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  • Marlins 7, Mets 5: Mike Pelfrey has been a major part of the Mets' revival this season. But he was the main culprit in this loss to the Marlins, New York's second loss in three games down in Miami. Pelfrey allowed five runs on eight hits through four innings, and the bats' comeback didn't work out. Of 16 plate appearances from David Wright, Carlos Beltran and Carlos Delgado, only Beltran reached base, and he only did it once via the walk. Marlon Anderson did get three hits, but even that freak occurrence wasn't enough. The Mets now trail the Phillies by a half-game in the National League East.

  • Yankees 13, Orioles 3: The Joba Chamberlain starting experiment continues to go well, and Bobby Abreu continued his second-half surge. To boot, right after the game, the Yankees announced they had picked up Ivan Rodriguez from the Tigers in exchange for Kyle Farnsworth. That's an improvement over Jose Molina. The Orioles are the worst team in the American League East, but they have had the Yankees' number this year. Not Wednesday. Abreu homered twice. Rodriguez added a homer late. Chamberlain went six innings and allowed only one earned run, striking out six and, more importantly, walking none.