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Braves befuddled
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Giants 3, Braves 2
Chuck James struck out three in four innings on Wednesday. (Eric Risberg/AP)
The Braves lost for the 26th consecutive time in a one-run game on the road. Brian McCann was the lone bright spot for the Braves' offense, racking up three of the team's five hits on the afternoon. Chuck James took the loss, allowing three runs in four innings.
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Series at a glance:
ATL
Atlanta (52-62)
Lost 1
San Francisco 3, Atlanta 2   SF
San Francisco (48-65)
Won 1
August 6, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Atlanta
0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0   2 5 1
San Francisco
2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 X   3 11 0
Standings thru 8/6/08  |  Recap: ATL | SF  |  Gameday  |  Braves stats  |  Giants stats
Atlanta AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Blanco, G, LF 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .262
Escobar, Y, SS 4 0 0 1 0 0 1 .276
Kotchman, 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .278
McCann, C 4 1 3 0 0 1 0 .303
Infante, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .300
Kotsay, CF 3 0 0 1 1 1 0 .284
Johnson, K, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .277
Francoeur, RF 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .230
James, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
  a-Gotay, PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .224
  Carlyle, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167
  b-Norton, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .253
  Tavarez, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Ohman, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 30 2 5 2 4 8 8  

a-Doubled for James in the 5th. b-Flied out for Carlyle in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Gotay (3, Lincecum), McCann (29, Lincecum).
TB: Infante; Gotay 2; McCann 4.
RBI: Escobar, Y (45), Kotsay (32).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Francoeur.
SAC: Blanco, G.
Team RISP: 1-for-6.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Escobar, Y (11, throw).
Outfield assists: Francoeur (Lewis, F at home).
DP: 3 (Escobar, Y-Johnson, K-Kotchman 2, Francoeur-McCann).

 
San Francisco AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Winn, RF 4 2 4 0 0 0 0 .291
Ochoa, SS 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .306
Rowand, CF 2 1 2 3 1 0 0 .282
Molina, B, C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .275
Lewis, F, LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 .283
Aurilia, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .276
Castillo, Jo, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .250
Burriss, 2B 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .270
Lincecum, P 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 .167
  Wilson, Br, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 30 3 11 3 2 6 16  

BATTING
2B: Lewis, F (23, Ohman).
3B: Lewis, F (10, Carlyle).
HR: Rowand (10, 1st inning off James, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Castillo, Jo; Burriss; Winn 4; Lewis, F 5; Molina, B; Rowand 5.
RBI: Rowand 3 (60).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lincecum; Burriss.
SAC: Ochoa 2.
SF: Rowand.
GIDP: Molina, B 2.
Team RISP: 0-for-7.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Lewis, F (Kotchman at home).

 
Atlanta IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
James (L, 2-5) 4.0 5 3 3 0 3 1 9.10
Carlyle 2.0 4 0 0 1 2 0 3.89
Tavarez, J 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 5.76
Ohman 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.64
 
San Francisco IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Lincecum (W, 12-3) 8.0 5 2 2 4 8 0 2.68
Wilson, Br (S, 32) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.17

WP: Lincecum.
Balk: James.
IBB: Rowand (by Tavarez, J).
Pitches-strikes: James 54-42, Carlyle 24-16, Tavarez, J 10-6, Ohman 17-12, Lincecum 117-72, Wilson, Br 17-13.
Groundouts-flyouts: James 4-4, Carlyle 1-1, Tavarez, J 2-0, Ohman 1-0, Lincecum 7-6, Wilson, Br 3-0.
Batters faced: James 18, Carlyle 9, Tavarez, J 4, Ohman 4, Lincecum 32, Wilson, Br 3.
Umpires: HP: Derryl Cousins. 1B: Kerwin Danley. 2B: Angel Hernandez. 3B: Eric Cooper.
Weather: 66 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:14.
Att: 39,955.
Venue: AT&T Park.
August 6, 2008
August 6, 2008

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