NL: Phils hand Fish sixth straight loss
MIAMIó Shane Victorino drove in four runs, Jamie Moyer pitched six solid innings and the Philadelphia Phillies extended the Florida Marlins’ skid to six with a 13-2 victory on Sunday.
Florida, which began the season 11-1, is mired in its longest losing streak since an eight-game slide from Aug. 15-22, 2007.
The Marlins’ latest loss got so out of hand that outfielder Cody Ross pitched a scoreless ninth inning.
Moyer (3-1) allowed one run and seven hits to improve to 7-0 at Dolphin Stadium and 12-1 against the Marlins overall.
Pedro Feliz had three hits, two RBIs and scored two runs for Philadelphia.
Cubs 10, Cardinals 3
ST. LOUIS ó Kosuke Fukudome hit a three-run homer and drove in five on his 32nd birthday, leading Chicago to the victory. Fukudome went 3-for-4 to hike his average to .371 after hitting .257 last season. He hit his fourth homer in the eighth to finish the scoring.
Rich Harden (2-1) struck out nine in six innings for the Cubs, who ended a four-game skid.
He allowed two runs and four hits.
Diamondbacks 5, Giants 4, 12 innings
PHOENIXó Conor Jackson hit a bases-loaded single in the 12th inning to give Arizona the victory.
The Diamondbacks tied it at 4 with a three-run ninth, capped by Justin Upton’s two-run homer off closer Brian Wilson.
The winning rally began when former Diamondbacks reliever Brandon Medders (0-1) walked leadoff man Miguel Montero.
Montero moved up on Chris Young’s bunt, and Medders walked Felipe Lopez intentionally and Augie Ojeda unintentionally to load the bases.
Reds 8, Braves 2
CINCINNATI ó Jay Bruce homered twice and drove in four runs to help Cincinnati avoid a three-game sweep.
Micah Owings earned his first win in nearly a year with seven strong innings. Joey Votto had two doubles and three RBIs.
Former Reds catcher David Ross broke up Owings’ shutout bid with a homer in the seventh.
Atlanta pitched Kenshin Kawakami struggled.
Astros 3, Brewers 2
HOUSTON ó Ivan Rodriguez hit a tiebreaking homer in the fourth inning and the Astros snapped the Brewers’ four-game winning streak.
Nationals 8, Mets 1
NEW YORK ó Jordan Zimmermann showed off the sharp stuff that has Washington so excited about his future, and the Nationals earned their first road victory this season.
Jesus Flores homered and drove in three runs against his former club, Austin Kearns also teed off on an ineffective Oliver Perez.
Rockies 10, Dodgers 4
DENVER ó Ryan Spilborghs homered and drove in three runs for Colorado, and Clint Barmes added a two-run shot.
Pirates 8, Padres 3
SAN DIEGO ó Adam LaRoche hit two home runs, lifting Pittsburgh to the victory. Ross Ohlendorf (2-2) gave up a long two-run homer to Adrian Gonzalez in the first.