Originally created 05/15/00

Tigers sweep past Yankees



DETROIT -- Dave Mlicki pitched four-hit ball for 8 2/3 innings and the Tigers finished a three-game sweep of the two-time defending World Series champion Yankees with a 2-1 win Sunday.

The Tigers, with the worst record in the majors, had scored only two runs in four games leading up to the series with the World Series champions.

ATHLETICS 7, MARINERS 2:

In Oakland, Calif., Jason Giambi hit his major league-leading 16th home run and drove in three runs to increase his total to 46 as the A's beat Seattle.

RED SOX 10, ORIOLES 1:

In Baltimore, Darren Lewis and Brian Daubach homered as Boston moved into first place in the AL East, beating Mike Mussina and the Orioles.

BLUE JAYS 3, DEVIL RAYS 2:

In St. Petersburg, Fla., David Wells (7-2) scattered seven hits to win his sixth straight game, settling down after a shaky start to beat Tampa Bay on Darrin Fletcher's ninth-inning sacrifice fly.

WHITE SOX 5, TWINS 3:

In Chicago, Jose Valentin singled home the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, sending the White Sox past Minnesota.

ANGELS 7, RANGERS 6:

In Anaheim, Calif., Troy Glaus and Scott Spiezio hit back-to-back home runs with one out in the ninth inning, and Mo Vaughn homered twice as the Angels beat Texas.

ROYALS 5, INDIANS 4:

In Cleveland, Mac Suzuki pitched a career-high 8 1/3 innings and Mike Sweeney went 4-for-5 with two RBI as Kansas City avoided a sweep, holding off the Indians.