>>White Sox Top Jays In Ozzie's Swan Song
(Chicago, IL) -- Tyler Flowers bashed a three-run homer to help the White Sox to a 4-3 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays in the final game for Ozzie Guillen as manager of Chicago on Monday night at The Cell. Dayan Viciedo added an RBI double for the Sox, who won just their second game in five tries. Dylan Axelrod tossed six innings of three-hit ball and Sergio Santos survived a scary ninth in which he gave up two runs to pick up his 30th save. David Cooper drove in a pair for the Jays and Adam Lind added an RBI as Toronto lost its third straight. Dustin McGowan suffered the loss for the Blue Jays. Before the contest, sources indicated that Guillen would leave the White Sox after the game and become the manager of the Florida Marlins next season. Mark Buehrle will be on the bump against Henderson Alvarez in tonight's second installment.
>>Guillen To Leave White Sox For Marlins
(Chicago, IL) -- Ozzie Guillen is out as the manager of the Chicago White Sox. The "Chicago Sun-Times" is reporting that Guillen will manage the Florida Marlins next season as part of a deal between the two teams. The two teams are reportedly in the final stages of completing a deal that would send the firey Venezuelan manager of the Southsiders and his 2012 contract to Florida for two players to be named. Guillen has managed the White Sox for the past eight seasons and won a World Series with the team in 2005. He played shortstop for the team for 13 seasons.
>>'Stros Stun Cards In Extras
(Houston, TX) -- Brian Bogusevic scored the game-winning run on Angel Sanchez's bunt single in the bottom of the 10th to give the Astros a 5-4 win over the Cardinals. Matt Holliday had an RBI single in the third and Lance Berkman added a two-run double to tie the game at four in the eighth for St. Louis, which failed to gain ground in the NL Wild Card standings after Atlanta lost on Monday night to Philadelphia. The Cards still remain a game back with two games to play. Octavio Dotel was saddled with the loss. The second game of the three-game set is tonight with Jake Westbrook opposing Henry Sosa.
>>Latos, Pads Blank Cubs
(San Diego, CA) -- Matt Latos cruised through seven innings scoreless innings with nine strikeouts as San Diego defeated the Cubs, 2-0, on Monday night at Petco Park. Latos improved to 9-and-14 on the season. Will Venable hit a solo home run and Cameron Maybin had a RBI double to account for the Padres runs. Heath Bell closed the ninth for his 43rd save. Cubs starter Casey Colemen tossed five-and-two-third innings of two-run ball with seven strikeouts to fall to 3-and-9. Matt Garza gets the nod opposite Anthony Bass in tonight's second installment.
Cincinnati Reds 6, New York Mets 5
Washington Nationals 6, Florida Marlins 4
Philadelphia Phillies 4, Atlanta Braves 2
Pittsburgh Pirates 9, Milwaukee Brewers 8
Los Angeles Dodgers 4, Arizona Diamondbacks 2
San Francisco Giants 3, Colorado Rockies 1
Baltimore Orioles 6, Boston Red Sox 3
Detroit Tigers 14, Cleveland Indians 0
Tampa Bay Rays 5, New York Yankees 2
Kansas City Royals 7, Minnesota Twins 3
Texas Rangers 4, LA Angels of Anaheim 3
Seattle Mariners 4, Oakland Athletics 2