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MLB Report / Scores and fast facts

> Interleague

Philadelphia 9, Toronto 0: Roy Halladay tossed seven scoreless innings in his first start against his former team. He allowed six hits and struck out four. The Philllies won their fourth straight.

Baltimore 7, Washington 6: Pinch-runner Jake Fox scored the winning run in the ninth inning on a throwing error by Cristian Guzman, and the Orioles rallied from a six-run deficit to beat the Nationals.

Cincinnati 10, Cleveland 3: Drew Stubbs drove in four runs with a homer and a single, powering the Reds over the Indians, who have dropped six in a row.

N.Y. Mets 5, Minnesota 2: David Wright homered and drove in two runs to back a solid start by Mike Pelfrey. The Mets improved to 27-11 at home.

Atlanta 3, Detroit 1: Billy Wagner earned his 400th career save, Brian McCann gave the Braves the lead with a fourth-inning homer and Atlanta ended a three-game skid.

Houston 7, Texas 4: The Rangers saw an 11-game winning streak end; Geoff Blum had the go-ahead RBI double among his three hits and scored twice for the Astros.

Milwaukee 8, Seattle 3: Rookie catcher Jonathan Lucroy hit his first major league home run to lead the Brewers to a win. Ryan Rowland-Smith (1-7) gave up five runs on five hits in 5 1/3 innings.

Kansas City 4, St. Louis 2: Zack Greinke went eight-plus innings and Scott Podsednik ignited a three-run third inning for the Royals. St. Louis ended a five-game win streak.

Colorado at L.A. Angels: The Angels have been playing well as of late, but they can't gain any ground on red-hot Texas. The Angels are in the midst of a 12-game homestand.

Pittsburgh at Oakland: The Athletics had lost 10 of 12 against National League opponents entering Friday's game.

N.Y. Yankees at L.A. Dodgers: Dodgers manager Joe Torre went up against his former team for the first time on Friday night.

Boston at San Francisco: Dustin Pedroia had three home runs for the first time in his career on Thursday when the Red Sox beat the Rockies.

> National League

San Diego 3, Florida 0: Will Venable's two-run homer in the seventh inning broke a scoreless tie. Meanwhile, Bobby Valentine continues to negotiate with the Marlins about their vacant managerial position.

> Late Thursday

L.A. Dodgers 10, L.A. Angels 6: Manny Ramirez hit a pair of RBI singles and the Dodgers scored five runs in the fourth inning to avoid a six-game season sweep by their Southern California rivals.

> Around the horn

Texas Rangers: A federal bankruptcy judge said that a decision on the Rangers' plan to repay creditors and sell the team will not be delayed after all, though he warned that the club's haste could jeopardize the plan's approval.

Compiled from News and wire service reports.

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