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BRAVES 10, NATIONALS 2

ATLANTA • Justin Upton and Freddie Freeman each hit two-run homers off Gio Gonzalez and the Atlanta Braves completed a three-game sweep of the Washington Nationals.

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The Braves have won five of six against the Nationals this year.

Washington began the day by placing third baseman Ryan Zimmerman on the 15-day disabled list with a broken right thumb.

Aaron Harang (2-1) allowed one run in six innings. Gonzalez gave up six runs, nine hits and four walks in six innings.

CARDINALS 6, CUBS 4

ST. LOUIS • Matt Carpenter drove in three runs, leading Michael Wacha and the St. Louis Cardinals over the Chicago Cubs.

Carpenter hit a two-run single in the second inning and added a sacrifice fly in the fourth that put St. Louis ahead to stay at 4-3.

Wacha (2-0) allowed three runs and five hits in 6 1-3 innings. Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run homer in the first.


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Trevor Rosenthal gave up a run in the ninth, but retired Luis Valbuena and Emilio Bonifacio with the tying runs on base to pick up his fourth save in as many opportunities.

Edwin Jackson (0-1) allowed four runs in six innings.

PHILLIES 4, MARLINS 3

PHILADELPHIA • Chase Utley extended his fast start with the tiebreaking homer among three hits, and the Philadelphia Phillies finished off a three-game sweep of the Miami Marlins.

The Marlins lost their seventh in a row.

Utley raised his average to .500 through 10 games, with six doubles, three home runs and 10 RBIs. The five-time All-Star, who missed two games with the flu, has a hit in each of his games this season.

Utley broke a 3-all tie with two outs in the eighth by homering off Mike Dunn (0-1).

A.J. Bastardo (1-1) pitched a scoreless eighth for the win. Jonathan Papelbon got his third save.

PADRES 5, TIGERS 1

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