NL roundup: Brewers sweep Mets
The National League roundup …
NEW YORK ó Prince Fielder drove in the go-ahead run on a botched potential double-play grounder in the eighth and Yovani Gallardo shut down the Mets for seven innings, leading the Milwaukee Brewers to a 6-2 victory Sunday for their first series sweep in New York.
Casey McGehee homered off R.A. Dickey in the fourth and Ryan Braun had three hits, an RBI and scored twice after stealing bases for the Brewers.
Braves 1, Diamondbacks 0
ATLANTA ó Tim Hudson combined with two relievers on a five-hit shutout, Alex Gonzalez homered and Atlanta completed a three-game sweep of slumping Arizona.
The Diamondbacks have lost five straight to match their longest skid of the season.
Reds 5, Pirates 4
PITTSBURGH ó Cincinnati scored twice in the ninth inning to hand All-Star closer Joel Hanrahan his second loss in three days and take two of three from Pittsburgh.
Ramon Hernandez hit an RBI-single to tie the game with one out in the top of the ninth and Dave Sappelt scored on Brandon Phillipsí fielderís choice.
Giants 6, Astros 4, 11 innings
HOUSTON ó Pablo Sandoval hit a tie-breaking two-run homer with two out in the 11th inning to propel San Francisco.
The score had been tied 4-4 since the fourth inning and the Giants missed several chances to take the lead until Sandovalís 15th homer off Mark Melancon (6-4).
Jeremy Affeldt (2-2) pitched two innings for the victory. He has allowed one earned in 17 1-3 innings since the All-Star break.
Rockies 5, Dodgers 3
DENVER ó Kevin Millwood pitched seven strong innings for his first big league win in nearly a year and Seth Smith hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the seventh, leading Colorado to snap a string of 17 straight Sunday losses.
The Rockies hadnít won on Sunday since beating the Chicago Cubs 9-5 on April 17.
Nationals 5, Phillies 4, 10 innings
WASHINGTON ó Ian Desmond hit a tying homer with two outs in the ninth inning, then Jonny Gomes was nicked by a pitch from Brad Lidge with the bases loaded in the 10th and Washington broke Philadelphiaís streak of eight straight winning road series.
Padres 4, Marlins 3
SAN DIEGO ó Nick Hundley tripled leading off the bottom of the ninth and scored on Will Venableís bases-loaded single to give San Diego a four-game sweep of Florida.
The Padres swept the seven-game season series. Overall, San Diego has won eight straight against the Marlins.
On the day the Padres honored all-time saves leader Trevor Hoffman by retiring his No. 51, Heath Bell (3-4) blew the save by allowing Mike Cameronís solo homer with two outs in the ninth.
Hundley started the winning rally in the bottom of the inning with a triple off the bottom of the center field wall against Edward Mujica (8-5). It was the fourth triple in the last six games for Hundley, the Padresí catcher.
Cory Luebke struck out eight in six innings for the Padres.