San Diego's Andrew Cashner won and Cleveland's Vinnie Pestano lost as pitchers split decisions Saturday in baseball's first salary arbitration cases in two years.
Chipper Jones and Andruw Jones came up with two-out, run-scoring hits in the seventh, giving John Smoltz and the Braves a 3-2 win over Greg Maddux's Padres.
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Greg Maddux stopped his six-game losing streak, Aramis Ramirez and Jacque Jones hit consecutive homers and the Cubs beat the Mets 8-7.
Greg Maddux won for the first time this month, allowing seven hits and three runs in 5 2/3 innings, and Jacque Jones drove in four runs as the Cubs beat the Reds 8-3.
After having his 13-year winning streak broken last season, Greg Maddux returned to a familiar position Wednesday when he earned the Rawlings Gold Glove Award as the National League's best fielding pitcher.
The Atlanta Braves' low-key approach to playoff preparation has been honed over the last decade-plus.