Major Leagues: National League Roundup
The National League roundup …
MILWAUKEE ó Ryan Braun homered, tripled and drove in four runs, leading a shaky Zack Greinke and the Milwaukee Brewers over the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-6 Sunday for a three-game sweep.
Casey McGehee and Jonathan Lucroy also homered as the Brewers beat Pittsburgh for the ninth straight time at Miller Park. The Pirates have lost five in a row overall.
Greinke (2-1) was flawless for the first four innings. He gave up five runs in the fifth as the Pirates pulled to 6-5, and left after the inning.
Braves 3, Phillies 2
ATLANTA ó Dan Uggla hit a tiebreaking home run off Roy Halladay in the eighth inning to cap a productive afternoon in which the Bravesí second baseman had two hits and a walk.
Freddie Freeman drove in two runs for Atlanta, Jonny Venters (3-0) pitched a perfect eighth and Craig Kimbrel recorded the final three outs for his 10th save.
Pinch-hitter Ben Francisco led off the ninth with a walk, and he moved to second with two outs on a wild pitch. Kimbrel ended the game on Rollinsí soft fly ball to left field.
Mets 7, Astros 4
HOUSTON ó Justin Turner homered and drove in a career-high five runs, and Jason Pridie hit a go-ahead single and stole home for the Mets.
Chris Capuano (3-4) allowed six hits and two runs in five innings. He struck out six.
Aneury Rodriguez (0-2) didnít allow a hit until the fifth, but finished with five earned runs and four walks.
Reds 9, Cardinals 7
CINCINNATI ó Brandon Phillips hit a bases-loaded double in the seventh inning that ended Chris Carpenterís outing and his five-year streak of beating the Reds.
Carpenter (1-3) hadnít lost to the Reds since June 6, 2006, winning his last 10 decisions.
D-backs 4, Dodgers 1
LOS ANGELES ó Ian Kennedy pitched six innings and Xavier Nady and Ryan Roberts hit consecutive homers to help the Diamondbacks beat the Dodgers.
Padres 8, Rockies 2
DENVER ó Mat Latos snapped a personal 10-game losing streak and Ryan Ludwick homered in the Padresí win over the slumping Rockies.