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Dodgers 6, Pirates 2
At Los Angeles, Andre Ethier hit a tiebreaking homer, Manny Ramirez had an early RBI double for the Dodgers.
Jon Garland (10-11) persevered through six rocky innings to remain unbeaten since joining Los Angeles last month.
Cardinals 11, Marlins 6
At St. Louis, Matt Holliday drove in three runs to top 100 RBIs for the third time in his career and the Cardinals' bullpen rescued struggling Todd Wellemeyer.
Holliday and Ryan Ludwick had two-run singles off Ricky Nolasco (11-9) in a four-run first. Holliday added an RBI double in a four-run eighth capped by Colby Rasmus' three-run homer.
Blake Hawksworth (4-0) allowed one hit in 1 1-3 innings for the win.
Reds 3, Astros 1
At Cincinnati, pinch-hitter Jay Bruce had a go-ahead single in his return from the disabled list and Brandon Phillips homered for the Reds.
Playing his first game in more than two months, Bruce bounced a two-run single through the right side to give Cincinnati a 2-1 lead in the seventh inning.
Bronson Arroyo (13-12) allowed one run in seven innings, improving to 5-4 with a 2.11 ERA over his last 13 starts.
Diamondbacks 4, Padres 2, 10 innings
At San Diego, Brandon Allen singled in the go-ahead run off Adam Russell (2-1) in the 10th inning to lift Arizona to the win.
Pinch-hitter Alex Romero then grounded out to bring in another run and the Diamondbacks won for just the second time in 11 games.
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