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Braves 11, Giants 5
Matt Palmer exited before the third inning was over Saturday. (Erik S. Lesser/AP)
Matt Palmer made his Major League debut after Jonathan Sanchez was a late scratch, but it quickly turned into one he would like to forget. Palmer was tagged with six runs over 2 1/3 innings, and the offense couldn't reverse the early damage as the Giants dropped the second game of the series to the Braves at Turner Field.
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Series at a glance:
SF
San Francisco (51-71)
Lost 1
Atlanta 11, San Francisco 5   ATL
Atlanta (56-67)
Won 1
August 16, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
San Francisco
0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 2   5 14 0
Atlanta
0 2 4 2 1 2 0 0 X   11 16 0
Standings thru 8/16/08  |  Recap: SF | ATL  |  Gameday  |  Giants stats  |  Braves stats
San Francisco AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Winn, RF 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 .304
  Velez, RF 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .224
Ochoa, SS 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 .270
Rowand, CF 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 .285
  Roberts, LF 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 .255
Molina, B, C 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .284
  Sadler, B, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
  a-Ishikawa, PH-1B 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 .333
Lewis, F, LF-CF 4 0 2 0 1 1 0 .287
Aurilia, 3B-1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .269
  Walker, T, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Vizquel, PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .181
Sandoval, 1B-C 5 0 3 0 0 0 4 .375
Burriss, 2B 3 1 2 1 1 1 1 .254
Palmer, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000
  Hinshaw, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Rohlinger, 3B 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .133
Totals 36 5 14 5 5 5 21  

a-Struck out for Sadler, B in the 8th. b-Singled for Walker, T in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Ochoa 2 (7, Hampton, Nunez, V).
TB: Velez; Sandoval 3; Ochoa 4; Lewis, F 2; Burriss 2; Winn 2; Vizquel; Rohlinger.
RBI: Ochoa (2), Rowand (63), Burriss (11), Roberts (3), Vizquel (13).
2-out RBI: Burriss.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Palmer; Sadler, B; Rohlinger 2.
SAC: Ochoa.
SF: Roberts.
GIDP: Molina, B, Ochoa, Sandoval.
Team RISP: 4-for-12.
Team LOB: 11.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Winn (McCann at home).

 
Atlanta AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Blanco, G, CF 4 0 1 1 1 1 1 .261
Escobar, Y, SS 5 0 2 0 0 1 7 .283
Jones, C, 3B 3 2 1 1 2 0 4 .365
  Carlyle, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
  DeSalvo, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Kotchman, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .270
  Nunez, V, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Bennett, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222
McCann, C 5 0 2 0 0 0 3 .303
Infante, LF 4 2 2 2 1 0 3 .304
Norton, 1B 3 2 1 2 2 1 2 .253
Johnson, K, 2B 5 2 1 1 0 0 3 .265
Francoeur, RF 5 2 4 2 0 0 1 .233
Hampton, P 2 0 1 1 1 0 1 .333
  a-Gotay, PH 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .225
  Prado, 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .313
Totals 39 11 16 11 7 4 26  

a-Doubled for Hampton in the 6th. b-Struck out for DeSalvo in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Francoeur (23, Palmer), Infante (17, Palmer), Gotay (4, Sadler, B).
HR: Norton (4, 4th inning off Hinshaw, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Hampton; Blanco, G; Francoeur 5; Jones, C; Escobar, Y 2; Infante 3; Gotay 2; Norton 4; Johnson, K; McCann 2.
RBI: Francoeur 2 (54), Blanco, G (27), Infante 2 (28), Johnson, K (48), Hampton (4), Norton 2 (24), Gotay (6), Jones, C (61).
2-out RBI: Blanco, G.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Infante; Jones, C 2; Escobar, Y 2; Johnson, K; McCann.
Team RISP: 7-for-18.
Team LOB: 13.

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Escobar, Y-Johnson, K-Norton 2, Prado-Johnson, K-Norton).

 
San Francisco IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Palmer (L, 0-1) 2.1 7 6 6 4 0 0 23.14
Hinshaw 1.1 3 2 2 2 0 1 3.69
Sadler, B 3.1 5 3 3 1 2 0 4.88
Walker, T 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 4.95
 
Atlanta IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hampton (W, 2-1) 6.0 7 2 2 2 4 0 6.92
Carlyle 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.80
DeSalvo 1.0 3 1 1 1 1 0 9.00
Nunez, V 0.1 3 2 2 2 0 0 6.00
Bennett 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.07

Game Scores: Palmer , Hampton .
WP: Sadler, B 2.
HBP: Escobar, Y (by Palmer), Blanco, G (by Hinshaw).
Pitches-strikes: Palmer 66-35, Hinshaw 39-21, Sadler, B 50-33, Walker, T 13-10, Hampton 88-58, Carlyle 10-6, DeSalvo 33-20, Nunez, V 21-9, Bennett 1-1.
Groundouts-flyouts: Palmer 4-1, Hinshaw 1-2, Sadler, B 5-2, Walker, T 0-0, Hampton 9-3, Carlyle 1-1, DeSalvo 0-1, Nunez, V 0-1, Bennett 1-0.
Batters faced: Palmer 18, Hinshaw 10, Sadler, B 16, Walker, T 4, Hampton 26, Carlyle 3, DeSalvo 7, Nunez, V 6, Bennett 1.
Inherited runners-scored: Hinshaw 2-0, Sadler, B 3-0, Bennett 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Lance Barksdale. 1B: Damien Beal. 2B: Doug Eddings. 3B: Dana DeMuth.
Weather: 78 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, R to L.
T: 3:18.
Att: 41,893.
Venue: Turner Field.
August 16, 2008
August 16, 2008

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