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After Aaron Hill sacrificed and Justin Upton struck out, Javy Guerra (2-1) issued consecutive walks to Miguel Montero, Paul Goldschmidt and Young, helping Arizona win its second in a row and sixth in seven games.
Brewers 2, Rockies 1, 11 innings
Prince Fielder also went deep for Milwaukee, which remained 6 1/2 games ahead of second-place St. Louis in the NL Central with 13 to play.
Zack Greinke labored through five innings before the Brewers‘ bullpen picked him up. LaTroy Hawkins, Takashi Saito, Francisco Rodriguez, John Axford and Kameron Loe (4-7) combined for six scoreless innings.
Fielder homered in the sixth to tie it and it stayed that way until the 11th, when Braun homered off Matt Lindstrom (2-2) and pumped his right fist in excitement before joining the scrum at home plate.
After the Rockies scored early, Fielder hit his 32nd homer after coming in with just two extra-base hits over his previous 35 at-bats. It was his first homer since Sept. 2 in Houston.
Braves 7, Marlins 1.
The Braves, whose lead over St. Louis in the NL wild-card standings is down to 4 1/2 games, held a private meeting before the game in hopes of shaking things up.
It finally worked in the sixth. Uggla drew a one-out walk from Brad Hand (1-7), Matt Diaz singled to right and McCann came through with a towering shot over the center-field wall for his 24th homer. Uggla put it out of reach in the seventh with his career-best 34th homer, also a three-run shot.
Peter Moylan (2-1) claimed the win by getting the final out in the sixth.
Cardinals 6, Pirates 4
PITTSBURGH (AP) _ Nick Punto hit a go-ahead double in the ninth inning and the surging St. Louis Cardinals overcame three errors by first baseman Albert Pujols.
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