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Jul 30, 2013 11:29 PM by Associated Press (ATM)

Young, Ruiz helps Phils beat Giants to snap skid

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Carlos Ruiz and Michael Young hit two-run homers to back John Lannan, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the San Francisco Giants 7-3 Tuesday night to snap an eight-game losing streak.

The Phillies beat the New York Mets 13-8 in their first game after the All-Star break, but scored a total of 14 in the next eight losses to drop out of contention.

The defending World Series champion Giants have lost five in a row and eight of nine. They came off a 3-7 homestand that left them in last place in the NL West.

Lannan (3-4) allowed three runs and seven hits in seven innings.

Former UCSB star Barry Zito (4-8) gave up four runs and five hits in 3 1-3 innings. The 2002 AL Cy Young Award winner is 0-7 with a 9.97 ERA on the road.

Young, another former Gaucho, is the subject of trade rumors. The MLB trade deadline is at 1pm California time on Wednesday.

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