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Box > Atlanta 4, Philadelphia 3
Braves 'fly' away with series win
Stifled for six innings by rookie Rob Tejeda, the Braves stormed back late, capped by Wilson Betemit's sacrifice fly in the ninth. Andruw Jones, named an All-Star earlier in the day, had tied it with an eighth-inning RBI double. Starter Jorge Sosa allowed just one hit in 5 1/3 effective innings.
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Ryan Langerhans is greeted by Brian Jordan after scoring the eventual winning run. (H. Rumph Jr./AP)
Rookie Rob Tejeda (six shutout innings) and Ryan Howard (three-run homer) put the Phillies in position to win the series, but the relief corps couldn't preserve the lead. Billy Wagner allowed the tiebreaking run in the ninth.
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ATL
Atlanta (45-37)
Won 1
Atlanta 4, Philadelphia 3   PHI
Philadelphia (41-41)
Lost 1
July 3, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Atlanta
0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1   4 6 1
Philadelphia
0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0   3 3 0
Standings through 7/3/05  |  Gameday  |  Braves Stats  |  Phillies Stats
AtlantaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Furcal, SS5010021.237
Johnson, LF3000221.238
Giles, 2B2100213.287
Jones, A, CF3011103.281
LaRoche, 1B3010103.265
Estrada, C4110004.274
Langerhans, RF3220110.250
Betemit, 3B3001024.291
Sosa, P2000010.143
Foster, P0000000.000
Gryboski, P0000000.000
a-Franco, PH1001001.281
Kolb, P0000000.000
Brower, P0000000.000
b-Jordan, PH0000100.244
Reitsma, P0000000.000
Totals294638920 

a-Grounded out for Gryboski in the 7th. b-Walked for Brower in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: LaRoche (16, Tejeda), Langerhans (8, Cormier), Jones, A (14, Urbina).
3B: Langerhans (2, Wagner).
TB: Furcal; Jones, A 2; LaRoche 2; Estrada; Langerhans 5.
RBI: Franco (25), Jones, A (60), Betemit (11).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: LaRoche.
SF: Betemit.
GIDP: Jones, A; Betemit; Estrada.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Betemit (7, fielding).

 
PhiladelphiaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Rollins, SS4000002.271
Lofton, CF4000012.361
Abreu, RF2110200.315
Burrell, LF2100211.287
Utley, 2B2000213.303
Howard, 1B4113024.250
Bell, 3B4000013.255
Lieberthal, C4010000.229
Tejeda, P2000011.000
Cormier, P0000000.000
Madson, P0000000.000
a-Chavez, PH0000000.190
Urbina, P0000000.000
Wagner, P0000000.500
b-Perez, T, PH1000010.253
Totals293336816 

a-Hit a sacrifice bunt for Madson in the 7th. b-Struck out for Wagner in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Howard (2, 4th inning off Sosa, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Abreu; Howard 4; Lieberthal.
RBI: Howard 3 (4).
2-out RBI: Howard 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bell; Lofton.
S: Chavez.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Abreu (21, 2nd base off Sosa/Estrada).
CS: Abreu (4, 2nd base by Brower/Estrada).

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Rollins-Utley-Howard, Utley-Rollins-Howard, Utley-Howard).

 
AtlantaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Sosa 5.11334413.02
Foster 0.10001102.87
Gryboski 0.10000001.53
Kolb 1.01000105.62
Brower (W, 3-1)1.01001105.68
Reitsma (S, 7)1.00000103.79
 
PhiladelphiaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Tejeda 6.02005501.96
Cormier (H, 13)0.12220106.08
Madson (H, 19)0.20000003.30
Urbina (BS, 3)1.01112104.42
Wagner (L, 1-1)1.01111202.41

WP: Madson.
IBB: LaRoche (by Urbina).
Pitches-strikes: Sosa 88-49, Foster 10-4, Gryboski 4-2, Kolb 10-7, Brower 20-9, Reitsma 18-12, Tejeda 96-56, Cormier 9-6, Madson 7-5, Urbina 23-11, Wagner 23-15.
Ground outs-fly outs: Sosa 5-7, Foster 0-0, Gryboski 0-1, Kolb 1-1, Brower 1-0, Reitsma 0-2, Tejeda 9-4, Cormier 0-0, Madson 2-0, Urbina 2-0, Wagner 0-1.
Batters faced: Sosa 22, Foster 2, Gryboski 1, Kolb 4, Brower 4, Reitsma 3, Tejeda 23, Cormier 3, Madson 2, Urbina 5, Wagner 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Foster 1-0, Gryboski 2-0, Madson 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Tim McClelland. 1B: Adam Dowdy. 2B: Chuck Meriwether. 3B: Mike Everitt.
Weather: 79 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, R to L.
T: 3:06.
Att: 39,732.

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