Chicago 10, at St. Louis 3: Kosuke Fukudome hit a three-run home run and drove in five runs on his 32nd birthday to lead the Cubs. Fukudome had three hits and hiked his batting average to .371.
Washington 8, at New York 1: Jordan Zimmermann (2-0) gave up one run over 5 1/3 innings, and the Nationals earned their first road victory.
at Houston 3, Milwaukee 2: Ivan Rodriguez hit a tiebreaking home run in the fourth inning, and the Astros ended the Brewers' winning streak at four games.
at Cincinnati 8, Atlanta 2: Jay Bruce hit two home runs and drove in four runs and Micah Owings (1-2) earned his first win in nearly a year.