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Wednesday’s games

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Brewers 4, Expos 3: At Milwaukee, Lyle Overbay extended his hitting streak to a season-high 13 games with a two-run double that helped Milwaukee defeat Montreal.

Cardinals 5, Braves 2: At St. Louis, Matt Morris pitched eight solid innings, helping St. Louis beat Atlanta for its third straight victory. So Taguchi and Jim Edmonds homered, and Edgar Renteria had two hits and two RBIs in support of Morris (4-3).

Marlins 5, Astros 2: At Houston, Dontrelle Willis pitched a six-hitter and Mike Lowell homered twice, leading Florida over Houston.

Mets 1, Diamondbacks 0: At Phoenix, Kazuo Matsui’s home run to start the game gave Tom Glavine and New York the win over Randy Johnson and Arizona.

Padres 2, Reds 1: At San Diego, Brian Giles hit a two-run homer in the first inning and San Diego, despite getting just six hits, beat Cory Lidle and Cincinnati.

Giants 4, Phillies 3: At San Francisco, Lewiston product Jason Schmidt homered and allowed six hits over eight innings, leading San Francisco over Philadelphia. Pedro Feliz homered twice and Jeffrey Hammonds also connected for the Giants.

Dodgers 4, Cubs 0: At Los Angeles, Wilson Alvarez held Chicago scoreless into the eighth inning, Alex Cora hit a two-run homer, and Los Angeles won its sixth in a row with a victory over Chicago.

Pirates at Rockies (ppd.): At Denver, the game between Pittsburgh and Colorado was postponed because of rain and snow. It will be made up as part of a doubleheader today.

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