HOUSTON -- Randy Johnson struck out 13 batters in the first five innings, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Houston Astros 3-2 Wednesday.
Pirates 14, Reds 3
CINCINNATI -- Brian Giles homered twice after his selection for the All-Star game, and Pittsburgh escaped the NL Central cellar after spending 81 days in last place.
Mets 2, Cubs 1
NEW YORK -- Glendon Rusch (4-5) gave up one run and five hits in seven innings and added an RBI to get his first win since beating Montreal on May 21.
Expos 9, Marlins 6
MONTREAL -- Vladimir Guerrero reached 20 homers for the fourth straight season, going 4-for-5 with three RBIs to lead Montreal over Florida.
Cardinals 7, Brewers 2
MILWAUKEE -- Emergency starter Mike Matthews gave up three hits in 6 2-3 innings, and St. Louis ended Ben Sheets' personal six-game winning streak.
Padres 8, Rockies 3
SAN DIEGO -- Sterling Hitchcock pitched seven strong innings in his first start in more than a year, and Bubba Trammell hit his first career grand slam as San Diego beat Colorado.
Phillies 4, Braves 1
ATLANTA -- Pat Burrell hit a three-run homer, and David Coggin held Atlanta to three hits over seven innings as the Philadelphia Phillies increased their NL East-lead to two games over the Braves.
Dodgers 4, Giants 3
LOS ANGELES -- Gary Sheffield hit a tiebreaking homer in the eighth inning as Los Angeles won its ninth straight.
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