Claudio Vargas won for the first time in a month to improve to 4-and-1. He lasted five and a-third innings, giving up three runs and seven hits.
Francisco Cordero recorded the final four outs for his major-league leading 22nd save in 22 chances. His E-R-A is a microscopic zero-point-37.
Piniella has one more game as part of his four-game suspension for a tirade last weekend.