San Diego 5, Colorado 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(63-75)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Colorado 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 4 9 0
San Diego 0 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 X 5 12 0
WP: C. Meredith (1-0) S: T. Hoffman (1)
LP: J. Francis (11-11)
(72-66)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 2nd: San Diego
- M. Piazza homered to deep center
- M. Alexander hit sacrifice fly to deep left center, B. Johnson scored
Top 3rd: Colorado
- G. Atkins homered to deep left, T. Helton scored
Bot 5th: San Diego
- B. Johnson grounded into fielder's choice, B. Giles scored, J. Barfield out at second
Top 6th: Colorado
- Y. Torrealba homered to deep center
Bot 6th: San Diego
- M. Alexander tripled to deep left, R. Branyan scored
- A. Gonzalez singled to right, M. Alexander scored
Top 8th: Colorado
- V. Castilla singled to left, B. Hawpe scored, R. Spilborghs to second
 Colorado
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
K. Matsui 2b 5 0 0 0 0 3 4 .246
T. Helton 1b 5 1 2 0 0 2 0 .301
G. Atkins 3b 4 1 1 2 1 1 1 .320
M. Holliday lf 4 0 0 0 1 0 2 .328
B. Hawpe rf 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 .294
Y. Torrealba c 4 1 1 1 0 2 0 .251
R. Spilborghs cf 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 .292
T. Tulowitzki ss 3 0 1 0 1 1 2 .333
J. Francis p 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 .105
    M. Corpas p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Martin p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    V. Castilla ph 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .237
    C. Freeman pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
    J. Mesa p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 36 4 9 4 4 12 12  
 Batting
HR - G Atkins (23, 3rd inning off C Young 1 on, 1 Out), Y Torrealba (7, 6th inning off C Young 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - G Atkins 2 (97), Y Torrealba (43), V Castilla (26).
2-out RBI - V Castilla.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Francis 1, K Matsui 2.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - R Spilborghs (5, 2nd base off C Young/M Piazza).
 San Diego
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Cameron cf 5 0 1 0 0 1 3 .266
B. Giles rf 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 .268
J. Barfield 2b 4 0 2 0 0 1 1 .286
M. Piazza c 3 1 2 1 1 0 1 .285
    R. Bowen c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238
B. Johnson lf 2 1 0 1 1 0 3 .248
    T. Sledge ph-lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .234
M. Bellhorn 1b 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .190
    C. Meredith p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    P. McAnulty ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167
    S. Linebrink p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Hoffman p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
R. Branyan 3b 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 .435
M. Alexander ss 3 1 1 2 0 0 2 .190
C. Young p 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 .156
    A. Gonzalez 1b 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 .287
 Totals 35 5 12 5 2 5 17  
 Batting
2B - M Cameron (30, J Francis).
3B - M Alexander (1, J Francis).
HR - M Piazza (20, 2nd inning off J Francis 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - M Alexander.
RBI - M Piazza (60), M Alexander 2 (2), B Johnson (11), A Gonzalez (65).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Sledge 2, M Cameron 1, B Johnson 1.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (J Barfield-M Alexander).
 Colorado
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Francis (L, 11-11) 5.0 10 5 5 2 3 1 3.79
M. Corpas 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 2.82
T. Martin 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.31
J. Mesa 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.48
 San Diego
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Young 5.0 6 3 3 3 8 2 3.71
C. Meredith (W, 1-0) 2.0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0.79
S. Linebrink (H, 1) 1.0 2 1 1 1 1 0 3.79
T. Hoffman (S, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.90
WP - C Young.
IBB - T Tulowitzki (by C Young), M Piazza (by J Francis).
Pitches-strikes - J Francis 95-57; M Corpas 18-13; T Martin 10-8; J Mesa 6-4; C Young 105-61; C Meredith 20-16; S Linebrink 21-11; T Hoffman 10-6.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Francis 7-5; M Corpas 0-2; T Martin 1-1; J Mesa 1-2; C Young 0-7; C Meredith 2-1; S Linebrink 1-1; T Hoffman 1-2.
Batters faced - J Francis 27; M Corpas 5; T Martin 3; J Mesa 3; C Young 24; C Meredith 7; S Linebrink 6; T Hoffman 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mark Wegner. 1B--Marvin Hudson. 2B--Jerry Layne. 3B--Bob Davidson.
Time: 2:57.
Attendance: 26,456.
Weather: 73 degrees, clear.
Wind: 10 mph, out to right.

Updated on Wednesday, Sep 6, 2006 1:19 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Colorado
G. Atkins G. Atkins
1-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 San Diego
M. Piazza M. Piazza
2-3, 1 HR
1 RBI