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NL notables

* Colorado lost for the 78th consecutive time on the road when trailing after eight innings, dating to a comeback win at Seattle June 30, 2001.

* On his 24th birthday, the Reds' Austin Kearns got his first hit in six at-bats since coming off the DL Wednesday.

* In the third inning, Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins stole second base, but on the next pitch was thrown out trying to steal third.

* The Marlins' Juan Pierre was caught stealing in the first inning on a play that was scored 1-3-6-1-4-8.

* A homer by Diamondback Robby Hammock drew big cheers from a small contingent in the crowd in Atlanta. He was born in Macon, about 80 miles south of Atlanta, and went to high school in suburban Cobb County.

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