John Smoltz had his dominant stuff working, allowing two runs on four hits in eight innings and striking out nine. Rafael Furcal and Marcus Giles went deep, and Johnny Estrada went 2-for-5 with an RBI.
Joe Randa slugged his ninth homer and Adam Dunn launched his 17th, but that was all the offense the bats would muster. Left-handed hurler Brandon Claussen allowed three runs -- two on long balls -- and struck out nine.
a-Grounded out for Stone in the 6th. b-Grounded out for Coffey in the 8th.
BATTING 2B: Dunn (13, Smoltz). HR: Randa (9, 4th inning off Smoltz, 0 on, 0 out), Dunn (17, 7th inning off Smoltz, 0 on, 1 out). TB: Randa 5; Griffey; Dunn 6. RBI: Randa (36), Dunn (34). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cruz; Lopez, F. Team LOB: 4.
FIELDING Outfield assists: Cruz (Estrada at home). DP: (Cruz-Valentin).