NATIONAL LEAGUE Pena leads Reds past Padres, 11-5



The Cincinnati standout homered twice and drove in four runs.
ASSOCIATED PRESS
CINCINNATI -- Wily Mo Pena homered twice and drove in four runs, helping the Cincinnati Reds beat the San Diego Padres 11-5 on Saturday night.
Pena and Darren Bragg hit home runs on back-to-back pitches from Brian Lawrence to spark a six-run sixth inning. In the next inning, Pena followed Adam Dunn's major-league leading 36th homer of the season with his 21st on consecutive pitches from Rod Beck.
Bragg, who just joined the Reds on Thursday, went 3-for-3 and fell a triple short of the cycle against his former team. He was 1-for-11 coming in, including 1-for-7 in nine games with the Padres.
San Diego was knocked out of a share of the NL wild-card lead with the loss and Chicago's victory over Los Angeles earlier in the day.
SAN DIEGOCINCINNATI
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Totals35595Totals39111610
San Diego210020000--5
Cincinnati01100621x--11
E--KGreene (17), Nevin (9), FLopez (8). DP--San Diego 1, Cincinnati 1. LOB--San Diego 8, Cincinnati 6. 2B--Nevin (25), Klesko (23), FLopez (9), DJimenez (18), Bragg (1). HR--Ojeda (6), Dunn (36), WPena 2 (21), Bragg (1). S--JCastro.
IPHRERBBSO
San Diego
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Neal122211
Beck122202
Stone121001
Cincinnati
JoAcevedo W,5-10685521
PNorton1 2-310011
RWagner1 1-300010
Lawrence pitched to 4 batters in the 6th. HBP--by JoAcevedo (KGreene). Umpires--Home, Wally Bell; First, Laz Diaz; Second, Bill Welke; Third, John Hirschbeck. T--2:53. A--37,161.
Marlins 11, Brewers 1
MILWAUKEE -- Jeff Conine's third grand slam of the season highlighted Florida's seven-run ninth inning, and the Marlins routed the Milwaukee Brewers.
Dontrelle Willis threw seven strong innings, and Paul Lo Duca and Miguel Cabrera each drove in two runs for the Marlins, who pounded out 12 hits in their largest victory of the year. Florida had lost six of its last seven games on the road.
Willis (9-8) gave up one run and seven hits, struck out six and walked one for his second win in six starts since the All-Star break.
FLORIDAMILWAUKEE
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Conine 1b4134Helms 1b3021
Aguila rf4110Ovrbay ph1000
AGnzlz ss4221Moeller c3010
Willis p2000Brnyan ph0000
Mota p0000Cunsell ss3000
LHarrs ph1110la rosa p1000
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Burba p0000
Grieve ph1000
JBenntt p0000
Jenkins lf1000
Totals35111210Totals34181
Florida200020007--11
Milwaukee000000100--1
LOB--Florida 5, Milwaukee 8. 2B--LCastillo (11), Durrington (2), Magruder (1), Helms (10). 3B--Aguila (1). HR--Conine (10). SB--Durrington 2 (2). CS--Conine (3). S--Aguila, Willis. SF--Cabrera.
IPHRERBBSO
Florida
Willis W,9-8771116
Mota110001
Seanez100012
Milwaukee
de la rosa L,0-1564420
Burba200011
JBennett1 1-355510
LVizcaino2-312210
WP--de la rosa 2. Umpires--Home, Bruce Froemming; First, Hunter Wendelstedt; Second, Tim Timmons; Third, Kevin Kelley. T--2:43. A--40,213.
Mets 4, Diamondbacks 3
NEW YORK -- Cliff Floyd homered and drove in three runs and the New York Mets beat Arizona, extending the Diamondbacks' losing streak to nine games.
Al Leiter (9-4) worked into the seventh inning to earn the victory, the Mets' third in a row and fourth in five games.
Braden Looper pitched the ninth for his 24th save in 27 chances.
Floyd, 2-for-4, entered with a .368 career batting average against Arizona, the third-highest lifetime average for anyone with 100 at-bats against the Diamondbacks. He added to that production against Edgar Gonzalez (0-6).
ARIZONANEW YORK
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Terrero cf3010Wright 3b2100
Hirston 2b4132VWilsn c4011
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Hill ph1000Bttlco p0000
EGnzlz p2020Zeile 1b1000
Fetters p0000
McCkn ph1110
Tracy 1b1000
Totals343103Totals31484
Arizona020000100--3
New York10200100x--4
E--AGreen (2), Brito (3). DP--Arizona 1, New York 3. LOB--Arizona 7, New York 9. 2B--Valent (11). 3B--VWilson (1). HR--Hairston (9), Floyd (16). SB--Cameron (19). S--McEwing, Leiter.
IPHRERBBSO
Arizona
EGonzalez L,0-65 1-384313
Fetters2-300001
Koplove200021
New York
Leiter W,9-46 2-393331
Bottalico1 1-310000
Looper S,24100000
HBP--by EGonzalez (Wright). WP--Koplove. Umpires--Home, Andy Fletcher; First, Tim Welke; Second, Gary Cederstrom; Third, Jim Reynolds. T--2:47. A--37,599.
Expos 8, Astros 3
MONTREAL -- Nick Johnson hit his first NL grand slam, Tony Armas Jr. pitched five hitless innings before leaving because of a high pitch count and the Montreal Expos beat the Houston Astros to stretch their season-best winning streak to seven.
Brad Wilkerson hit a disputed homer leading off the first, and Johnson hit his second career grand slam. Montreal has won 10 of its last 13 games and 16 of 21.
Houston (56-60) dropped seven games behind Chicago in the NL wild card race.
Armas, pitching for the first time in 18 days and limited to 77 pitches, became the second straight Expos starter to have a hitless outing. He stuck out five and walked two.
HOUSTONMONTREAL
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RChavz c2000EDiaz c3021
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Qualls p0000HMateo ph1000
OPlmro ph1000Tucker p0000
CHrndz p2000Carroll ph1000
Lamb ph0000Horgan p0000
Asmus c1000SKim p1000
Ayala p0000
Totals31343Totals368148
Houston000002010--3
Montreal10000250x--8
DP--Houston 1. LOB--Houston 6, Montreal 10. 2B--CBeltran (8), Bagwell (19), Berkman (29), ASGonzalez (14), TBatista 2 (18), EDiaz (4). HR--Bagwell (18), Wilkerson (22), NJohnson (6). S--Armas Jr..
IPHRERBBSO
Houston
CHrndz L,0-1673326
Qualls275521
Montreal
Armas Jr.500025
Tucker W,3-1122210
Horgan2-300020
SKim1 1-321103
Ayala100002
HBP--by CHernandez (NJohnson). PB--EDiaz.
Umpires--Home, Doug Eddings; First, Jeff Kellogg; Second, Dan Iassogna; Third, Charlie Reliford. T--3:01. A--11,929.

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