OAKLAND ATHLETICS AT BALTIMORE ORIOLES
Kirk Saarloos of the Oakland A's pitches in the second inning against the Baltimore Orioles on April 4, 2005 at Orioles Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, MD. (UPI Photo/Mark Goldman)
Kirk Saarloos, called up from Triple-A before the game, picked up his first win Monday when the Oakland Athletics got a got a 3-2 victory over Minnesota.
Prince Fielder set a Brewers single-season record with his 46th home run Saturday night, as Milwaukee beat Cincinnati, 5-3.
Scott Hatteberg Sunday hit an RBI single in the bottom of the 11th inning, as the Cincinnati Reds beat Arizona, 4-3, completing a three-game sweep.
Freddy Sanchez had two runs, two hits and four RBI Sunday afternoon as the Pittsburgh Pirates topped Cincinnati, 14-10, for their third win in a row.
Juan Pierre drove in the winning run in the bottom of the eighth Sunday as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat Cincinnati 10-5, completing a three-game sweep.
Albert Pujols hit a go-ahead, two-run double in the bottom of the eighth inning Wednesday as St. Louis beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-2.
Orlando Hudson hit a two-out home run in the bottom of the eighth to give the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-2 victory over visiting Cincinnati Monday.
Oakland downed Cleveland, 7-3, Tuesday on the wings of Bobby Kielty's first career grand slam.
The Texas Rangers edged Oakland 5-4 Tuesday, and the Athletics now lead the AL West by only 5 1/2 games over the LA Angels.
Oakland edged Boston 2-1 Tuesday, and the slumping Red Sox fell further out of playoff contention.