Chipper Jones breaks out of the box with an RBI double in the third. (John Bazemore/AP)
By Mark Bowman / MLB.com
The Braves churned out seven runs over the third and fourth innings and then rode a strong outing from Derek Lowe the rest of the way. The right-hander scattered seven hits across six innings, and Martin Prado and Brian McCann backed him with a combined five hits and five RBIs.
BATTING 2B: McCann, B (21, Sadowski), Jones, C (17, Sadowski). HR: McCann, B (10, 4th inning
off Sadowski, 2 on, 2 out). TB: Kotchman; Church; Jones, C 2; Escobar, Y 2; McLouth; Lowe, D; Prado 3; McCann,
B 6. RBI: McCann, B 4 (46), Jones, C (47), Anderson, G (36), Escobar, Y (53), Prado (21). 2-out RBI:
McCann, B 4; Escobar, Y; Prado. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Anderson, G; Kotchman 2; Prado 2. SAC:
Lowe, D. SF: Anderson, G. GIDP: Diaz, M. Team RISP: 5-for-10. Team LOB: 8.
Game Scores: Sadowski 12, Lowe, D 57. IBB: McCann, B (by Sadowski). Pitches-strikes: Sadowski
75-42, Miller, Ju 32-21, Valdez, M 34-18, Medders 9-7, Lowe, D 92-64, Moylan 17-9, O'Flaherty 14-11, Acosta, M 15-10. Groundouts-flyouts:
Sadowski 5-4, Miller, Ju 0-2, Valdez, M 4-1, Medders 1-0, Lowe, D 10-1, Moylan 0-2, O'Flaherty 2-0, Acosta, M 2-0. Batters
faced: Sadowski 22, Miller, Ju 7, Valdez, M 8, Medders 3, Lowe, D 25, Moylan 3, O'Flaherty 4, Acosta, M 3. Umpires:
HP: Mark Wegner. 1B: Tim Timmons. 2B: Jeff Kellogg. 3B: Rob Drake. Weather: 84 degrees, partly cloudy. Wind:
2 mph, Out to CF. T: 2:41. Att: 25,135. Venue: Turner Field. July 21, 2009 July 21, 2009
Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner