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All Locals Win; Sox Put Crain On DL

>>Cubs Down Braves

(Atlanta, GA)  --  Anthony Rizzo and Bryan LaHair each hit a solo home run to help the Cubs take out the Braves, 5-1.  The two combined to go 4-for-7 while Paul Maholm improved 6-and-6 by dealing six innings of one-run ball with five strikeouts.  Jeff Baker also hit a solo shot in the win.  Chicago has won five of its last six games.  Martin Prado knocked in the only run for the Braves and Michael Bourn went 3-for-4.  Randall Delgado was tagged with the loss after allowing three-runs across six innings.  Atlanta is 2-and-5 in its last seven games.

>>Cards Fly Over Rockies

(St. Louis, MO)  --  Matt Holliday was 3-for-4 with a run scored and a RBI as the Cardinals beat the Rockies, 4-1.  Adam Wainwright moved to 7-and-8 by striking out seven and allowing one run across six innings.  St. Louis has won three of its last four games.  Rockies pitcher Jeremy Guthrie knocked in their only run while dropping to 3-and-8 despite giving up only two runs in six innings.  Carlos Gonzalez was 2-for-4 for Colorado, which is 1-and-4 in its last five games.

MLB NL
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Washington Nationals 9, San Francisco Giants 4
Philadelphia Phillies 9, New York Mets 2
Pittsburgh Pirates 6, Houston Astros 4
Miami Marlins 7, Milwaukee Brewers 6 (10 inn)
Los Angeles Dodgers 4, Cincinnati Reds 1
San Diego Padres 8, Arizona Diamondbacks 6

>>ChiSox Slide By Rangers

(Chicago, IL)  --  Kevin Youkilis singled home Alejandro De Aza in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the White Sox a 5-4 win over the Rangers.  Gordon Beckham knocked in a pair of runs for Chicago, which has won the first two games of this series.  Addison Reed picked up the win out of the bullpen.  Josh Hamilton belted a solo shot and scored twice for Texas, which has lost three in-a-row.  Michael Young added two RBI and a run in the setback.  Mike Adams suffered the loss in relief.

MLB AL
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New York Yankees 4, Tampa Bay Rays 3
Oakland Athletics 3, Boston Red Sox 2
Cleveland Indians 12, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 3
Baltimore Orioles 4, Seattle Mariners 2
Detroit Tigers 5, Minnesota Twins 1
Toronto Blue Jays 4, Kansas City Royals 1

>> White Sox Put Crain On DL

The Chicago White Sox placed right-hander reliever Jesse Crain on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday with a right shoulder strain, retroactive to June 24.

The White Sox recalled right-hander Deunte Heath from AAA Charlotte to replace Crain, who is 2-1 with a 2.38 ERA in 24 games this season. Crain was also on the disabled list April 27 to May 14 with a strained oblique.

Heath was 4-2 with a 1.70 ERA and one save in 22 relief appearances with Charlotte. Signed by the White Sox as a free agent on April 22, 2010, he also started two games and will be a possible option to start Sunday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays as the White Sox give Chris Sale an extended break.

With the roster move, the White Sox have 10 rookies on their 25-man roster, including 8 of the 12 pitchers.

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