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, Di; McLouth 2; LaRoche 2; Ross, D 2; Prado; Norton. RBI: Jones, C 2 (51), Hernandez, Di (6), Norton (5). 2-out RBI: Jones, C; Hernandez, Di; Norton. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hernandez, Di 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 , Lowe, D . 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
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