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St. Lucie, Vero Beach fire no-hitters

Left-hander Rafael Rogue pitched the first no-hitter in St. Lucie's eight-year history, leading the Mets past visiting Dunedin 6-1 Wednesday night. Rogue (4-4) had a team-high 12 strikeouts to help the Mets snap a six-game losing streak.

Dunedin broke up Rogue's shutout in the eighth when Brandon Cromer walked and scored after two errors.

Across the state, three Vero Beach pitchers combined for a no-hitter in a 3-0 victory over West Palm Beach.

Phillies 8, Tigers 2: Luis Brito went 4-for-5 with two RBI and scored once for visiting Clearwater. . Carlton Loewer (6-3) held Lakeland to one run and three hits in seven innings for the win. The 6-foot-6 right-hander struck out five and walked three.

Miracle 3, Cardinals 2: Gary Carabello walked and scored the game-winner on Jim Champion's fourth-inning groundout against visiting St. Petersburg. Shane Bowers, who allowed five hits and two runs in eight innings, earned the win and Rob Debrino got his ninth save. The Cardinals pulled within a run in the sixth when Chris Fick followed Mike Matvey's double with his ninth home run, and second in as many games. Tom McKinnon added two hits for St. Petersburg.

Yankees 2, Rangers 1 (11): Kraig Hawkins singled home Jeff Motuzas, who reached on an error, for the game-winner in the 11th for visiting Tampa. . Frank Lankford, who pitched three innings of one-hit relief, got the win and Dan Rios picked up his 15th save.

_ STEVE LEE, TIMES WIRES

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