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Archive for Sunday, May 4, 2008

National League Roundup: Guzman drives in six for Nats

May 4, 2008

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Nationals 9, Pirates 8

Washington - Cristian Guzman tied a career high with six RBIs, including a tiebreaking three-run double.

Dodgers 12, Rockies 7

Denver - James Loney homered and drove in six runs, and Los Angeles extended its winning streak to eight.

Diamondbacks 10, Mets 4

Phoenix - Brandon Webb became the majors' first seven-game winner, Augie Ojeda drove in a career-high six runs, and Arizona beat New York. Webb (7-0) matched Randy Johnson in 2000 for the fastest start by a Diamondbacks pitcher.

Giants 3, Phillies 2, 10 inn.

Philadelphia - Bengie Molina singled in the go-ahead run in the 10th inning to lift San Francisco.

Cubs 9, Cardinals 3

St. Louis - Ted Lilly worked seven solid innings, recorded his 1,000th strikeout and added his second career extra-base hit.

Braves 9, Reds 1

Atlanta - Jo-Jo Reyes gave up one run in 51â3 innings, and Atlanta broke open a close game with a six-run seventh. Reyes (1-0), recalled from Triple-A Richmond for the start in place of the injured John Smoltz, gave up four hits and one run in 51â3 innings.

Padres 7, Marlins 2

Miami - Jake Peavy won for the first time in more than three weeks, and Tadahito Iguchi hit the go-ahead two-run double to help San Diego defeat Florida.

Astros 6, Brewers 2

Houston - Pitcher Brandon Backe and Michael Bourn hit back-to-back home runs in a five-run fifth inning. It was the second night in a row the Astros have hit consecutive home runs, after they hit three straight in the series opener.

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