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					                                                                                                                                                                                                                   ARAB TIMES, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8, 2012
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Red Sox thump Rangers 9-2                                                                                                                                                                                    MLB Scoreboard

                                                                                                                                                                                                             WASHINGTON, Aug 7, (Agencies): Major League Baseball Results and
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Standings after Monday games.
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Baltimore
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Minnesota
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Seattle
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Cleveland
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                                                                                                                                                                                                             Detroit                        7 NY Yankees                    2
   Cards down Giants                                                                                                                                                                                         Atlanta
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                                                                                                                                                                                                             Boston
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Philadelphia
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Arizona
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Texas
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                                                                                                                                                                                                             Washington                     5 Houston (11 innings)          4
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Chic Sox                       4 Kansas City                   2
BOSTON, Aug 7, (Agencies):                                                                                                                                                                                   Milwaukee
                                                                                                                                                                                                             St Louis
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Cincinnati
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              San Francisco
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The Boston Red Sox showed lit-                                                                                                                                                                               San Diego
                                                                                                                                                                                                             LA Angels
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Chicago Cubs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Oakland
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tle mercy to struggling pitcher                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Standings
Yu Darvish as they roughed up                                                                                                                                                                                                                American League
the Japanese rookie in a 9-2 vic-                                                                                                                                                                                                            Eastern Division
tory over the visiting Texas                                                                                                                                                                                                               W                L          PCT                  GB
Rangers on Monday.                                                                                                                                                                                           NY Yankees                    63              45          .583                   -
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Baltimore                     58              51          .532               5-1/2
  After a sparkling start to his first cam-                                                                                                                                                                  Tampa Bay                     56              52          .519                   7
paign in the Majors, which included a                                                                                                                                                                        Boston                        55              55          .500                   9
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Toronto                       53              55          .491                  10
spot on the American League All Star
Team, Darvish (11-8) has fallen on hard                                                                                                                                                                                                      Central Division
times and is just 1-4 in his last six starts.                                                                                                                                                                                              W                L          PCT                 GB
   “For anybody, when things don’t go                                                                                                                                                                        Chic Sox                      60              48          .556                  -
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Detroit                       59              50          .541              1-1/2
right, you naturally feel frustrated,”                                                                                                                                                                       Cleveland                     50              59          .459             10-1/2
Darvish told reporters. “”A lot of players                                                                                                                                                                   Minnesota                     48              61          .440             12-1/2
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Kansas City                   45              63          .417                 15
go through it. It’s important for me not to
                     break, but stay focused.                                                                                                                                                                                                Western Division
                     I think I have to bear                                                                                                                                                                                                W                L          PCT                 GB
                     down and keep grinding                                                                                                                                                                  Texas                         63              45          .583                  -
                                                                                                                                                                                                             LA Angels                     59              51          .536                  5
                     it out.”                                                                                                                                                                                Oakland                       58              51          .532              5-1/2
                        Boston strung togeth-                                                                                                                                                                Seattle                       51              60          .459             13-1/2
                     er six runs and 11 hits                                                                                                                                                                                                    National League
                     against him on Monday                                                                                                                                                                                                   Eastern Division
                     as Darvish was lifted in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           W                L          PCT                 GB
                     the seventh inning                                                                                                                                                                      Washington                    66              43          .606                  -
                     where he trailed 6-1.                                                                                                                                                                   Atlanta                       63              46          .578                  3
                        The Red Sox padded                                                                                                                                                                   NY Mets                       53              56          .486                 13
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Philadelphia                  49              60          .450                 17
                     their lead in the eighth                                                                                                                                                                Miami                         49              60          .450                 17
     Darvish
                     with three more runs                                                                                                                                                                                                    Central Division
behind Adrian Gonzalez and Carl Crawford
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           W                L          PCT                 GB
who finished with three RBIs each.                                                                                                                                                                           Cincinnati                    66              43          .606                  -
   Despite the loss, Texas (63-45) stayed                                                                                                                                                                    Pittsburgh                    62              46          .574              3-1/2
tied with the New York Yankees for the                                                                                                                                                                       St Louis                      60              49          .550                  6
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Milwaukee                     49              59          .454             16-1/2
best record in the AL. Boston (55-55) is                                                                                                                                                                     Chicago Cubs                  43              64          .402                 22
trying to climb their way back into con-                                                                                                                                                                     Houston                       36              74          .327             30-1/2
tention in the AL East and has now won                                                                                                                                                                                                       Western Division
two in a row.                                                                                                                                                                                                                              W                L          PCT                  GB
   Boston pitcher Aaron Cook tossed seven                                                                                                                                                                    San Francisco                 59              50          .541                   -
solid innings for his first win in more than                                                                                                                                                                 LA Dodgers                    59              51          .536               0-1/2
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Arizona                       55              54          .505                   4
a month. He had suffered four straight                                                                                                                                                                       San Diego                     47              64          .423                 13
defeats heading into the night but allowed                                                                                                                                                                   Colorado                      39              68          .364                 19
just one run to the Rangers.                                                                                                                                                                                                                 MLB Linescores
   The Red Sox offense took care of the                                                                                                                                                                                                      American League
rest, recording eight doubles including
                                                                                                                                                                                                             New York                   000           020          000–2           8        0
three from Dustin Pedroia.                                                                                                                                                                                   Detroit                    010           132          00x–7          13        2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Nova, Chamberlain (6), Phelps (8) and R.Martin; Verlander, Valverde (9) and
            Tigers 7, Yankees 2                                                                                                                                                                              Avila. W_Verlander 12-7. L_Nova 10-6. HRs_Detroit, Fielder (19), Mi.Cabrera (28).
   In Detroit, Justin Verlander matched a                                                                                                                                                                    Minnesota            0 (10)0             201        010–14           14        3
career high with 14 strikeouts, leading the                                                                                                                                                                  Cleveland            1     00            002         000– 3           8        1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Diamond, Gray (8), Perdomo (9) and Doumit, Butera; McAllister, Tomlin (2),
Tigers to a 7-2 win over the New York                                                                                                                                                                        Sipp (6), C.Allen (7), E.Rogers (8), J.Smith (9) and Marson. W_Diamond 10-5.
Yankees in the American League on                                                                                                                                                                            L_McAllister 4-4. HRs_Minnesota, Willingham (29), Morneau 2 (15), Doumit (12).
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Cleveland, C.Santana (12).
Monday.                                                                                                                                                                                                      Seattle                    000           000          010–1           7        0
   Verlander (12-7) threw 132 pitches, his                                                                                                                                                                   Baltimore                  030           000          00x–3           8        1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Vargas and Jaso; Tillman, Strop (8), Ji.Johnson (9) and Wieters. W_Tillman 5-
most in a regular-season game, and sent the                                                                                                                                                                  1. L_Vargas 12-8. Sv_Ji.Johnson (33). HRs_Baltimore, Markakis (11).
Tigers to their fifth straight win.                                                                                                                                                                          Texas                      010           000          001–2           8        0
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Boston                     002           300          13x–9          14        0
   He got home-run support from Prince                                                                                                                                                                           Darvish, Kirkman (7), Scheppers (8) and Napoli; A.Cook, Tazawa (8) and
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Saltalamacchia. W_A.Cook 3-5. L_Darvish 11-8. HRs_Texas, Beltre (19).
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Kansas City                000           010          100–2           9        0
               BASEBALL                                                                                                                                                                                      Chicago                    010           000          12x–4           7
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Mendoza, Collins (8) and S.Perez; Sale, A.Reed (9) and Pierzynski. W_Sale
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            1

                                                                                                                                                                                                             13-3. L_Mendoza 5-8. Sv_A.Reed (20). HRs_Kansas City, Francoeur (11), Butler
                                                                                                                                                                                                             (21). Chicago, Konerko (18), Beckham (10).
Fielder and Miguel Cabrera.                                                                                                                                                                                  Los Angeles                020           000          200–4          10        0
   Yankees starter Ivan Nova (10-6) was                                                                                                                                                                      Oakland                    000           000          000–0           4        0
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Weaver and Iannetta; J.Parker, Neshek (7), Figueroa (8) and D.Norris.
roughed up for 11 hits – matching a career                                                                                                                                                                   W_Weaver 15-1. L_J.Parker 7-6.
high – in 5 1-3 innings.                                                                                                                                                                                                                        National League
           White Sox 4, Royals 2                                                                                                                                                                             Atlanta                      003         100          101–6        11            0
   In Chicago, Paul Konerko and Gordon          J.D. Martinez #14 of the Houston Astros flies out to center against the Washington Nationals at Minute Maid Park on Aug 6 in Houston,                        Philadelphia                 000         100          000–1          7           1
Beckham homered late to lift Chicago over                                                                     Texas. (AFP)                                                                                       Sheets, O’Flaherty (8), C.Martinez (9) and McCann; Worley, Valdes (4),
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Rosenberg (6), Horst (7), Schwimer (8) and Schneider. W_Sheets 4-1. L_Worley
Kansas City.                                                                                                                                                                                                 6-7. HRs_Atlanta, Heyward (18). Philadelphia, Mayberry (9).
   Konerko tied it leading off the seventh                                                                                                                                                                   Arizona                      000         000          000–0          2           3
and Beckham gave the White Sox a 3-2                                  Donald, Westwood aim for their 1st grand slam crowns                                                                                   Pittsburgh                   000         100          03x–4        10            0
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Miley, Albers (7), Ziegler (8), Zagurski (8) and M.Montero; Bedard, Grilli (8),
lead with a solo shot in the eighth off Luis                                                                                                                                                                 Qualls (9) and Barajas. W_Bedard 6-12. L_Miley 12-7.
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Washington            000        130          000      01–5        14            0
Mendoza (5-8).                                                                                                                                                                                               Houston               100        002          001      00–4          6           3
   Chicago starter Chris Sale (13-3) looked
sharp on nine days’ rest, allowing two runs
in eight innings while striking out seven
                                                Year’s final major wide open for the taking                                                                                                                  (11 innings)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 E.Jackson, Gorzelanny (6), Mattheus (7), S.Burnett (8), Storen (8), Clippard
                                                                                                                                                                                                             (9), Stammen (10) and K.Suzuki; Keuchel, X.Cedeno (7), Storey (7),
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Fe.Rodriguez (8), W.Wright (9), W.Lopez (10) and Corporan, C.Snyder.
without a walk.                                                                                                                                                                                              W_Stammen 5-1. L_W.Lopez 3-1. HRs_Houston, Ma.Gonzalez (2).
                                                KIAWAH ISLAND, South Carolina, Aug 7,               great year because you’re part of history when       the wind-swept Ocean Course at Kiawah               Cincinnati                   000         000          120–3          9           0
            Angels 4, Athletics 0               (RTRS): Unpredictability has been the predom-       you do something like that.                          Island, Englishman Donald will be hunting his       Milwaukee                    000         014          01x–6        12            0
                                                inant theme going into all the majors in recent        “Ernie has been consistent this year ... but      first, the single glaring hole in an otherwise          Arroyo, LeCure (6), Arredondo (8) and Hanigan, D.Navarro; Gallardo,
   In Oakland, Jered Weaver pitched a                                                                                                                                                                        Fr.Rodriguez (8), Axford (8) and M.Maldonado. W_Gallardo 10-8. L_Arroyo 7-7.
shutout for his major league-leading 15th       years and this week’s PGA Championship on           then all of a sudden it just jumps you into a dif-   glittering career resume.                           Sv_Axford (18). HRs_Cincinnati, Cozart (12). Milwaukee, Ar.Ramirez (14), Hart
victory as Los Angeles beat Oakland to          the Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort       ferent category,” he said of South African Ernie        “Since I first turned pro, the goal was always   (21), M.Maldonado (6).
                                                                                                                                                                                                             San Francisco                100         001          000–2          8           0
overtake the final spot in the crowded AL       is no exception.                                    Els who ended a 10-year victory drought at the       to win majors and that hasn’t changed,” said        St. Louis                    020         003          30x–8        12            0
wild-card standings.                               Sixteen different players have claimed the       majors by winning last                               Donald, who has been world number one for a             M.Cain, Kontos (6), Loux (7) and Posey; Westbrook, Mujica (7), Salas (8),
                                                last 16 major titles and that trend could contin-   month’s British Open at                              total of 56 weeks.                                  Fuentes (9) and Y.Molina. W_Westbrook 11-8. L_M.Cain 10-5. HRs_San
   Weaver (15-1) struck out nine, walked        ue as players such as British world number one      Royal Lytham.                                           “I’ve been able to win tournaments with-
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Francisco, Pagan (7), Posey (17). St. Louis, Beltran (26).
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Chicago                      000         000          000–0          5           0
none and faced the minimum through 4 1-3        Luke Donald and fourth-ranked Lee Westwood             Woods was in con-                                 out playing my best golf, and I think majors        San Diego                    000         200          00x–2          6           0
innings. The Angels ace has won a career-       aim for their first grand slam crowns.              tention going into the                               can be a similar deal. No matter what kind of           T.Wood, Corpas (7), Marmol (8) and W.Castillo; Stults, Brach (6), Thayer (7),
best 10 straight starts, matching Chuck                                                                                                                                                                      Gregerson (8), Street (9) and E.Rodriguez. W_Stults 2-2. L_T.Wood 4-8.
                                                   The dominant era of 14-times major winner        weekend at the last two                                                                                  Sv_Street (19).
Finley’s franchise record set in 1997.          Tiger Woods ended four years ago, his aura of       majors before fading, fin-                                                                               Colorado                     101         000          000–2        11            1
   A’s starter Jarrod Parker (7-6) allowed      invincibility swiftly disappearing as he battled    ishing joint 21st at the US                                              GOLF                            Los Angeles                  000         000          000–0          5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 D.Pomeranz, Ottavino (5), Belisle (8), R.Betancourt (9) and Ra.Hernandez;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              0
four runs in 6 2-3 innings.                     injuries and tried to rebuild his golf swing and    Open and tying for third at                                                                              Capuano, Sh.Tolleson (8), League (9), Choate (9), J.Wright (9) and A.Ellis.
                                                private life following the breakup of his mar-      the British Open.                                    game I come with to any of the tournaments,         W_Ottavino 3-1. L_Capuano 10-8. Sv_R.Betancourt (18).
           Orioles 3, Mariners 1
   In Baltimore, Chris Tillman steered          riage.                                                 However, he gave him-                             including the majors, I’m going to have a                                              MLB Leaders
Baltimore to a win, holding Seattle score-         Though Woods has produced good form in           self a timely confidence                             chance to win.”                                                                     American League
less into the eighth inning.                    fits and starts this year, winning a season-high    boost for Kiawah Island             Donald              Donald and company face a brutal test this
   Tillman (5-1) gave up one run, five hits     three times on the PGA Tour, he has always          by firing a four-under-par                           week on the par-72 7,676-yard Ocean Course,             BATTING: Trout, Los Angeles, .348; MiCabrera, Detroit, .324; AJackson,
                                                judged the true success of his golfing cam-         66 in the final round of the WGC-Bridgestone         the longest layout ever to stage a major cham-      Detroit, .322; Mauer, Minnesota, .321; Konerko, Chicago, .319; Rios, Chicago,
and a walk in 7 1-3 innings.                    paigns by the number of majors won.                 Invitational on Sunday to climb into a tie for       pionship.                                           .316; Cano, New York, .316; Ortiz, Boston, .316.
   Nick Markakis homered and Mark                                                                                                                                                                                RUNS: Trout, Los Angeles, 86; Kinsler, Texas, 78; Granderson, New York, 76;
                                                   “Winning golf tournaments makes it suc-          eighth place.                                           “The front nine is a really nice, playable       MiCabrera, Detroit, 72; De Aza, Chicago, 69; Encarnacion, Toronto, 69; AdJones,
Reynolds had three hits and an RBI for the      cessful, but winning a major makes it a great          “I feel very good about where I’m at. I’m         golf course, and then the back nine is not,”        Baltimore, 69.
Orioles.                                                                                                                                                                                                         RBI: MiCabrera, Detroit, 92; Hamilton, Texas, 90; Willingham, Minnesota, 83;
                                                year,” four-times PGA champion Woods said           excited about it,” Woods said. “I putted well        smiled Australian Adam Scott, who finished          Fielder, Detroit, 80; Pujols, Los Angeles, 76; ADunn, Chicago, 74; Encarnacion,
   Mariners starter Jason Vargas (12-8)         while preparing for the final major of 2012.        the last two days, which was good. My tee-to-        second to Els in last month’s British Open          Toronto, 74.
pitched a complete game, having given up           “You can go from having a ‘so-so’ year to all    green game was, I thought, pretty dialed in.”        after squandering a four-shot lead with four            HITS: Jeter, New York, 142; MiCabrera, Detroit, 140; Cano, New York, 134;
                                                                                                                                                                                                             AdGonzalez, Boston, 130; Rios, Chicago, 129; Beltre, Texas, 126; AGordon,
all three runs in the second inning.            of a sudden winning one major and ... it’s a           While Woods seeks a 15th major crown on           holes to play.                                      Kansas City, 126; AdJones, Baltimore, 126.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 DOUBLES: AGordon, Kansas City, 37; Brantley, Cleveland, 33; Choo,
             Twins 14, Indians 3                                                                                                                                                                             Cleveland, 33; Cano, New York, 31; Pujols, Los Angeles, 31; AdGonzalez, Boston,
   In Cleveland, Justin Morneau homered                                                                                                                                                                      30; Kinsler, Texas, 30.
twice and drove in four runs as Minnesota       final batter singled. He leads the majors in        win.                                                 first base and down the right field line. The           TRIPLES: AJackson, Detroit, 7; JWeeks, Oakland, 7; Andrus, Texas, 6; Rios,
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Chicago, 6; 8 tied at 5.
handed Cleveland its 10th straight loss.        losses but lowered his home ERA to 2.38.               Houston’s Wilton Lopez (3-1) pitched a            throw home was too high, allowing                       HOME RUNS: ADunn, Chicago, 31; Encarnacion, Toronto, 29; Granderson,
   Joe Mauer had three RBIs and Ryan               Andrew McCutchen had two hits and                perfect 10th inning but Bernadina led off            Bernadina to score and give the Nationals a         New York, 29; Hamilton, Texas, 29; Willingham, Minnesota, 29; MiCabrera,
                                                scored two runs for the Pirates.                    the 11th with a single. On the subsequent                                                                Detroit, 28; Trumbo, Los Angeles, 28.
Doumit hit a three-run homer for the                                                                                                                     5-4 lead.                                               STOLEN BASES: Trout, Los Angeles, 36; RDavis, Toronto, 30; Revere,
Twins, who scored 10 runs in the second            Diamondbacks rookie Wade Miley (12-              bunt attempt, Brett Wallace and Lopez col-              Nationals reliever Craig Stammen (5-1)           Minnesota, 27; JDyson, Kansas City, 22; Crisp, Oakland, 21; Kipnis, Cleveland,
                                                7) did not allow an earned run over six             lided before Wallace threw the ball past             pitched a perfect 10th and took the win, but        21; De Aza, Chicago, 20; AEscobar, Kansas City, 20; BUpton, Tampa Bay, 20.
inning alone.                                                                                                                                                                                                    PITCHING: Weaver, Los Angeles, 15-1; Price, Tampa Bay, 14-4; Sale,
   Minnesota starter Scott Diamond (10-5)       innings but took the loss.                                                                               got a scare in the 11th when a home run             Chicago, 13-3; MHarrison, Texas, 13-6; Verlander, Detroit, 12-7; Vargas, Seattle,
                                                                                                                                                         just missed down the left-field line and a          12-8; Sabathia, New York, 11-3; Darvish, Texas, 11-8; PHughes, New York, 11-8.
allowed three runs in seven innings as the                   Brewers 6, Reds 3                                                                                                                                   STRIKEOUTS: Verlander, Detroit, 166; Scherzer, Detroit, 160; FHernandez,
Twins beat the Indians for the sixth straight      In Milwaukee, Yovani Gallardo pitched                                                                 runner got to second.                               Seattle, 159; Darvish, Texas, 154; Price, Tampa Bay, 146; Shields, Tampa Bay,
                                                                                                                                                            Ryan Zimmerman had two hits and two              145; Peavy, Chicago, 134.
time this season.                               seven strong innings to guide Milwaukee                                                                                                                          SAVES: JiJohnson, Baltimore, 33; Rodney, Tampa Bay, 32; CPerez,
   Cleveland starter Zach McAllister (4-4)      to victory over Cincinnati.                                                                              RBIs for the Nationals.                             Cleveland, 29; RSoriano, New York, 26; Aceves, Boston, 23; Broxton, Kansas
                                                                                                                                                                                                             City, 23; Valverde, Detroit, 21; Nathan, Texas, 21.
threw 52 pitches in the second and didn’t          Gallardo (10-8) gave up one run to equal                                                                           Rockies 2, Dodgers 0
last the inning. He allowed nine runs in 1      his longest outing of the season and reach a                                                                In Los Angeles, Colorado’s Adam                                                     National League
2-3 innings.                                    double-digit win total for the fourth                                                                    Ottavino (3-1) pitched three innings of                 BATTING: McCutchen, Pittsburgh, .369; MeCabrera, San Francisco, .354;
            Cardinals 8, Giants 2               straight year.                                                                                           scoreless relief to guide the Rockies over          Votto, Cincinnati, .342; Ruiz, Philadelphia, .335; Posey, San Francisco, .329;
                                                                                                                                                                                                             CGonzalez, Colorado, .326; DWright, New York, .325.
   In St Louis, Jake Westbrook pitched six         Martin Maldonado homered and drove in                                                                 Los Angeles.                                            RUNS: MeCabrera, San Francisco, 77; McCutchen, Pittsburgh, 75; Bourn,
solid innings as the Cardinals extended         three runs for the Brewers.                                                                                 Carlos Gonzalez had a sacrifice fly in the       Atlanta, 73; CGonzalez, Colorado, 73; Braun, Milwaukee, 72; Holliday, St Louis,
                                                                                                                                                                                                             72; JUpton, Arizona, 71.
their strong recent home record by beating         Reds starter Bronson Arroyo (7-7) gave                                                                first inning and rookie Jordan Pacheco                  RBI: Beltran, St Louis, 78; Holliday, St Louis, 76; Braun, Milwaukee, 74;
the San Francisco Giants 8-2 in the             up five walks and five runs in 5 1-3                                                                     added an RBI single in the third for the            CGonzalez, Colorado, 74; Kubel, Arizona, 73; LaRoche, Washington, 72;
                                                innings.                                                                                                                                                     DWright, New York, 72.
National League on Monday.                                                                                                                               Rockies.                                                HITS: MeCabrera, San Francisco, 151; McCutchen, Pittsburgh, 144; Bourn,
   Westbrook (11-8) won his fourth deci-                     Braves 6, Phillies 1                                                                           Rockies manager Jim Tracy was ejected            Atlanta, 131; Holliday, St Louis, 131; CGonzalez, Colorado, 129; Prado, Atlanta,
                                                                                                                                                                                                             126; Reyes, Miami, 126; DWright, New York, 126.
sion in a row, mirroring his team’s form.          In Philadelphia, Ben Sheets pitched into                                                              in the bottom of the seventh when he                    DOUBLES: ArRamirez, Milwaukee, 37; Votto, Cincinnati, 36; DanMurphy,
The Cardinals have won four in a row            the eighth inning as Atlanta defeated                                                                    slammed his cap to the ground following             New York, 33; DWright, New York, 32; Alonso, San Diego, 31; Goldschmidt,
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Arizona, 31; Cuddyer, Colorado, 30.
overall and seven straight at home.             Philadelphia.                                                                                            the bad reversal of a call.                             TRIPLES: Fowler, Colorado, 11; MeCabrera, San Francisco, 10; Bourn,
   Carlos Beltran hit his 26th home run of         Sheets (4-1) had his longest outing since                                                                Dodgers starter Chris Capuano (10-8)             Atlanta, 8; SCastro, Chicago, 8; Reyes, Miami, 8; Colvin, Colorado, 7; DeJesus,
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Chicago, 7.
the season for St. Louis.                       joining Atlanta’s rotation on July 15 after                                                              allowed nine hits in seven innings.                     HOME RUNS: Braun, Milwaukee, 29; Beltran, St Louis, 26; Kubel, Arizona,
   Giants starter Matt Cain (10-5) tied a       missing all of last season due to elbow sur-                                                                            Padres 2, Cubs 0                     23; LaRoche, Washington, 23; McCutchen, Pittsburgh, 23; PAlvarez, Pittsburgh,
                                                                                                                                                                                                             21; Bruce, Cincinnati, 21; Hart, Milwaukee, 21; Holliday, St Louis, 21.
season worst by giving up five earned runs      gery. He allowed one run and one walk.                                                                      In San Diego, Eric Stults and four San               STOLEN BASES: Bonifacio, Miami, 30; DGordon, Los Angeles, 30; Bourn,
in 5 2-3 innings.                                  Jason Heyward homered for the Braves.                                                                 Diego relievers combined to shut out                Atlanta, 29; Pierre, Philadelphia, 27; Reyes, Miami, 27; Campana, Chicago, 26;
                                                   Phillies starter Vance Worley (6-7) had                                                                                                                   Schafer, Houston, 26.
        Pirates 4, Diamondbacks 0                                                                                                                        Chicago.                                                PITCHING: Dickey, New York, 14-3; AJBurnett, Pittsburgh, 14-3; Cueto,
   In Pittsburgh, Erik Bedard pitched seven     his shortest outing of the season, lasting                                                                  Stults (2-2) pitched 5 1-3 innings in his        Cincinnati, 14-5; Lynn, St Louis, 13-4; GGonzalez, Washington, 13-6; Lohse, St
                                                just 3 2-3 innings and giving up four runs.                                                                                                                  Louis, 12-2; Hanson, Atlanta, 12-5; Strasburg, Washington, 12-5; Bumgarner, San
scoreless innings to steer Pittsburgh past                                                                                                               first start since June 3. He struck out five.       Francisco, 12-6; Miley, Arizona, 12-7.
Arizona, opening a season-long sequence                     Nationals 5, Astros 4                   Starting pitcher Scott Diamond #58 of the               Yonder Alonso and Everth Cabrera both                STRIKEOUTS: Strasburg, Washington, 160; Dickey, New York, 156; Kershaw,
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Los Angeles, 150; GGonzalez, Washington, 147; Hamels, Philadelphia, 147;
of 11 home games in winning style.                 In Houston, Roger Bernadina scored               Minnesota Twins pitches during the first             drove in a run for the Padres as they con-          MCain, San Francisco, 142; Lincecum, San Francisco, 139.
   Bedard (6-12) did not walk a batter and      when Houston made two errors on the                 inning against the Cleveland Indians at              demned the Cubs to a sixth straight loss.               SAVES: Hanrahan, Pittsburgh, 32; Kimbrel, Atlanta, 31; Chapman, Cincinnati,
                                                                                                                                                                                                             25; Motte, St Louis, 24; Papelbon, Philadelphia, 24; SCasilla, San Francisco, 24;
faced just one over the minimum, striking       same play in the 11th inning and                    Progressive Field on Aug 6 in Cleveland,                Chicago’s Travis Wood (4-8) allowed              Clippard, Washington, 22.
out five. He retired 17 in a row until his      Washington picked up its third straight                             Ohio. (AFP)                          two runs over six innings.

				
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