Clemens gives Garner first victory with Astros

Posted: Monday, July 19, 2004

HOUSTON Roger Clemens won his first game in three weeks, a 5-3 victory over the San Diego Padres on Sunday that stopped the Astros' four-game losing streak and gave Phil Garner his first win as Houston's manager.

Cardinals 10, Reds 4

CINCINNATI Mike Matheny drove in three runs and Jeff Suppan won his third straight start.

Edgar Renteria and Reggie Sanders hit solo homers for the Cardinals, who won for the 11th time in 13 games.

Mets 6, Phillies 1

NEW YORK Al Leiter pitched six shutout innings, and Mike Cameron and Vance Wilson hit back-to-back homers in the fifth off Brett Myers (5-7).

Rockies 10, Giants 9

DENVER Jeromy Burnitz and Preston Wilson each homered off Matt Herges (4-4) and Aaron Miles capped Colorado's four-run ninth inning with an RBI single.

Pirates 4, Marlins 2

PITTSBURGH Pinch-hitter Bobby Hill came through with a go-ahead homer leading off the eighth inning and Pittsburgh Pirates won its 10th in a row at home.

Brewers 4, Cubs 2

CHICAGO Chris Capuano pitched six strong innings, Scott Podsednik had three hits and Milwaukee took advantage of the Cubs' bullpen.

Kerry Wood allowed one run and four hits in six innings, but Milwaukee went ahead with two runs in the seventh off Francis Beltran (2-2) and Kent Mercker.

Braves 16, Expos 5

ATLANTA Eli Marrero hit a grand slam in the first inning and Chipper Jones finished a double short of the cycle.

Dodgers 10, Diamondbacks 3

PHOENIX Cesar Izturis drove in a career-best four runs, Adrian Beltre hit his 23rd homer to match his high and Los Angeles completed a four-game sweep of Arizona.

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