Los Angeles 3, Atlanta 2, 11 innings
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
Atlanta 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 10 0
Los Angeles 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 7 0
WP: G. Carrara (3-0)
LP: J. Cruz (4-1)
 Scoring Summary
Top 9th: Atlanta
-A. LaRoche singled to center, C. Jones scored, E. Perez to second
Bot 9th: Los Angeles
-A. Beltre homered to deep right
Bot 11th: Los Angeles
-A. Beltre homered to deep left
 Atlanta
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Furcal ss 5 0 1 0 0 0 2 .284
M. Giles 2b 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 .297
J.D. Drew rf 4 0 1 1 1 1 1 .297
C. Jones 3b 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 .243
J. Estrada c 3 0 1 0 0 2 2 .330
    N. Green pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .278
    E. Perez c 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .218
A. Jones cf 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .265
A. LaRoche 1b 5 0 2 1 0 2 1 .256
C. Thomas lf 4 0 1 0 1 1 3 .302
J. Thomson p 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .213
    J. Franco ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .281
    A. Alfonseca p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Martin p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    K. Gryboski p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    E. Marrero ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .326
    J. Smoltz p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Cruz p 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200
 Totals 41 2 10 2 2 8 20  
 Batting
2B - J Drew (19, J Lima); J Estrada (34, J Lima).
S - J Thomson.
RBI - J Drew (72), A LaRoche (28).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Cruz 1, C Thomas 1, E Marrero 1, J Drew 1, R Furcal 1.
GIDP - A Jones.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (R Furcal-M Giles-A LaRoche, M Giles-R Furcal-A LaRoche).
 Los Angeles
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Izturis ss 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 .296
S. Finley cf 5 0 1 0 0 0 2 .287
M. Bradley lf 4 1 0 0 1 3 2 .276
A. Beltre 3b 5 2 3 3 0 0 1 .330
S. Green rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .264
H. Choi 1b 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 .262
A. Cora 2b 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .286
D. Ross c 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .179
    J. Grabowski ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .246
    G. Carrara p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
J. Lima p 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 .143
    R. Ventura ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222
    E. Gagne p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Mayne c 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .228
 Totals 36 3 7 3 4 8 11  
 Batting
2B - A Beltre (24, J Thomson); C Izturis (23, A Alfonseca).
HR - A Beltre 2 (38, 9th inning off J Smoltz 0 on, 0 Out, 11th inning off J Cruz 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - A Beltre 3 (87).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - H Choi 1, M Bradley 1.
GIDP - D Ross, S Finley.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
PB - D Ross.
DP - 1 (A Beltre-A Cora-H Choi).
 Atlanta
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Thomson 7.0 3 1 1 3 5 0 4.34
A. Alfonseca 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.04
T. Martin 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.11
K. Gryboski 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.54
J. Smoltz 1.0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1.95
J. Cruz (L, 4-1) 1.1 2 1 1 0 2 1 2.72
 Los Angeles
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Lima 8.0 7 1 1 0 6 0 3.89
E. Gagne 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 2.36
G. Carrara (W, 3-0) 2.0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0.89
HBP - E Perez (by E Gagne).
Pitches-strikes - J Thomson 86-60; A Alfonseca 4-3; T Martin 1-1; K Gryboski 7-4; J Smoltz 18-10; J Cruz 23-16; J Lima 97-73; E Gagne 23-14; G Carrara 35-22.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Thomson 9-7; A Alfonseca 0-1; T Martin 1-0; K Gryboski 1-0; J Smoltz 2-0; J Cruz 2-0; J Lima 9-9; E Gagne 0-2; G Carrara 3-2.
Batters faced - J Thomson 26; A Alfonseca 2; T Martin 1; K Gryboski 1; J Smoltz 5; J Cruz 5; J Lima 30; E Gagne 6; G Carrara 9.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Ed Rapuano. 1B--Ted Barrett. 2B--Lance Barksdale. 3B--Alfonso Marquez.
Time: 3:04.
Attendance: 54,993.
Weather: 68 degrees, clear.
Wind: 16 mph, out to center.

Updated on Saturday, Aug 21, 2004 1:34 am ET

 
 Top Performers
 Atlanta
A. LaRoche A. LaRoche
2-5
1 RBI
 Los Angeles
A. Beltre A. Beltre
3-5, 2 HR
3 RBI