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Reds 5, Astros 4
At Cincinnati, Paul Janish drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning with his third double and the Reds won their third in four games.
Daniel Ray Herrera (4-4) struck out Michael Bourn, the only batter he faced, to end the seventh and earn the win. Francisco Cordero pitched the ninth for his 36th save.
Cubs 13, Brewers 7
At Chicago, Geovany Soto homered and drove in three runs as the Cubs took advantage of 12 walks.
Derrek Lee hit a two-run double and drove in three runs in Chicago's seventh win in eight games. In addition to the walks, five Milwaukee pitchers combined to hit three batters, two with the bases loaded.
Cubs reliever Kevin Gregg (6-6) pitched a scoreless sixth inning for the win.
Giants 10, Rockies 2
At San Francisco, Barry Zito struck out a season-high nine and Juan Uribe drove in three runs for the Giants, who pulled within 2 1/2 games of the wild-card leading Rockies, who dropped their fourth straight following an eight-game winning streak.
Zito (10-12) allowed five hits and two runs in seven innings.
Ubaldo Jimenez (13-11) lasted 2 2-3 innings, ending his stretch of 25 straight starts going six innings or more.
Diamondbacks 4, Padres 2
At San Diego, Mark Reynolds hit his 42nd homer, a two-run shot in the ninth inning off Padres closer Heath Bell (5-4), to give the Diamondbacks their second straight win after losing nine of 10.
Bell, who blew consecutive save chances on Friday and Saturday nights against Colorado, is tied for the NL lead with 37 saves.
Dan Haren (14-8) allowed two runs and five hits in eight innings. Juan Gutierrez pitched the ninth for his fifth save.
Dodgers 5, Pirates 4, 13 innings
At Los Angeles, Andre Ethier hit a two-run homer in the 13th inning -- his major league-leading sixth walkoff hit of the season for the Dodgers.
Four of Ethier's game-ending hits have been home runs. The NL West-leading Dodgers moved five games ahead of Colorado, which lost 10-2 at San Francisco.
Ethier hit the first pitch from Phil Dumatrait (0-1) for his 30th homer and 97th and 98th RBIs of the season.
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