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Just short of .500
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Braves 9, Dodgers 3
Chad Billingsley struck out eight batters and walked four. (Danny Moloshok/AP)
The Dodgers were looking to even their record at 45-45. Chad Billingsley looked like he would be untouchable early, no-hitting the Braves through four. But he lost it in the fifth, when he gave up three runs, and went on to an ineffective outing from there.
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Series at a glance:
  • Mon. 07/07: LAD 3, ATL 0
  • Tue. 07/08: ATL 9, LAD 3
  • Wed. 07/09: vs ATL, 7:10 PM PT
ATL
Atlanta (43-48)
Won 1
Atlanta 9, LA Dodgers 3   LAD
LA Dodgers (44-46)
Lost 1
July 8, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Atlanta
0 0 0 0 3 3 0 1 2   9 12 1
LA Dodgers
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2   3 7 2
Standings thru 7/8/08  |  Recap: ATL | LAD  |  Gameday  |  Braves stats  |  Dodgers stats
AtlantaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Blanco, LF3111202.266
Escobar, SS5013014.290
Jones, C, 3B4000131.379
Teixeira, 1B5111022.275
McCann, C4222110.293
Francoeur, RF5010011.233
Johnson, 2B5320001.276
Kotsay, CF4230010.278
Jurrjens, P2000022.091
  Ohman, P0000000.000
  a-Prado, PH1011000.269
  Boyer, P0000000.000
  Tavarez, P0000000.000
  Gonzalez, P0000000.000
Totals38912841113 

a-Singled for Ohman in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Escobar (12, Billingsley).
HR: McCann 2 (17, 6th inning off Billingsley, 0 on, 0 out; 9th inning off Wade, 0 on, 1 out), Teixeira (17, 9th inning off Wade, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Blanco; Escobar 2; Teixeira 4; McCann 8; Francoeur; Johnson 2; Kotsay 3; Prado.
RBI: Escobar 3 (35), McCann 2 (50), Blanco (17), Prado (7), Teixeira (67).
2-out RBI: Blanco.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Escobar 3; Teixeira.
S: Jurrjens.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Blanco (9, 2nd base off Billingsley/Martin).

FIELDING
E: Johnson (9, throw).
Outfield assists: Francoeur (Ethier at 1st base).
DP: 2 (Francoeur-Teixeira, Johnson-Escobar-Teixeira).

 
LA DodgersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kemp, RF5000043.278
Ethier, LF2110200.286
Martin, C4010002.300
Kent, 2B3000013.260
  b-Young, PH0100100.260
Loney, 1B4121000.302
Jones, CF4020011.168
Garciaparra, SS4001012.244
DeWitt, 3B2010200.267
Billingsley, P2000003.061
  Troncoso, P0000000.000
  a-LaRoche, PH1000000.184
  Beimel, P0000000.000
  Wade, P0000000.000
  c-Berroa, PH1000012.194
Totals323725816 

a-Flied out for Troncoso in the 7th. b-Walked for Kent in the 9th. c-Struck out for Wade in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Loney (23, Jurrjens).
TB: Ethier; Martin; Loney 3; Jones 2; DeWitt.
RBI: Loney (48), Garciaparra (10).
2-out RBI: Loney.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Billingsley; Kemp 2; Jones.
GIDP: Kent.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Martin 2 (9, throw, missed catch).
Outfield assists: Kemp (Kotsay at home).

 
AtlantaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Jurrjens (W, 9-4)6.05113603.00
Ohman 1.00000002.89
Boyer 1.00000004.25
Tavarez 0.12212007.52
Gonzalez 0.20000202.08
 
LA DodgersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Billingsley (L, 8-8)5.16654813.38
Troncoso 1.21000104.26
Beimel 0.23110001.69
Wade 1.12220222.78

Pitches-strikes: Jurrjens 103-65, Ohman 9-5, Boyer 16-10, Tavarez 20-8, Gonzalez 13-7, Billingsley 103-60, Troncoso 18-12, Beimel 15-9, Wade 22-15.
Ground outs-fly outs: Jurrjens 7-4, Ohman 1-2, Boyer 2-1, Tavarez 1-0, Gonzalez 0-0, Billingsley 6-2, Troncoso 3-1, Beimel 2-0, Wade 1-1.
Batters faced: Jurrjens 24, Ohman 3, Boyer 3, Tavarez 5, Gonzalez 2, Billingsley 26, Troncoso 6, Beimel 5, Wade 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Gonzalez 2-0, Troncoso 2-2, Wade 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Gary Darling. 1B: Bill Miller. 2B: Jerry Meals. 3B: Paul Emmel.
Weather: 72 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:03.
Att: 39,702.

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