Tuesday, July 22

Philadelphia at New York Mets (7:10 p.m. EDT). Joe Blanton makes his first start for the Phillies after his trade from Oakland. He faces Johan Santana (8-7) in an NL East showdown.



—Willie Harris, Nationals, had five RBIs and reached base five times as Washington set a season high for runs in a 15-6 rout of Atlanta.

—Jose Reyes, Mets, had four hits and scored three runs in New York's 7-5, 10-inning win over Cincinnati.

—Justin Verlander, Tigers, came within an out of completing a three-hitter in Detroit's 5-1 win over Baltimore.