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Braves 5, Phillies 3
John Thomson recorded four strikeouts and issued just one walk. (John Bazemore/AP)
After a tough road trip, the Braves kicked off their Turner Field schedule on a positive note as Marcus Giles broke a tie with a seventh-inning shot. Andruw Jones also went deep and John Thomson hit a two-run double.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 10, 2006
PHI
Philadelphia (1-6)
Lost 2
Atlanta 5, Philadelphia 3   ATL
Atlanta (4-4)
Won 1
April 10, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Philadelphia
0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0   3 11 0
Atlanta
0 0 0 2 1 0 1 1 X   5 11 1
Standings thru 4/10/06  |  Gameday  |  Phillies Stats  |  Braves Stats
PhiladelphiaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Rollins, SS4230100.393
Rowand, CF5030001.304
Abreu, RF4001013.346
Burrell, LF4000013.261
Utley, 2B3100000.222
Howard, 1B4020000.292
Bell, 3B3021100.176
Lieberthal, C3000014.294
b-Victorino, PH1010000.286
Fasano, C0000000.167
Myers, P2000012.000
a-Nunez, PH1000012.231
Cormier, P0000000.000
Franklin, P0000000.000
c-Dellucci, PH1000012.111
Rhodes, P0000000.000
Totals3531122617 

a-Struck out for Myers in the 6th. b-Singled for Lieberthal in the 8th. c-Struck out for Franklin in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Rollins (4, Thomson).
TB: Rollins 4; Rowand 3; Howard 2; Bell 2; Victorino.
RBI: Bell (3), Abreu (7).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Burrell 2; Myers; Abreu; Nunez 2; Dellucci.
SF: Abreu.
GIDP: Burrell.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Rowand (1, 2nd base off Thomson/McCann).
CS: Rollins (1, 2nd base by Thomson/McCann).

 
AtlantaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Giles, 2B5111014.259
Renteria, SS4010000.371
Langerhans, LF3020110.476
Jones, A, CF4111005.303
LaRoche, 1B4110020.250
Francoeur, RF4000011.061
McCann, C4110011.250
Betemit, 3B4121020.385
Thomson, P2022000.667
Remlinger, P0000000.000
Cormier, P0000000.000
Villarreal, P0000000.000
a-Orr, PH1000000.286
Ray, P0000000.000
b-Jordan, PH0000100.286
Reitsma, P0000000.000
Totals3551152811 

a-Grounded out for Villarreal in the 7th. b-Walked for Ray in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Thomson (1, Myers), Langerhans (2, Franklin), LaRoche (4, Rhodes).
HR: Jones, A (3, 5th inning off Myers, 0 on, 2 out), Giles (1, 7th inning off Franklin, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Giles 4; Renteria; Langerhans 3; Jones, A 4; LaRoche 2; McCann; Betemit 2; Thomson 3.
RBI: Thomson 2 (2), Jones, A (13), Giles (1), Betemit (3).
2-out RBI: Thomson 2; Jones, A; Betemit.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jones, A 3; Giles 2.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Francoeur (1, fielding).
DP: (Betemit-Giles-LaRoche).

 
PhiladelphiaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Myers 5.07331615.40
Cormier 1.00000200.00
Franklin (L, 0-1)1.02110011.80
Rhodes 1.02111003.00
 
AtlantaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Thomson 5.06101402.08
Remlinger (H, 1)0.11110003.38
Cormier (H, 1)0.21000100.00
Villarreal (BS, 2)(W, 3-0)1.02110001.80
Ray (H, 2)1.01001100.00
Reitsma (S, 3)1.00000007.71

HBP: Utley (by Remlinger).
Pitches-strikes: Myers 95-63, Cormier 19-10, Franklin 18-12, Rhodes 32-18, Thomson 72-46, Remlinger 10-6, Cormier 10-6, Villarreal 15-10, Ray 23-13, Reitsma 9-6.
Ground outs-fly outs: Myers 6-3, Cormier 0-1, Franklin 3-0, Rhodes 1-2, Thomson 5-5, Remlinger 0-1, Cormier 1-0, Villarreal 2-1, Ray 1-1, Reitsma 2-1.
Batters faced: Myers 23, Cormier 3, Franklin 5, Rhodes 6, Thomson 21, Remlinger 3, Cormier 3, Villarreal 4, Ray 5, Reitsma 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Cormier 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Mark Carlson. 1B: CB Bucknor. 2B: John Hirschbeck. 3B: Wally Bell.
Weather: 68 degrees, clear.
Wind: 7 mph, R to L.
T: 2:51.
Att: 47,332.

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