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Phillies clinch third consecutive NL East title

The Marlins' Ricky Nolasco strikes out nine consecutive Braves, and 16 overall.

October 01, 2009|Associated Press

at Philadelphia 10, Houston 3: Phillies clinched third straight NL East title.

Florida 5, at Atlanta 4: Ricky Nolasco (13-9) struck out nine consecutive Braves, one short of the major league record, and 16 overall.

at Cincinnati 6, St. Louis 1: Laynce Nix hit a grand slam off John Smoltz.

Pittsburgh 4-8, at Chicago 0-2: The Pirates got their first doubleheader sweep at Wrigley Field since 1983.

at San Francisco 4, Arizona 1: Brad Penny gave up one unearned run.

at Washington 7, New York 4: Justin Maxwell hit a walk-off grand slam off Francisco Rodriguez.

at San Diego 5, Dodgers 0

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