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Giants batters finally take on Braves pitcher Hudson

AP, SAN FRANCISCO

Washington’s Ian Desmond hit a two-run homer and an RBI double, while Danny Espinosa and Kurt Suzuki also drove in runs with doubles, as the Nationals beat the Chicago Cubs 7-3 to notch a season-high fifth consecutive victory.

Pittsburgh’s Garrett Jones hit a three-run homer — a call that was correctly overturned on replay — to help the Pirates beat the New York Mets 7-3.

Tampa Bay’s Alex Cobb struck out 13 in less than five innings, while Ryan Roberts and Ben Zobrist drove in two runs apiece to help the Rays rally for a 6-3 victory over San Diego.

Los Angeles’ Mike Trout had two hits, including the go-ahead single in the seventh inning, to lead the Angels to a 7-5 win over the Chicago White Sox.

Miami’s Derek Dietrich tied the game with his first major league home run and Juan Pierre singled in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning as the Marlins won 5-4 to deal the Los Angeles Dodgers their eighth straight loss.

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