|Thursday's NL Capsules|
|Written by Admin|
|Thursday, 05 July 2007 12:32|
Kim and four relievers combined to hold the Padres to three hits as the Marlins split the four-game series with the NL West leaders.
Jeremy Hermida homered and doubled off Peavy (9-3), who gave up three runs and five hits in seven innings. He struck out six and walked three.
Kim (4-4) allowed two runs and three hits - all for extra bases - in 6 1-3 innings, matching his longest outing of the year. He struck out seven and walked two.
Kevin Gregg pitched a perfect ninth for his 17th save in 18 chances.
Pirates 6, Brewers 3
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Adam LaRoche homered twice and Tom Gorzelanny outpitched Ben Sheets as the Pirates handed the NL West leaders their third straight loss.
LaRoche hit a two-run homer in the third off Sheets and a solo homer off Carlos Villanueva in the seventh. He also doubled ahead of Xavier Nady's RBI single in the fifth.
Gorzelanny (9-4) gave up Geoff Jenkins' two-run homer in the fourth while allowing three runs and five hits in seven innings. The left-hander struck out five and walked two.
Matt Capps pitched the ninth for his ninth save in 10 opportunities.
Five of the Pirates' eight hits off Sheets (10-4) went for extra bases. The All-Star gave up five runs on eight hits in six innings and lost for the first time in six games, striking out six and walking one.