NATIONAL LEAGUE FINALS
September 5, 2012Eastern Indiana Sports
Final Score: Washington 11, Chicago 5
Washington, DC (Sports Network) - Adam LaRoche went 4-for-4 with two home runs and the Nationals pounded six home runs as a team en route to an 11-5 drubbing of the Chicago Cubs in the second installment of a four-game series on Tuesday.
Final Score: Pittsburgh 6, Houston 2
Pittsburgh, PA (Sports Network) - Andrew McCutchen drove in three runs during a four-hit night and Wandy Rodriguez earned a victory against his former team, as the Pittsburgh Pirates dumped the Houston Astros, 6-2, to snap a four-game losing streak.
Final Score: Colorado 6, Atlanta 0
Atlanta, GA (Sports Network) - Jordan Pacheco extended his hitting streak to 13 games as the Colorado Rockies blanked the Atlanta Braves, 6-0, in the second test of a four-game set. Pacheco tallied two hits, including a solo homer, and two RBI.
Final Score: Milwaukee 8, Miami 4
Miami, FL (Sports Network) - Jeff Bianchi's three-run homer in the top of the eighth inning secured the victory for the Milwaukee Brewers, who took the second game of a four-game set against the Miami Marlins, 8-4.
Final Score: Cincinnati 2, Philadelphia 1
Cincinnati, OH (Sports Network) - Mat Latos threw seven strong innings to guide the Cincinnati Reds to a 2-1 triumph over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday. Latos (12-4) gave up just one run on four hits, walked two and struck out six to earn his second consecutive win.