2006_04_smetslogo.jpg - Mets 4, Phillies 3: Since June 23rd, Tom Glavine was stuck on career win number 286, but thanks to Philly starter Jon Lieber, he was finally able to move one win closer to #300. Glavine and the Mets trailed the Phillies by two runs after one inning but took the lead in the 6th inning when Lieber threw away what should have been the third out of the inning. Prior to the error, Lieber retired 17 straight batters. Aaron Heilman pitched a perfect 8th inning and Billy Wagner picked up his 24th save.

- Orioles 5, Yankees 0: In the first inning of yesterday's game, Bobby Abreu had a hit off of Baltimore starter Adam Loewen. Unfortunately for the Yankees, that's all they would get all game. Loewen, a rookie, and two other Orioles combined for a one hit shutout to end the Yankees winning streak at five. It was only the 2nd time the Yankees were shutout all season and Mike Mussina's first loss since June 15th. In the 3rd inning Miguel Cairo pulled up lame with a hamstring injury, which could have him out a couple of weeks, which might be okay for the Yankees because Robinson Cano could come off the DL on Tuesday.

- Valley Cats 1, Cyclones 0: The Cyclones had their 12 game win streak snapped by the Tri-City Valley Cats. Entering the game, they had won 14 of 15 and 21 of their last 25. The streak tied the longest one in franchise history. Two Valley Cat pitchers combined to three-hit the Cyclones, with Eric Brown getting hist first loss of the season.

- SI Yankees 3, Spinners 2: The Baby Bombers won in the 9th inning on a two-out single by Seth Fortenberry. The Yankees managed to get two runners on base in the 9th off of Spinners lefty Yulkin German. The Spinners are the NY-Penn League affiliate of the Red Sox and might have spawned a rivalry between the two teams because of a fun sounding promotion.