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Braves battle back
Braves 9, Dodgers 8
Edgar Rentaria went 2-for-4 with two RBIs on Wednesday. (Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)
Wilson Betemit hit a two-run blast to cap a five-run third inning, and Edgar Renteria's RBI single started Atlanta's three-run fourth to erase an early deficit. Ryan Langerhans' RBI double in the eighth broke a tie and put Atlanta in front for good.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 05, 2006
ATL
Atlanta
Atlanta 9, LA Dodgers 8   LAD
LA Dodgers
April 5, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Atlanta
0 0 5 3 0 0 0 1 0   9 13 2
LA Dodgers
4 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0   8 12 1
Standings thru 4/5/06  |  Recap: ATL | LAD  |  Gameday  |  Braves stats  |  Dodgers stats
AtlantaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Giles, 2B3310200.364
Renteria, SS4122100.385
Diaz, LF3011023.500
Langerhans, LF1011000.333
Jones, A, CF3112211.364
Francoeur, RF4011014.083
Reitsma, P0000000.000
Betemit, 3B5122003.429
LaRoche, 1B5000032.143
Pratt, C3110001.333
a-Orr, PH10100001.000
Boyer, P0000000.000
Jordan, RF1000000.000
Ramirez, P21200001.000
1-Sosa, PR0100000.000
Thomson, P1000000.000
Remlinger, P0000000.000
Villarreal, P0000000.000
b-McCann, PH-C1000001.222
Totals3791395715 

a-Singled for Pratt in the 8th. b-Grounded into a double play for Villarreal in the 8th.
1-Ran for Ramirez in the 4th.

BATTING
2B: Renteria (2, Perez), Langerhans (1, Osoria).
HR: Betemit (1, 3rd inning off Perez, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Giles; Renteria 3; Diaz; Langerhans 2; Jones, A; Francoeur; Betemit 5; Pratt; Orr; Ramirez 2.
RBI: Renteria 2 (4), Diaz (1), Jones, A 2 (7), Betemit 2 (2), Francoeur (1), Langerhans (2).
2-out RBI: Betemit 2; Langerhans.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jones, A; Betemit 2; LaRoche; Francoeur 2.
SF: Diaz; Francoeur.
GIDP: McCann.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Diaz (1, 2nd base off Perez/Alomar).

FIELDING
E: Pratt (1, throw), Renteria (1, fielding).
Outfield assists: Francoeur (Alomar at 2nd base).
DP: (Renteria-Giles-LaRoche).

 
LA DodgersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Furcal, SS4210113.286
Cruz, LF4121010.538
Drew, RF3211221.385
Kent, 2B1110000.556
a-Martinez, PH-2B3110002.333
Saenz, 1B1001011.143
Loney, 1B3100002.167
Mueller, 3B4032100.545
Alomar, C5032001.400
Repko, CF4000013.417
Perez, P2000013.000
Carter, P0000000.000
b-Ledee, PH1000000.000
Brazoban, P0000000.000
c-Ross, PH1000003.000
Osoria, P0000000.000
Hamulack, P0000000.000
Totals3681274719 

a-Grounded out for Kent in the 4th. b-Flied out for Carter in the 6th. c-Flied out for Brazoban in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Alomar (1, Ramirez).
TB: Furcal; Cruz 2; Drew; Kent; Martinez; Mueller 3; Alomar 4.
RBI: Drew (5), Saenz (3), Mueller 2 (5), Alomar 2 (2), Cruz (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Perez 3; Furcal 2.
SF: Saenz; Cruz.
GIDP: Alomar.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Furcal (1, 2nd base off Ramirez/Pratt).

FIELDING
E: Furcal (1, missed catch).
Outfield assists: Repko (Betemit at 2nd base).
DP: (Osoria-Furcal-Loney).

 
AtlantaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Ramirez 3.085513015.00
Thomson 3.12222304.91
Remlinger 0.01100000.00
Villarreal (BS, 1)(W, 2-0)0.21000000.00
Boyer (H, 1)0.100010040.50
Reitsma (S, 2)1.20000106.00
 
LA DodgersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Perez 3.097703121.00
Carter 3.01112203.00
Brazoban 1.01000100.00
Osoria (L, 0-1)1.02113009.00
Hamulack 1.00000100.00

Remlinger pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.
Perez pitched to 2 batters in the 4th.

WP: Perez, Carter.
IBB: Jones, A (by Osoria).
HBP: Kent (by Ramirez), Repko (by Villarreal).
Pitches-strikes: Ramirez 58-33, Thomson 52-30, Remlinger 14-9, Villarreal 14-8, Boyer 9-5, Reitsma 13-11, Perez 53-36, Carter 42-24, Brazoban 17-11, Osoria 19-6, Hamulack 8-6.
Ground outs-fly outs: Ramirez 1-4, Thomson 3-4, Remlinger 0-0, Villarreal 0-2, Boyer 1-0, Reitsma 2-2, Perez 4-2, Carter 3-4, Brazoban 2-0, Osoria 3-0, Hamulack 2-0.
Batters faced: Ramirez 18, Thomson 13, Remlinger 2, Villarreal 4, Boyer 2, Reitsma 5, Perez 18, Carter 12, Brazoban 4, Osoria 7, Hamulack 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Remlinger 2-2, Villarreal 2-1, Reitsma 1-0, Carter 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Ed Rapuano. 1B: Tony Randazzo. 2B: Joe West. 3B: Tom Hallion.
Weather: 56 degrees, clear.
Wind: 9 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:09.
Att: 35,292.

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