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Sports Minute: Here is the latest California sports news from The Associated Press

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Cole Hamels pitched eight strong innings and Chase Utley had an RBI single to lift the Philadelphia Phillies to a 2-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants yesterday. The Giants, who were looking for their first four-game sweep in Philadelphia since 1998, lost for just the second time in eight games. San Francisco's lead over the idle Dodgers in the NL West dropped to 1 1/2 games.

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Brandon Moss hit a grand slam and the Oakland Athletics gave Jeff Samardzija more run support yesterday than he has had all season in a 13-1 victory over the Houston Astros. Jed Lowrie had three hits and drove in a run for the A's, who have the best record (63-38) in baseball and are a season-best 25 games over .500.

CHICAGO (AP) - Tyson Ross struck out a career-high 11, and the light-hitting San Diego Padres broke out for a season-best nine runs in the sixth inning in a 13-3 rout of the Chicago Cubs last night. Ross (9-10) allowed one run, five hits and one walk in six innings to reach a career high in wins.

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Nick Castellanos drove in the tying and go-ahead runs with a double in the sixth inning and Max Scherzer won his fourth straight decision, leading the Detroit Tigers to a 6-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels last night. Scherzer (12-3) tied teammate Rick Porcello and New York's Masahiro Tanaka for the league lead in wins.

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