Justin Time: Baseball Viewpoint
By Justin Lester
It was a good day in Philly as they beat St. Louis 9-3. They were led by Chase Utley, who was 3 for 4, Ryan Howard, who was 3 for 3, and Joe Blanton, who gave up 2 Runs in 8 Innings for the Win. He had six Strikeouts.
Max Scherzer pitched 7 scoreless Innings to led the Diamondbacks over the Pirates 9-0. Scherzer had 8 Strikeouts in the Win. Gerardo Parra led the way on offense with 4 RBIs.
Nick Markakis had 3 RBIs for the Orioles as the beat the Red Sox. David Hernandez gave up just 1 Run in 7 Innings. John Smoltz was off again.
Atlanta crushed Milwaukee 10-2. Casey Kotchman had 3 RBIs for the Braves.
Minnesota destroyed the Angels 10-1. Justin Morneau hit 2 HRs for the Twins. Denard Span had 4 RBIs.
Cleveland crushed Seattle 12-3. Jhonny Peralta had 4 RBIs. Travis Hafner had 3 RBIs for the Indians.