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Ibañez, Phillies trash Braves

Raul Ibañez homered and drove in six runs to back eight strong innings by Cole Hamels in the host Philadelphia Phillies' 14-1 rout of the Atlanta Braves yesterday.

Hamels (11-4) allowed three hits, struck out six and walked two; he allowed just one hit after the second inning and retired his final 13 batters.

Philadelphia had a season-high 20 hits. John Mayberry Jr. had three doubles and drove in a career-high four runs and Michael Martinez, filling in for injured All-Star third baseman Placido Polanco, had four hits.

Red Sox 8, Orioles 6: Marco Scutaro, Dustin Pedroia and Kevin Youkilis homered in a four-run second inning as host Boston completed a four-game sweep. Managers Terry Francona of the Red Sox and Buck Showalter of the Orioles were ejected after pitches hit or came close to their batters.

Marlins 5, Astros 4: Mike Cameron hit a tying two-run homer for his first hit with the host Marlins, triggering a four-run fourth inning.

Tigers 2, Royals 1: In Kansas City, Mo., Justin Verlander (12-4) gave up an unearned run in 72/3 innings and became the first Tigers pitcher to earn his 12th win before the All-Star break since Jack Morris in 1987.

Blue Jays 7, Indians 1: Jose Bautista hit a two-run double in Cleveland.

Pirates 9, Cubs 1: Andrew McCutchen homered and drove in five runs for host Pittsburgh.

Rangers 2, Athletics 0: Matt Harrison (7-7) pitched six-hit ball into the eighth, and Adrian Beltre homered in his third consecutive game for host Texas.

Angels 4, Mariners 2: Alberto Callaspo hit a two-run double in the bottom of the eighth to win it for Dan Haren (10-5) in Anaheim, Calif.

Twins 6, White Sox 3: Anthony Swarzak (2-2) allowed one run and four hits in six innings in Chicago.

Cardinals 4, Diamondbacks 2: Jaime Garcia (9-3) allowed two runs and seven hits for host St. Louis.

Brewers 4, Reds 3: Mark Kotsay tied it in the ninth with an RBI single and Craig Counsell won it with a sacrifice fly for host Milwaukee.

Nationals 2, Rockies 0: Jordan Zimmermann took a shutout into the seventh inning in Washington.

Dodgers 4, Padres 1: Andre Ethier hit two solo homers for host Los Angeles.-- AP

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