Na­tional League roundup

Austin American-Statesman - - SPORTS -

Philadel­phia 6, Colorado 0: Roy Hal­la­day cruised through eight in­nings and Raul Ibanez drove in three runs with three hits for the Phillies. Hal­la­day (11-8) threw 116 pitches in his first win since July 5. One day af­ter Philadel­phia fired hit­ting coach Milt Thomp­son and re­placed him with Greg Gross, man­ager Char­lie Manuel benched Shane Vic­torino, moved Jayson Werth to cen­ter and in­serted Ross Gload in right. Gload hit a two-run homer.

Chicago 5, St. Louis 0: Al­fonso So­ri­ano hit a tworun homer and Randy Wells pitched seven shutout in­nings. Tyler Colvin and Geo­vany Soto added solo homers for Chicago. St. Louis failed to get a run for the sec­ond straight day af­ter outscor­ing op­po­nents 46-17 dur­ing an eight-game win­ning streak. Al­bert Pu­jols was hit­less in eight at-bats in the two losses.

San Diego 5, Pitts­burgh 3: Aaron Cunningham’s triple started the Padres on a four-run sec­ond in­ning. Kevin Cor­reia (7-6) hit a run-scor­ing sin­gle as the Padres jumped out to a 4-0 lead against Paul Ma­holm (6-8), end­ing his streak of 16 con­sec­u­tive score­less in­nings.

Florida 7, At­lanta 6: Don­nie Mur­phy de­liv­ered his sec­ond game-end­ing hit of the week for the Mar­lins. Billy Wag­ner (5-1) took the loss, blow­ing his fourth save in 26 chances. Brian McCann home­red and drove in four runs for the Braves, in­clud­ing an RBI sin­gle in the ninth to tie the game.

Mil­wau­kee 7, Washington 5: Jim Ed­monds re­placed in­jured All-Star Corey Hart and hit a tiebreak­ing, two-run homer in the sev­enth in­ning to lift the Brew­ers. Hart hurt his right wrist in the third when he crashed into the wall down the right-field line chas­ing Cris­tian Guz­man’s fly ball.

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