NL East Wrap: Jones homers twice, ATL wins
Just when it seemed like Cliff Lee was going to receive one of those elusive 2012 wins, it was taken right from him with one swing of the bat.
Lee pitched 7 2/3 innings, struck out 12, but reliever Josh Lindblom surrendered a two-out, two-strike grand slam to Corey Hart in the eighth inning, as the Phillies fell to the Brewers, 7-4 (see story)
Jimmy Rollins went 1 for 5, with a run scored and two stolen bases, after he and Charlie Manuel met prior to the game to discuss Rollins' lack of hustle on Wednesday in Miami (see story)
Here's what else happened on Thursday in the NL East:Jones' big night propels Braves
ATLANTA -- Chipper Jones always seems to come through on big occasions.
Even bobblehead night.
Jones homered twice on a night when a big crowd turned out to get a souvenir from his farewell season, and the Atlanta Braves won their 15th straight game with Kris Medlen as a starter, beating the San Diego Padres 6-0 on Thursday (see full story)
.Harvey's bat, arm lead Mets
CINCINNATI -- Matt Harvey had very little run support in his first four major league starts, so he took care of business at the plate as well as on the mound.
Harvey drove in one more run than he allowed in the longest outing of his short major league career, and the New York Mets snapped the Cincinnati Reds' five-game winning streak with an 8-4 victory on Thursday night.
Harvey (2-3), who had lost three straight starts after winning in his major league debut, allowed one run and four hits in 7 2-3 innings. He struck out eight, walked one and hit a batter. Harvey also doubled in two runs in New York's three-run fourth inning (see full story)
.Fish topped by Rockies
DENVER -- Michael Cuddyer homered, DJ LeMahieu had two hits and the streaking Colorado Rockies beat the Miami Marlins 5-3 on Thursday night.
Eric Young Jr. and Josh Rutledge had a hit and an RBI apiece for the Rockies, who won their fourth straight game.
Rafael Betancourt tossed a perfect ninth for his 22nd save (see full story)
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