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Box > Atlanta 7, Baltimore 5
Braves clip O's wings in opener
Rookie Hayden Penn had his worst outing, giving up all seven Atlanta runs and suffering his first Major League loss. Larry Bigbie and Brian Roberts hit homers, but Baltimore only got two hits after that and the O's fell out of first place in the American League East.
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Marcus Giles and Andruw Jones both homered in the Braves' victory over the Orioles. (John Bazemore/AP)
Andruw Jones knocked his 22nd homer and Marcus Giles got three RBIs as Atlanta overcame an unsteady performance from Kyle Davies to beat Baltimore. Blaine Boyer, Jim Brower and Chris Reitsma combined to throw three scoreless innings to seal it.
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Baltimore (42-31)
Lost 3
Atlanta 7, Baltimore 5   ATL
Atlanta (39-34)
Won 1
June 24, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Baltimore
1 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0   5 10 1
Atlanta
3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 X   7 11 0
Standings through 6/24/05  |  Gameday  |  Orioles Stats  |  Braves Stats
BaltimoreABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Roberts, 2B5221001.357
Matos, CF4020001.293
Tejada, SS4010002.316
Palmeiro, 1B4110001.266
Sosa, RF4000012.242
Gomez, 3B3110100.302
Bigbie, LF4113011.270
Fasano, C4020000.284
Penn, P0000000.000
Baldwin, P1000001.000
Reed, P0000000.000
a-Newhan, PH1000000.196
Williams, P0000000.000
b-Gibbons, PH1000000.269
Totals355104129 

a-Grounded out for Reed in the 7th. b-Grounded out for Williams in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Roberts (17, Davies), Palmeiro (9, Davies), Matos (7, Boyer).
HR: Bigbie (2, 4th inning off Davies, 2 on, 2 out), Roberts (12, 5th inning off Davies, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Roberts 6; Matos 3; Tejada; Palmeiro 2; Gomez; Bigbie 4; Fasano 2.
RBI: Bigbie 3 (14), Roberts (41).
2-out RBI: Bigbie 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Matos; Sosa; Tejada.
S: Penn.
GIDP: Tejada.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Gomez (2, fielding).
DP: (Palmeiro).

 
AtlantaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Furcal, SS3100202.222
Johnson, LF5111014.243
Giles, 2B5123000.284
Jones, A, CF2111110.269
Estrada, C4010013.275
LaRoche, 1B4110011.254
Betemit, 3B3120000.323
Langerhans, RF4121003.241
Davies, P1011000.250
Boyer, P0000000.000
a-Orr, PH1000001.317
Brower, P0000000.000
Reitsma, P0000000.000
Totals3271173414 

a-Lined out for Boyer in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Johnson (3, Penn).
3B: Betemit (4, Penn).
HR: Giles (6, 1st inning off Penn, 1 on, 1 out), Jones, A (22, 1st inning off Penn, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Johnson 2; Giles 5; Jones, A 4; Estrada; LaRoche; Betemit 4; Langerhans 2; Davies.
RBI: Giles 3 (21), Jones, A (50), Langerhans (23), Johnson (14), Davies (2).
2-out RBI: Johnson; Giles.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Estrada; Furcal; Orr.
S: Davies 2; Betemit.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
DP: (LaRoche-Furcal-LaRoche).

 
BaltimoreIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Penn (L, 2-1)2.08772126.07
Baldwin 3.23001200.69
Reed 0.10000006.26
Williams 2.00000103.41
 
AtlantaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Davies (W, 3-2)6.08551124.75
Boyer (H, 2)1.01000001.42
Brower (H, 6)0.21000005.82
Reitsma (S, 6)1.10000102.88

Penn pitched to 2 batters in the 3rd.

WP: Baldwin.
IBB: Jones, A (by Penn).
HBP: Jones, A (by Reed).
Pitches-strikes: Penn 47-29, Baldwin 48-32, Reed 3-2, Williams 19-12, Davies 89-54, Boyer 11-8, Brower 15-10, Reitsma 11-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Penn 3-2, Baldwin 4-5, Reed 1-0, Williams 4-1, Davies 11-6, Boyer 2-1, Brower 0-2, Reitsma 3-0.
Batters faced: Penn 16, Baldwin 14, Reed 2, Williams 7, Davies 26, Boyer 4, Brower 3, Reitsma 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Baldwin 2-1, Reitsma 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Mark Carlson. 1B: Joe West. 2B: Brian Gorman. 3B: Mike DiMuro.
Weather: 85 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, R to L.
T: 2:28.
Att: 43,822.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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