Atlanta 9, Montreal 8, 12 innings
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 R H E
Montreal 1 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 8 14 2
Atlanta 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 9 15 0
WP: J. Cruz Jr. (1-0)
LP: L. Ayala (5-10)
 Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Montreal
-T. Batista singled to left center, E. Chavez scored
Bot 1st: Atlanta
-R. Furcal homered to deep right
Bot 2nd: Atlanta
-A. Jones homered to deep center
Top 3rd: Montreal
-T. Sledge grounded out to first, E. Chavez scored, T. Batista to third
Bot 3rd: Atlanta
-A. LaRoche grounded into fielder's choice, R. Furcal scored, M. Giles to third, C. Jones out at second
Bot 4th: Atlanta
-M. Giles singled to center, E. Perez scored, R. Furcal to second, R. Furcal scored, M. Giles to second on center fielder E. Chavez's fielding error
Bot 5th: Atlanta
-C. Jones homered to deep center
Top 6th: Montreal
-T. Sledge homered to deep right
Bot 6th: Atlanta
-E. Perez homered to deep left
Top 7th: Montreal
-T. Batista homered to deep center, B. Wilkerson scored
Bot 7th: Atlanta
-E. Perez ground rule double to deep right, A. LaRoche scored, A. Jones to third
Top 9th: Montreal
-E. Chavez singled to left, J. Carroll scored, B. Wilkerson to third
-T. Sledge singled to right, B. Wilkerson scored, T. Batista to second
-J. Rivera singled to deep right, T. Batista scored, T. Sledge to second
Bot 12th: Atlanta
-A. Jones doubled to deep left, C. Thomas scored
 Montreal
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
B. Wilkerson 1b 5 2 2 0 1 3 0 .254
E. Chavez cf 4 2 2 1 2 0 2 .280
T. Batista 3b 5 2 3 3 1 0 1 .235
T. Sledge lf 6 1 3 3 0 0 0 .255
J. Rivera rf 5 0 2 1 1 0 1 .293
A. Gonzalez ss 6 0 1 0 0 1 5 .232
B. Schneider c 6 0 1 0 0 1 7 .258
M. Izturis 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .255
    C. Cordero p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Church ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .188
    L. Ayala p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .375
T. Armas p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Eischen p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .667
    B. Harris ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
    G. Majewski p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    H. Mateo ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .273
    C. Vargas p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .045
    T.J. Tucker p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .091
    J. Carroll 2b 2 1 0 0 1 1 1 .282
 Totals 47 8 14 8 6 7 21  
 Batting
2B - T Sledge (16, J Capellan); T Batista (26, J Capellan); B Wilkerson (32, J Smoltz).
HR - T Sledge (13, 6th inning off K Gryboski 0 on, 0 Out), T Batista (24, 7th inning off T Martin 1 on, 1 Out).
S - L Ayala.
RBI - T Batista 3 (88), T Sledge 3 (45), E Chavez (31), J Rivera (36).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Carroll 1, H Mateo 1, T Batista 1, B Schneider 3.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
SB - E Chavez 2 (27, 2nd base off J Capellan/E Perez 2).
CS - E Chavez (6, 2nd base by J Smoltz/E Perez).
 
 Fielding
E - E Chavez (4, bobble); A Gonzalez (10, ground ball).
DP - 1 (L Ayala-B Wilkerson-L Ayala-A Gonzalez).
 Atlanta
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Furcal ss 5 3 3 1 1 0 2 .291
M. Giles 2b 5 0 2 1 1 0 2 .294
    J. Cruz Jr. p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .229
J.D. Drew rf 6 0 0 0 0 2 4 .306
C. Jones 3b 5 1 2 1 1 2 0 .259
A. LaRoche 1b 6 1 1 1 0 1 2 .270
E. Marrero lf 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .329
    C. Thomas lf 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .299
A. Jones cf 5 1 2 2 1 1 0 .268
E. Perez c 4 2 4 2 1 0 0 .222
    N. Green pr-2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .280
J. Capellan p 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000
    K. Gryboski p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    W. Betemit ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .161
    T. Martin p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    A. Alfonseca p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Franco ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .309
    C. Reitsma p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Smoltz p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Colon p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    D. Wise ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .230
    J. Estrada c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .319
 Totals 47 9 15 8 5 11 17  
 Batting
2B - A LaRoche (24, T Tucker); E Perez (9, T Tucker); A Jones (33, L Ayala).
HR - R Furcal (14, 1st inning off T Armas Jr 0 on, 0 Out), A Jones (27, 2nd inning off T Armas Jr 0 on, 2 Out), C Jones (28, 5th inning off G Majewski 0 on, 0 Out), E Perez (3, 6th inning off C Vargas 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - R Furcal (55), A Jones 2 (85), A LaRoche (35), M Giles (38), C Jones (83), E Perez 2 (11).
2-out RBI - A Jones, M Giles, E Perez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Giles 1, E Marrero 1, J Drew 1, J Franco 2.
GIDP - A LaRoche.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
Picked Off - R Furcal (2nd base, C Vargas).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - A Jones (T Batista at Home).
DP - 1 (A Jones-E Perez).
 Montreal
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Armas 3.2 5 5 4 4 4 2 4.88
J. Eischen 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.02
G. Majewski 1.0 1 1 1 0 2 1 1.74
C. Vargas 1.0 3 1 1 0 1 1 5.05
T.J. Tucker 1.0 2 1 1 1 2 0 3.60
C. Cordero 2.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.15
L. Ayala (L, 5-10) 2.0 4 1 0 0 0 0 2.42
 Atlanta
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Capellan 5.0 4 2 2 3 4 0 3.60
K. Gryboski 1.0 3 1 1 0 1 1 2.96
T. Martin 0.2 2 2 2 0 0 1 4.29
A. Alfonseca 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.77
C. Reitsma 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.86
J. Smoltz 1.0 4 3 3 2 0 0 2.33
R. Colon 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.60
J. Cruz Jr. (W, 1-0) 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
J. Cruz 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.70
IBB - A Jones (by T Tucker).
Pitches-strikes - T Armas Jr 97-54; J Eischen 3-2; G Majewski 17-10; C Vargas 18-12; T Tucker 27-15; C Cordero 29-19; L Ayala 24-17; J Capellan 111-65; K Gryboski 17-11; T Martin 16-10; A Alfonseca 1-1; C Reitsma 7-6; J Smoltz 28-17; R Colon 23-13; J Cruz 28-17.
Ground balls-fly balls - T Armas Jr 2-5; J Eischen 1-0; G Majewski 0-1; C Vargas 1-0; T Tucker 0-1; C Cordero 2-2; L Ayala 4-2; J Capellan 5-5; K Gryboski 1-1; T Martin 0-2; A Alfonseca 1-0; C Reitsma 1-2; J Smoltz 1-1; R Colon 0-2; J Cruz 4-1.
Batters faced - T Armas Jr 20; J Eischen 1; G Majewski 4; C Vargas 5; T Tucker 6; C Cordero 6; L Ayala 10; J Capellan 21; K Gryboski 6; T Martin 4; A Alfonseca 1; C Reitsma 3; J Smoltz 8; R Colon 4; J Cruz 7.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--John Hirschbeck. 1B--Bill Welke. 2B--Laz Diaz. 3B--Chris Guccione.
Time: 4:11.
Attendance: 25,865.
Weather: 78 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, right to left.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUN BY ATLANTA'S RAFAEL FURCAL LED OFF THE BOTTOM OF THE FIRST INNING.

Updated on Sunday, Sep 12, 2004 5:56 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Montreal
T. Batista T. Batista
3-5, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Atlanta
E. Perez E. Perez
4-4, 1 HR
2 RBI