Derek Lowe allowed three runs on five hits over six innings Saturday. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty)
By Mark Bowman / MLB.com
In his first game back with the Braves, Adam LaRoche collected two singles, with the second one sparking the decisive two-run sixth inning. Derek Lowe notched his 11th victory, and Greg Norton drove in what proved to be the winning run.
BATTING 2B: Jones, C (18, Wolf), Ross, D (6, Mota). TB: Jones, C 3; Hernandez, D; McLouth 2;
LaRoche 2; Ross, D 2; Prado; Norton. RBI: Jones, C 2 (51), Hernandez, D (6), Norton (5). 2-out RBI:
Jones, C; Hernandez, D; Norton. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hernandez, D 2; Anderson, G. GIDP:
Anderson, G. Team RISP: 4-for-9. Team LOB: 7.
BASERUNNING SB: McLouth (16,
2nd base off Wolf/Martin, R).
FIELDING Outfield assists: McLouth (Hudson, O at 2nd base). DP:
(McLouth-Prado). Pickoffs: Lowe, D (Kemp at 1st base).
Game Scores: Wolf 45, Lowe, D 50. Pitches-strikes: Wolf 97-69, Kuo 13-9, Mota 13-9, Lowe, D 85-56, Moylan
4-2, O'Flaherty 6-5, Gonzalez, M 10-6, Soriano, R 11-9. Groundouts-flyouts: Wolf 3-6, Kuo 2-0, Mota 0-3, Lowe,
D 10-3, Moylan 1-0, O'Flaherty 0-0, Gonzalez, M 2-1, Soriano, R 1-1. Batters faced: Wolf 28, Kuo 3, Mota 4, Lowe,
D 24, Moylan 2, O'Flaherty 1, Gonzalez, M 3, Soriano, R 3. Inherited runners-scored: O'Flaherty 1-0. Umpires:
HP: Tom Hallion. 1B: Scott Barry. 2B: Jerry Crawford. 3B: Phil Cuzzi. Weather: 84 degrees, cloudy. Wind:
7 mph, Out to CF. T: 2:41. Att: 49,843. Venue: Turner Field. August 1, 2009 August 1, 2009
Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner