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>>Brewers Clip Cards

(Milwaukee, WI)  --  Rickie Weeks' fourth-inning solo homer held up as the Brewers clipped the Cardinals, 3-2.  Corey Hart and Aramis Ramirez also plated a run each for the Brewers, who have alternated wins and losses since the All-Star break.  Randy Wolf scattered eight hits and two runs over six-and-two-thirds innings as he upped his mark to 3-and-6.  Francisco Rodriguez closed it out for his second save.  Jon Jay doubled in a run and Carlos Beltran knocked in the other run on a sac-fly for the Cards, who have lost four-of-five since the break.  Joe Kelly yielded three runs, two earned, in six frames as he fell to 1-and-2.  Matt Holliday and Ryan Braun both left with injuries

>>Marlins Outslug Cubs

(Chicago, IL)  --  Carlos Lee clubbed a grand slam as the Marlins outslugged the Cubs, 9-5, in the first of a three-game series.  Omar Infante went 3-for-5 with a homer and three RBI, while Hanley Ramirez added a solo blast.  Anibal Sanchez struck out seven over seven strong innings to improve to 5-and-6.  Jeff Baker hit a solo homer for Chicago, which had its winning streak stopped at four.  Travis Wood was lit up for eight runs and eight hits in four-and-two-thirds to fall to 4-and-4.

MLB NL
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Washington Nationals 5, New York Mets 4 (10 inn)
San Francisco Giants 9, Atlanta Braves 0
Cincinnati Reds 4, Arizona Diamondbacks 0
Pittsburgh Pirates 6, Colorado Rockies 2
San Diego Padres 8, Houston Astros 2
Philadelphia Phillies 3, Los Angeles Dodgers 2

>>Youkilis Helps White Sox Best Boston

(Boston, MA)  --  Kevin Youkilis hit a three-run homer against his former team to help the White Sox top Boston, 7-5.  Alejandro De Aza added a pair of RBI for Chicago, which has won three-of-five since the break.  Philip Humber allowed two runs across six innings to pick up the win and Addison Reed notched his 15th save.  Kelly Shoppach hit a two-run homer while Carl Crawford, Adrian Gonzalez and Will Middlebrooks each plated a run with a single for Boston.  Jon Lester allowed six runs in four frames to suffer the loss.  The Red Sox had won three of their previous four since the All-Star break.

MLB AL
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Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 13, Detroit Tigers 0
New York Yankees 6, Toronto Blue Jays 1
Tampa Bay Rays 4, Cleveland Indians 2
Minnesota Twins 6, Baltimore Orioles 4
Seattle Mariners 9, Kansas City Royals 6
Texas Rangers 6, Oakland Athletics 1

>>Floyd Lands On DL; Humber Activated

(Boston, MA)  --  The Chicago White Sox have placed right-handed pitcher Gavin Floyd on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow tendinitis.  Floyd threw seven-and-two-third scoreless innings in his last outing on July 7th versus Toronto.  He is 7-and-8 with a 4.54 ERA and 91 strikeouts in 17 starts this season.  This is Floyd's first trip to the disabled list in his career.

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