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|Paul Konerko, CHW||8||SEA||Bot 8: 2-1, 1 Out. None on.||League|
|Jose Guillen, KAN||7||MIN||Bot 5: 0-1, 2 Outs. None on.||Slowey|
|Albert Pujols, STL||7||SF||Top 1: 1-0, 2 Outs. None on.||Cain|
|Kelly Johnson, ARI||7||PHI||Bot 5: 1-1, 0 Outs. 1 on.||Kendrick|
|Adrian Gonzalez, SD||6||CIN||Top 4: 1-1, 0 Outs. 1 on.||Bailey|
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SUNDAY'S BEST AND WORST
BESTDavid Price, LHP, Rays
Price tossed his first career complete game in a 6-0 shutout victory over the Blue Jays. The left-hander allowed four hits while walking one and striking out nine. Price also raised his record on the season to 3-1 and lowered his ERA to 2.20.
WORSTDave Bush, RHP, Brewers
Bush got blitzed, allowing nine runs on 10 hits -- including four home runs -- in 3 2/3 innings in the Brewers' 12-2 loss to the Cubs. The right-hander's ERA rose more than two runs to 4.84 on the season. The defeat was also Milwaukee's fifth in its last six home games
MONDAY'S TOP MATCHUPS
Dodgers at Mets, 7:10 p.m. ET, ESPN
The Dodgers continue their nine-game road trip, having lost three of their last four games. Hiroki Kuroda, who's unbeaten in three starts this season, will get the start for the Dodgers. Oliver Perez will counter for the Mets. The left-hander is 0-2 with a 3.71 ERA in three starts.
Mariners at Royals, 8:10 p.m. ET
Felix Hernandez will look to snap the Mariners' three-game losing streak when he opposes the Royals' Kyle Davies. Hernandez pitched a complete game in his last start, a 4-1 Seattle win over Baltimore. Davies suffered his first loss of the season in his last start, allowing four runs on six hits in six innings to the Blue Jays.
Phillies at Giants, 10:15 p.m. ET
Roy Halladay will look to become the major leagues' first five-game winner. He'll be opposed by left-hander Jonathan Sanchez. Halladay has allowed a total of four runs in his first four starts, and is coming off a complete-game shutout win over the Braves in his last outing. Sanchez is tied for third in the National League with 27 strikeouts, and has given up only one run combined in his last two starts.
Jason Bay knows what it's like to be in a slump. Last season, he endured a 79-game stretch in the middle of the summer from April 29 to July 30 during which he hit just .226. This season, he started cold out of the gate, as he was hitting as low as .224 through April 22 before going 4-for-7 in the first two games of the series with the Braves, which raised his batting average to a more respectable .262.However, despite the encouraging signs from his recent hitting streak, he has yet to find his power stroke this season:
Bay's slugging percentage the last two years