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Phillies' reworked bullpen shuts down Mets

Philadelphia wins, 4-2, as starter Cole Hamels pitches well and resurgent relievers back him up, with new closer Ryan Madson getting the save.

September 12, 2009|Associated Press

at Philadelphia 4, New York 2: Cole Hamels pitched 6 2/3 effective innings and the Phillies' new-look bullpen got the last seven outs. Ryan Madson, replacing Brad Lidge as closer, recorded his seventh save in 12 chances.

Atlanta 1, at St. Louis 0: Jair Jurrjens worked eight scoreless innings, and the Braves ended Joel Pineiro's eight-game winning streak dating to July 3.

at Houston 9, Pittsburgh 1: Carlos Lee and Lance Berkman homered, and the Astros won for the 11th time in their last 15 home games.

at Chicago 6, Cincinnati 4: The Cubs have their first four-game winning streak in nearly two months.

Washington 5, at Florida 3: The Nationals won in Miami for the first time this year.

Dodgers 10, at San Francisco 3: Hiroki Kuroda gave up three hits in eight innings.

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