Philadelphia 5 – Atlanta 1 – Cliff Lee threw seven shutout innings allowing five hits and the Phillies beat the suddenly slumping Atlanta Braves 5-1. Jimmy Rollins hit his 16th home run of the year for Philadelphia. Tim Hudson gave up five earned runs in five innings for the Braves
Other National League Scores
St. Louis 10 – Washington 9 – David Freese homered, drove in three runs , and Matt Carpenter had a three-run double for the Cardinals to the Washington 10-9. Adam LaRoche had two hits and three RBI including his 24th home run of the season. Danny Espinosa also homered for Washington, Jordan Zimmerman gave up eight runs in 3 2/3 innings of work. Kyle Lohse allowed eight runs, five earned, and 5 2/3 innings for the Cardinals
San Francisco 5 – Chicago 2 – Tim Lincecum pitch 6 1/3 effective innings in the Giants beat the Cubs 5-2 . David DeJesus hit a home run for the struggling Chicago Cubs. Buster Posey had two hits and a run scored for the Giants
New York 5 – Miami 3it’s – Kelly Shoppach delivered a two-run single in the ninth inning to propel the New York Mets to a 5-3 victory over the Miami Marlins. Josh Johnson pitched eight innings for the Marlins and got a no decision allowing just one earned run.