Ben Francisco #10 of the Philadelphia Phillies gets a walk...

Ben Francisco #10 of the Philadelphia Phillies gets a walk off winning hit in the bottom of the ninth against the Oakland Athletics at Citizens Bank Park. (June 24, 2011) Credit: Getty Images

Pinch hitter Ben Francisco's RBI single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth lifted the host Philadelphia Phillies to a 1-0 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Friday.

Rookie starters Vance Worley of the Phillies and Guillermo Moscoso of the A's took no-hitters into the sixth. neither team got a runner to third until the ninth. Earlier, the Phillies placed starter Roy Oswalt on the 15-day disabled list with a back injury.

Pirates 3, Red Sox 1: Jose Tabata and Lyle Overbay each had two hits and an RBI to lead host Pittsburgh. Jon Lester (9-4) pitched six solid innings but failed to become the AL's first 10-game winner.

Rays 5, Astros 1: James Shields (8-4) became the first pitcher in franchise history for visiting Tampa Bay to throw three straight complete games.

Brewers 4, Twins 3: Prince Fielder doubled in the go-ahead runs in the seventh to raise his NL-leading RBI total to 65 for host Milwaukee.

Blue Jays 5, Cardinals 4: Jose Bautista's major league-leading 23rd home run in the top of the ninth inning helped visiting Toronto snap a four-game losing streak.

Orioles 5, Reds 4: Derrek Lee led off the bottom of the 12th inning with a home run for host Baltimore.

D-backs 7, Tigers 6: Wily Mo Peña hit a winning solo homer in the eighth for visiting Arizona.

Davey to get Nats job?

John McLaren is moving from bench coach to interim manager through the weekend for the Nationals following the resignation of Jim Riggleman. Reports indicate that former Mets manager Davey Johnson will take over for the rest of the season.

Morneau out, Nathan in

Twins first baseman Justin Morneau will have neck surgery to remove a herniated disc, keeping him out another six weeks. The Twins also activated reliever and former Stony Brook pitcher Joe Nathan after he missed 28 games with a right forearm injury.-- AP

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