Atlanta 8, Colorado 4
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(67-80)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Colorado 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 11 2
Atlanta 0 2 0 0 1 5 0 0 X 8 9 0
WP: J. Jurrjens (13-9)
LP: G. Rusch (5-5)
(65-82)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 2nd: Atlanta
- G. Blanco singled to left, B. McCann and Y. Escobar scored, C. Kotchman to second
Top 3rd: Colorado
- M. Holliday doubled to deep right, J. Baker and W. Taveras scored
- G. Atkins singled to center, M. Holliday scored
Top 5th: Colorado
- B. Hawpe homered to deep center
Bot 5th: Atlanta
- C. Kotchman grounded out to first, C. Jones scored, B. McCann to third, Y. Escobar to second
Bot 6th: Atlanta
- J. Anderson hit sacrifice fly to right, G. Blanco scored
- B. McCann singled to left, K. Johnson scored, C. Jones to second
- Y. Escobar homered to deep left, C. Jones and B. McCann scored
 Colorado
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
W. Taveras cf 4 1 2 0 1 0 1 .254
J. Baker 2b 5 1 1 0 0 4 2 .254
M. Holliday lf 4 1 3 2 1 1 0 .329
B. Hawpe rf 5 1 1 1 0 2 5 .291
G. Atkins 1b 3 0 1 1 1 1 2 .290
I. Stewart 3b 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .285
C. Iannetta c 4 0 1 0 0 2 0 .270
T. Tulowitzki ss 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .248
U. Jimenez p 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .033
    J. Koshansky ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .160
    G. Rusch p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .053
    M. Herges p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Grilli p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Fuentes p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Spilborghs ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .299
 Totals 36 4 11 4 3 13 14  
 Batting
2B - T Tulowitzki (19, J Jurrjens); M Holliday (37, J Jurrjens); C Iannetta (19, J Tavarez).
HR - B Hawpe (25, 5th inning off J Jurrjens 0 on, 2 Out).
S - U Jimenez.
RBI - M Holliday 2 (83), G Atkins (89), B Hawpe (83).
2-out RBI - B Hawpe.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Hawpe 2, G Atkins 2, W Taveras 1, T Tulowitzki 1, U Jimenez 1.
GIDP - I Stewart.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - W Taveras (67, 2nd base off J Jurrjens/B McCann), M Holliday (26, 2nd base off J Jurrjens/B McCann).
 
 Fielding
E - G Atkins (14, ground ball); B Hawpe (7, bobble).
DP - 1 (U Jimenez-T Tulowitzki-G Atkins).
 Atlanta
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Anderson cf 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .288
    O. Infante ph-lf 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .308
K. Johnson 2b 4 1 1 0 1 2 0 .280
C. Jones 3b 4 2 1 0 1 1 1 .362
B. McCann c 2 2 1 1 2 0 0 .297
Y. Escobar ss 3 2 3 3 1 0 0 .290
C. Kotchman 1b 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 .183
J. Francoeur rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 8 .232
G. Blanco lf-cf 4 1 2 2 0 1 0 .255
J. Jurrjens p 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .109
    M. Prado ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .337
    J. Julio p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    G. Norton ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241
    J. Tavarez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Gonzalez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 31 8 9 8 5 8 12  
 Batting
2B - C Jones (22, U Jimenez); G Blanco (13, G Rusch).
3B - K Johnson (6, G Rusch).
HR - Y Escobar (10, 6th inning off M Herges 2 on, 2 Out).
S - J Jurrjens.
SF - O Infante.
RBI - G Blanco 2 (37), C Kotchman (10), O Infante (35), B McCann (82), Y Escobar 3 (60).
2-out RBI - B McCann, Y Escobar 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Francoeur 4, J Anderson 2.
GIDP - C Jones.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - G Blanco (13, 3rd base off G Rusch/C Iannetta).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (C Kotchman-Y Escobar-J Jurrjens).
 Colorado
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
U. Jimenez 5.0 5 3 2 4 6 0 4.18
G. Rusch (L, 5-5; BS, 1) 0.2 3 4 4 1 1 0 5.38
M. Herges 0.1 1 1 1 0 0 1 5.07
J. Grilli 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.75
B. Fuentes 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.50
 Atlanta
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Jurrjens (W, 13-9) 6.0 8 4 4 2 10 1 3.62
J. Julio 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.69
J. Tavarez 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.50
M. Gonzalez 1.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 4.28
IBB - C Jones (by G Rusch).
HBP - C Kotchman (by U Jimenez).
Pitches-strikes - U Jimenez 91-51; G Rusch 24-14; M Herges 6-3; J Grilli 6-6; B Fuentes 14-9; J Jurrjens 106-71; J Julio 15-11; J Tavarez 9-7; M Gonzalez 19-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - U Jimenez 6-3; G Rusch 0-1; M Herges 1-0; J Grilli 0-3; B Fuentes 2-0; J Jurrjens 6-2; J Julio 2-0; J Tavarez 3-0; M Gonzalez 1-0.
Batters faced - U Jimenez 25; G Rusch 6; M Herges 2; J Grilli 3; B Fuentes 3; J Jurrjens 27; J Julio 4; J Tavarez 4; M Gonzalez 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Laz Diaz. 1B--Kerwin Danley. 2B--Wally Bell. 3B--Paul Schrieber.
Time: 2:50.
Attendance: 20,039.
Weather: 78 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, right to left.
Game Notes
ATLANTA SHORTSTOP YUNEL ESCOBAR EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 10 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE SECOND INNING.

Updated on Thursday, Sep 11, 2008 10:07 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Colorado
M. Holliday Matt Holliday
3-4
2 RBI
 Atlanta
Y. Escobar Yunel Escobar
3-3, 1 HR
3 RBI