Archive for Monday, August 11, 2008

National League Roundup: Webb pitches Arizona past Braves

August 11, 2008


D'backs 6, Braves 1

Phoenix - Brandon Webb threw six strong innings for his major-league-leading 17th win.

Giants 5, Dodgers 4

San Francisco - Aaron Rowand scored from third on Eugenio Velez's single, and the Giants rallied.

Padres 16, Rockies 7

Denver - San Diego hit four home runs and Brian Giles and Adrian Gonzalez finished with four hits each.

Brewers 5, Nationals 4, 13 innings

Milwaukee - Gabe Kapler homered off the pole in left leading off the 13th inning, and the Brewers came back from a late three-run deficit.

Phillies 6, Pirates 3

Philadelphia - Chase Utley hit a tie-breaking homer, and the Phillies moved two games ahead of the New York Mets.

Marlins 8, Mets 2

New York - Josh Johnson stifled the Mets for seven innings, Dan Uggla had two doubles and three RBIs, and Florida roughed up Mike Pelfrey to avoid a sweep.

Astros 13, Reds 4

Cincinnati - Michael Bourn homered and drove in a career-high four runs.

Cubs 6, Cardinals 2

Chicago - Ryan Dempster won his 13th game, and the Cubs beat St. Louis in a game in which Cardinals starter Chris Carpenter left due to another injury.


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