G-1 Scooter Gennett homered in the 1st, and the Birds got 2 in the 2nd on RBIs from Headley & Markakis to take 3-0 lead. Stars tied the game in the 3rd on an RBI from Frazier & a 2-run double by Pence. It remained tied until the 11th when the Birds got a leadoff walk from Carlyle, a stolen base, and an RBI double by Molina for a 4-3 win. Birds got 6 innings of no-hit ball from their pen.
G-2 Birds got a 6th inning solo from M. Cabrera, & the Stars tied it in the 7th on a Pence solo. In the 11th, the Birds again turned a leadoff walk, by Chapman, into a run, when S. Gennett doubled for a 2-1 win. Birds’ Worley 8 IP, 4 hits. Stars’ Lynn, 10 IP, 5 hits. This was the Stars 3rd consecutive extra-inning loss.
G-3 Stars got 3 RBIs from Kemp, 3 RBIs from Peralta, including a homer, & a 4-5 game with a homer & 4 RBIs from Frazier in an 11-0 rout of the Birds. deGrom 9 innings, 2 hits.
G-4 Stars got a 2-run homer from Morneau in the 5th to take a 4-0 lead, & Fiers threw a 3-hitter to give the Stars a 4-1 win & series split.