ROYALS CATCH A PLAY
Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall meet the cast of Beach Blanket Babylon, including Val Diamond (center), along with Charlotte Maillard Schultz (far left) and her husband George Schultz (far right) at Club Fugazi in San Francisco, Calif., Sunday evening November 6, 2005 after a performance of long-running Beach Blanket Babylon during the middle of their three-day visit to the Bay Area. (UPI Photo/Chris Stewart / The Chronicle) .
Raul Ibanez hit two home runs Wednesday, one of them a grand slam during a seven-run first that sent Seattle sailing to a 12-2 win over the New York Yankees.
Andy Pettitte pitched seven solid innings and Vernon Wells socked a go-ahead homer Saturday in the New York Yankees' 3-2 win over Kansas City.
Chris Stewart's fourth-inning sacrifice fly put New York in front for good Thursday and the Yankees waited out a long rain delay to down Colorado 3-1.
Phil Hughes fired eight shutout innings for his first victory of the season Saturday, staking the New York Yankees to a 4-2 decision over Oakland.
Eduardo Nunez scored the go-ahead run on a double play grounder in the sixth Wednesday and the New York Yankees held on to edge Houston 5-4.
Travis Hafner went 3-for-4 with three RBI Tuesday, backing Hiroki Kuroda's seven shutout innings in the New York Yankees' 7-4 win over Houston.
Brian Elliott notched 17 saves for St. Louis Tuesday to preserve a 3-1 win over Colorado and clinch a playoff spot for the surging Blues.
Brett Lawrie stroked a go-ahead, two-run double during a sixth-inning rally Sunday that carried the Toronto Blue Jays over the New York Yankees 8-4.
Brian Elliott took a shutout into the third period and made 21 saves Friday to bring St. Louis a 2-1 victory over Dallas.
Jaraslov Halak needed to make only 19 saves en route to his third shutout of the season Saturday and the St. Louis Blues handled Edmonton 3-0.