ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Adam Jones hit a pair of two-run homers, including a tiebreaking shot in the sixth inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-2 last night. The Orioles increased their AL East lead to four games over the New York Yankees and Toronto Blue Jays. The Angels, who came in leading the majors in runs, didn't get a hit after Josh Hamilton's one-out single in the fifth.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched seven strong innings, Adrian Gonzalez reached base five times and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 last night. Ryu (11-5) joined Zack Greinke and Clayton Kershaw in making the Dodgers the first team in the majors with three 11-game winners. The left-hander allowed two runs and five hits with a walk and five strikeouts.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Adam Duvall hit a two-run homer to spoil Cliff Lee's return from the disabled list and the San Francisco Giants beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-4 last night. Hunter Pence had three hits and two RBIs, Buster Posey drove in two runs and the Giants remained tied with the Los Angeles Dodgers for first place in the NL West. San Francisco's bullpen combined for six scoreless innings.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The San Francisco Giants have signed former All-Star second baseman Dan Uggla to a minor league contract. Uggla was released last Friday by the Braves after hitting just .162 and losing his starting job. The Giants are hoping a change in scenery helps Uggla.
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