Atlanta 9, Arizona 1

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, April 20, 2012 9:40 PM
Location - Chase Field
Temperature - 93°
Umpires - Home Plate - Rob Drake, First Base - Joe West, Second Base - Manny Gonzalez, Third Base - Andy Fletcher,
Attendance - 27761

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Atlanta 0 0 1 0 2 4 0 0 2 9 12 0
Arizona 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 1

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Atlanta 9-5 5-1 4-4 W4
Arizona 7-7 4-4 3-3 L4

Recap


Braves 9, Diamondbacks 1:
Freddie Freeman had a pair of RBI doubles and Brandon Beachy pitched 7 1/3 stellar innings as visiting Atlanta continued its offensive assault and won its fourth straight game.

The Braves, who have scored 74 runs and are 9-1 in their last 10 outings, outscored the Diamondbacks 19-3 in the first two games of the series.

Freeman opened the scoring with a double to deep right in the third and his two-bagger gave Atlanta a 7-0 lead and capped a four-run sixth.

Freeman went 3-for-4 with two runs scored and is 6-for-9 with seven RBIs in his last two games. Brian McCann hit a two-run homer in the fifth for the Braves.

Michael Bourn was 2-for-5 with an RBI double in the sixth. He added a stolen base, giving him eight steals on the season.

Beachy (2-1) allowed four hits and struck out five. He also added an RBI in the sixth with a suicide squeeze, scoring Chipper Jones from third.

The Diamondbacks have lost four in a row, and scored eight runs in the process.

Arizona got on the board in the ninth when Paul Goldschmidt scored Aaron Hill from third on a fielder’s choice. Goldschmidt finished 2-for-3.

Trevor Cahill (1-1) lasted 5 2/3 innings, giving up seven runs (four earned) and seven hits.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Atlanta has hit 14 home runs in the last 10 games. … Arizona center fielder Justin Upton sat out his fourth straight game with a sore thumb.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Atlanta   Arizona
Brandon Beachy Player Trevor Cahill
Win W/L Loss
7.1 IP 5.2
5 Strikeouts 2
4 Hits 7
0.00 ERA 6.35
Hitting
Atlanta   Arizona
Freddie Freeman Player Paul Goldschmidt
3 Hits 2
2 RBI 1
0 HR 0
5 TB 2
.750 Avg .667

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Atlanta 12 1 18 .316 23 5 9 4 1 0
Arizona 6 0 6 .194 13 6 1 2 0 1

Upcoming Games

  • Arizona will play their next game at home against Atlanta. The Diamondbacks have a W/L % of .625 after a win and .333 after a loss.
  • Atlanta will play their next game on the road against Arizona. The Braves have a W/L % of .875 after a win and .333 after a loss.