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Thursday, September 19, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Walker Finds Stroke For Rockies

By Associated Press

National League

Larry Walker had two run-scoring hits in Colorado’s six-run fourth inning and added a solo homer as the Rockies beat host Cincinnati 7-1 Thursday night.

Giants 7, Pirates 5 San Francisco

Jeff Kent matched a career-high with five RBIs as San Francisco beat Pittsburgh for its first win.

Mets 4, Padres 1 San Diego

Bobby Jones pitched eight strong innings and John Franco worked the ninth as New York avoided a season-opening sweep by beating the Padres.

Dodgers 2, Phillies 1 Los Angeles

Mike Piazza homered and Todd Hollandsworth hit an RBI double in the sixth inning to lead Los Angeles to its win over Philadelphia.

Marlins 8, Cubs 2 Miami

Pitcher Alex Fernandez made a victorious debut for his hometown team and Jeff Conine hit a first-inning grand slam as Florida beat Chicago.

Expos 9, Cardinals 4 Montreal

Shane Andrews, Rondell White and David Segui homered as Montreal beat St. Louis for its first three-game sweep to open a season.

Braves 3, Astros 2 Houston

After Atlanta went hitless for 6 innings against Darryl Kile, Fred McGriff homered and the Braves finally got going, rallying to beat Houston.

Clearing the bases

Curt Schilling and Philadelphia finally agreed on a $15.45 million, three-year contract extension through 2000. … Mark Grace of Chicago has a strained right hamstring. … The Cubs last started 0-3 in 1994. They’ve lost their first three road games for the first time since 1983.

Wordcount: 243
Tags: baseball

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