The Philadelphia Phillies secure a 4-1 win over the New York Mets, with Jamie Moyer striking out six and Jimmy Rollins hitting a two-run double.
Phillies to the four over Mets
The Philadelphia Phillies secured a 4-1 win over the New York Mets on Saturday night, with Jamie Moyer striking out six and Jimmy Rollins hitting a two-run double. Mike Cameron hit a three-run homer, easing the Milwaukee Brewers into an 11-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs. JJ Hardy had a solo homer right before Casey McGehee drove in five runs, while Cameron homered in a five-run inning.
Adam Dunn struck the 300th home run of his career and had two RBIs as the Washington Nationals defeated the Atlanta Braves 5-3. Dunn had an RBI single in the eighth and got his 22nd home run of the season in the bottom of the seventh. Tim Lincecum gave up three hits in seven scoreless innings for the San Francisco Giants as they comfortably beat the Houston Astros 9-0.
Aaron Rowan had two hits while Randy Winn hit a two-run double. The Arizona Diamondbacks defeated the Colorado Rockies 11-7 for the first time in four games. They got the onslaught under way as Chris Young had a three run double while Stephen Drew struck a two-run homer. Hanley Ramirez also struck a two-run homer, propelling the Florida Marlins to a 5-3 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates, while the Cincinnati Reds defeated the St Louis Cardinals 5-2 with Joey Votto's two RBIs.
The Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 4-3 when Nick Punto singled in the eighth. Michael Cuddyer struck a fourth-inning home run while Justin Morneau had four hits. Vladimir Guerrero, Chone Figgins and Tori Hunter all had RBIs, and Guerroreo struck a home run and hit a three-run effort in a six-run eighth inning, propelling the Los Angeles Angels an 11-4 win over the Baltimore Orioles.