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Atlanta at Philadelphia

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Atlanta «4022010201192
Philadelphia2000020004100

Braves 11, Phillies 4

CBS SportsLine.com wire reports
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PHILADELPHIA -- Raul Mondesi and Rafael Furcal each hit two home runs, Adam LaRoche added a two-run shot and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 11-4 Friday night.

Furcal went 3-for-4 and scored four runs, and Brian Jordan had a three-run double to help Atlanta snap a two-game losing streak and get the Braves off to a good start on their seven-game road trip.

Atlanta manager Bobby Cox earned career win No. 2,008, tying him with Leo Durocher for eighth place on the career list.

Horacio Ramirez (1-0) has not proved incredibly durable in his two starts this year, following his 4 2/3 inning stint against New York with 5 1/3 innings against the Phillies. He gave up six hits and three runs, but was supported by an Atlanta offense that matched its highest run total of the season.

The Braves got to Gavin Floyd (1-1) with a four-run first and chased him in the fourth.

The rookie right-hander, coming off an outstanding first game against St. Louis, walked four batters in the first and gave up Jordan's double for a 4-0 lead. He also allowed a run on a wild pitch.

It may be a while before Floyd gets another start in the majors.

Floyd got a spot in the rotation after Vicente Padilla went on the DL April 1 with right triceps tendinitis. Padilla threw Friday and was expected to go again Sunday before being activated for a start Tuesday against Colorado.

Manager Charlie Manuel said before the game that Floyd could go to the bullpen instead of Triple-A Scranton when Padilla returns. That may leave righty reliever Pedro Liriano as the odd man out.

LaRoche hit a two-run homer off the beer billboard on the second deck in right for a 6-2 lead in the third and Mondesi hit a solo homer off in the fourth off Floyd, the fourth pick of the 2001 draft out of high school.

After giving up only three hits and a run in seven dominant innings against the Cardinals, Floyd gave up eight runs, five hits and walked five in 3 1/3 innings.

Chipper Jones reached out and poked an opposite-field double down third off Liriano to make it 7-2 in the fourth, and Mondesi and Furcal each added solo shots in the eighth.

Jimmy Rollins went 3-for-4 for the Phillies, who lost their third straight game, including the final two of a six-game road trip.

Rollins cost the Phillies a run with a baserunning blunder in the first. With Rollins on second and Placido Polanco on first, Bobby Abreu hit a liner off the center-field wall. Rollins inexplicably went to tag, then was thrown out at home. Jim Thome did follow two batters later with an RBI double that made it 4-2.

Rollins drove in two runs with a triple in the sixth that made it 9-4.

Notes

Atlanta released LHP Tom Martin and recalled LHP John Foster from Triple-A Richmond. Foster had a 1.59 ERA in three games at Richmond. He sat out last season with a shoulder injury and hasn't pitched in the major leagues since 2003 with Milwaukee. Martin had a 19.29 ERA in four games, giving up six hits and five runs in 2 1/3 innings. ... Jecolia White, daughter of former Eagles great Reggie White, sang the national anthem. ... Burrell extended his hitting streak to 10 games. ... Mondesi had his 20th career multi-homer game.

 
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Players of the Game
Atlanta

R. Mondesi
AB 4
R 2
H 2
HR 2
RBI 2
Atlanta

R. Furcal
AB 4
R 4
H 3
HR 2
RBI 2
 
Atlanta Braves
Rafael Furcal, SS4432101 .222
    Chris Reitsma, P0000000 .000
    Adam Bernero, P0000000 .000
Marcus Giles, 2B3100201 .222
Chipper Jones, 3B4011100 .368
    Pete Orr, 3B0000000 .281
Andruw Jones, CF5100035 .278
Johnny Estrada, C4100103 .240
Adam LaRoche, 1B3212100 .276
Brian Jordan, LF4013000 .176
Raul Mondesi, RF4222000 .176
Horacio Ramirez, P3010000 .200
    Jorge Sosa, P0000000 .000
   a- Wilson Betemit, PH-SS1000000 .000
Totals35119106310 
a-flied out for Sosa in the 8th
Batting
2B - Chipper Jones (3, Liriano), Brian Jordan (1, Floyd)
HR - Rafael Furcal 2 (3, Liriano, Fultz), Adam LaRoche (1, Floyd), Raul Mondesi 2 (2, Floyd, Fultz)
RBI - Rafael Furcal 2 (6), Chipper Jones (8), Adam LaRoche 2 (7), Brian Jordan 3 (7), Raul Mondesi 2 (4)
2-OUT RBI - Rafael Furcal (2), Adam LaRoche 2 (7), Brian Jordan 3 (3)
SB - Rafael Furcal 2 (3, 2nd base off Floyd/Lieberthal, 2nd base off Liriano/Lieberthal)
Team LOB - 3
Fielding
Outfield Assists - Andruw Jones 1
E - Wilson Betemit (2, Misplayed grounder), Horacio Ramirez (1, Wild throw)
Atlanta Braves
Horacio Ramirez (W,1-0) 5.1633410 4.50
Jorge Sosa 1.2211200 2.57
Chris Reitsma 1000020 1.80
Adam Bernero 1200020 3.38
Pitches-Strikes - Horacio Ramirez 101-57, Jorge Sosa 34-19, Chris Reitsma 16-11, Adam Bernero 24-14
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Horacio Ramirez 3-11, Jorge Sosa 2-3, Chris Reitsma 1-0, Adam Bernero 1-1
Batters Faced - Horacio Ramirez 25, Jorge Sosa 9, Chris Reitsma 3, Adam Bernero 6
Philadelphia Phillies
Jimmy Rollins, SS5032011 .293
    Billy Wagner, P0000000 .000
Placido Polanco, 2B3100201 .200
Bobby Abreu, RF5120014 .311
Pat Burrell, LF4020101 .415
Jim Thome, 1B4012102 .278
Jason Michaels, CF4110103 .357
David Bell, 3B4000117 .175
Mike Lieberthal, C4000012 .250
Gavin Floyd, P1000010 .200
    Pedro Liriano, P0000000 .000
   a- Jose Offerman, PH1110000 .200
    Aaron Fultz, P0000000 .000
   b- Tomas Perez, PH-SS1000000 .250
Totals3641046521 
a-singled for Liriano in the 6th
b-grounded out for Fultz in the 8th
Batting
2B - Jim Thome (4, Ramirez)
3B - Jimmy Rollins (1, Sosa)
SH - Pedro Liriano (1)
RBI - Jimmy Rollins 2 (3), Jim Thome 2 (6)
2-OUT RBI - Jimmy Rollins 2 (3)
SB - Bobby Abreu (4, 2nd base off Ramirez/Estrada)
Team LOB - 12
Fielding
Outfield Assists - Jason Michaels 1
Philadelphia Phillies
Gavin Floyd (L,1-1) 3.1588512 7.84
Pedro Liriano 2.2211111 7.71
Aaron Fultz 2222002 4.50
Billy Wagner 1000010 0.00
WP - Gavin Floyd (1)
Pitches-Strikes - Gavin Floyd 71-37, Pedro Liriano 39-23, Aaron Fultz 31-19, Billy Wagner 11-7
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Gavin Floyd 5-3, Pedro Liriano 4-3, Aaron Fultz 1-5, Billy Wagner 1-1
Batters Faced - Gavin Floyd 19, Pedro Liriano 11, Aaron Fultz 8, Billy Wagner 3
Game Information
Attendance - 31408
Game Time - 3:02
Temperature - 55
Umpires - Home - Terry Craft, First Base - Ted Barrett, Second Base - Alfonso Marquez, Third Base - Rick Reed