Jair Jurrjens threw 99 pitches in 4 1/3 innings on Saturday vs. the Reds. (Al Behrman/AP)
By Mark Bowman / MLB.com
It looked like the Braves were going to win despite Jair Jurrjens' early struggles, but Rafael Soriano could not close the door and Atlanta lost in 10 innings at Great American Ball Park. Slugger Mark Teixeira hit a three-run homer in the loss.
a-Walked for Affeldt in the 5th. b-Flied out for Weathers in the 7th. c-Struck out for Lincoln in the 9th. 1-Ran for Dunn in the 9th.
BATTING 2B: Ross (2, Jurrjens), Griffey (10, Ring). HR: Griffey (6, 1st inning off Jurrjens, 1 on, 1 out), Phillips, B (11, 1st inning off Jurrjens, 0 on, 1 out), Bruce (1, 10th inning off Acosta, 0 on, 1 out). TB: Hairston 2; Bruce 6; Griffey 6; Phillips, B 4; Encarnacion 2; Votto; Ross 2. RBI: Griffey 3 (27), Phillips, B (31), Encarnacion (23), Hairston (10), Ross (6), Bruce (4). 2-out RBI: Encarnacion. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Fogg 2; Ross 2; Encarnacion; Janish. SF: Griffey. GIDP: Bruce. Team LOB: 11.