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Braves 7, Dodgers 2

ATLANTA — Chipper Jones, in a 1-for-27 slump, hit a go-ahead double in a five-run eighth inning Friday night as the Atlanta Braves rallied past the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-2.

Andres Galarraga, who missed Atlanta's previous three games because of soreness in his left thumb, hit for Mike Remlinger (4-2) later in the inning and added a pinch double.

B.J. Surhoff's seventh-inning homer tied the score at 2 against Chan Ho Park. Andruw Jones opened the eighth with a single off Terry Adams (4-4) and scored on Chipper Jones' double, his first RBI since Aug. 1.

METS 4, GIANTS 1: Mike Piazza and Edgardo Alfonzo each hit two-run homers off Mark Gardner (7-6), stopping San Francisco's four-game winning streak.

Glendon Rusch (8-9) got out of two early bases-loaded jams and allowed one runs, five hits and four walks in five innings. Armando Benitez pitched the ninth for his 28th save.

DIAMONDBACKS 6, PIRATES 1:Armando Reynoso (9-7) allowed one run and four hits in seven innings and Jay Bell, batting .218 since June 1, had an RBI single in the fifth and run-scoring double in the seventh to drive in Arizona's first two runs.

BREWERS 6, CARDINALS 2: Richie Sexson homered and scored three runs, and Jeff D'Amico (8-4) won his sixth straight decision, outdueling Darryl Kile (13-8).

REDS 6, CUBS 4: Ken Griffey Jr., Dmitri Young and Pokey Reese homered in the eighth inning off Steve Rain (3-2) after Kevin Tapani pitched seven scoreless innings, then left with a knee injury.

Sammy Sosa hit his 36th home run, tying him with Gary Sheffield for the major league lead.

Mark Wohlers (1-1) pitched a hitless seventh for his first first win since Sept. 4, 1997, and Danny Graves finished for his 19th save.

ROCKIES 10, EXPOS 3: Larry Walker hit his fourth career grand slam and Brian Bohanon (6-8) went 2-for-2 with a homer and RBI double, allowing one run and nine hits in seven innings.

PADRES 3, MARLINS 0: Adam Eaton (4-2) allowed six hits and struck out six in eight innings, the longest outing of his career, as San Diego won for the 10th time in 13 games. The Marlins lost for just the second time in nine games.

Trevor Hoffman pitched the ninth for his 31st save.

ASTROS 7, PHILLIES 2: Lance Berkman had four RBIs, including a three-run double in a five-run ninth.