)
New York Yankees 9, Kansas City Royals 7
Oakland Athletics 8, Baltimore Orioles 4
Texas Rangers 7, LA Angels of Anaheim 3
Toronto Blue Jays 13, Seattle Mariners 7

>Pierzynski Lands On DL

(Chicago, IL)  --  The Chicago White Sox have placed catcher A.J. Pierzynski on the disabled list with a fractured left wrist.  The 34-year-old Pierzynski goes on the DL for the first time in his 10-year career.  He suffered the injury on Friday when he was hit by a pitch from Kansas City's Bruce Chen.  Pierzynski was batting .296 with six home runs and 39 RBI on the season.  Rookie Tyler Flowers and Donny Lucy, who was just recalled from Triple-A Charlotte, will now split the catching duties.

>>Tilson Headed To Jupiter

(Jupiter, FL)  --  The newest member of the St. Louis Cardinals is headed to the Gulf Coast League in Jupiter, Florida.  Outfielder Charlie Tilson was signed just hours before Monday night's deadline.  The 18-year-old outfielder was the Cardinals' second-round pick in this year's draft out of New Trier High School in Illinois.  The Cards previously inked first-round pick Kolten Wong on June 25th.

>>Cubs Sign Top Pick Baez

(Chicago, IL)  --  The Chicago Cubs signed first-round pick Javier Baez on Tuesday.  The 18-year-old infielder was taken number-nine overall out of Arlington Country Day School in Jacksonville, Florida.  Also signing with the team was 11th-round pick Shawon Dunston Jr., son of former Cub Shawon Dunston, who was the first overall pick of Chicago in the 1982 draft and was a two-time All-Star with the club.

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