LA Dodgers 7, Atlanta 2

Boxscore | Recap
Monday, April 23, 2012 10:10 PM
Location - Dodger Stadium
Temperature - 60°
Umpires - Home Plate - Jim Wolf, First Base - Derryl Cousins, Second Base - Alan Porter, Third Base - Ron Kulpa,
Attendance - 26376

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Atlanta 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 7 0
LA Dodgers 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 7 15 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Atlanta 10-7 5-1 5-6 L2
LA Dodgers 13-4 7-0 6-4 W1

Recap


Dodgers 7, Braves 2:
Juan Uribe went 4-for-4 with three RBIs and Chris Capuano allowed one run over seven innings as Los Angeles remained unbeaten at home.

The Dodgers jumped all over Atlanta starter Jair Jurrjens, improving to 7-0 at Dodger Stadium and tying Texas for the major-league lead in victories with 13.

Uribe singled to right field in the second inning, scoring James Loney and snapping a 1-1 tie. A.J. Ellis followed with a single to center, scoring Uribe.

Ellis came through again in the fourth, driving in Loney with a single to right. Dee Gordon’s sacrifice fly later in the inning scored Uribe, giving Los Angeles a 5-1 advantage.

That was plenty for Capuano (2-0), who danced around trouble most of the night. He struck out Jason Heyward with the bases loaded to end the first. Capuano allowed six hits and walked four in seven innings, giving up a solo homer to David Ross in the second.

Jurrjens (0-2) struggled yet again, giving up nine hits and five runs in three-plus innings. Jurrjens, who made the NL All-Star team last season, saw his ERA rise to 9.37.

Dan Uggla went 2-for-4 with a solo homer in the eighth for the Braves, who have lost two straight after winning 10 of 11.

Uribe added a two-run bloop single to right in the eighth off Livan Hernandez.

Ethier went 3-for-4 for the Dodgers. Matt Kemp had two hits, raising his major-league leading average to .460.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Atlanta first baseman Freddie Freeman won NL player of the weeks honors, hitting .478 last week with 14 RBIs. … Ethier singled home a run in the first, tying Kemp for the major-league lead in RBIs with 22. … Hernandez pitched four scoreless innings of relief before Uribe’s hit in the eighth. … The Dodgers finished with 15 hits, a season high. … The Braves turned four double plays.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Atlanta   LA Dodgers
Jair Jurrjens Player Chris Capuano
Loss W/L Win
3.0 IP 7.0
0 Strikeouts 5
9 Hits 6
15.00 ERA 1.29
Hitting
Atlanta   LA Dodgers
Dan Uggla Player Juan Uribe
2 Hits 4
1 RBI 3
1 HR 0
5 TB 4
.500 Avg 1.000

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Atlanta 7 2 13 .219 19 7 2 4 1 0
LA Dodgers 15 0 16 .517 8 1 7 2 1 0

Upcoming Games

  • LA Dodgers will play their next game at home against Atlanta. The Dodgers have a W/L % of .750 after a win and .800 after a loss.
  • Atlanta will play their next game on the road against LA Dodgers. The Braves have a W/L % of .800 after a win and .286 after a loss.