Atlanta 6, Colorado 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Colorado 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 5 11 0
Atlanta 1 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 X 6 14 1
WP: K. Gryboski (2-2) S: J. Smoltz (33)
LP: T. Harikkala (5-3)
 Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Colorado
-J. Piedra homered to deep right
-J. Burnitz homered to deep left, T. Helton and V. Castilla scored
Bot 1st: Atlanta
-J. Franco singled to center, R. Furcal scored, A. Jones to second
Top 5th: Colorado
-T. Helton doubled to deep right, R. Clayton scored
Bot 6th: Atlanta
-C. Thomas grounded into fielder's choice, J. Franco scored, E. Marrero out at second
-R. Furcal tripled to deep right, C. Thomas and M. DeRosa scored
-M. Giles doubled to shallow right center, R. Furcal scored
Bot 7th: Atlanta
-E. Marrero singled to center, M. Hampton scored, J. Estrada to second
 Colorado
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Piedra cf 4 1 2 1 0 1 3 .360
R. Clayton ss 5 1 1 0 0 1 3 .277
T. Helton 1b 2 1 1 1 3 0 0 .333
V. Castilla 3b 4 1 0 0 1 0 5 .278
J. Burnitz rf 4 1 3 3 1 0 0 .294
M. Holliday lf 5 0 1 0 0 2 3 .292
C. Johnson c 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .241
    B. Fuentes p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Dohmann p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Lopez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Sweeney ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .297
L. Gonzalez 2b 4 0 2 0 1 1 1 .260
S. Estes p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .196
    T. Harikkala p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J.D. Closser c 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .375
 Totals 33 5 11 5 7 7 20  
 Batting
2B - T Helton (33, R Ortiz); L Gonzalez (13, J Cruz).
HR - J Piedra (1, 1st inning off R Ortiz 0 on, 0 Out), J Burnitz (32, 1st inning off R Ortiz 2 on, 1 Out).
S - S Estes 3.
RBI - J Piedra (3), J Burnitz 3 (90), T Helton (74).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Piedra 2, V Castilla 2, C Johnson 2, R Clayton 1.
GIDP - V Castilla, R Clayton.
Team LOB - 12.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (L Gonzalez-R Clayton-T Helton).
 Atlanta
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Furcal ss 4 2 4 2 1 0 0 .289
M. Giles 2b 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .301
A. Jones cf 3 0 0 0 2 0 2 .262
C. Jones 3b 5 0 1 0 0 1 2 .248
J. Franco 1b 4 1 3 1 0 1 0 .298
    M. Hampton pr 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .154
    A. LaRoche 1b 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 .253
J. Estrada c 5 0 1 0 0 0 6 .330
E. Marrero rf 4 0 3 1 0 0 0 .341
C. Thomas lf 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 .300
R. Ortiz p 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .087
    J. Cruz p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
    M. DeRosa ph 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .247
    T. Martin p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    K. Gryboski p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    N. Green ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .283
    C. Reitsma p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Smoltz p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 35 6 14 6 4 4 22  
 Batting
2B - R Furcal (19, S Estes); J Franco (13, S Estes); M Giles (14, T Harikkala).
3B - R Furcal (4, T Harikkala).
S - M Giles , R Ortiz.
RBI - J Franco (42), C Thomas (20), R Furcal 2 (47), M Giles (34), E Marrero (32).
2-out RBI - J Franco, R Furcal 2, M Giles.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Giles 1, J Estrada 3, C Jones 1, A Jones 1, N Green 2.
GIDP - R Ortiz.
Team LOB - 12.
 Fielding
E - J Franco (2, dropped foul ball).
DP - 2 (C Jones-M Giles-J Franco, M Giles-R Furcal-J Franco).
 Colorado
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
S. Estes 5.2 7 4 4 3 3 0 5.79
T. Harikkala (L, 5-3) 0.2 5 2 2 0 0 0 3.13
B. Fuentes 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4.71
S. Dohmann 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.67
J. Lopez 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 8.65
 Atlanta
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Ortiz 5.0 5 5 4 6 6 2 3.60
J. Cruz 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.73
T. Martin 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.93
K. Gryboski (W, 2-2) 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.52
C. Reitsma 1.0 2 0 0 1 1 0 3.58
J. Smoltz (S, 33) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.92
WP - S Estes.
IBB - J Burnitz (by R Ortiz), T Helton (by C Reitsma).
BALK - R Ortiz.
HBP - C Thomas (by S Estes); J Piedra (by J Cruz).
Pitches-strikes - S Estes 107-61; T Harikkala 23-17; B Fuentes 20-13; S Dohmann 2-1; J Lopez 8-7; R Ortiz 113-60; J Cruz 14-8; T Martin 10-9; K Gryboski 3-3; C Reitsma 26-15; J Smoltz 17-12.
Ground balls-fly balls - S Estes 10-4; T Harikkala 1-1; B Fuentes 3-0; S Dohmann 0-0; J Lopez 1-0; R Ortiz 7-2; J Cruz 3-0; T Martin 1-1; K Gryboski 1-0; C Reitsma 2-0; J Smoltz 2-1.
Batters faced - S Estes 27; T Harikkala 7; B Fuentes 5; S Dohmann 1; J Lopez 2; R Ortiz 25; J Cruz 4; T Martin 3; K Gryboski 2; C Reitsma 6; J Smoltz 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Chris Guccione. 1B--Marty Foster. 2B--Joe Brinkman. 3B--Jeff Nelson.
Time: 3:25.
Attendance: 27,914.
Weather: 78 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, right to left.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUN BY COLORADO'S JORGE PIEDRA LED OFF THE GAME AND WAS THE FIRST OF HIS MAJOR LEAGUE CAREER.

Updated on Tuesday, Aug 24, 2004 11:16 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Colorado
J. Burnitz J. Burnitz
3-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Atlanta
R. Furcal R. Furcal
4-4
2 RBI