National League Game Capsules
(Sunday, May 3)
Final Score: Washington 1, New York 0
Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Ryan Zimmerman hit an RBI single in the
first inning and the Washington Nationals held on to beat the New York Mets
1-0 on Sunday, winning their four-game series. Doug Fister (2-1) improved to
5-0 in five career starts against the Mets after working into the seventh
inning. He allowed five hits, no walks and struck out three. The Nationals
won three of the four games, including back-to-back 1-0 decisions,
improving to 17-2 in their last 19 at Citi Field. They have won five of
their last six overall on the heels of a six-game slide. Dillon Gee (0-2)
faced the Nationals for a 17th time in his career -- his most common opponent
-- and took the loss after giving up six hits and five walks.
Final Score: Philadelphia 6, Miami 2
Miami, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Ryan Howard had two RBI and scored a run as
the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 6-2 in Sunday's finale of a
three-game series. Ben Revere had three hits and drove in one run on his
27th birthday, helping the Phillies avoid the sweep and snap a five-game
skid. Severino Gonzalez (1-1) picked up his first career win in his second
major league start after holding the Marlins to two runs on five hits over
five innings. Giancarlo Stanton and Jhonatan Solano each knocked in a run
for the Marlins, who had their win streak end at four games. The loss was
just the second in the last 11 games for the club.
Final Score: Atlanta 5, Cincinnati 0
Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - Julio Teheran kept Cincinnati guessing over
six strong innings to help the Atlanta Braves blank the Reds 5-0 in the finale
their four-game series. Teheran (3-1) limited Cincinnati to three hits and
two walks while striking out six to get back in the win column. Atlanta
lost his previous two starts after winning three straight to start the season.
Johnson and Jonny Gomes homered, while the No. 2 thru 6 hitters in
Atlanta's lineup all scored one run.
Final Score: Milwaukee 5, Chicago 3
Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Aramis Ramirez hit a solo home run and drove
in a pair of runs in the eighth inning to lift the Milwaukee Brewers to a 5-3
win over the Chicago Cubs in Sunday's series finale. Gerardo Parra pinch hit
to lead off the decisive eighth against Pedro Strop (0-1) and doubled to
left-center. Carlos Gomez followed with a bunt single and Jean Segura got
hit in the helmet with a pitch to load the bases. Segura walked to first
base on his own power but was removed from the game. After Parra was called
out at the plate on Ryan Braun's double-play grounder and Adam Lind was
walked intentionally, Ramirez delivered a two-out single to short left that
broke a 3-3 tie. Jonathan Broxton struck out two in the eighth inning and
Francisco Rodriguez got some help from Ramirez at third base to nail down his
fourth save. Two of the final three outs were line drives at Ramirez. Jimmy
Nelson went 6 2/3 innings for the Brewers, yielding three runs on seven hits
while striking out six. Will Smith (1-0) finished the seventh inning by
striking out Anthony Rizzo.
Final Score: St. Louis 3, Pittsburgh 2 (14 innings)
St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - Kolten Wong capped a successful weekend
for the St. Louis Cardinals with a home run to give them their sixth straight
win. Wong's solo homer in the bottom of the 14th lifted the Cardinals to a
3-2 win and a series sweep of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Each win in the series
came in extra innings. Miguel Socolovich (1-0) got the win for tossing a
scoreless top of the 14th inning.
Final Score: San Francisco 5, LA Angels of Anaheim 0
San Francisco, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Tim Lincecum outdueled Jered Weaver on
Sunday and the San Francisco Giants took down the Los Angeles Angels 5-0 to
complete a three-game sweep. Lincecum (2-2) tossed eight scoreless innings for
the first time since July 1, 2014, yielding just three hits with a walk
while striking out four. He also had two of San Francisco's 10 hits. Weaver
(0-4) meanwhile saw his ERA jump to 6.29 after yet another forgettable outing.
He gave up two first-inning home runs and never got back on track, allowing
five runs on 10 hits over five innings.
Final Score: San Diego 8, Colorado 6
San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Justin Upton went 3-for-4 with a home run
and three RBI to lead the San Diego Padres to a 8-6 win and a series sweep
over the Colorado Rockies on Sunday. Derek Norris and Jedd Gyorko also went
deep for the Padres, who have won three straight since a three-game losing
streak. James Shields (3-0) got the win but struggled in his outing,
allowing five runs on nine hits with seven strikeouts in 5 1/3 innings. Kyle
Kendrick (1-4) was charged with the loss after giving up six runs on six
hits in five innings on the hill.
Final Score: Los Angeles 1, Arizona 0 (13 innings)
Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Yasmani Grandal clubbed a leadoff home
run in the 13th inning to give the Los Angeles Dodgers a 1-0 win and three-
game sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday. With Evan Marshall (0-2) on
the mound, Grandal crushed a 1-1 changeup over the wall in center field for
the win. In the top of the 13th, the Diamondbacks had runners at first and
third, the first time a runner had reached third all game. A pitch from J.P.
Howell (1-1) got away from Grandal. Jordan Pacheco came home, but Grandal
was able to recover and toss the ball to Howell, who brought his glove
behind the back to tag out Pacheco. Los Angeles has won four straight, while
Arizona has dropped seven of its last nine.
05/03 20:21:36 ET
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