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Brewers 8, Cardinals 2
At St. Louis, Prince Fielder hit his fourth homer in the last five games to help Milwaukee win its fifth in a row.
Manny Parra (3-4) won his third straight start and the Brewers got two-run singles from J.J. Hardy and Jason Kendall to win their 11th in 13 games.
Todd Wellemeyer (3-4) walked seven, two more than his previous career worst. Phillies 8, Nationals 6
At Washington, A two-base error on an eighth-inning bunt provided the go-ahead run and the Phillies completed a sweep.
Sergio Escalona (1-0), called up overnight from Double-A Reading, got the win in his major league debut by throwing one scoreless inning of middle relief.
Trailing 6-5 in the top of the eighth, the Phillies got the first two men on base against reliever Julian Tavarez (0-3), and Pedro Feliz tried to bunt them over. Pitcher Jesus Colome fielded the ball and threw accurately to first, but second baseman Anderson Hernandez -- who was covering the bag -- moved out of the way at the last second and let the ball go into right field. Two runs scored.
Pirates 11, Rockies 4
At Pittsburgh, Nate McLouth had three of his four RBIs during a 10-run seventh inning for the Pirates.
The first 11 batters reached in the seventh for Pittsburgh, which trailed 4-1 entering the inning but scored at least 10 runs in an inning for the first time since Aug. 20, 2003.
Pittsburgh starter Zach Duke (5-3) gave up four runs in the fourth. Alan Embree (1-2) lost.
Padres 3, Reds 1
At San Diego, Jake Peavy threw a four-hitter and Kevin Kouzmanoff drove in two runs.
Peavy (3-5) gave the Padres' bullpen a rest after a 16-inning game, winning for the first time in six starts. It was his first complete game of the season and seventh of his career.
Bronson Arroyo (5-3) went seven innings for the Reds.
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