Braves 7, Cardinals 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Atlanta 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 3 0 7 10 0
St. Louis 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 0
WP: R. Ortiz (16-5)
LP: J. Fassero (1-6)
 Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Atlanta
-G. Sheffield homered to left center
Top 3rd: Atlanta
-M. Giles homered to left, M. DeRosa scored
Top 4th: Atlanta
-M. DeRosa singled to left, J. Lopez scored, D. Bragg out at home, R. Ortiz to second
Bot 4th: St. Louis
-E. Renteria doubled to deep right center, T. Martinez and S. Rolen scored
Top 8th: Atlanta
-A. Jones homered to center, G. Sheffield scored
-J. Lopez homered to center
 Atlanta
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. DeRosa ss 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 .244
M. Giles 2b 5 1 2 2 0 1 0 .316
G. Sheffield rf 3 2 1 1 1 1 1 .328
A. Jones cf 4 1 1 2 0 0 0 .295
J. Lopez c 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 .325
J. Franco 1b 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .295
V. Castilla 3b 4 0 2 0 0 1 1 .283
D. Bragg lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .229
R. Ortiz p 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .231
   K. Gryboski p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 35 7 10 7 3 5 7  
 Batting
HR - G Sheffield (28, 1st inning off J Fassero 0 on, 2 Out), M Giles (14, 3rd inning off J Fassero 1 on, 1 Out), A Jones (29, 8th inning off E Yan 1 on, 0 Out), J Lopez (31, 8th inning off E Yan 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - G Sheffield (89), M Giles 2 (56), M Derosa (15), A Jones 2 (85), J Lopez (79).
2-out RBI - G Sheffield, M Derosa.
GIDP - G Sheffield.
Team LOB - 4.
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
B. Hart 2b 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .299
J. Edmonds cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .288
A. Pujols lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .371
T. Martinez 1b 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .283
S. Rolen 3b 2 1 1 0 2 1 1 .289
E. Renteria ss 3 0 1 2 1 0 1 .330
J.D. Drew rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .281
M. Matheny c 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .255
   K. Robinson ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .233
J. Fassero p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   J. Simontacchi p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143
   O. Palmeiro ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .270
   E. Yan p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
 Totals 31 2 5 2 4 7 12  
 Batting
2B - E Renteria (32, R Ortiz); A Pujols (42, R Ortiz).
RBI - E Renteria 2 (72).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Matheny 1, S Rolen 1, K Robinson 1, B Hart 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
Picked Off - E Renteria (2nd base, R Ortiz).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - A Pujols (D Bragg at Home).
DP - 1 (S Rolen-B Hart-T Martinez).
 Atlanta
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Ortiz (W, 16-5) 8.0 5 2 2 4 6 0 3.46
K. Gryboski 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.19
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Fassero (L, 1-6) 3.2 5 4 4 2 2 2 6.00
J. Simontacchi 3.1 3 0 0 0 0 0 5.98
E. Yan 2.0 2 3 3 1 3 2 5.75
WP - R Ortiz.
Pitches-strikes - R Ortiz 119-72; K Gryboski 6-6; J Fassero 65-40; J Simontacchi 25-17; E Yan 39-24.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Ortiz 13-4; K Gryboski 1-1; J Fassero 4-5; J Simontacchi 5-4; E Yan 2-1.
Batters faced - R Ortiz 32; K Gryboski 3; J Fassero 18; J Simontacchi 11; E Yan 9.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tim Welke. 1B--Mark Wegner. 2B--Gary Cederstrom. 3B--Chuck Meriwether.
Time: 2:39.
Attendance: 45,796.
Weather: 83 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
ST. LOUIS' ALBERT PUJOLS EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 22 GAMES WITH A DOUBLE IN THE SIXTH INNING.
THE HOME RUNS BY ATLANTA'S ANDRUW JONES AND JAVY LOPEZ IN THE TOP OF THE EIGHTH INNING WERE BACK-TO-BACK.

Updated on Friday, Aug 8, 2003 10:55 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Atlanta
M. Giles M. Giles
2-5, 1 HR
2 RBI
 St. Louis
E. Renteria E. Renteria
1-3
2 RBI