>>Cards Sweep Braves To Make Wild Card Push
(St. Louis, MO) -- Yadier Molina's three-run double highlighted a five-run third inning as the Cardinals doubled up the Braves, 6-3. Albert Pujols, Matt Holliday and Lance Berkman all drove in runs for St. Louis, which swept the three-game series to pull within four-and-a-half games of the NL Wild Card leaders. Jake Westbrook got the win. St. Louis is at Pittsburgh tonight.
>>Cubs Bounce Mets In Extras
(Flushing, NY) -- Chicago busted out the bats in the 11th, scoring six on their way to a 10-6 victory over the Mets. Tyler Colvin drove in three while Carlos Pena and Alfonso Soriano each plated a pair for the Cubs, who have won three-of-four. Ramon Ortiz earned the victory out of the bullpen. Rodrigo Lopez will oppose Dontrelle Willis when the Cubs begin a four-game series with the Reds at 6:10 p.m. in Cincinnati.
>>Tribe Takes Down Pale Hose
(Chicago, IL) -- Lou Marson and Carlos Santant each had two-run doubles to lead the Indians to a 7-3 win over the White Sox. Zach Stewart gave up three runs in five frames to take the loss. Juan Pierre and Alexei Ramirez both went 2-for-5 with an RBI for Chicago. The White Sox are 10-and-a-half back of the Tigers and the Indians 11 in the AL Central. John Danks will oppose Rick Porcello when the White Sox start a three-game set with the Tigers at The Cell at 7:10 tonight.
Washington Nationals 8, Houston Astros 2
Florida Marlins 4, Pittsburgh Pirates 1
Milwaukee Brewers 3, Philadelphia Phillies 2
Colorado Rockies 4, Cincinnati Reds 1
San Francisco Giants 8, Los Angeles Dodgers 1
San Diego Padres 7, Arizona Diamondbacks 6
Detroit Tigers 2, Minnesota Twins 1
Toronto Blue Jays 6, Baltimore Orioles 5
Tampa Bay Rays 9, Boston Red Sox 1
Texas Rangers 8, Oakland Athletics 1
New York Yankees 6, LA Angels of Anaheim 5
Kansas City Royals 2, Seattle Mariners 1