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Peavy wins for first time since June 19

July 28, 2007

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— Milton Bradley homered and Brian Giles had a season-high three RBIs for San Diego and Jake Peavy won for the first time since June 19.

Peavy (10-5) allowed one run and four hits and struck out eight for the Padres, who won for the second time in eight games. He is 5-0 with a 0.98 ERA on the road this year and his 2.41 season ERA remains second in the NL.

Woody Williams (5-12) went six innings and allowed four runs and eight hits as the Astros' three-game winning streak ended.

Peavy knocked in the Padres' first run with a single in the second inning. Giles, Adrian Gonzalez, Josh Bard and Peavy had two hits each.

Phillies 8, Pirates 1, 7 innings - rain

Philadelphia - Pat Burrell homered and had three RBIs and Jamie Moyer allowed one run in seven innings in Philadelphia's rain-shortened win over Pittsburgh.

Nationals 6, Mets 2

New York - Washington's Ryan Church and Austin Kearns homered to back the pitching of former Met Mike Bacsik.

Reds 5, Cubs 4

Cincinnati - Edwin Encarnacion's ninth-inning RBI single gave Cincinnati the victory.

The Cubs have lost consecutive games for the second time in less than a week.

Reds starter Bronson Arroyo allowed two unearned runs in 72â3 innings.

Brewers 12, Cardinals 2

st. louis - Claudio Vargas worked eight innings for the first time in four seasons and was backed by Milwaukee's 19-hit attack.

D'Backs 8, Braves 7, 11 innings

Phoenix - Tony Clark homered to lead off the bottom of the eleventh inning, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Atlanta Braves 8-7 Friday night after squandering a seven-run lead.

Giants 12, Marlins 10

San Francisco - Ray Durham was 2-for-4 with a double, a home run and 3 RBI as San Francisco scored four in the fifth and six more in the sixth to move past the Florida Marlins.

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