Expos four-run fourth inning does in Marlins

Posted: Wednesday, May 21, 2003

MONTREAL Brian Schneider homered and Orlando Cabrera hit a two-run double to key a four-run fourth inning, leading the Montreal Expos over the Florida Marlins 6-4 Tuesday night.

Javier Vazquez (4-2) won for the first time in five starts since April 24, allowing two runs and six hits in seven innings.

Rocky Biddle pitched the ninth for his 13th save, and Montreal won for the sixth time in eight games.

Phillies 11, Mets 7

NEW YORK Pat Burrell hit a solo homer in the sixth off Jae Seo and a tying three-run shot off David Weathers in a seven-run seventh as Philadelphia overcame a 4-0 deficit. The Phillies have won four of five.

Reds 9, Braves 8

CINCINNATI Ken Griffey Jr. homered for the first time since returning from a dislocated shoulder, and Jason LaRue hit a tiebreaking two-run shot.

Astros 3, Cardinals 2

HOUSTON Wade Miller (2-5), whose only win in nine previous starts this season was May 5, hit a two-run double and allowed three hits over seven innings.

Brewers 8, Padres 7

MILWAUKEE John Vander Wal homered in the ninth off Matt Herges (1-1), and the Padres' losing streak stretched to a season-high seven.

San Diego, which has lost 15 of 17, tied it on Sean Burroughs' two-out RBI triple in the ninth off closer Mike DeJean (2-3).

Giants 6, Diamondbacks 5

PHOENIX Barry Bonds hit his 12th homer and Kirk Rueter (5-1) took a shutout into the eighth, increasing his streak of scoreless innings against Arizona to 30.

Dodgers 3, Rockies 1

LOS ANGELES Kevin Brown (5-1) allowed three hits in seven innings, giving up one earned run for his fifth straight start.



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