Major Leagues: National Roundup
Published 12:00 am Monday, May 26, 2008
The National League Roundup …
ATLANTA ó Mark Teixeira drove in four runs to help the Atlanta Braves beat Brandon Webb and the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-3 Monday.
Webb (9-2) allowed seven runs ó four earned ó and a season-high 10 hits in 4 1-3 innings, his shortest start since Oct. 1, 2006. He won his first nine decisions before losing 3-1 at Florida last Wednesday.
Manny Acosta (3-1) pitched two hitless innings to win in relief of Jair Jurrjens.
Cubs 3, Dodgers 1
CHICAGO ó Derrek Lee hit a two-run drive in the first inning off Chad Billingsley (4-6) for his 250th home run, and Aramis Ramirez added a solo homer against Scott Proctor in the eighth.
Brewers 4, Nationals 3, 11 innings
WASHINGTONó Pinch-hitter Gabe Kapler singled home a run in the 11th inning.
Prince Fielder led off the 11th with an opposite-field double to left against an exaggerated shift, then moved to third on Corey Hart’s sacrifice bunt. After Russell Branyan struck out, Kapler lined the first pitch from Saul Rivera (3-2) to center for an RBI single.
Marlins 7, Mets 3
NEW YORK ó After embattled Mets manager Willie Randolph had a much-anticipated meeting with ownership, New York lost for the seventh time in eight games. General manager Omar Minaya said Randolph’s job wasn’t in danger going into the session.
Luis Gonzalez hit a three-run double for the NL East-leading Marlins (30-20).