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Braves notch No. 1
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Braves 10, Pirates 2
Chipper Jones drove in the Braves' first run in the first inning. (John Bazemore/AP)
The Braves won their first game in 2008 with help from Jair Jurrjens, who made his debut with the team. The right-hander gave up a pair of runs in 5 1/3 innings, while homers by Matt Diaz and Mark Teixeira lifted Atlanta to victory.
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Series at a glance:
PIT
Pittsburgh (1-1)
Lost 1
Atlanta 10, Pittsburgh 2   ATL
Atlanta (1-2)
Won 1
April 2, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Pittsburgh
0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0   2 7 1
Atlanta
1 0 1 1 0 0 0 7 X   10 13 0
Standings thru 4/2/08  |  Recap: PIT | ATL  |  Gameday  |  Pirates stats  |  Braves stats
Pittsburgh AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
McLouth, CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .444
Sanchez, F, 2B 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .556
Bay, LF 2 1 1 0 2 1 1 .125
LaRoche, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 3 5 .200
Nady, RF 3 0 1 2 1 0 1 .500
Doumit, C 4 0 2 0 0 1 2 .455
Bautista, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .111
Wilson, Ja, SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Gorzelanny, P 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
  a-Gomez, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Grabow, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Yates, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Marte, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Meek, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Rivas, L, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 33 2 7 2 3 6 14  

a-Flied out for Gorzelanny in the 7th. b-Grounded out for Meek in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: McLouth (1, Jurrjens).
TB: Sanchez, F 2; Doumit 2; McLouth 2; Bay; Nady.
RBI: Nady 2 (6).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Sanchez, F; Bautista; Doumit.
GIDP: Bautista.
Team RISP: 1-for-6.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Sanchez, F (1, throw).
DP: 2 (Wilson, Ja-Sanchez, F-LaRoche, Sanchez, F-Wilson, Ja-LaRoche).

 
Atlanta AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Prado, 2B 4 3 2 1 1 0 1 .286
Escobar, Y, SS 4 1 2 3 1 2 2 .455
Jones, C, 3B 3 1 2 2 1 0 0 .385
Teixeira, 1B 4 1 1 2 0 0 4 .143
Francoeur, RF 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .308
McCann, C 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .308
Diaz, M, LF 4 1 2 2 0 0 2 .231
Kotsay, CF 4 1 0 0 0 0 3 .182
Jurrjens, P 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000
  Bennett, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Acosta, M, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Pena, B, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .500
  Moylan, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Ring, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Resop, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Gotay, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000
  Ohman, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 34 10 13 10 4 4 14  

a-Singled for Acosta, M in the 7th. b-Flied out for Resop in the 8th.

BATTING
3B: Prado (1, Gorzelanny).
HR: Diaz, M (1, 4th inning off Gorzelanny, 0 on, 2 out), Teixeira (1, 8th inning off Marte, 1 on, 0 out), Escobar, Y (1, 8th inning off Meek, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Diaz, M 5; Teixeira 4; Francoeur 2; Jones, C 2; Escobar, Y 5; Prado 4; Pena, B; McCann.
RBI: Jones, C 2 (6), Diaz, M 2 (3), Teixeira 2 (2), Prado (1), Escobar, Y 3 (6).
2-out RBI: Diaz, M; Prado; Escobar, Y 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kotsay; Teixeira.
SF: Jones, C.
GIDP: Teixeira, Diaz, M.
Team RISP: 4-for-10.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
DP: (Jones, C-Prado-Teixeira).

 
Pittsburgh IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Gorzelanny (L, 0-1) 6.0 6 3 3 3 3 1 4.50
Grabow 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Yates 0.2 0 1 1 1 1 0 5.40
Marte 0.1 4 4 4 0 0 1 81.00
Meek 0.2 2 2 2 0 0 1 27.00
 
Atlanta IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Jurrjens (W, 1-0) 5.1 7 2 2 1 5 0 3.38
Bennett (H, 1) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.50
Acosta, M (H, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 21.60
Moylan (H, 1) 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.50
Ring (H, 1) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Resop (H, 2) 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 6.75
Ohman 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00

Yates pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

Game Scores: Gorzelanny , Jurrjens .
Pitches-strikes: Gorzelanny 95-54, Grabow 10-6, Yates 11-6, Marte 12-8, Meek 9-5, Jurrjens 88-57, Bennett 4-2, Acosta, M 12-6, Moylan 10-5, Ring 4-3, Resop 14-7, Ohman 12-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Gorzelanny 7-5, Grabow 1-0, Yates 0-1, Marte 1-0, Meek 1-1, Jurrjens 7-3, Bennett 1-0, Acosta, M 1-1, Moylan 1-0, Ring 0-0, Resop 0-1, Ohman 2-1.
Batters faced: Gorzelanny 25, Grabow 2, Yates 3, Marte 5, Meek 4, Jurrjens 24, Bennett 1, Acosta, M 3, Moylan 2, Ring 1, Resop 2, Ohman 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Yates 1-0, Marte 1-1, Meek 2-2, Bennett 2-0, Ring 1-0, Resop 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Ed Rapuano. 1B: Ed Hickox. 2B: CB Bucknor. 3B: Joe West.
Weather: 74 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 4 mph, L to R.
T: 2:57.
Att: 17,893.
Venue: Turner Field.
April 2, 2008
April 2, 2008

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