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7:55 am
Tue July 9, 2013

Mets Outlast Giants In 16 Inning Game

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In baseball news, Eric Young scored on shortstop Brandon Crawford's fielding error with two outs in the 16th inning, and the Mets outlasted the San Francisco Giants 4-3 in a game that lasted 5 hours, 26 minutes.

Elsewhere, Kansas City outscored the Yankees 5-1. That's the 17th time the Yanks have scored one run or less this season. That happened 18 times all last year.

Seattle trounced Boston 11-4. The 41-year-old Raul Ibanez hit his 22nd home run for the Mariners. He has nine homers in his last 17 games. Red Sox left-hander Andrew Miller will have surgery on his injured left foot and likely miss the rest of the season.

In the American League, Detroit doubled up Cleveland 4-2 in 10 innings. Texas passed Baltimore 8-5 and Tampa Bay defeated Minnesota 7-4

In the National League, it was Philadelphia over Washington 3-2. Phillies slugger Ryan Howard needs surgery to repair a tear in his left knee and will miss at least six to eight weeks. Miami fell to Atlanta 7-1 in 14 innings.

Milwaukee defeated Cincinnati 4-3. Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez saved the game by robbing Joey Votto of a two-run home run reaching over the center field wall for the final out at Miller Park. The Dodgers bested Arizona 6-1 and Colorado edged ahead of San Diego 4-2.

Lastly, in interleague play, Oakland beat Pittsburgh 2-1 and the Cubs defeated the White Sox 8-2.

Mark Appel, last month’s No.1 Major League Baseball draft pick, will be on the mound at 11 this morning for the Tri-City ValleyCats in what could be his last Capital Region appearance.  

In the NFL, a Massachusetts judge says he will release impounded search warrant materials today in the murder case involving former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez.

Finally, receiver Victor Cruz signed a six-year extension through the 2018 season with the New York Giants.

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