>>Cubs Clip Reds
(Chicago, IL) -- Aramis Ramirez plated two runs to back seven-and-two third stellar innings from Matt Garza as the Cubs clipped the Reds, 4-3, on Monday afternoon at Wrigley Field. Garza gave up three runs, only one earned, on six hits and fanned eight to improve to 8-and-10 on the season. Carlos Marmol worked a flawless ninth to nail down his 32nd save. Alfonso Soriano added an RBI single for the Northsiders, who have won back-to-back games on the heels of a three-game slide. Yonder Alonso and Devin Mesoraco each drove in a run for Cincinnati. Dontrelle Willis allowed all four runs through seven innings of duty to absorb the loss. Rodrigo Lopez gets the nod opposite Mike Leake in tonight's second installment..
>>Stewart Shines As Sox Blank Twins, Sweep Doubleheader
(Minneapolis, MN) -- Zach Stewart went the distance and gave up just one hit, leading the White Sox past the Twins, 4-0, and sweeping a doubleheader. Stewart struck out nine and took a perfect game into the eighth inning before Danny Valencia hit a lead-off double. Brent Morel went 3-for-5 with a two-run single while Juan Pierre and Alexei Ramirez added an RBI apiece. Scott Diamond gave up two runs over five frames to suffer the loss. In the opener, Philip Humber tossed seven shutout innings as the White Sox topped the Twins, 2-1. Jake Peavy will toe the rubber against Liam Hendriks in tonight's third installment.
>>Wolf's Gem Lifts Crew Over Cards
(St. Louis, MO) -- Ryan Braun and Nyjer Morgan both popped solo home runs to back eight stellar innings from Randy Wolf as the Brewers rolled to a 4-1 win over the Cardinals. Wolf fanned five and gave up just one run on four hits to improve to 12-and-9 on the season. John Axford worked a flawless ninth to nail down his 41st save. Corey Hart extended his hitting streak to 17 games with an RBI single in the second for Milwaukee, which has won four games in-a-row. David Freese scored on an Allen Craig double-play ball in the fifth to account for St. Louis' lone run of the game. Jake Westbrook was tagged with the loss for the Cards, who have dropped three of their last four.
Washington Nationals 7, Los Angeles Dodgers 2
Pittsburgh Pirates 3, Houston Astros 1
Chicago Cubs 4, Cincinnati Reds 3
Arizona Diamondbacks 10, Colorado Rockies 7
San Francisco Giants 7, San Diego Padres 2
Milwaukee Brewers 4, St. Louis Cardinals 1
Philadelphia Phillies 9, Atlanta Braves 0
Florida Marlins 9, New York Mets 3
New York Yankees 11, Baltimore Orioles 10
Detroit Tigers 4, Cleveland Indians 2
Toronto Blue Jays 1, Boston Red Sox 0 (11 inn)
Tampa Bay Rays 5, Texas Rangers 1
Chicago White Sox 2, Minnesota Twins 1
Kansas City Royals 11, Oakland Athletics 6
Chicago White Sox 4, Minnesota Twins 0
LA Angels of Anaheim 7, Seattle Mariners 3