Phillies 5, Giants 2
PHILADELPHIA — Scott Rolen hit a two-run triple and Pat Burrell had a two-run double as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the San Francisco Giants for the first time in 10 tries, 5-2 Saturday.
It was the Phillies' first victory over the Giants since June 2, 1999.
Randy Wolf (10-7) won for the first time in five starts. Philadelphia has won just 12 of its last 37 games.
Vicente Padilla pitched two hitless innings. Jeff Brantley got the final three outs for his 20th save in 24 opportunities.
Philadelphia pushed across three runs to take a 3-0 lead in the third inning off Kirk Rueter (8-9).
CUBS 6, DODGERS 4: At Chicago, Ricky Gutierrez hit a go-ahead solo homer in the seventh inning and Eric Young drove in three runs as the Chicago Cubs defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers.
It was Chicago's first victory over the Dodgers at Wrigley since May 21, 1998, snapping an eight-game losing streak.
Rondell White had two RBIs before leaving the game with a dislocated shoulder. He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital for evaluation, and his status wasn't immediately known, but Cubs manager Don Balyor said, "he's not going to play for a while."
Dodgers starter Matt Herges had to put up with long breaks between innings as part of Fox Sports' "Turn Back the Clock Game," a retrospective of televised baseball. But it was reliever Gregg Olson (0-1) who got flustered.
Tim Worrell (3-3) gave up one walk in two innings. Rick Aguilera pitched the ninth for his 28th save in 35 tries.
ROCKIES 11, PIRATES 4: At Pittsburgh, Todd Walker homered in a four-run Colorado first inning aided by Aramis Ramirez's two-run throwing error and the Rockies moved above .500 by beating the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Todd Helton, who was 1-for-12 since raising his average to .400 on Monday, went 2-for-4 to improve his average to .393 as he tries to become the first player in 59 years to bat .400.
Helton had a run-scoring single in the third and doubled ahead of Jeffrey Hammonds' RBI single as the Rockies opened a 6-3 lead against Jose Silva (8-8).
Helton also drew a bases-loaded walk in the ninth before Hammonds' two-run single — the Rockies' 19th hit, all but two of them singles.
Pedro Astacio (11-8) withstood Jason Kendall's career-high 13th homer in the first.
DIAMONDBACKS 5, METS 1 (10): At New York, Luis Gonzalez's RBI double sparked a four-run 10th inning against Rick White (2-1) as Arizona beat New York.
Arizona cut San Francisco's lead in the NL West to 2 1/2 games and the Mets' wild card advantage to 4 1/2. The Diamondbacks snapped their six-game losing streak at Shea Stadium.
CARDINALS 6, BRAVES 3: At Atlanta, Will Clark homered twice and Garrett Stephenson scattered seven hits over 6 2-3 innings for St. Louis.
EXPOS 5, ASTROS 4: At Montreal, Dustin Hermanson took a shutout into the ninth inning for the second straight start, and Jose Vidro hit his 21st homer as Montreal barely snapped a nine-game home losing streak.
REDS 3, MARLINS 2: At Miami, Pete Harnisch pitched six innings despite a 2-hour, 40-minute rain delay in the second inning, and Cincinnati needed just five hits to beat Florida.
BREWERS 6, PADRES 5: At Milwaukee, James Mouton hit a two-run single in the 10th inning off Trevor Hoffman as Milwaukee rallied past San Diego Padres.
After Marquis Grissom's error in the top half helped San Diego take a 5-4 lead, the Brewers won it in their half.