Diory Hernandez collides with Orlando Hudson after tagging him out during a rundown. (AP)
By Mark Bowman / MLB.com
Kelly Johnson hit his second two-run homer in as many nights, and the Braves won their second straight extra-inning game, thanks in part to Yunel Escobar's great play to prevent the tying run from scoring in the 10th. Kenshin Kawakami helped force extras, tossing a career-high 125 pitches in seven scoreless frames.
a-Walked for Hernandez, Di in the 8th. b-Walked for Kawakami in the 8th. c-Struck out for Ross, D in the 10th. d-Walked
for Medlen in the 10th.
BATTING 2B: Church (18, Kershaw). HR: Johnson, K (8, 10th inning off Mota, 1 on, 2 out). TB: Church 2; Anderson, G; Johnson, K 4. RBI: Johnson, K 2 (26). 2-out RBI: Johnson, K 2. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Escobar, Y; Church. Team RISP: 0-for-4. Team LOB:
BASERUNNING PO: Escobar, Y (1st base by Kershaw).
FIELDING E: Ross, D (1, throw). DP: (Ross, D-Prado-Hernandez, Di).