Final: Braves 9 - Phillies 6
Losing Pitcher: Jake Diekman (1-1) - 1.0 IP, 2 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 3 K
Save: David Carpenter (1)
- Chase Utley continued his torrid streak extending his hit streak to 11 games going 2-for-5, including 1-for-3 with runners in scoring position, with a double and a run scored.
- Ryan Howard tied Chase Utley for the team-lead in home runs with three on his second inning home run. He went 1-for-4 with three strikeouts.
- Marlon Byrd went 2-for-4 with a double, a run scored and two RBIs in the eighth inning.
- Domonic Brown hit a go-ahead three-run home run in the bottom of the eighth inning to cap off a five-run eighth to give the Phillies a 6-5 lead. It was Brown's first home run of the year.
- Roberto Hernandez allowed two runs on just four hits with a season-high six walks and three strikeouts over six innings of work. He needed a season-high 118 pitches.
- B.J. Rosenberg became the first Phillies pitcher on record to allow three home runs without recording an out as he gave up back-to-back-to-back home runs in the top of the eighth inning to Evan Gattis, Dan Uggla and Andrelton Simmons to give the Braves a 5-1 lead.
- Jake Diekman blew his second save of the season and earned his first loss of the year.
- The Phillies were 3-for-9 with runners in scoring position and left six on base.
- Uggla hit his first two home runs of the year and ended up going 2-for-4 with two home runs and five RBIS including a grand slam in the top of the ninth inning to give the Braves a 9-6 lead.
- Gattis also went deep twice for Atlanta going 2-for-5 with two home runs and three RBIs.
- Simmons was 3-for-5 with a solo home run in the eighth.
- The Braves 2-3-4 hitters (B.J. Upton, Freddie Freeman and Justin Upton) were a combined 0-for-11 but still scored four runs.
- Atlanta starter Ervin Santana allowed just one run on four hits with two walks and 11 strikeouts in six innings of work getting the no-decision.
- The winning pitcher, Luis Avilan, allowed five earned runs in one inning of work.
- The Braves went 1-for-11 with runners in scoring position and left nine runners on base.
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