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NATIONALS 3, METS 0
NEW YORK (AP) Dan Haren pitched one hit ball for six innings, cheap Ryan Zimmerman jersey homered and Washington earned its fifth consecutive win.
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Haren (9 13) and the Washington bullpen held an overmatched New York lineup to three singles. Rafael Soriano got three outs for his 41st save.
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DIAMONDBACKS 4, DODGERS 1
LOS ANGELES (AP) cheap Paul Goldschmidt jersey had four hits and two RBIs, helping the Diamondbacks jerseys snap a five game skid against the Dodgers jerseys.
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CARDINALS 5, BREWERS 1
ST. LOUIS (AP) cheap Matt Adams jersey hit a two run homer in St. Louis’ four run eighth inning, helping the Cardinals jerseys to their fifth consecutive win.
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REDS 6, CUBS 0
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