Atlanta 7, St. Louis 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(67-62)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Atlanta 0 0 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 7 9 0
St. Louis 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 4
WP: J. Smoltz (12-6)
LP: K. Wells (6-14)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 3rd: Atlanta
- B. McCann doubled to deep right, K. Johnson and M. Teixeira scored
Bot 3rd: St. Louis
- C. Duncan doubled to deep right, K. Wells and D. Eckstein scored
Top 4th: Atlanta
- K. Johnson reached on fielder's choice, Y. Escobar scored, W. Harris to second on D. Eckstein's fielding error
- C. Jones doubled to deep right center, W. Harris and K. Johnson scored
- M. Teixeira singled to right, C. Jones scored
- A. Jones doubled to left, M. Teixeira scored, B. McCann to third
 Atlanta
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
W. Harris lf 4 1 1 0 2 0 4 .307
K. Johnson 2b 5 2 1 0 0 1 2 .293
C. Jones 3b 5 1 1 2 0 2 2 .335
M. Teixeira 1b 4 2 1 1 1 0 1 .294
B. McCann c 5 0 2 2 0 0 0 .276
J. Francoeur rf 5 0 1 0 0 1 4 .298
A. Jones cf 4 0 1 1 1 0 2 .219
Y. Escobar ss 3 1 1 0 2 0 1 .320
J. Smoltz p 3 0 0 0 0 2 5 .095
    S. Thorman ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .216
    R. Mahay p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    P. Moylan p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 39 7 9 6 6 6 21  
 Batting
2B - K Johnson (24, K Wells); B McCann (33, K Wells); C Jones (34, K Wells); A Jones (23, K Wells); J Francoeur (33, T Percival).
3B - W Harris (8, K Wells).
S - J Smoltz.
RBI - B McCann 2 (76), C Jones 2 (75), M Teixeira (29), A Jones (83).
2-out RBI - A Jones.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - W Harris 3, K Johnson 1, J Smoltz 2, A Jones 2, J Francoeur 1.
Team LOB - 12.
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Eckstein ss 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .296
    T. Percival p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Johnson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Ankiel ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .282
    R. Springer p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
C. Duncan lf 4 0 1 2 0 2 2 .269
A. Pujols 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .317
J. Edmonds cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .252
J. Encarnacion rf 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 .283
S. Rolen 3b 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .268
Y. Molina c 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .278
K. Wells p 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .333
    T. Wellemeyer p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .100
    A. Miles ph-2b 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .294
B. Ryan 2b-ss 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .333
 Totals 33 2 6 2 1 7 9  
 Batting
2B - C Duncan (19, J Smoltz).
RBI - C Duncan 2 (62).
2-out RBI - C Duncan 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Pujols 2.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
E - S Rolen 2 (9, ground ball 2); D Eckstein (15, catch); B Ryan (5, pop up).
PB - Y Molina.
 Atlanta
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Smoltz (W, 12-6) 8.0 6 2 2 0 6 0 3.01
R. Mahay 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.08
P. Moylan 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.04
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Wells (L, 6-14) 4.0 8 7 5 5 3 0 5.41
T. Wellemeyer 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.09
T. Percival 2.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2.49
T. Johnson 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.34
R. Springer 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.74
WP - K Wells, R Springer.
IBB - Y Escobar (by K Wells).
Pitches-strikes - J Smoltz 103-72; R Mahay 12-6; P Moylan 1-1; K Wells 94-54; T Wellemeyer 7-7; T Percival 37-22; T Johnson 15-9; R Springer 21-15.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Smoltz 6-12; R Mahay 1-0; P Moylan 1-0; K Wells 7-3; T Wellemeyer 0-2; T Percival 1-4; T Johnson 1-1; R Springer 2-1.
Batters faced - J Smoltz 30; R Mahay 3; P Moylan 1; K Wells 27; T Wellemeyer 3; T Percival 8; T Johnson 4; R Springer 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Gary Cederstrom. 1B--Lance Barksdale. 2B--Jim Reynolds. 3B--Tim Welke.
Time: 2:53. (Plus rain delay totaling 65 minutes in the 1st).
Attendance: 44,032.
Weather: 73 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, out to center.
Game Notes
THE START OF THE GAME IS BEING DELAYED DUE TO RAIN.

Updated on Saturday, Aug 25, 2007 12:23 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Atlanta
B. McCann B. McCann
2-5
2 RBI
 St. Louis
C. Duncan C. Duncan
1-4
2 RBI