Braves 7, Nationals 3
ATLANTA ó Tim Hudson pitched six scoreless innings before tiring and had two RBIs in Atlantaís fifth straight win.
Dodgers 9, Reds 3
CINCINNATI ó Nomar Garciaparra hit his first homer since Sept. 14, and Andruw Jones was dropped to eighth in the starting batting order for the first time since Aug. 22, 1998. He went 0-for-4, lowering his average to .159.
Marlins 10, Pirates 4
PITTSBURGH ó Florida pitcher Mark Hendrickson, who came into the game 1-for-46 the last two seasons, had two hits.
Cubs 7, Mets 1
CHICAGO ó Carlos Zambrano led the Cubs to their 12th win in 15 games.
Cardinals 4, Brewers 3
MILWAUKEE ó Skip Schumaker doubled in the go-ahead run in the ninth.
Astros 10, Padres 3
HOUSTON ó For the first time since August, Roy Oswalt won consecutive starts.
Red Sox 8, Rangers 3
BOSTON ó Clay Buchholz pitched six shutout innings, David Ortiz drove in three runs with a pair of doubles and Boston completed a four-game sweep.
Tigers 5, Blue Jays 1
TORONTO ó Rookie Armando Galarraga won his second straight start.
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