National League Game Capsules
(Sunday, July 13)
Final Score: New York 9, Miami 1
Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Curtis Granderson went 3-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored to help the New York Mets sweep the Miami Marlins with a 9-1 decision. Jacob deGrom (3-5) went seven innings and allowed one run on five hits with eight strikeouts to earn the win. David Wright and Chris Young each knocked in a pair of runs for the Mets, who have won seven of their last eight. Brad Hand (0-2) took the loss after giving up three runs on six hits and two walks over four innings of work. Miami has dropped its past five games against New York and enters the All-Star break losing five of six overall.
Final Score: Cincinnati 6, Pittsburgh 3
Cincinnati, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Kristopher Negron hit a three-run homer and Todd Frazier added a two-run shot, as Cincinnati took down Pittsburgh, 6-3, in the rubber match of a three-game series. Chris Heisey doubled twice among his three hits, while Devin Mesoraco hit safely twice and drove in the other run for the Reds, who won the set and head into the All-Star break with seven wins in their last nine outings. Johnny Cueto (10-6) produced his 18th quality start of the season, allowing three runs on five hits with seven strikeouts and two walks over six effective innings. Aroldis Chapman struck out the side in the ninth for his 21st save. Neil Walker homered and drove in two for the Pirates, losers in five of their last seven. Josh Harrison added an RBI in defeat.
Final Score: Washington 10, Philadelphia 3
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Jayson Werth's three-run homer helped lift the Washington Nationals to a 10-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday in the rubber match of a three-game set. Werth finished with four RBI, Ryan Zimmerman homered and drove in two runs and Ian Desmond's two-run double helped fuel a four-run sixth inning for the Nationals, who won the final two games of the series. Tanner Roark (8-6) tossed a solid seven innings, surrendering just four hits and one run with no walks and six strikeouts to earn the win. Cody Asche doubled twice and drove in a run for Philadelphia, which was outscored 15-6 in its final two contests before the All-Star break. Phillies starter Kyle Kendrick (4-9) was reached for five runs on five hits in 5 2/3 frames.
Final Score: Milwaukee 11, St. Louis 2
Milwaukee, WI (SportsNetwork.com) - Carlos Gomez went 3-for-4 with two RBI and three runs scored, as Milwaukee cruised into the All-Star break with an 11-2 victory over St. Louis in the finale of a three-game set. Scooter Gennett added three hits, two RBI and scored twice for the Brewers, who avoided a sweep and a winless homestand (1-6), while putting the brakes on a seven-game slide and taking a one-game lead over their Sunday foes for first place in the NL Central. Elian Herrera finished a career-best 5-for-5 and scored three times for the hosts, while Ryan Braun drove in two and Khris Davis added a solo homer and two RBI. Wily Peralta (10-6) allowed one unearned run on three hits while fanning five over seven solid innings. Matt Adams and George Kottaras knocked in a run each for the Cardinals, who lost for just the second time in their last seven. Carlos Martinez (2-4) lasted just four frames in defeat, tagged for four runs on seven hits with five strikeouts and three walks.
Final Score: Atlanta 10, Chicago 7
Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Chris Johnson's three-run homer fueled a four-run third inning and helped the Atlanta Braves take a 10-7 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday in the rubber match of a three-game set. Johnson finished with three hits and three runs scored and Tommy La Stella supplied a three-run double among his three hits for the Braves, who won three of their final four games before the All-Star break. Starter Julio Teheran (9-6) earned the win despite giving up four runs on seven hits with two walks and six strikeouts across seven innings. Chris Coghlan and Arismendy Alcantara both homered for Chicago, which dropped the final two games of the series. Starter Travis Wood (7-8) was tagged with the loss after giving up seven runs on seven hits and three walks in six frames.
Final Score: San Francisco 8, Arizona 4
San Francisco, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Buster Posey and Madison Bumgarner both hit grand slams to lead the San Francisco Giants to an 8-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks in the rubber match of a three-game set. It is the first time in MLB history that a team's starting catcher and pitcher each hit a grand slam in the same game Bumgarner (10-7) was also solid on the mound, earning the win after giving up four runs on 10 hits with five strikeouts in 6 1/3 innings. Pablo Sandoval finished 3-for-4 at the plate with a run scored and Bumgarner also doubled for the Giants, who won three of their last five games before the All-Star break. Cody Ross supplied a two-run homer and Martin Prado had three hits and an RBI for Arizona, which dropped two of its last three. Diamondbacks starter Vidal Nuno (0-1) was tagged for four runs on six hits with a walk in five innings.
Final Score: Los Angeles 1, San Diego 0
Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Hyun-Jin Ryu tossed six innings of two- hit, shutout ball as the Los Angeles Dodgers earned their second straight 1-0 victory over the San Diego Padres. The outcome became tenuous in the ninth when San Diego put runners on the corners with one out, but Kenley Jansen struck out Jake Goebbert and Seth Smith to close out the victory. The Dodgers scored the game's only run in the sixth frame when Dee Gordon slapped a single into left field, stole second on a pitchout and scored on Yasiel Puig's base hit to center. Ryu (10-5), who failed to make it out of the third inning in his previous start, did not allow a runner past first base and struck out 10, but the left-hander was nevertheless pulled after throwing 92 pitches.
Final Score: Minnesota 13, Colorado 5
Denver, CO (SportsNetwork.com) - Brian Dozier went 3-for-6 with a pair of homers as the Minnesota Twins pounded out 18 hits in a 13-5 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Sunday. The second baseman will be one of the participants for Monday's Home Run Derby at Target Field. Chris Parmelee, Sam Fuld and Eduardo Escobar each drove in two runs for the Twins (44-50), who have won five of six heading into the All-Star break. Minnesota starter Phil Hughes (10-5) allowed five runs on 10 hits while striking out six over five innings. Justin Morneau and Nolan Arenado each had three hits and an RBI for the Rockies (40-55), who lost the final two contests of this three-game series. Brett Anderson (0-3), making his first start since April 12 due to a broken left index finger, gave up six runs -- five earned -- on 10 hits with three walks over five innings. He was activated from the 60-day disabled list prior to the game.
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