PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Domonic Brown drove in the tiebreaking run on an infield grounder in the eighth and the Philadelphia Phillies snapped the Cincinnati Reds' 6-game winning streak with a 5-3 victory last night. Joey Votto hit a tying solo homer off Antonio Bastardo in the eighth, and Jay Bruce hit a two-run shot for Cincinnati.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Jason Kipnis' three-run homer in the 10th inning gave the Indians a 6-3 win over the Mariners. Kipnis' home run came on an 0-1 pitch from Lucas Luetge and capped a two-out rally that began with a walk and an infield hit. The Indians have won 15 of 19 and are 10-2 at Progressive Field since April 30.
CLEVELAND (AP) - The Indians have activated right-hander Vinnie Pestano, the team's top setup man, from the 15-day disabled list. Pestano went on the DL with a sore right elbow on May 1st. He hasn't pitched for the Indians since April 28th against Kansas City. Pestano, who pitched a scoreless inning on a rehab assignment for Class A Lake County on Wednesday, has no record with a 2.25 ERA in eight appearances for Cleveland.
CLEVELAND (AP) - The Browns have signed quarterback Brian Hoyer to a 2-year contract, adding more veteran depth to a troublesome position. Hoyer, who starred at a Cleveland area high school, was released earlier this week by Arizona. Hoyer will compete for a backup job with the Browns, who expect Brandon Weeden to beat out Jason Campbell to be the starter.
NEW YORK (AP) - Columbus Crew forward Jairo Arrieta has been suspended two games and fined an undisclosed sum for violent play in a game against the Colorado Rapids last weekend. Arrieta was penalized for swinging his left arm back and hitting Colorado defender Drew Moor in the face while awaiting a long pass from the backfield in the 18th minute of the Rapids' 2-0 win on Saturday. He's appealing the second game of the suspension and will sit out Columbus' game at Toronto FC today.
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