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Braves grab NL East lead with rout

Finishing May with a 20-8 mark, Atlanta got homers from Chipper Jones and Troy Glaus and an impressive outing from Tommy Hanson, who retired 14 of the last 15 batters he faced in 6 2/3 innings of one-run ball.

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MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
PhiladelphiaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Gload, RF3000001.222
Bastardo, P0000000.000
Durbin, P0000000.000
Lidge, P0000000.000
Dobbs, 3B2000101.125
b-Castro, Ju, PH-3B1000002.250
Utley, 2B4010001.277
Howard, 1B4000012.282
Victorino, CF3000100.258
Ibanez, LF3110100.247
Ruiz, C3111102.299
Valdez, W, SS4111023.250
Blanton, P2010000.250
a-Francisco, B, PH-RF2011001.211
Totals313634313.260
a-Doubled for Blanton in the 7th. b-Grounded out for Dobbs in the 7th.
AtlantaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Prado, 2B5110003.323
Heyward, RF5000012.292
Jones, C, 3B4122000.250
1-Infante, PR-3B0100000.302
McCann, B, C2200200.259
Glaus, 1B4323010.274
Hinske, LF3112001.329
Blanco, G, LF10100001.000
Escobar, Y, SS4022002.212
McLouth, CF4000002.179
Hanson, P3020000.143
Moylan, P0000000.000
Venters, P0000000.000
a-Cabrera, Me, PH1000010.241
Chavez, P0000000.000
Totals3691192310.256
a-Struck out for Venters in the 8th.
1-Ran for Jones, C in the 7th.
BATTING
2B: Ibanez (10, Hanson), Ruiz (6, Moylan), Valdez, W (7, Moylan), Francisco, B (3, Moylan).
TB: Ibanez 2; Francisco, B 2; Ruiz 2; Utley; Blanton; Valdez, W 2.
RBI: Ruiz (12), Valdez, W (6), Francisco, B (2).
2-out RBI: Ruiz; Valdez, W; Francisco, B.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Utley; Castro, Ju.
GIDP: Howard, Valdez, W.
Team RISP: 3-for-9.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Victorino (11, 2nd base off Hanson/McCann, B).

FIELDING
E: Gload (1, fielding), Howard (6, fielding).
Outfield assists: Victorino (Escobar, Y at 2nd base).

BATTING
2B: Blanco, G (1, Durbin).
HR: Jones, C (3, 1st inning off Blanton, 1 on, 1 out), Glaus (8, 7th inning off Durbin, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Hanson 2; Blanco, G 2; Jones, C 5; Escobar, Y 2; Hinske; Glaus 5; Prado.
RBI: Jones, C 2 (21), Hinske 2 (22), Escobar, Y 2 (12), Glaus 3 (37).
2-out RBI: Hinske.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Heyward; Prado; McLouth.
Team RISP: 3-for-8.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
PB: McCann, B (1).
DP: 2 (Glaus-Escobar, Y-Glaus, Prado-Escobar, Y-Glaus).

PhiladelphiaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Blanton(L, 1-4)6.08641215.68
Bastardo0.11221004.00
Durbin0.22110012.70
Lidge1.00000102.08
Totals8.011972323.68
AtlantaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hanson(W, 5-3)6.23113203.78
Moylan0.03220002.82
Venters(H, 3)1.10000000.89
Chavez1.00001107.36
Totals9.06334303.83
Moylan pitched to 3 batters in the 7th.

Game Scores: Blanton 37, Hanson 63.
HBP: Gload (by Venters).
Pitches-strikes: Blanton 95-60, Bastardo 22-15, Durbin 7-4, Lidge 13-8, Hanson 109-67, Moylan 11-7, Venters 18-12, Chavez 17-8.
Groundouts-flyouts: Blanton 6-8, Bastardo 1-0, Durbin 0-2, Lidge 2-0, Hanson 5-9, Moylan 0-0, Venters 2-1, Chavez 1-0.
Batters faced: Blanton 28, Bastardo 3, Durbin 4, Lidge 3, Hanson 24, Moylan 3, Venters 5, Chavez 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Durbin 2-2, Moylan 1-1, Venters 1-0.
Ejections: Philadelphia Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel ejected by HP umpire Larry Vanover (3rd)
Umpires: HP: Larry Vanover. 1B: Angel Campos. 2B: Jeff Kellogg. 3B: Mark Carlson.
Weather: 76 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 3 mph, Varies.
T: 2:59.
Att: 42,543.
Venue: Turner Field.
May 31, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media