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Atlanta wins in 12
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Braves 9, Dodgers 5
Kelly Johnson (right) is congratulated by Ryan Church after homering in the seventh. (AP)
Los Angeles native Garret Anderson forced extra innings with a two-out single in the ninth, and then singled to spark a four-run 12th in a wild win over the Dodgers. Anderson scored on Yunel Escobar's go-ahead knock, and Ryan Church added insurance with a three-run homer.
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Series at a glance:
ATL
Atlanta (56-54)
Won 1
Atlanta 9, LA Dodgers 5   LAD
LA Dodgers (67-43)
Lost 1
August 7, 2009
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Atlanta
0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 4   9 13 1
LA Dodgers
0 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   5 10 2
Standings thru 8/7/09  |  Recap: ATL | LAD  |  Gameday  |  Braves stats  |  Dodgers stats
Atlanta AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
McLouth, CF 5 1 1 0 1 0 0 .258
Prado, 3B 6 0 2 0 0 1 2 .315
Anderson, G, LF 6 1 2 1 0 0 2 .289
McCann, C 6 1 1 0 0 1 2 .288
LaRoche, 1B 5 0 0 0 1 3 2 .260
Escobar, Y, SS 5 2 3 1 1 0 2 .309
Church, RF 5 2 3 4 1 1 1 .283
Johnson, K, 2B 6 1 1 2 0 1 3 .223
Jurrjens, P 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .152
  Medlen, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Diaz, M, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .289
  Acosta, M, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  O'Flaherty, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Norton, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .140
  Gonzalez, M, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  c-Hernandez, Di, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .145
  Moylan, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Soriano, R, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 48 9 13 8 5 8 14  

a-Flied out for Medlen in the 7th. b-Popped out for O'Flaherty in the 9th. c-Struck out for Gonzalez, M in the 11th.

BATTING
2B: Church (17, Sherrill).
HR: Johnson, K (7, 7th inning off Kuo, 1 on, 0 out), Church (4, 12th inning off Elbert, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Church 7; Anderson, G 2; Escobar, Y 3; McLouth; Prado 2; Johnson, K 4; McCann.
RBI: Church 4 (30), Johnson, K 2 (24), Anderson, G (44), Escobar, Y (59).
2-out RBI: Church 4; Anderson, G; Escobar, Y.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Escobar, Y; Anderson, G; Johnson, K 2.
GIDP: Prado.
Team RISP: 4-for-10.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: McLouth (17, 2nd base off Broxton, J/Martin, R).

FIELDING
E: McCann (6, pickoff).
DP: 2 (Escobar, Y-LaRoche 2).

 
LA Dodgers AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Furcal, SS 6 1 1 0 0 0 4 .267
Ethier, RF 2 1 0 0 4 0 0 .273
Ramirez, M, LF 3 0 0 0 1 2 2 .308
  Broxton, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Loretta, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .238
  McDonald, Ja, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  c-Abreu, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000
  Troncoso, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Elbert, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
Blake, 3B 6 1 3 3 0 2 2 .291
Loney, 1B 5 0 0 0 1 3 3 .285
Kemp, CF 6 1 1 0 0 2 2 .317
Martin, R, C 5 1 3 0 0 0 0 .271
Hudson, O, 2B 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .292
Billingsley, P 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .209
  Kuo, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Sherrill, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Pierre, PH-LF 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .313
Totals 43 5 10 4 7 11 19  

a-Grounded out for Sherrill in the 8th. b-Grounded into a double play for Broxton, J in the 9th. c-Grounded out for McDonald, Ja in the 11th.

BATTING
HR: Blake (13, 5th inning off Jurrjens, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Billingsley; Furcal; Kemp; Hudson, O; Blake 6; Martin, R 3.
RBI: Hudson, O (54), Blake 3 (64).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Loney; Furcal; Kemp; Abreu 2.
SAC: Hudson, O.
GIDP: Hudson, O, Loretta.
Team RISP: 2-for-10.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Martin, R (9, 2nd base off Jurrjens/McCann), Hudson, O (7, 2nd base off Jurrjens/McCann).

FIELDING
E: Loney (4, throw), Ramirez, M (2, fielding).
DP: (Hudson, O-Loney).

 
Atlanta IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Jurrjens 4.1 7 5 4 3 5 1 3.01
Medlen 1.2 1 0 0 0 2 0 4.70
Acosta, M 1.2 1 0 0 1 2 0 3.58
O'Flaherty 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.65
Gonzalez, M 2.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.77
Moylan (W, 4-2) 1.0 1 0 0 2 0 0 3.42
Soriano, R 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.29
 
LA Dodgers IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Billingsley 6.0 4 2 1 3 3 0 3.73
Kuo (H, 5) 0.1 1 2 2 1 0 1 4.76
Sherrill (H, 2) 1.2 3 0 0 0 0 0 2.18
Broxton, J (BS, 4) 1.0 1 1 1 1 1 0 2.90
McDonald, Ja 2.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 4.14
Troncoso (L, 4-1) 0.1 2 2 2 0 0 0 2.22
Elbert 0.2 2 2 2 0 1 1 4.80

WP: Billingsley.
IBB: Ethier (by Moylan).
Pitches-strikes: Jurrjens 94-59, Medlen 19-14, Acosta, M 35-19, O'Flaherty 4-3, Gonzalez, M 22-14, Moylan 17-5, Soriano, R 15-12, Billingsley 78-46, Kuo 10-6, Sherrill 31-22, Broxton, J 23-17, McDonald, Ja 23-17, Troncoso 11-7, Elbert 13-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Jurrjens 4-1, Medlen 2-1, Acosta, M 0-1, O'Flaherty 1-0, Gonzalez, M 4-0, Moylan 3-0, Soriano, R 1-1, Billingsley 10-4, Kuo 0-1, Sherrill 1-2, Broxton, J 1-0, McDonald, Ja 2-1, Troncoso 0-1, Elbert 0-0.
Batters faced: Jurrjens 22, Medlen 6, Acosta, M 7, O'Flaherty 1, Gonzalez, M 6, Moylan 6, Soriano, R 3, Billingsley 24, Kuo 3, Sherrill 8, Broxton, J 5, McDonald, Ja 6, Troncoso 3, Elbert 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Elbert 2-2.
Ejections: Atlanta Braves Manager Bobby Cox ejected by HP umpire Eric Cooper (5th); Atlanta Braves pitcher Jair Jurrjens ejected by HP umpire Eric Cooper (5th)
Umpires: HP: Eric Cooper. 1B: Mike Reilly. 2B: Chuck Meriwether. 3B: Laz Diaz.
Weather: 72 degrees, clear.
Wind: 6 mph, In from LF.
T: 4:20.
Att: 53,184.
Venue: Dodger Stadium.
August 7, 2009
August 7, 2009

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