Atlanta 7, Colorado 2

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, May 6, 2012 3:10 PM
Location - Coors Field
Temperature - 55°
Umpires - Home Plate - Brian Runge, First Base - Marvin Hudson, Second Base - Tim McClelland, Third Base - Ted Barrett,
Attendance - 45330

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Atlanta 18-11 8-5 10-6 W3
Colorado 12-15 8-10 4-5 L3

Recap

Braves 7, Rockies 2: Freddie Freeman hit a three-run home run and added his first major-league triple, and Brandon Beachy pitched 6 1/3 solid innings to help Atlanta finish a three-game sweep at Coors Field.

The Braves roughed up Rockies starter Juan Nicasio (2-1) for six runs on eight hits over five innings to hand him his first loss of the season.

Freeman's three-run shot in the third staked Beachy to an early lead. Dan Uggla added an RBI single in the sixth and a solo homer in the eighth for the Braves, who have won four of five.

Beachy (3-1) held the Rockies scoreless through six innings before giving up a pair of runs in the seventh. He allowed four hits, struck out five and walked three.

Cristhian Martinez threw 2 2/3 perfect innings of relief for Atlanta for his first save.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Rockies wrapped up their nine-game home stand with a 3-6 record. … Atlanta scored 29 runs in the series. … Colorado SS Troy Tulowitzki went 1-for-4 to extend his hitting streak to nine games. … Beachy has pitched into the seventh inning in his last five outings. 

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Atlanta   Colorado
Brandon Beachy Player Juan Nicasio
Win W/L Loss
6.1 IP 5.0
5 Strikeouts 5
4 Hits 8
2.84 ERA 10.80
Hitting
Atlanta   Colorado
Freddie Freeman Player Ramon Hernandez
2 Hits 2
3 RBI 0
1 HR 0
7 TB 2
.667 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Atlanta 9 2 17 .281 8 11 7 3 0 0
Colorado 4 0 4 .129 11 6 2 3 1 0

Upcoming Games

  • Colorado will play their next game on the road against San Diego. The Rockies have a W/L % of .250 after a win and .600 after a loss.
  • Atlanta will play their next game on the road against Chi. Cubs. The Braves have a W/L % of .706 after a win and .500 after a loss.