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Ninth inning turns sour
Braves 5, Giants 4
Kevin Correia pitched 4 1/3 scoreless innings in his first start since 2005. (Mike Zarrilli/Getty)
 Winn's grounder ties it
 Klesko doubles in two runs
A stirring game-tying rally started by Daniel Ortmeier's leadoff triple in the ninth went for naught when Steve Kline allowed the first two batters to reach in the bottom of the inning. A night of highs and lows for the bullpen then ended when Randy Messenger gave up the deciding hit.
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Series at a glance:
SF
San Francisco (50-69)
Lost 1
Atlanta 5, San Francisco 4   ATL
Atlanta (63-56)
Won 1
August 14, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
San Francisco
0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1   4 9 2
Atlanta
0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 1   5 11 0
Standings thru 8/14/07  |  Gameday  |  Giants Stats  |  Braves Stats
San FranciscoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Roberts, CF5010021.264
Durham, 2B4000100.225
Winn, RF5121002.288
Bonds, LF1200201.281
  Davis, LF1000110.326
  Kline, P0000000.000
  Messenger, P0000000.000
Klesko, 1B4012124.270
Molina, C4020003.269
  1-Rodriguez, PR-C0000000.259
Feliz, 3B4011021.255
Vizquel, SS4010012.251
Correia, P1000002.333
  Taschner, P1000000.000
  Atchison, P0000000.000
  Hennessey, P0000000.000
  a-Ortmeier, PH-LF1110000.254
Totals354945816 

a-Tripled for Hennessey in the 9th.
1-Ran for Molina in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Molina (16, Smoltz), Winn (31, Smoltz), Klesko (23, Smoltz).
3B: Ortmeier (2, Wickman).
TB: Roberts; Winn 3; Klesko 2; Molina 3; Feliz; Vizquel; Ortmeier 3.
RBI: Feliz (58), Klesko 2 (38), Winn (39).
2-out RBI: Klesko 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Correia; Molina 2; Roberts; Klesko 2.
S: Correia.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Roberts (23, 2nd base off Wickman/McCann).

FIELDING
E: Durham (10, fielding), Kline (1, throw).
DP: (Klesko-Vizquel).

 
AtlantaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Harris, LF4110102.327
Johnson, 2B3000113.296
Jones, C, 3B5011014.335
Teixeira, 1B4121001.294
McCann, C4120001.272
Francoeur, RF4000033.306
Jones, A, CF3100111.212
Escobar, SS4142000.330
Smoltz, P0000000.111
  a-Diaz, PH1011000.344
  Mahay, P0000000.000
  Soriano, P0000000.000
  b-Thorman, PH1000001.218
  Wickman, P0000000.000
Totals3351153616 

a-Singled for Smoltz in the 6th. b-Grounded into a double play for Soriano in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: McCann (29, Correia), Escobar (12, Atchison), Jones, C (29, Messenger).
HR: Teixeira (18, 6th inning off Taschner, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Harris; Jones, C 2; Teixeira 5; McCann 3; Escobar 5; Diaz.
RBI: Teixeira (62), Escobar 2 (19), Diaz (33), Jones, C (67).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jones, C 3; Jones, A.
S: Smoltz 2; Johnson.
GIDP: Thorman.
Team LOB: 10.

 
San FranciscoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Correia 4.14001303.84
Taschner 0.22220215.36
Atchison (BS, 1)2.03221102.79
Hennessey 1.01000003.14
Kline (L, 0-2)0.00111004.70
Messenger 0.01000002.62
 
AtlantaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Smoltz 6.06333403.09
Mahay (H, 3)1.00000102.47
Soriano (H, 19)1.01000203.86
Wickman (BS, 6)(W, 3-2)1.02112103.92

Taschner pitched to 2 batters in the 6th.
Kline pitched to 2 batters in the 9th.
Messenger pitched to 1 batter in the 9th.

IBB: Bonds (by Smoltz), Durham (by Wickman).
Pitches-strikes: Correia 66-45, Taschner 21-12, Atchison 42-28, Hennessey 11-6, Kline 7-3, Messenger 5-2, Smoltz 93-60, Mahay 10-9, Soriano 22-15, Wickman 36-19.
Ground outs-fly outs: Correia 6-4, Taschner 0-0, Atchison 1-4, Hennessey 2-1, Kline 0-0, Messenger 0-0, Smoltz 7-7, Mahay 0-2, Soriano 0-1, Wickman 2-0.
Batters faced: Correia 19, Taschner 4, Atchison 10, Hennessey 3, Kline 2, Messenger 1, Smoltz 27, Mahay 3, Soriano 4, Wickman 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Taschner 2-0, Atchison 1-1, Messenger 2-1.
EjectionsAtlanta Braves Manager Bobby Cox ejected by HP umpire Ted Barrett. (6th).
Umpires: HP: Ted Barrett. 1B: Mark Carlson. 2B: Angel Hernandez. 3B: Derryl Cousins.
Weather: 96 degrees, clear.
Wind: 3 mph, Varies.
T: 3:00.
Att: 36,186.

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