Howard, Rollins help Phillies handle Braves

PHILLIES 9, BRAVES 4

ATLANTA (AP) - Ryan Howard homered twice, Jimmy Rollins hit a three-run shot, and Philadelphia overcame a shortened start by rookie J.A. Happ to end Atlanta's seven-game winning streak .

DIAMONDBACKS 7, ROCKIES 5

PHOENIX - Gerardo Parra doubled in the go-ahead runs, Brandon Allen and Ryan Roberts homered and the last-place Diamondbacks rallied to beat Colorado.

MARLINS 4, REDS 3

CINCINNATI - John Baker's RBI single highlighted Florida's four-run rally in the ninth inning , and the Marlins snapped their nine-game losing streak.

NATIONALS 6, METS 5

NEW YORK - Ryan Zimmerman hit his 30th homer, Josh Bard drove in three runs and Washington held off free-falling New York.

PIRATES 5, PADRES 1

PITTSBURGH - Charlie Morton allowed one run in seven innings, helping Pittsburgh win for only the third time in its past 20 games.

BREWERS 3, ASTROS 2

MILWAUKEE - Casey McGehee singled in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and Milwaukee beat Houston.

CARDINALS 3, CUBS 2

ST. LOUIS - Matt Holliday homered off Aaron Heilman leading off the bottom of the ninth inning giving St. Louis a victory over the Cubs.

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