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Kemp shot sparks Dodgers to 7-3 win over Cubs

Kemp shot sparks Dodgers to 7-3 win over Cubs

Matt Kemp capped a five-run seventh inning with a three-run homer, sparking the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 7-3 win over the Chicago Cubs in the National League on Saturday.
Russell Martin also went deep for Los Angeles, and finished with three RBIs.
The defeat inflicted the first loss on Chicago pitcher Carlos Zambrano in 11 starts. Zambrano gave up a career-worst 13 hits over 6 2-3 innings. He let runners on base in every inning except the fifth.
Phillies 6, Braves 2
In Atlanta, Chase Utley's eighth-inning triple drove in the go-ahead run as Philadelphia downed Atlanta.
Philadelphia hit three home runs to extend a good record against the Braves. The NL East-leading Phillies are 4-1 against the Braves this season, and are the first visiting team this season to win the first two games of a series in Atlanta.
Marlins 8, Reds 7
In Miami, Cody Ross hit a two-out, two-run homer in the ninth inning as Florida came from behind to beat Cincinnati.
The Marlins started the bottom of the ninth down 7-5. A double and sacrifice fly made it 7-6 before Ross' walk-off homer.
Rockies 7, Brewers 2
In Denver, Brad Hawpe hit a grand slam as Colorado beat Milwaukee.
Ian Stewart launched a solo homer into the third deck and pitcher Greg Reynolds got his first major league win.
Reynolds baffled hitters all game, limiting Milwaukee to four hits over six innings.
Colorado has now won four in a row, matching the team's longest streak of the season.
Padres 2, Mets 1, 10 innings
In San Diego, Scott Hairston hit a leadoff homer in the 10th inning to give San Diego its fourth straight 2-1 victory.
The win marked the first time in major league history that a team had won four consecutive games by a 2-1 score, according to Elias Sports Bureau.
Hairston connected on a 3-1 pitch into the left-field seats to give San Diego its season-high fourth straight win.
The Mets lost their third straight game.
Diamondbacks 4, Pirates 3
In Pittsburgh, Chris Snyder hit a home run to lead off the ninth inning, giving Arizona a victory over Pittsburgh.
The Arizona catcher hit a 1-1 pitch into the left-field seats for his sixth home run of the season. The Diamondbacks had blown a 3-0 lead before Snyder's shot.
Cardinals 8, Astros 4
In Houston, St. Louis pitcher Adam Wainwright shut down Houston before leaving with a sprained finger.
Ryan Ludwick hit a three-run homer for the Cardinals amidst a seven-run second inning.
Wainwright left in the sixth inning with a sprained right middle finger, another blow to a pitching staff ravaged by injuries this season. He pitched well before that, improving to 5-0 in his past six starts against the Astros.
Giants 6, Nationals 0
In Washington, John Bowker's grand slam capped a six-run eighth inning as San Francisco shut down Washington.
Pitcher Jonathan Sanchez won his third straight start for the Giants, allowing only four singles in seven innings.
Bowker connected for his fifth homer of the season and first career grand slam.
The Giants, who had a seven-run third inning against Washington on Friday, sent 10 men to the plate in the eighth.


Updated : 2021-04-17 18:42 GMT+08:00