LOS ANGELES – Brad Lidge gave up a tying home run to pinch-hitter Rafael Furcal with one out in the ninth inning for his second blown save in less than 24 hours, and Andre Ethier hit his second homer of the game with two out in the 12th to give the Dodgers a 3-2 victory over Philadelphia.

Ethier, who had a game-ending two-run double off Lidge in the ninth inning of Friday night’s 4-3 win, sent a full-count offering from Chad Durbin (1-2) over the center-field fence to complete his fourth career multihomer game. In the fourth, he drove a 1-2 pitch into the right-field pavilion off Joe Blanton.

Cory Wade (1-3) pitched two perfect innings of relief for the Dodgers, whose bullpen leads the majors with 17 wins.

Brewers 3, Braves 0

ATLANTA – Prince Fielder’s third two-homer game of the season gave Milwaukee all the offense they needed for a win over the punchless Braves.

Jeff Suppan (4-4) gave up six hits in 5 1-3 innings as the Brewers took their second straight shutout win over Atlanta and extended the Braves’ streak of scoreless innings to 22. The Braves have lost three straight.

Atlanta’s Chipper Jones left the game in the fifth with dizziness.

Trevor Hoffman, Milwaukee’s fourth reliever, pitched the ninth for his 15th straight save.

Fielder gave Milwaukee a 1-0 lead with his 14th homer, off Javier Vazquez (4-5) in the fifth.

Nationals 7, Mets 1

WASHINGTON – John Lannan threw his first career complete game to lead the Nationals over New York.

Lannan (3-5) allowed an unearned run and four hits, facing the minimum number of batters through the first seven innings. He was helped out by a franchise-record-tying five double plays – two 6-4-3s, two 4-6-3s and a head-shaking 9-3-6 that took a while to sort out.

Adam Dunn, Elijah Dukes and Nick Johnson homered for the Nationals, who had lost three straight and nine of 10.

Washington chased John Maine (5-4) before he could record an out in the fifth inning of a game that lasted just 2 hours.

Rockies 10, Cardinals 1

ST. LOUIS – Ian Stewart homered twice and matched a career high with five RBIs, and Aaron Cook beat the Cardinals for the first time.

Stewart hit a three-run shot to right on a full count in the fourth and a two-run shot to left-center on a 2-0 pitch in the sixth, both off Todd Wellemeyer (5-6).

Cook (4-3) allowed a run on four hits in eight dominant innings, facing no batters with runners in scoring position.

Clint Barmes added a three-run homer in the ninth off Blake Hawksworth, making his major league debut.

Pirates 6, Astros 4

HOUSTON – Paul Maholm pitched seven innings and drove in a run with an infield single, leading Pittsburgh over the Astros.

Jack Wilson doubled twice and drove in a run and Andrew McCutchen delivered a big two-run single for the Pirates, who snapped a five-game losing streak at Minute Maid Park. Adam LaRoche and Andy LaRoche each had two hits and an RBI.

Maholm (4-2) allowed four runs and eight hits to pick up his first win since April 22.

Matt Capps finished for his 13th save in 15 tries.

Roy Oswalt (2-3) gave up six runs and nine hits in six innings for the Astros.


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