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September 27, 2008|From the Associated Press

at Milwaukee 5, Chicago 1: The Brewers won their fifth in a row and control their own destiny, leading New York in the wild-card race by one game with two to play. Rickie Weeks hit a three-run homer in the seventh and Seth McClung pitched four scoreless innings in relief.

Florida 6, at New York 1: The Marlins knocked the Mets out of the playoff race on the final weekend last season and are on the verge of doing it again. The Mets fell two games behind first-place Philadelphia and will send out Johan Santana today on three days' rest.

at Houston 5, Atlanta 4: Pinch-hitter Darin Erstad hit a game-winning home run in the ninth inning, but the Astros were eliminated from playoff contention.

at St. Louis 7, Cincinnati 6: Albert Pujols homered and raised his average four points to .357 in a late, longshot bid for his second batting title.

at Arizona 6, Colorado 4: Chad Tracy had a pinch-hit, two-run double in the eighth inning.

Pittsburgh 6, at San Diego 3: The Pirates ended a nine-game road losing streak.

at Philadelphia 8, Washington 4: The Phillies reached 90 wins for the first time since 1993.

at San Francisco 6, Dodgers 5 (10 innings): The Giants took advantage of Juan Pierre's arm to score the tying run in the ninth.

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