Braves 6, Rangers 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Texas 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 10 0
Atlanta 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 X 6 10 2
WP: K. Gryboski (4-3) S: J. Smoltz (21)
LP: U. Urbina (0-2)
 Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Texas
-J. Gonzalez homered to left, H. Blalock and M. Young scored
Top 2nd: Texas
-M. Teixeira homered to right
Bot 2nd: Atlanta
-H. Blanco doubled to deep right center, C. Jones and V. Castilla scored
-R. Ortiz singled to left, H. Blanco scored
Bot 3rd: Atlanta
-V. Castilla singled to center, G. Sheffield scored
Top 8th: Texas
-H. Blalock singled to shallow center, E. Diaz scored, M. Young to second
Bot 8th: Atlanta
-A. Jones homered to center, C. Jones scored
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Young 2b 3 1 1 0 2 0 1 .327
H. Blalock 3b 4 1 2 1 1 0 0 .355
   U. Urbina p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
A. Rodriguez ss 5 0 0 0 0 1 7 .288
R. Palmeiro 1b 5 0 1 0 0 2 2 .263
J. Gonzalez rf 5 1 2 3 0 2 2 .286
   R. Christenson pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .186
C. Everett cf 4 0 1 0 1 1 2 .307
M. Teixeira lf 3 1 2 1 2 1 2 .246
E. Diaz c 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .238
   R. Sierra ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .260
I. Valdes p 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   A. Fultz p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   D. Sadler 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .118
 Totals 35 5 10 5 7 7 22  
 Batting
2B - C Everett (11, R Ortiz).
HR - J Gonzalez (17, 1st inning off R Ortiz 2 on, 2 Out), M Teixeira (6, 2nd inning off R Ortiz 0 on, 0 Out).
S - I Valdes 2.
RBI - J Gonzalez 3 (40), M Teixeira (27), H Blalock (34).
2-out RBI - J Gonzalez 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E Diaz 2, R Sierra 1, A Rodriguez 2, M Teixeira 1.
GIDP - A Rodriguez.
Team LOB - 12.
 Fielding
DP - 3 (H Blalock-M Young-R Palmeiro, M Young-A Rodriguez-R Palmeiro, A Rodriguez-M Young-R Palmeiro).
 Atlanta
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Furcal ss 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 .331
M. Giles 2b 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 .309
G. Sheffield rf 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 .347
C. Jones lf 3 2 3 0 1 0 0 .307
R. Fick 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .294
   J. Smoltz p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
V. Castilla 3b 4 1 1 1 0 0 3 .278
D. Bragg cf 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 .145
   A. Jones ph 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 .298
H. Blanco c 4 1 1 2 0 0 0 .194
R. Ortiz p 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 .226
   M. Franco ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .308
   T. Hodges p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   R. Hernandez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   R. King p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   K. Gryboski p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   J. Franco 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .280
 Totals 31 6 10 6 3 5 14  
 Batting
2B - H Blanco (4, I Valdes).
HR - A Jones (14, 8th inning off U Urbina 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - H Blanco 2 (5), R Ortiz (4), V Castilla (28), A Jones 2 (46).
2-out RBI - H Blanco 2, R Ortiz, V Castilla, A Jones 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Giles 1, G Sheffield 1.
GIDP - G Sheffield, R Fick, V Castilla.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - R Furcal (11, 2nd base off I Valdes/E Diaz).
 
 Fielding
E - R Fick (6, throw); R Furcal (13, throw).
DP - 1 (R Furcal-R Fick).
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
I. Valdes 7.0 9 4 4 2 5 0 5.01
A. Fultz 0.1 0 1 1 1 0 0 2.32
U. Urbina (L, 0-2) 0.2 1 1 1 0 0 1 3.38
 Atlanta
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Ortiz 6.0 7 4 4 4 4 2 3.83
T. Hodges 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1.98
R. Hernandez 0.1 0 1 1 2 0 0 4.88
R. King 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.09
K. Gryboski (W, 4-3) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.31
J. Smoltz (S, 21) 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0.89
WP - I Valdes.
IBB - C Everett (by T Hodges).
HBP - R Furcal (by I Valdes).
Pitches-strikes - I Valdes 105-66; A Fultz 12-5; U Urbina 11-9; R Ortiz 110-63; T Hodges 20-11; R Hernandez 13-5; R King 2-2; K Gryboski 2-1; J Smoltz 15-11.
Ground balls-fly balls - I Valdes 11-5; A Fultz 1-0; U Urbina 1-1; R Ortiz 5-9; T Hodges 1-0; R Hernandez 1-0; R King 0-0; K Gryboski 2-0; J Smoltz 0-2.
Batters faced - I Valdes 30; A Fultz 2; U Urbina 3; R Ortiz 29; T Hodges 5; R Hernandez 3; R King 1; K Gryboski 1; J Smoltz 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Bruce Froemming. 1B--Doug Eddings. 2B--Ron Kulpa. 3B--Mike Winters.
Time: 2:56.
Attendance: 30,444.
Weather: 72 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, out to center.

Updated on Tuesday, Jun 3, 2003 10:50 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Texas
J. Gonzalez J. Gonzalez
2-5, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Atlanta
A. Jones A. Jones
1-1, 1 HR
2 RBI