LOS ANGELES (AP) -Matt Kemp hit a grand slam to cap a 10-run first inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 11-3 on Saturday night in a game delayed 18 minutes when plate umpire Kerwin Danley was hit in the jaw by a pitch and driven off the field in an ambulance.
Danley, the crew chief, was struck by a fastball from Brad Penny that catcher Russell Martin missed with Colorado's Garrett Atkins leading off the fourth inning. Dodgers spokesman Josh Rawitch said that Danley lost consciousness briefly, but was conscious, coherent and breathing when he was placed into the ambulance.
Penny (4-2), a nine-year veteran right-hander, allowed three runs and four hits over seven innings, including Atkins' two-run homer in the first and Todd Helton's RBI single in the sixth.
Mark Redman (3-1) was charged with 10 runs, seven hits and five walks in six innings with one strikeout. He allowed only one hit after the first - Penny's second single of the game.
Cardinals 4, Astros 3
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Skip Schumaker singled to left to score pinch-runner Cesar Izturis in the bottom of the ninth inning, helpinh St. Louis snap Houston's six-game winning streak.
Schumaker singled off Wesley Wright, who relieved Dave Borkowski (0-1) after he walked leadoff batter Brian Barton to start the ninth. After Barton was forced by Adam Wainwright, Brendan Ryan singled to chase Borkowski.
Wainwright (3-1) struck out six and allowed five hits, including three homers. Lance Berkman hit two of them, his 22nd career multihomer game.
Kaz Matsui hit his first home run of the season for Houston.
Phillies 8, Pirates 4
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Ryan Howard homered in his return to the starting lineup and Kyle Kendrick pitched into the eighth inning as the Phillies won their third straight.
Nate McLouth hit his fourth home run of the season and Freddy Sanchez had two hits and an RBI for the Pirates, who have lost three in a row and nine of 11.
Matt Morris (0-4) retired the first two hitters he faced, but the next seven reached base safely and the Phillies scored six times in the first inning. Howard's homer was his fifth.
Kendrick (2-2) allowed four runs and seven hits before being removed after allowing McLouth's home run and a single to Sanchez to lead off the eighth. He walked none and struck out two and won for the first time since his first start of the season April 4 against Cincinnati.
Mets 4, Braves 3
NEW YORK (AP) - Carlos Beltran hit a two-run double in the Mets' four-run third inning, and Atlanta dropped to 0-8 in one-run games.
John Maine (2-2) pitched five effective innings and David Wright snapped out of a slump with two hits for the Mets, who had lost five of six.
The Braves played without Chipper Jones, who was a late scratch after feeling spasms in the middle of his back in the clubhouse before the game.
Tim Hudson (3-2) allowed four runs and seven hits in three innings. The right-hander lasted just three innings at Florida on April 16, struggling with the velocity on his fastball, but bounced back with 6 2-3 innings in a win against Washington on Monday.
Cubs 7, Nationals 0
WASHINGTON (AP) - Carlos Zambrano pitched five-hit ball over seven innings, Derrek Lee drove in three runs and the Cubs beat the Nationals.
Zambrano (4-1) walked four and struck out five to improve to 86-56 for his career and help the Chicago snap a two-game skid. Michael Wuertz and Jon Lieber eached pitched an inning to complete Chicago's first shutout of the season - a six-hitter.
Matt Chico (0-5) allowed five runs on eight hits, walked two and struck out five.
Padres 8, Diamondbacks 7, 13 innings
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Tadahito Iguchi hit a home run off Yusmeiro Petit (0-1) with one out in the 13th inning to lift the Padres to win over Arizona, snapping a five-game skid.
Glendon Rusch (1-2) allowed two hits in four innings with four strikeouts and two walks.
The Padres had leads of 4-0 and 5-2 before Arizona scored twice in the fifth on a two-run triple by Orlando Hudson and added two more runs in the sixth, including an RBI double by pitcher Micah Owens, for a 6-5 lead.
San Diego went ahead 7-6 in the bottom half on Adrian Gonzalez's two-run single. Arizona tied it in the seventh on Conor Jackson's RBI single.
Brewers 4, Marlins 3
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Prince Fielder hit a go-ahead solo home run in the eighth inning and also had an RBI single to power Milwaukee past Florida.
Fielder's fourth home run of the season, to center off reliever Renyel Pinto (1-1), broke a 3-3 tie in the bottom of the eighth. Pinto had not allowed a run in his previous 11 appearances.
Salomon Torres (3-0) got the win despite failing to protect a 3-2 lead when Josh Willingham grounded into a double play that scored Dan Uggla in the top of the eighth.
Fielder scored three times, including an unlikely run on a suicide squeeze in the second. With the bases loaded, the 270-lb slugger barreled down the line as Carlos Villanueva bunted toward pitcher Mark Hendrickson, who threw to first.
Reds 10, Giants 9
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Paul Bako hit a solo home run and added an RBI single, Brandon Phillips doubled and drove in two runs and the Reds snapped a three-game skid.
Matt Belisle (1-1) won in his second start of the year after losing to the Los Angeles Dodgers in his debut last Monday. Joey Votto had three hits with a double and scored twice as the Reds earned just their fourth win in the last 15 games.
The Reds gave manager Dusty Baker a victory back in the Bay Area, where he managed the Giants from 1993 through their 2002 World Series season, and general manager Walt Jocketty his first win since taking over Wednesday for the fired Wayne Krivsky.
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