Steve Finley made the catch he couldn't last October for Arizona. But the Diamondbacks will have to do a lot more to make it back to the postseason.
Finley's spectacular catch robbing Robin Ventura of a homer wasn't enough for the Diamondbacks to overcome Mike Hampton's sharp pitching in the New York Mets' 2-1 win Sunday.
Finley couldn't make that kind of catch last fall when Todd Pratt homered barely beyond Finley's reach in the same spot at Shea Stadium in the bottom of the 10th to clinch the division series for New York.
Cardinals 7, Braves 2
Darryl Kile (15-9) pitched an eight-hitter and St. Louis scored three runs in both the seventh and eighth innings for their first series victory at Turner Field.
Phillies 2, Giants 1,
Bobby Abreu homered twice, including a game-winning, inside-the-park homer in the bottom of the 10th, to lead Philadelphia.
Rockies 9, Pirates 2
Todd Helton homered and doubled to up his average to .394, and Brian Bohanon backed his own effective pitching with a two-run double.
Astros 7, Expos 3
Tony Eusebio homered and doubled twice to tie the Houston record with a 23-game hitting streak and Scott Elarton (15-4) pitched his second career complete game.
Dodgers 7, Cubs 6,
Kerry Wood struck out 11 for his first double-digit strikeout game in almost two years, but his bullpen failed him at Wrigley Field.
Padres 2, Brewers 1
Ryan Klesko's run-scoring single in the eighth lifted visiting San Diego past Milwaukee.
Marlins 7, Reds 6
Mike Lowell homered in the bottom of the ninth off Danny Graves (10-5) as Florida overcame five RBI by Dante Bichette to beat Cincinnati.
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