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Braves 11, Giants 4
Mike Hampton belts an RBI double in the fifth inning. (Eric Risberg/AP)
In his third start since missing nearly three years with various injuries, veteran lefty Mike Hampton got what he'd been longing for: a Major League victory. He accomplished the feat with a flourish, allowing just two runs on four hits in seven innings and hitting an RBI double.
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Series at a glance:
ATL
Atlanta (52-61)
Won 1
Atlanta 11, San Francisco 4   SF
San Francisco (47-65)
Lost 1
August 5, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Atlanta
0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 5   11 14 1
San Francisco
0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0   4 8 1
Standings thru 8/5/08  |  Recap: ATL | SF  |  Gameday  |  Braves stats  |  Giants stats
AtlantaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Escobar, SS4012014.278
Kotsay, CF4111101.287
Kotchman, 1B5111011.280
Infante, LF-3B4012120.301
McCann, C5110012.298
Francoeur, RF5120001.232
Prado, 3B3120001.287
  1-Blanco, PR-LF0100000.264
Johnson, 2B3331000.280
Hampton, P2111012.333
  Bennett, P0000000.125
  Ohman, P0000000.000
  Boyer, P0000000.000
  a-Norton, PH1111000.255
  Gonzalez, P0000000.000
Totals36111492612 

a-Singled for Boyer in the 9th.
1-Ran for Prado in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Johnson (28, Sanchez), Hampton (2, Sanchez), Escobar (17, Sanchez), Kotchman (25, Romo), Infante (14, Romo).
TB: Escobar 2; Kotsay; Kotchman 2; Infante 2; McCann; Francoeur 2; Prado 2; Johnson 4; Hampton 2; Norton.
RBI: Hampton (3), Escobar 2 (44), Johnson (45), Norton (22), Kotsay (31), Kotchman (56), Infante 2 (22).
2-out RBI: Hampton; Escobar.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kotsay; Kotchman; Francoeur.
S: Hampton; Johnson.
SF: Escobar.
GIDP: Escobar; Prado; McCann.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Escobar (10, fielding).
DP: (Johnson-Escobar-Kotchman).
Pickoffs: Hampton (Burriss at 1st base).

 
San FranciscoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Winn, RF4110002.284
Ochoa, SS3010000.324
  Espineli, P0000000.000
  b-Bowker, PH0100100.254
  Holm, C0000000.256
Rowand, CF4011011.279
Molina, C4011001.276
  1-Roberts, PR-LF0000000.167
Lewis, LF4221012.281
  Romo, P0000000.000
Aurilia, 1B4010012.280
Castillo, 3B4011011.250
Burriss, 2B-SS4000002.269
Sanchez, P1000001.122
  a-Vizquel, PH0000100.179
  Hinshaw, P0000000.000
  Matos, O, P0000000.000
  Velez, 2B2000010.206
Totals344842512 

a-Walked for Sanchez in the 5th. b-Walked for Espineli in the 8th.
1-Ran for Molina in the 8th.

BATTING
HR: Lewis (8, 7th inning off Hampton, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Winn; Ochoa; Rowand; Molina; Lewis 5; Aurilia; Castillo.
RBI: Castillo (35), Lewis (33), Rowand (57), Molina (63).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Molina; Winn; Aurilia.
GIDP: Burriss.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
PO: Burriss (1st base by Hampton).

FIELDING
E: Aurilia (6, throw).
DP: 3 (Ochoa-Burriss-Aurilia 2, Velez-Burriss-Aurilia).

 
AtlantaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hampton (W, 1-0)7.04221216.75
Bennett 0.13221004.28
Ohman (H, 14)0.10000102.70
Boyer (H, 13)0.10000104.37
Gonzalez 1.01000102.65
 
San FranciscoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Sanchez (L, 8-8)5.07330504.64
Hinshaw 1.00000102.51
Matos, O 0.23331004.05
Espineli 1.10001005.14
Romo 1.04540004.41

WP: Bennett, Espineli.
HBP: Prado (by Romo).
Pitches-strikes: Hampton 90-59, Bennett 24-15, Ohman 3-3, Boyer 3-3, Gonzalez 11-7, Sanchez 91-60, Hinshaw 16-9, Matos, O 15-9, Espineli 12-7, Romo 28-19.
Ground outs-fly outs: Hampton 13-5, Bennett 1-0, Ohman 0-0, Boyer 0-0, Gonzalez 2-0, Sanchez 8-2, Hinshaw 0-2, Matos, O 1-1, Espineli 4-0, Romo 1-2.
Batters faced: Hampton 26, Bennett 5, Ohman 1, Boyer 1, Gonzalez 3, Sanchez 20, Hinshaw 3, Matos, O 6, Espineli 4, Romo 9.
Inherited runners-scored: Ohman 2-0, Boyer 2-0, Espineli 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Eric Cooper. 1B: Derryl Cousins. 2B: Kerwin Danley. 3B: Angel Hernandez.
Weather: 61 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:55.
Att: 36,098.
August 5, 2008

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