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Bennett boosts Braves
Braves 3, Brewers 1
Chipper Jones had three hits on Thursday, upping his average to .342. (John Amis/AP)
 Chipper drives in two runs
Making his first career Major League start and first big league appearance since 2004, Jeff Bennett allowed one run in 5 2/3 innings, helping the Braves top the Brewers. Bennett struck out eight while walking one. After Brian McCann hit an RBI single in the first inning, Chipper Jones connected on a two-run single in the second.
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Series at a glance:
MIL
Milwaukee (78-74)
Lost 2
Atlanta 3, Milwaukee 1   ATL
Atlanta (80-73)
Won 5
September 20, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Milwaukee
0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 6 0
Atlanta
1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 X   3 8 1
Standings thru 9/20/07  |  Gameday  |  Brewers Stats  |  Braves Stats
MilwaukeeABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Weeks, 2B4111131.232
Dillon, RF3010111.354
  McClung, P0000000.000
  Rivera, C0000000.500
Braun, 3B4010012.320
Fielder, 1B3000122.289
Hart, CF3000113.297
Jenkins, LF3020000.265
  b-Mench, PH0000000.272
  c-Gwynn, PH-LF1000001.265
Miller, C3000023.241
  d-Nix, PH1000011.000
  King, P0000000.000
Hardy, SS4010000.276
Suppan, P1000010.123
  a-Gross, PH-RF2000000.237
Totals3216141214 

a-Flied out for Suppan in the 7th. b-Batted for Jenkins in the 8th. c-Flied out for Mench in the 8th. d-Struck out for Miller in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Jenkins (24, Bennett).
HR: Weeks (12, 3rd inning off Bennett, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Weeks 4; Dillon; Braun; Jenkins 3; Hardy.
RBI: Weeks (29).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hart; Miller 2; Dillon; Braun.
S: Suppan.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Weeks (23, 2nd base off Acosta/McCann).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Dillon (Renteria at 3rd base).
DP: 2 (Weeks-Hardy-Fielder, Hardy-Weeks-Fielder).

 
AtlantaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Johnson, 2B4000014.281
Renteria, SS3000112.336
Jones, C, 3B4132000.342
Teixeira, 1B3000121.309
McCann, C4021000.275
Francoeur, RF3000013.292
Jones, A, CF3110000.221
Diaz, LF2110110.338
Bennett, P2000012.000
  Acosta, P0000000.000
  a-Orr, PH1010000.197
  Mahay, P0000000.000
  Yates, P0000000.000
  Soriano, P0000000.000
Totals293833712 

a-Singled for Acosta in the 7th.

BATTING
TB: Jones, C 3; McCann 2; Jones, A; Diaz; Orr.
RBI: McCann (91), Jones, C 2 (96).
2-out RBI: McCann; Jones, C 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Francoeur.
GIDP: Francoeur; Renteria.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: McCann (13, throw).

 
MilwaukeeIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Suppan (L, 10-12)6.07332604.72
McClung 1.01001004.32
King 1.00000104.86
 
AtlantaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Bennett (W, 1-0)5.26111811.59
Acosta (H, 3)1.10002102.41
Mahay (H, 6)0.10001102.69
Yates (H, 13)0.20000105.15
Soriano (S, 8)1.00000103.13

Pitches-strikes: Suppan 86-54, McClung 18-8, King 11-7, Bennett 89-55, Acosta 34-19, Mahay 8-3, Yates 6-5, Soriano 8-6.
Ground outs-fly outs: Suppan 7-4, McClung 2-1, King 2-0, Bennett 8-1, Acosta 2-1, Mahay 0-0, Yates 0-1, Soriano 0-2.
Batters faced: Suppan 25, McClung 4, King 3, Bennett 24, Acosta 6, Mahay 2, Yates 2, Soriano 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Acosta 2-0, Yates 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Jerry Layne. 1B: Bill Miller. 2B: Marvin Hudson. 3B: Ed Montague.
Weather: 75 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, R to L.
T: 2:38.
Att: 26,598.

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