Bonds follows up with 757
Giants 5, Nationals 0
San Francisco – Barry Bonds wasted no time adding to his home run record: this time, with a two-run shot into the water for No. 757.
Bonds hit a towering homer into McCovey Cove in the first inning of the San Francisco Giants’ 5-0 win against Washington on Wednesday, one night after breaking Hank Aaron’s 33-year-old record with his 756th.
Mets 4, Braves 3
New York – Moises Alou hit a tiebreaking homer in the eighth inning and Billy Wagner escaped a jam in the ninth.
Astros 8, Cubs 2
Houston – Roy Oswalt pitched six shutout innings and Craig Biggio and Lance Berkman hit solo home runs off Carlos Zambrano as Houston completed a three-game sweep.
Rockies 19, Brewers 4
Denver – Garrett Atkins matched his career high with six RBIs and had four of Colorado’s 23 hits as it completed a three-game sweep of slumping Milwaukee.
Reds 1, Dodgers 0
Cincinnati – Ken Griffey Jr. singled home a run and made two rally-killing defensive plays for Cincinnati as Los Angeles was shut out for the third straight game.
Phillies 6, Marlins 4
Philadelphia – Aaron Rowand homered for Philadelphia, which kept Florida’s Dontrelle Willis winless in his last 13 starts.
Diamondbacks 10, Pirates 6
Phoenix – Chris Snyder drove in four runs, two on a home run, and Arizona overcame Byung-Hyun Kim’s miserable return to the team.