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Box > Atlanta 5, LA Dodgers 2
Sticks 'n Jones: Duo strikes again
Chipper Jones' blast in the sixth tied the game, and Andruw Jones' blast in the seventh provided the eventual game-winner as the Braves bolstered their road trip with a series win over the defending NL West champs.
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Andruw Jones watches his solo homer head out toward left field on Sunday. (Matt Sayles/AP)
Scott Erickson carried a one-hit shutout into the sixth, but allowed a game-tying, two-run homer in his final inning of work. The Dodgers had Atlanta's Tim Hudson on the ropes all day, but stranded a total of 10 men in falling out of first place in the NL West.
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Atlanta (23-14)
Won 2
Atlanta 5, LA Dodgers 2   LAD
LA Dodgers (21-16)
Lost 2
May 15, 2005
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Atlanta
0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 2   5 6 2
LA Dodgers
0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   2 9 0
Standings through 5/15/05  |  Gameday  |  Braves Stats  |  Dodgers Stats
AtlantaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Furcal, SS4000021.232
Giles, 2B4100011.294
Jones, C, 3B4122000.343
LaRoche, 1B3111100.265
Jones, A, CF4221012.293
Estrada, C4000001.243
Langerhans, LF2001110.218
Mondesi, RF3000111.197
Hudson, P2010000.167
a-Betemit, PH1000011.217
Foster, P0000000.000
Sosa, P0000000.000
Kolb, P0000000.000
Totals31565377 

a-Struck out for Hudson in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Jones, A (9, Brazoban).
HR: Jones, C (7, 6th inning off Erickson, 1 on, 2 out), Jones, A (9, 7th inning off Alvarez, 0 on, 0 out), LaRoche (6, 9th inning off Brazoban, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Jones, C 5; LaRoche 4; Jones, A 6; Hudson.
RBI: Jones, C 2 (22), Jones, A (24), LaRoche (27), Langerhans (13).
2-out RBI: Jones, C 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jones, A.
SF: Langerhans.
GIDP: Mondesi.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
E: Furcal (4, throw), Jones, C (3, fielding).

 
LA DodgersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Izturis, SS4020102.318
Robles, 3B4000005.059
d-Saenz, PH1000010.333
Drew, RF5010012.252
Kent, 2B4000013.295
Bradley, CF4110012.326
Ledee, LF4131011.318
Choi, 1B2011100.312
Bako, C3000025.273
b-Phillips, PH-C1000010.291
Erickson, P2010002.154
a-Grabowski, PH1000012.129
Alvarez, P0000000.000
Carrara, P0000000.000
c-Edwards, PH1000000.346
Brazoban, P0000000.000
Totals362922924 

a-Struck out for Erickson in the 6th. b-Struck out for Bako in the 8th. c-Grounded out for Carrara in the 8th. d-Struck out for Robles in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Ledee (9, Hudson), Drew (6, Hudson).
TB: Izturis 2; Drew 2; Bradley; Ledee 4; Choi; Erickson.
RBI: Choi (18), Ledee (13).
2-out RBI: Choi.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kent; Izturis; Bradley; Robles 2; Ledee.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
CS: Izturis (2, 2nd base by Hudson/Estrada).

FIELDING
DP: (Robles-Kent-Choi).

 
AtlantaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hudson (W, 4-2)6.09212503.18
Foster (H, 2)1.10000200.00
Sosa (H, 4)0.20000102.76
Kolb (S, 10)1.00000105.51
 
LA DodgersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Erickson 6.03222216.57
Alvarez (L, 1-1)1.01111212.08
Carrara 1.00000203.38
Brazoban 1.02220112.93

HBP: Choi (by Hudson).
Pitches-strikes: Hudson 109-68, Foster 20-11, Sosa 8-5, Kolb 7-6, Erickson 64-36, Alvarez 28-18, Carrara 10-8, Brazoban 18-16.
Ground outs-fly outs: Hudson 9-3, Foster 1-1, Sosa 1-0, Kolb 1-1, Erickson 12-4, Alvarez 1-0, Carrara 0-1, Brazoban 0-2.
Batters faced: Hudson 29, Foster 5, Sosa 2, Kolb 3, Erickson 22, Alvarez 5, Carrara 3, Brazoban 5.
Umpires: HP: Gerry Davis. 1B: Bill Hohn. 2B: Doug Eddings. 3B: Bruce Dreckman.
Weather: 79 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 6 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:43.
Att: 53,239.

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