Milwaukee 2 – Miami 6 – Josh Johnson gave the Miami Marlins seven solid innings, allowing two runs and four hits while striking out seven to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-2. the Marlins pounded Brewers pitching for 12 hits. Brewers 3B Aramis Ramirez was held out with a lower back and oblique strain.
Other National League Scores
Unearned run Enough for Atlanta And Hudson
Colorado 0 – Atlanta 1 – Tim Hudson pitched seven scoreless innings and the Atlanta Braves were victorious 1-0 over the Colorado Rockies. Juan Francisco scored on an error by Rockies pitcher Jhoulys Chacin and Hudson and three Atlanta relievers made the run stand up for the win. Craig Kimbrel picked up his 34th save of the season for the Braves.
LaRoche leads Washington over Chicago
Chicago 2 – Washington 9 – The Washington Nationals did not hit six home runs today but beat the Cubs 9-2. Adam LaRochehit his 29th home run, a two-run shot, and Kurt Suzuki added a three-run blast in the second inning to lead the Washington hit barrage. Washington ended the game with 12 hits. Jordan Zimmermann pitched seven innings allowing two earned runs and striking out nine, while walking one. He allowed a home run to Cubs rookie first baseman Anthony Rizzo. Starlin Castro had a double and a triple for the Cubs in a losing effort