- Dodgers 9, Mets 5: A missed call at first base started the Dodgers' eighth-inning rally, but the Mets hardly helped themselves. Pedro Feliciano induced what should have been a groundout by Juan Pierre to start the frame. But he was called safe even though Jose Reyes appeared to throw him out. Aaron Heilman, coming off his best outing of the year, proceeded to give up a double and three straight singles before being relieved and put out of his misery. Starter John Maine showed good control (one walk) but gave up four runs in six innings, striking out six. Luis Castillo had another home run (!) but left the game with a hip injury. Good thing Mr. Durability is signed to a four-year, $24 million contract.
- Yankees 6, Twins 5: Mike Mussina worked his way around a Shelley Duncan error -- why is he playing again -- and the Yankees' bats worked their way around four runs from Bobby Abreu in a come-from-behind win in the Metrodome. After trailing, 4-1, after one inning, the Yankees rallied to take a 6-4 lead, thanks in large part to Abreu's two triples. Then Kyle Farnsworth did his thing by allowing a long home run. Good thing the Yankees have Mariano Rivera and his 0.38 ERA to pitch the ninth inning. Former reliever Joba Chamberlain will make his first big-league start Tuesday.
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