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>>Padres Sweep Cubs

(San Diego, CA)  --  Clayton Richard tossed a five-hitter as the Padres completed a three-game sweep of the Cubs with a 2-0 win.  Richard struck out five and walked two en route to improving to 9-and-11.   Will Venable and Yonder Alonso each knocked in a run for San Diego, which went 5-and-1 on its six-game homestand.  Jeff Samardzija fanned six, but allowed a run on four hits in seven innings to fall to 7-and-10 with the tough-luck loss.  The Cubs have dropped eight straight.

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Milwaukee Brewers 3, Cincinnati Reds 2
Atlanta Braves 12, Philadelphia Phillies 6
Pittsburgh Pirates 7, Arizona Diamondbacks 6
Miami Marlins 13, New York Mets 0
Washington Nationals 4, Houston Astros 3
Los Angeles Dodgers 6, Colorado Rockies 4

>>Giants Clobber Cardinals

(St. Louis, MO)  --  Marco Scutaro hit a grand slam as part of a seven-RBI night as the Giants demolished the Cardinals, 15-0.  Hunter Pence knocked in two runs and scored another for the Giants, who have won the last two in the four-game set.  Ryan Vogelsong fired seven innings of three-hit, shutout ball to improve to 10-and-5.  Joe Kelly allowed seven runs, four earned, in five-plus innings to fall to 2-and-5.  St. Louis was outhit 15-4 in the laugher.

>>Royals Sneak By White Sox

(Chicago, IL)  --  Jeremy Guthrie dealt eight innings of shutout ball with six strikeouts to lead the Royals to a 2-1 win over the White Sox.  It was Guthrie's first win since being acquired by Kansas City.  Mike Moustakas and Salvador Perez supplied the offense with each hitting a solo home run.  The Royals took two-of-three from the White Sox.  A.J. Pierzynski plated Chicago's only run on a RBI single in the ninth, but Royals closer Greg Holland finished off the game.  Jose Quintana fell to 4-and-2, despite only allowing two runs in seven innings.

MLB AL
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Cleveland Indians 6, Minnesota Twins 2
Texas Rangers 10, Boston Red Sox 9
Oakland Athletics 9, LA Angels of Anaheim 8
New York Yankees 12, Detroit Tigers 8
Baltimore Orioles 9, Seattle Mariners 2
Tampa Bay Rays 3, Toronto Blue Jays 2

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