Atlanta Braves vs. San Diego Padres

Cahill is scheduled to start in Sunday's game against the Atlanta Braves. "The bullpen picked me up and we won the (Wednesday) game".

Dickey was pitching in his third Atlanta ballpark.

Reliever Jose Ramirez got out of the seventh thanks to a double play niftily turned by Phillips at second base and Jim Johnson pitched a ideal ninth for his third save in as many games.

Weaver wasn't sharp in his first outing for the Padres, giving up two homers at Los Angeles as the Dodgers won 10-2.

The Reds also lost another starter. This dates back all the way back to the 6th inning, Monday.

"With all the injuries, especially pitchers these days, it seems like there's no reason not to make it a 10-day DL so guys aren't trying to push themselves through stuff", said Cahill, who had been sidelined by a minor strain in his lower back.

WASHINGTON - Cesar Hernandez hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer off Joe Blanton in the eighth inning, and Philadelphia beat Washington to stop a four-game losing streak. Phillips' one-out single was the first hit allowed by Trevor Cahill (0-2). The right-hander gave up seven hits and six runs over four innings in the loss.

"I've always tried to pitch relaxed and be in a good place when it's my turn", Colon said through a translator.

CHICAGO - Andrew McCutchen hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in a five-run seventh inning that led Pittsburgh over Chicago.

Nick Markakis, who grew up in nearby Woodstock, put the Braves ahead in the first with a two-run double off Jhoulys Chacin (1-2).

It would stay tied going into the bottom of the 6th inning.

Chatwood (1-2) struck out four and walked one, lowering his ERA from 6.35 ERA to 3.54.

A review lasting only 58 seconds reversed the ruling on the field that Atlanta's Dansby Swanson was safe on his grounder to second base in the sixth. Joe Panik singled leading off the seventh.

MIAMI - Christian Yelich and Giancarlo Stanton hit back-to-back homers to cap a three-run eighth inning, and Miami rallied past NY.

Ryan Schimpf's homer in the second was the only hit allowed by the 43-year-old Colon. "He could have easily gone seven or eight innings the way he was throwing the baseball". He is 0-3 with an 8.47 ERA in three starts and two relief appearances against Atlanta. They got plenty of help from sloppy St. Louis, which at 3-8 is off to its worst start in 20 years and has the poorest record in the NL.

The Braves hope fans take advantage of the dining and shopping options in the complex around the park. Jedd Gyorko and Stephen Piscotty homered late for St. Louis.

After Dickey allowed the first two hitters to reach, he was lifted in favor of Jose Ramirez. He was 2-for-2 with runners in scoring position on Sunday after he was 1-for-11 over his first nine games. The 2011 AL Cy Young Award victor and MVP also gave up nine runs against the Chicago White Sox on April 6, 2008, and versus Texas on May 25, 2014.

Cahill has never beaten the Braves, one of the five teams he has pitched for while recording a 69-77 record.

Vanessa Coleman

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