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Painful loss for Atlanta
Giants 6, Braves 5
John Smoltz tags Moises Alou too late to prevent a run. (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
Andruw Jones added to his Major League-leading RBI total with a three-run homer to give the Braves the lead, but Chris Reitsma suffered his first blown save. To add to Atlanta's pain, Chipper Jones sprained his right ankle and injured his knee, and Marcus Giles left the game with a strained right quadriceps muscle.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 09, 2006
ATL
Atlanta (3-4)
Lost 2
San Francisco 6, Atlanta 5   SF
San Francisco (4-2)
Won 2
April 9, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Atlanta
0 1 0 0 0 3 1 0 0   5 7 0
San Francisco
0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2   6 9 0
Standings thru 4/9/06  |  Gameday  |  Braves Stats  |  Giants Stats
AtlantaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Giles, 2B2100201.273
Orr, 2B1000000.333
Renteria, SS4121101.387
Jones, C, 3B3100121.238
Betemit, 3B1000001.333
Jones, A, CF5223022.310
LaRoche, 1B3021110.250
Francoeur, RF4000013.069
McCann, C4000013.250
Langerhans, LF2010211.444
Smoltz, P2000022.000
a-Diaz, PH1000002.308
Ray, P0000000.000
Reitsma, P0000000.000
Totals3257571017 

a-Grounded into a forceout for Smoltz in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: LaRoche 2 (3, Schmidt, Kline), Renteria (4, Schmidt).
HR: Jones, A (2, 6th inning off Schmidt, 2 on, 0 out).
TB: Renteria 3; Jones, A 5; LaRoche 4; Langerhans.
RBI: LaRoche (7), Jones, A 3 (12), Renteria (10).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Smoltz; Giles; Jones, A 2; Diaz.
S: Smoltz.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
PO: Giles (1st base by Schmidt).

FIELDING
DP: (Giles-Renteria-LaRoche).

 
San FranciscoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Winn, CF5032002.238
Vizquel, SS4000012.429
Durham, 2B4000010.105
Bonds, LF2100210.167
1-Ellison, PR-LF0000000.000
Alou, RF3100101.350
Niekro, 1B4222010.294
Feliz, 3B3111000.182
Matheny, C3010010.118
Schmidt, P2110010.250
a-Sweeney, PH1010000.182
Kline, P0000000.000
Walker, P0000000.000
Worrell, P0000000.000
b-Finley, PH0000100.300
Totals31695465 

a-Singled for Schmidt in the 7th. b-Intentionally walked for Worrell in the 9th.
1-Ran for Bonds in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Schmidt (1, Smoltz), Winn (1, Smoltz).
HR: Niekro (1, 9th inning off Reitsma, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Winn 4; Niekro 5; Feliz; Matheny; Schmidt 2; Sweeney.
RBI: Niekro 2 (5), Feliz (6), Winn 2 (3).
2-out RBI: Winn.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Vizquel; Winn.
S: Matheny.
SF: Feliz.
GIDP: Vizquel.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
Pickoffs: Schmidt (Giles at 1st base).

 
AtlantaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Smoltz 7.06442406.75
Ray (H, 1)0.20001200.00
Reitsma (BS, 1)(L, 0-1)0.23221019.82
 
San FranciscoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Schmidt 7.065551015.79
Kline 0.21001000.00
Walker 0.100000018.00
Worrell (W, 1-0)1.00001003.00

WP: Smoltz, Schmidt.
IBB: Finley (by Reitsma), Langerhans (by Schmidt).
Pitches-strikes: Smoltz 98-68, Ray 16-8, Reitsma 20-10, Schmidt 121-69, Kline 14-7, Walker 3-3, Worrell 15-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Smoltz 11-6, Ray 0-0, Reitsma 2-0, Schmidt 6-4, Kline 2-0, Walker 1-0, Worrell 2-1.
Batters faced: Smoltz 28, Ray 3, Reitsma 6, Schmidt 31, Kline 4, Walker 1, Worrell 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Reitsma 1-0, Walker 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Paul Nauert. 1B: Ramon Armendariz. 2B: Larry Vanover. 3B: Greg Gibson.
Weather: 53 degrees, rain.
Wind: 4 mph, R to L.
T: 2:47.
Att: 37,321.

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