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National League Game Capsules

(Sunday, May 3)

Final Score: Washington 1, New York 0

Flushing, NY ( - 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 ( - 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 ( - 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 ( - 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 ( - 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 ( - 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 ( - 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 ( - 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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