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 width=>>Wood Leads Cubs Past Reds

Travis Wood struck out seven in seven scoreless innings as the Chicago Cubs blanked the Cincinnati Reds 5-0 in the rubber match of a three-game set on Wednesday.

Wood (1-1) yielded just three hits and a pair of walks against his former team, giving the lefty 19 straight innings of scoreless ball over his last three starts against the Reds.

Chicago did all of its damage against Reds starter Jason Marquis (0-1), who was lifted after just four innings.

Anthony Rizzo started the scoring with a two-run homer to right before Marquis recorded an out in the bottom of the first.

Jonathan Herrera added to the lead with an RBI single in the bottom of the second, and Marquis hit Jorge Soler with a pitch with the bases loaded later in the frame to force in another run.

Miguel Montero's sacrifice fly in the fourth inning made it 5-0.

 width=>>Cardinals Down Brewers

Lance Lynn threw five solid innings to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 4-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers.

Lynn (1-1) only had one 1-2-3 inning, but he was regularly able to work out of trouble. He allowed a run on six hits and struck out four, and the Cardinals used a parade of six relievers to finish the final four innings.

Matt Holliday drove in two runs, Yadier Molina had three hits, and Matt Carpenter added two.

Wily Peralta (0-1) allowed all four St. Louis runs on 10 hits and a walk in five innings with one strikeout. Jonathan Lucroy, Ryan Braun and Jean Segura all tallied two hits for Milwaukee.

The Brewers had the tying run reach the plate in the ninth against Trevor Rosenthal, but he induced a flyout from Adam Lind to end the game.

National League Scoreboard
Miami 6, Atlanta 2
Washington 10, Boston 5
New York 6, Philadelphia 1
Detroit 1, Pittsburgh 0
San Diego 3, Arizona 2
LA Dodgers 5, Seattle 2
Colorado 4, San Francisco 2

 width=>>Indians Down White Sox

Lonnie Chisenhall went 2-for-4 with two RBI and a run scored in the Cleveland Indians' 4-2 win over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday.

Carlos Santana and Michael Bourn had one RBI apiece for the Indians in the finale of this brief two-game series.

Cleveland starter Trevor Bauer (2-0) allowed two runs on four hits while striking out eight and walking four over six innings. In his season debut last Thursday, Bauer held the Houston Astros without a hit before leaving after 111 pitches in the sixth inning.

Alexei Ramirez and J.B. Shuck each drove in a run for the White Sox, who had a three-game winning streak snapped. John Danks (0-2) gave up four runs -- three earned -- on six hits over 4 2/3 innings.

American League Scoreboard
LA Angels of Anaheim 10, Texas 2
Baltimore 7, New York 5
Toronto 12, Tampa Bay 7
Houston 6, Oakland 1
Minnesota 3, Kansas City 1

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