NL roundup: Phillies extend Marlins' skid to 6

MIAMI (AP) " Shane Victorino drove in four runs, Jamie Moyer pitched six solid innings and the Philadelphia Phillies extended the Florida Marlins' skid to six with a 13-2 victory on Sunday.

Florida, which began the season 11-1, is mired in its longest losing streak since an eight-game slide from Aug. 15-22, 2007. The Marlins' latest loss got so out of hand that outfielder Cody Ross pitched a scoreless ninth inning.

Moyer (3-1) allowed one run and seven hits to improve to 7-0 at Dolphin Stadium and 12-1 against the Marlins overall.

Pedro Feliz had three hits, two RBIs and scored two runs for Philadelphia.

Graham Taylor (0-1) lasted just 3 2-3 innings in his major league debut for Florida. He walked six and hit a batter with a pitch while allowing four runs and four hits.

Cubs 10, Cardinals 3

ST. LOUIS (AP) " Kosuke Fukudome hit a three-run homer and drove in five on his 32nd birthday, leading Chicago to the victory.

Fukudome went 3-for-4 to hike his average to .371 after hitting .257 last season. He hit his fourth homer in the eighth to finish the scoring.

Rich Harden (2-1) struck out nine in six innings for the Cubs, who ended a four-game skid. He allowed two runs and four hits.

Yadier Molina and Rick Ankiel hit solo homers for St. Louis, which had won nine straight home games. Todd Wellemeyer (1-2) was tagged for six runs, five earned, and eight hits in five innings.

Derrek Lee hit an RBI double in Chicago's three-run first but left the game before the Cubs took the field in the bottom half because of neck spasms. Micah Hoffpauir replaced him at first base and homered in the seventh.

Diamondbacks 5, Giants 4, 12 innings

PHOENIX (AP) " Conor Jackson hit a bases-loaded single in the 12th inning to give Arizona the victory.

The Diamondbacks tied it at 4 with a three-run ninth, capped by Justin Upton's two-run homer off closer Brian Wilson.

The winning rally began when former Diamondbacks reliever Brandon Medders (0-1) walked leadoff man Miguel Montero. Montero moved up on Chris Young's bunt, and Medders walked Felipe Lopez intentionally and Augie Ojeda unintentionally to load the bases.

San Francisco manager Bruce Bochy summoned Justin Miller, who gave up a line drive single to Jackson to deep left field.

Juan Gutierrez (1-1) pitched the 12th for the Diamondbacks, who salvaged the finale of a three-game series.

Reds 8, Braves 2

CINCINNATI (AP) " Jay Bruce homered twice and drove in four runs to help Cincinnati avoid a three-game sweep.

Micah Owings earned his first win in nearly a year with seven strong innings. Joey Votto had two doubles and three RBIs.

Owings (1-2), acquired in the trade that sent Adam Dunn to Arizona, also had two hits while earning his first win since a 9-3 victory for Arizona at Atlanta on May 25. The right-hander limited the Braves to one run and six hits Sunday.

Former Reds catcher David Ross broke up Owings' shutout bid with a homer in the seventh.

Cincinnati avoided its first three-game skid of the season and prevented the Braves' first four-game winning streak.

Kenshin Kawakami (1-3) allowed eight runs and eight hits in 4 2-3 innings for Atlanta.

Astros 3, Brewers 2

HOUSTON (AP) " Ivan Rodriguez hit a tiebreaking homer in the fourth inning and the Astros snapped the Brewers' four-game winning streak.

Rodriguez helped Houston end a three-game skid with a full-count drive over the left-field wall off Manny Parra (0-4). It was Rodriguez's second homer of the season.

Russ Ortiz (2-0) pitched five innings and improved to 6-0 at Minute Maid Park. He allowed two runs and four hits. Jose Valverde pitched the ninth for his second save in four opportunities.

Milwaukee activated closer Trevor Hoffman from the disabled list before the game but didn't use him against Houston. Hoffman started the season on the DL with a strained right oblique.

Nationals 8, Mets 1

NEW YORK (AP) " Jordan Zimmermann showed off the sharp stuff that has Washington so excited about his future, and the Nationals earned their first road victory this season.

Jesus Flores homered and drove in three runs against his former club, Austin Kearns also teed off on an ineffective Oliver Perez and the Nationals improved the majors' worst record to 4-13 by snapping a three-game skid.

One of baseball's top prospects, the 22-year-old Zimmermann (2-0) struck out slumping David Wright three times and allowed one run and six hits in 5 1-3 innings.

Perez (1-2) lasted just 4 1-3 innings for New York. He gave up seven runs and nine hits.

Rockies 10, Dodgers 4

DENVER (AP) " Ryan Spilborghs homered and drove in three runs for Colorado, and Clint Barmes added a two-run shot.

Jeff Baker had a bases-loaded triple for the Rockies, who dropped the first five meetings between the two teams this year.

Jason Marquis (3-1) worked 7 1-3 innings and gave up three runs and six hits.

Clayton Kershaw (0-2) lasted only 4 2-3 innings, allowing nine runs and eight hits. The Dodgers had won three straight and 11 of 13.

Manny Ramirez and Rafael Furcal got the day off for Los Angeles.

Pirates 8, Padres 3

SAN DIEGO (AP) " Ross Ohlendorf pitched into the eighth inning and Adam LaRoche hit two home runs, lifting Pittsburgh to the victory.

Ohlendorf (2-2) gave up a long two-run homer to Adrian Gonzalez in the first inning before settling down. He allowed only two more hits over the next six innings before Edgar Gonzalez knocked him out of the game with a pinch-hit homer leading off the eighth.

LaRoche hit a three-run shot off Jake Peavy (2-3) that broke a 2-all tie in the fifth. He later added a solo homer in the ninth off rookie Luis Perdomo for his fifth home run as the Pirates won for the fifth time in six games. LaRoche also walked twice and scored two runs.

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