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Rookie jitters
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Rockies 9, Braves 0
Kris Medlen (right) ceded five runs on three hits and five walks in three-plus frames. (AP)
Kris Medlen's Major League debut wasn't quite how he imagined it, as he departed with the bases loaded and no outs in the fourth, and reliever James Parr gave up a grand slam, tagging the rookie with five earned runs. Parr allowed four runs on seven hits in four innings.
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Series at a glance:
COL
Colorado (16-24)
Won 1
Colorado 9, Atlanta 0   ATL
Atlanta (20-20)
Lost 1
May 21, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Colorado
1 0 0 5 0 1 2 0 0   9 10 0
Atlanta
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 4 0
Standings thru 5/21/09  |  Recap: COL | ATL  |  Gameday  |  Rockies stats  |  Braves stats
Colorado AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Fowler, CF 4 1 2 0 1 0 3 .254
Tulowitzki, SS 5 0 0 0 0 1 7 .234
Helton, 1B 5 2 3 5 0 1 0 .338
Hawpe, RF 4 0 2 1 1 0 1 .336
Iannetta, C 4 0 0 0 1 1 3 .227
Spilborghs, LF 5 1 2 0 0 3 2 .281
Atkins, G, 3B 3 2 0 0 2 2 1 .189
Barmes, 2B 2 2 1 1 2 1 1 .245
Cook, P 2 1 0 2 0 2 2 .176
Totals 34 9 10 9 7 11 20  

BATTING
2B: Spilborghs (12, Parr), Helton (8, Parr).
3B: Hawpe (2, Parr), Barmes (1, Parr), Fowler (1, Parr).
HR: Helton (5, 4th inning off Parr, 3 on, 2 out).
TB: Spilborghs 3; Barmes 3; Hawpe 4; Fowler 4; Helton 7.
RBI: Hawpe (33), Cook 2 (2), Helton 5 (27), Barmes (16).
2-out RBI: Hawpe; Helton 4.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Spilborghs; Tulowitzki 2; Iannetta 2; Cook.
SAC: Cook.
SF: Cook.
GIDP: Iannetta.
Team RISP: 2-for-13.
Team LOB: 9.

 
Atlanta AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Escobar, Y, SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .301
  Hernandez, D, SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Kotchman, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .290
Jones, C, 3B 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .316
  Prado, 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .306
McCann, B, C 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .266
Anderson, G, LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240
Johnson, K, 2B 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .235
Francoeur, RF 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 .252
Schafer, J, CF 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 .220
  Diaz, M, CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .288
Medlen, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000
  Parr, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
  Moylan, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Norton, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .120
  O'Flaherty, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 31 0 4 0 1 3 5  

a-Grounded out for Moylan in the 8th.

BATTING
TB: Schafer, J; Francoeur 2; Jones, C.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Medlen; Schafer, J.
Team RISP: 0-for-2.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
DP: (Moylan-Johnson, K-Kotchman).

 
Colorado IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Cook (W, 3-1) 9.0 4 0 0 1 3 0 4.68
 
Atlanta IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Medlen (L, 0-1) 3.0 3 5 5 5 3 0 15.00
Parr 4.0 7 4 4 1 5 1 5.79
Moylan 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5.52
O'Flaherty 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2.30

Medlen pitched to 4 batters in the 4th.

Game Scores: Cook 81, Medlen 31.
WP: Medlen 2.
Balk: Medlen.
HBP: Cook (by Medlen), Barmes (by O'Flaherty).
Pitches-strikes: Cook 108-66, Medlen 80-43, Parr 91-65, Moylan 13-7, O'Flaherty 13-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Cook 20-3, Medlen 2-3, Parr 3-3, Moylan 2-0, O'Flaherty 0-0.
Batters faced: Cook 32, Medlen 18, Parr 20, Moylan 3, O'Flaherty 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Parr 3-3.
Umpires: HP: Bob Davidson. 1B: Jeff Nelson. 2B: Mark Carlson. 3B: Tim Tschida.
Weather: 72 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 16 mph, R to L.
T: 2:35.
Att: 25,481.
Venue: Turner Field.
May 21, 2009
May 21, 2009

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