Bonds does it again, and again, to lead Giants past Marlins

Posted: Friday, August 17, 2001

SAN FRANCISCO -- Barry Bonds homered twice to pass Willie Mays for the Giants season home run record, increasing his major league-leading total to 53 as he led San Francisco over the Florida Marlins 5-3 Thursday.

Expos 7, Dodgers 3

LOS ANGELES -- Lee Stevens hit a tiebreaking two-run single in the eighth off Mike Trombley (0-1) and Orlando Cabrera had three RBIs as Los Angeles lost for the sixth time in seven games and dropped them 3 1/2 games behind first-place Arizona and three back of San Francisco in the NL West.

Brewers 5, Phillies 4

MILWAUKEE -- Jeromy Burnitz homered and Lou Collier hit a two-run triple as Milwaukee stopped Philadelphia's five-game winning streak and avoided a sweep.

Padres 6, Mets 5

SAN DIEGO -- Mike Darr hit his first home run of the season, a two-run drive off Rick White (3-4) with two outs in the eighth, extending New York's losing streak to six.

Astros 4, Pirates 3

HOUSTON -- Moises Alou broke out of his longest hitless streak of the season with a pair of run-scoring singles as Houston moved within one game of the Cubs in the NL Central.

Cardinals 8, Reds 3

ST. LOUIS -- Jim Edmonds hit a three-run home run for the second straight game as the Cardinals ran their winning streak to eight games.

Braves 4, Rockies 1

DENVER -- Kevin Millwood took a shutout into the eighth inning and Marcus Giles and Javy Lopez each hit solo homers.



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