Major Leagues: National League Roundup
The National League Roundup …
PITTSBURGH ó Brandon Webb became the majors’ first 11-game winner with his second successive effective start, holding Pittsburgh to one run and three hits over seven innings and driving in a run during the Arizona Diamondbacks’ 3-1 victory over the Pirates on Friday night.
Webb (11-2), coming off a 4-0 shutout win over Washington on Saturday in which he yielded only six singles, didn’t allow a hit until Jose Bautista’s two-out single in the fifth.
Phillies 4, Braves 3
ATLANTA ó Shane Victorino drove in the go-ahead run with a triple in the 10th, then threw out Gregor Blanco at the plate in the bottom of the inning as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 4-3.
The Phillies took advantage of second baseman Kelly Johnson’s ninth-inning error to tie the game 2-2.
Manny Acosta (3-4) gave up a leadoff double to pinch-hitter Chris Snelling in the 10th. Pinch-runner So Taguchi moved to third on a sacrifice and scored on Victorino’s triple.
Reds 11, Marlins 3
MIAMI ó Jay Bruce continued his sizzling start in the majors with three hits and three more RBIs, and Johnny Cueto pitched six innings to win his third straight start for Cincinnati.
Ken Griffey Jr. remained stuck on 599 career home runs, going 2-for-3.
Bruce ó the Reds’ first-round pick three years ago ó went 3-for-4, and is now hitting .463 with 10 RBIs in 11 games since being called up late last month.
Rockies 6, Brewers 4
DENVER ó Garrett Atkins tied the game with a two-run triple and Brad Hawpe gave Colorado the lead with a two-run homer in a five-run eighth inning, lifting the Rockies to a 6-4 win.Giants 10, Nationals 1
WASHINGTON ó Tim Lincecum pitched seven sharp innings to win his fourth straight decision and Jose Castillo hit a three-run homer.Astros 6, Cardinals 1
HOUSTON ó Hunter Pence had an RBI double and Houston scored three runs on two St. Louis errors.
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