National League FINALS
September 1, 2012Eastern Indiana Sports
Final Score: Chicago 6, San Francisco 4
Chicago, IL (Sports Network) - Alfonso Soriano drove in three runs to support Chris Volstad and help the Chicago Cubs beat the San Francisco Giants, 6-4, in the opener of a three-game series at Wrigley Field.
Final Score: Washington 10, St. Louis 0
Washington, DC (Sports Network) - Gio Gonzalez tossed his first career shutout and the National League East-leading Washington Nationals posted a 10-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals in the second installment of a four- game set.
Final Score: New York 3, Miami 0
Miami, FL (Sports Network) - R.A. Dickey's magical season continued as the New York Mets took the opener of a three-game set against the Miami Marlins, 3-0. Dickey (17-4) matched the Cincinnati Reds' Johnny Cueto atop the National League leaderboard in wins and tossed his NL-best third shutout and fifth complete game.
Final Score: Philadelphia 8, Atlanta 5 (10 innings)
Atlanta, GA (Sports Network) - John Mayberry launched a three-run homer in the 10th inning to lift the Philadelphia Phillies over the Atlanta Braves, 8-5, on Friday night. Trailing 5-4 in the ninth, Eric Kratz laced a solo shot to left field to force extra innings.
Final Score: Cincinnati 9, Houston 3
Houston, TX (Sports Network) - Jay Bruce hit a three-run home run to help the Cincinnati Reds open a three-game set against the Houston Astros with a 9-3 win. Zack Cozart hit a two-run home run while Brandon Phillips added three hits and a run scored for the Reds, who have won their past four games.
Final Score: San Diego 5, Colorado 4
Denver, CO (Sports Network) - Carlos Quentin hit a solo home run and drove in two as the San Diego Padres took a 5-4 win over the Colorado Rockies in the opener of a three-game set. Cameron Maybin added three hits and a run scored while Chase Headley had an RBI and a run scored for the Padres, who have won 10 of their last 11.
Final Score: Milwaukee 9, Pittsburgh 3
Milwaukee, WI (Sports Network) - The Milwaukee Brewers scored four first- inning runs against an injured Jeff Karstens and never looked back, winning the opener of a three-game set against the Pittsburgh Pirates, 9-3.
Final Score: Arizona 4, Los Angeles 3 (11 innings)
Los Angeles, CA (Sports Network) - Jason Kubel's solo shot 11th inning lifted the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 4-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday. Aaron Hill went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI and Chris Johnson tripled and had an RBI for the D-backs, who have won eight in a row against the Dodgers.