Cards wrapping up in on Central crown

Published: May 10, 2011, 11:20 am

Cards wrapping up in on Central crown

Ryan Flaherty hit arranged of two run homers, Jonathan Schoop had a solo shot in his big league debut and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Toronto Blue Jays 9 5 on thursday night to snap a six game skid and clinch their second straight winning season.

Steve Pearce also homered for Baltimore and Chris Davis doubled in a run to include in his RBI total to 137 tied with Miguel Cabrera for the major league lead, Pending Detroit’s late game in mn.

The Orioles were wiped out from playoff contention one night earlier, So officer Buck Showalter rested Adam Jones, Brian Roberts and Matt Wieters and moved Davis from first base to understood hitter.

Cardinals 4, Excellent 1: At saint. Louis, First year Shelby Miller won his 15th game, And Yadier Molina had the just do it hit for the St. Louis Cardinals, Who wrapped up a three game sweep of the wa Nationals and moved another step closer to the NL Central title.

The nike jordans Zimmermann(19 9) Not so great his only shot at 20 wins, Achievable four runs in seven innings. The Nationals had five hits one day after breaking apart rookie Michael Wacha’s bid for a no hitter in the ninth inning.

Matt Adams hit his eighth home run since interchanging injured Allen Craig and doubled for the Cardinals, Who led the helps make pirates by 2 1/2 games with three games to go.

Ones Cardinals(94 65) Are a season high 29 applications above.500 and have a day off before 14 game winner Lance Lynn faces the Cubs on Friday night to open the past series.

Callier(15 9) Was wild high early and walked two of the first three hitters to put in Bryce Harper’s RBI single. The Nationals had no other runners in scoring position on the 22 year old Miller, Who allowed a run in six plus innings and beat them that will second time this season.

Rookie Trevor Rosenthal saved all three games and struck out Adam LaRoche to cap the best ninth.

Zimmermann had won his previous four shows and had been coming off a two hit shutout of Miami. But he is 0 3 which have a 8.27 ERA in six career starts versus St. Louis, And lost Game 2 of the NL office series last fall.

Daniel Descalso doubled leading from all the third and scored on Matt Carpenter’s groundout to tie it. Zimmermann hit Matt Holliday to spread out the fourth, And Adams doubled prior to Molina’s two run single that made it 3 1.

Adams hit his 17th homer on a 1 2 help out the sixth.

The Cardinals were 15 2 on the NL East and swept Miami and Philadelphia.

Mets 1, Grays 0: During the Cincinnaroundi, Kentkucky, Daisuke Matsuzaka scattered four hits in 7 2/3 shutout innings to win his third sequential start, Outdueling Cincinnati’s Mat Latos in the New York Mets’ victory by Reds.

Eric much younger Jr. Drove in one run for the Mets, Who won two of three in the series to further dampen Cincinnati’s hopes of hosting the nation’s League wild card playoff game.

Puppies 4, Panic room makes 2: At chicago, il, The Pittsburgh Pirates’ hopes of making up ground in the Central took a big hit when Darnell McDonald launched a three run homer, Leading the chicago, il Cubs to a win.

Marlins 3, Phillies 2: At finland, Adeiny Hechavarria forced in three runs, This kind of a go ahead run in the eighth inning, To help the Miami Marlins to a victory through the Philadelphia Phillies.

Machines 4, Braves 0: At atl, Kyle Lohse pitched a two hitter and the the usa Brewers overcame Carlos Gomez’s ejection in the first inning to beat the Atlanta Braves.


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