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  • Yankees 4 Cincinnati 1: The Yankees did just enough to avoid a sweep at the hands of the Reds. Andy Pettitte went six-strong, not allowing a run and striking out four. He probably would have pitched longer, but the game was delayed 50 minutes due to rain. Jason Giambi provided the big hit, a two-run double in the sixth that gave New York a comfortable lead. Mariano Rivera, who had to come into the game in the eighth because Kyle Farnsworth hurt his hand, recorded his 21st save of the season. Ken Griffey Jr., no fan of the Yankees hit his 601st home run and received an ovation from the crowd.
  • Mets 3 Colorado 1: Mike Pelfrey was wild, issuing five walks, but he only allowed 3 hits and the Rockies couldn’t take advantage. Carlos Beltran hit his 11th home run of the year to pace the Mets and send them home with a series win in Denver.
  • Liberty 105 Mercury 72: Tiffany Jackson had 21 points and the Liberty shot over 54% from the field as they cruised to an easy win.