LA Dodgers 2, Atlanta 1

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, September 3, 2011 7:10 PM
Location - Turner Field
Temperature - 86°
Umpires - Home Plate - Brian Gorman, First Base - Tony Randazzo, Second Base - Dan Bellino, Third Base - Larry Vanover,
Attendance - 37515

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
LA Dodgers 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 8 0
Atlanta 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
LA Dodgers 68-70 36-35 32-35 W6
Atlanta 81-57 43-28 38-29 L2

Recap


Juan Rivera’s sacrifice fly in the top of the 10th inning scored Dee Gordon for the winning run as the visiting Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Atlanta Braves 2-1 on Saturday for their sixth straight victory.

Gordon led off the inning with a double off reliever Anthony Varvaro (0-1) and went to third on James Loney’s sacrifice bunt before Rivera’s line drive to center field gave the Dodgers the lead.

Mike MacDougal (2-1) got the final out of the ninth with two runners for the victory. Javy Guerra pitched a perfect 10th inning for his 15th save in 16 chances.

Loney had two sacrifice bunts, doubling his career total, and two hits for Los Angeles, which has won 11 of 12.

Catcher A.J. Ellis belted his second career home run in the top of the second to give the Dodgers a 1-0 lead. Dan Uggla answered with his 32nd homer in the bottom of the inning for the Braves.

Braves starter Mike Minor allowed six hits and one run over six innings, striking out seven.

Los Angeles starter Nate Eovaldi went six innings, giving up three hits and one run. He struck out five.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
LA Dodgers   Atlanta
Nathan Eovaldi Player Mike Minor
No Decision W/L No Decision
6.0 IP 6.0
5 Strikeouts 7
3 Hits 6
1.50 ERA 1.50
Hitting
LA Dodgers   Atlanta
James Loney Player Jose Constanza
2 Hits 1
0 RBI 0
0 HR 0
3 TB 1
.667 Avg 1.000

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
LA Dodgers 8 1 13 .250 17 12 2 5 0 0
Atlanta 7 1 10 .206 19 11 1 5 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Atlanta will play their next game at home against LA Dodgers. The Braves have a W/L % of .580 after a win and .596 after a loss.
  • LA Dodgers will play their next game on the road against Atlanta. The Dodgers have a W/L % of .544 after a win and .443 after a loss.
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