LOS ANGELES (AP) – Trevor Cahill drove in Arizona’s first two runs with his first major league triple, and the Diamondbacks sent the Los Angeles Dodgers to their fifth straight loss, 9-2 on Monday night.
Cahill (2-3) allowed two runs and six hits in seven innings, improving to 5-0 with a 2.10 ERA in eight starts against the Dodgers.
Chris Capuano (0-2) gave up six runs – five earned – and eight hits in four-plus innings as Los Angeles dropped to a season-high five games under .500 at 13-18.
Paul Goldschmidt and Cody Ross hit consecutive homers in the fourth after a glaring error by left fielder Carl Crawford, helping Arizona to just its second win in seven games.
PHILLIES 6, GIANTS 2
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Cliff Lee (3-2) allowed two runs and five hits in eight innings, struck out six and walked none to outpitch fellow southpaw Madison Bumgarner. Lee is 5-0 with a 0.88 ERA in six regular-season starts against the Giants.
Michael Young hit a two-run double, Hunter Pence hit a solo homer, double and single against his former club and Domonic Brown hit a solo home run as the Phillies stopped the World Series champion’s season-best six-game winning streak.
Bumgarner (3-1) gave up five runs and eight hits in six innings. He is 0-1 in four outings following a 3-0 start.
PADRES 5, MARLINS 0
SAN DIEGO (AP) – Andrew Cashner (2-2) pitched a career-high 7 1-3 innings of four-hit ball and combined with
Dale Thayer on a five-hitter in front of a season-low crowd of 14,596 at Petco Park.
Miami was shut out for the fifth time this season, tying Atlanta and Philadelphia for most in the majors. The Marlins are last in the big leagues with a .226 team batting average and 98 runs this season.
Wade LeBlanc (0-5) allowed four runs – three earned – and four hits over five innings in his first career start against his former team. He is 0-7 with a 6.35 ERA in his last 12 appearances dating to last season.
BRAVES 7, REDS 4
CINCINNATI (AP) – Andrelton Simmons homered twice and drove in a career-high four runs, helping stop Cincinnati’s three-game winning streak.
Paul Maholm (4-3) allowed four hits and two runs in 5 2-3 innings, and Craig Kimbrel gave up a pair of singles in the ninth before fanning Joey Votto for his 10th save. Cincinnati stranded five runners in scoring position.
Atlanta scored in four of five innings against Bronson Arroyo (2-4), who gave up four runs, eight hits and two walks in his shortest outing this season.
CUBS 9, RANGERS 2
CHICAGO (AP) – Scott Feldman (3-3) allowed two hits in seven scoreless innings against his former team before leaving with a cramp in his pitching hand.
Chicago Cubs came within three outs of its first shutout since Aug. 26. Texas scored a pair of unearned runs in the ninth after a throwing error by third baseman Luis Valbuena.
Anthony Rizzo had three hits, four RBIs and his ninth home run as the Cubs stopped a four-game losing streak. and set season highs for runs and victory margin.
Tepesch (2-3) gave up six runs – five earned – six hits and four walks in four innings.