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August 20, 2008|From the Associated Press

* at New York 7, Atlanta 3: Carlos Delgado's go-ahead two-run double keyed a five-run eighth inning for the Mets, who won for the 10th time in 13 games and maintained their 1 1/2 -game NL East lead over Philadelphia.

* at Philadelphia 5, Washington 4: Jayson Werth's eighth-inning solo homer sent the Nationals to their 11th straight loss, the franchise's longest skid since the Montreal Expos dropped 11 in a row in 1991.

* at Chicago 5, Cincinnati 0: Rich Harden allowed two hits and struck out 10 in seven innings as the NL Central-leading Cubs moved a season-high 29 games over .500 (77-48) with their seventh win in eight games.

* Houston 5, at Milwaukee 2: Geoff Blum's tiebreaking three-run homer in the sixth inning helped the Astros push the Brewers six games behind Chicago.

* Pittsburgh 4, at St. Louis 1: Ian Snell threw seven scoreless inning and the Pirates kept the Cardinals 2 1/2 games behind Milwaukee in the wild-card race.

* Florida 6, at San Francisco 0: Ricky Nolasco pitched a two-hitter for his first career shutout.

* at Arizona 7, San Diego 6: The Padres rallied for three runs in the ninth against Brandon Lyon, but Tony Pena got two outs to preserve the Diamondbacks' win.

* Colorado 8, at Dodgers 3: Ian Stewart drove in five runs for the Rockies.

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