CHICAGO CUBS VS ST. LOUIS CARDINALS
Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Sean Marshall delivers a pitch to the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on July 6, 2008. Marshall got the win with a 7-1 thumping of the Cardinals. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)
Michael Young raced home on a fielding error to give Philadelphia the lead in the eighth inning Friday and the Phillies held on to down Cincinnati 5-3.
Todd Frazier knocked in two runs and Cincinnati's bullpen tossed four solid innings Sunday in the Reds' series-sweeping 7-4 win over the Chicago Cubs.
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Brandon Phillips drove in three runs Saturday and Cincinnati took the opener of its National League Division series with a 5-2 win over San Francisco.
Mat Latos hurled five strong innings and Cincinnati bested St. Louis 3-1 Tuesday, but the Cardinals still claimed a National League wild card berth.
Zack Cozart put Cincinnati ahead with a ninth-inning RBI double Sunday and the Reds held on to post a 4-3 victory over Pittsburgh.
Homer Bailey and two Cincinnati relievers combined to shut Chicago down on four hits Tuesday, staking the Reds to a 3-1 decision over the Cubs.
Cincinnati's Wilson Valdez let an easy ground ball go through his legs for an error in the ninth inning Saturday, allowing Houston to defeat the Reds 2-1.
Bronson Arroyo tossed six strong innings and helped himself by socking a go-ahead homer Monday in the Cincinnati Reds' 3-2 win over Arizona.
An eighth-inning home run by Alfonso Soriano was the difference in the Chicago Cubs' 5-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.