Braves 12, Rockies 6
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Atlanta 0 1 3 3 0 2 2 1 0 12 17 0
Colorado 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 6 11 2
WP: R. Ortiz (18-5)
LP: D. Stark (2-2)
 Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Colorado
-T. Helton singled to left, P. Ozuna scored
Top 2nd: Atlanta
-M. Franco grounded into fielder's choice, C. Jones out at home, A. Jones to third, J. Lopez to second, A. Jones scored, J. Lopez to third
Top 3rd: Atlanta
-G. Sheffield homered to left, R. Furcal scored
-J. Lopez singled to right, C. Jones scored, J. Lopez out at first
Top 4th: Atlanta
-R. Ortiz hit sacrifice fly to right, M. Franco scored
-G. Sheffield hit sacrifice fly to center, V. Castilla scored
-C. Jones singled to left, R. Furcal scored, M. Giles to second
Top 6th: Atlanta
-C. Jones ground rule double to deep left center, R. Furcal scored, G. Sheffield to third
-A. Jones grounded out to second, G. Sheffield scored, D. Bragg to third
Bot 6th: Colorado
-J. Payton homered to left
Top 7th: Atlanta
-R. Furcal homered to left center, R. Ortiz scored
Bot 7th: Colorado
-G. Norton doubled to left center, M. Romero and P. Ozuna scored
Top 8th: Atlanta
-V. Castilla homered to left
Bot 9th: Colorado
-R. Belliard reached on an infield single, L. Walker scored, P. Ozuna to third
-G. Norton hit sacrifice fly to left, P. Ozuna scored
 Atlanta
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Furcal ss 6 4 4 2 0 1 1 .288
M. Giles 2b 5 0 0 0 0 1 2 .310
G. Sheffield rf 5 2 1 3 0 0 3 .331
C. Jones lf 4 1 4 2 0 0 0 .298
   D. Bragg lf 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 .242
A. Jones cf 5 1 1 1 0 0 6 .279
J. Lopez c 3 0 1 1 2 1 0 .326
M. Franco 1b 3 1 1 0 2 0 1 .290
V. Castilla 3b 5 2 2 1 0 2 5 .283
R. Ortiz p 3 1 1 1 0 1 4 .230
   R. King p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   M. DeRosa ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .232
   J. Marquis p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
 Totals 42 12 17 11 4 7 22  
 Batting
2B - C Jones 2 (25, C Vance, D Stark); M Franco (5, D Stark); R Furcal (27, C Vance).
HR - G Sheffield (33, 3rd inning off D Stark 1 on, 1 Out), R Furcal (15, 7th inning off C Vance 1 on, 0 Out), V Castilla (21, 8th inning off J Lopez 0 on, 2 Out).
SF - G Sheffield, R Ortiz.
RBI - G Sheffield 3 (105), J Lopez (85), R Ortiz (8), C Jones 2 (80), A Jones (95), R Furcal 2 (49), V Castilla (70).
2-out RBI - J Lopez, C Jones, V Castilla.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - V Castilla 2, A Jones 1, R Ortiz 2.
Team LOB - 10.
 Colorado
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
P. Ozuna ss 4 3 3 0 0 0 0 .444
R. Belliard 2b 5 0 1 1 0 2 5 .280
T. Helton 1b 3 0 1 1 0 0 2 .358
   G. Norton ph 1 0 1 3 0 0 1 .256
P. Wilson cf 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .292
   J. Uribe ss 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .249
J. Payton lf 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 .309
M. Bellhorn 3b 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .216
R. Reyes rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .262
M. Romero c 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 .429
D. Stark p 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
   C. Stynes ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .265
   C. Vance p 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
   J. Lopez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
   J. Speier p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   L. Walker ph 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .289
 Totals 37 6 11 6 1 5 18  
 Batting
2B - M Romero (1, R Ortiz); G Norton (13, R King); P Ozuna (1, J Marquis).
HR - J Payton (19, 6th inning off R Ortiz 0 on, 1 Out).
SF - G Norton.
RBI - T Helton (106), J Payton (68), G Norton 3 (26), R Belliard (36).
2-out RBI - G Norton 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Uribe 1, T Helton 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - P Ozuna (2, 2nd base off R Ortiz/J Lopez).
 
 Fielding
E - M Romero (1, throw); P Ozuna (1, ground ball).
Outfield assists - R Reyes (J Lopez at 1st base).
 Atlanta
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Ortiz (W, 18-5) 6.2 7 4 4 1 5 1 3.56
R. King 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.62
J. Marquis 2.0 3 2 2 0 0 0 6.49
 Colorado
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Stark (L, 2-2) 5.0 10 7 6 2 4 1 5.93
C. Vance 2.0 5 4 3 2 1 1 4.91
J. Lopez 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 1 4.28
J. Speier 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.52
WP - D Stark.
HBP - P Ozuna (by R Ortiz); M Giles (by D Stark).
Pitches-strikes - R Ortiz 118-73; R King 9-5; J Marquis 25-17; D Stark 103-64; C Vance 58-31; J Lopez 19-12; J Speier 8-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Ortiz 9-6; R King 1-0; J Marquis 3-3; D Stark 2-8; C Vance 2-3; J Lopez 2-0; J Speier 0-2.
Batters faced - R Ortiz 29; R King 2; J Marquis 9; D Stark 27; C Vance 14; J Lopez 5; J Speier 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Steve Rippley. 1B--Jerry Meals. 2B--Matt Hollowell. 3B--Gary Darling.
Time: 3:12.
Attendance: 31,227.
Weather: 82 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, in from center.

Updated on Sunday, Aug 24, 2003 6:27 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Atlanta
R. Furcal R. Furcal
4-6, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Colorado
G. Norton G. Norton
1-1
3 RBI