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Barry Zito pitching better for Giants

Left-hander beats Reds for his third win in a row.

August 09, 2009|Associated Press

at San Francisco 4, Cincinnati 2: Bengie Molina homered and Barry Zito (8-10) went six strong innings for his third consecutive victory.

at Washington 5, Arizona 2: Garrett Mock pitched six innings for his first win of the season, and the Nationals won their seventh in a row.

Florida 6, at Philadelphia 4: Cody Ross hit a go-ahead two-run homer off Cole Hamels in the sixth inning and the Marlins moved to within five games of the NL East-leading Phillies.

Milwaukee 12, at Houston 5: Prince Fielder and Mike Rivera drove in three runs apiece for the Brewers.

Chicago 6, at Colorado 5: The Cubs ended the Rockies' 15-game winning streak against NL Central teams after putting right-hander Carlos Zambrano on the 15-day disabled list because of muscle spasms in his back.

at San Diego 3, New York 1: Rookie Mat Latos, called up from double A in June, threw six strong innings to win his fourth consecutive start.

Atlanta 2, at Dodgers 1 (10): Clayton Kershaw's gem was wasted.

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