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August 01, 2007

• at Atlanta 12, Houston 4: Kelly Johnson had four hits, including two home runs, and Jeff Francoeur and Brian McCann also homered for the Braves. Johnson drove in five runs and McCann drove in four. Mark Teixeira, obtained from Texas in a seven-player trade that was finalized earlier in the day, was activated for the game but did not arrive until the seventh inning.

• Arizona 4, at San Diego 0: Chris Young and Stephen Drew hit two-run homers and Brandon Webb (10-8) and two relievers combined on a four-hitter. The Padres lost for the 11th time in 18 games since the All-Star break.

• at Chicago 7, Philadelphia 3: Jacque Jones had a run-scoring double in the sixth inning to lead the Cubs, who were 17-9 in July. Pat Burrell homered for the Phillies, who lost for the second time in 11 games.

• at Washington 6, Cincinnati 3: Ryan Zimmerman's three-run double was the biggest hit in the Nationals' five-run fifth inning, when they sent 10 batters to the plate and erased a 2-0 deficit.

• St. Louis 6, at Pittsburgh 4: Two blunders by catcher Ronny Paulino in the same at-bat helped the Cardinals score the go-ahead run in the sixth inning on the way to winning their fourth game in a row.

• Colorado 6, at Florida 3: Aaron Cook (8-6) gave up five hits in 7 2/3 innings to win his third consecutive start and the Rockies (54-51) matched the franchise's second-best record after 105 games.

• at Milwaukee 4, New York 2: Geoff Jenkins hit a two-run homer against Aaron Sele in the 13th inning, long after the Mets bullpen had blown a one-run lead and Tom Glavine's chance at his 300th victory.

• San Francisco 3, at Dodgers 1: Noah Lowry (12-7) gave up one run and five hits in 5 2/3 innings and won for the sixth time in seven starts.

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