Atlanta Wins Rubber Game

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Rookie Yunel Escobar drove in the game winning run in the bottom of the tenth inning as Atlanta beat Colorado 6-5. Escobar won the game with a run-scoring single. The liner to left easily brought home Jeff Francoeur from second.

Atlanta's sixth pitcher, Oscar Villarreal, got the win, his second against one loss. Taylor Buchholz gave up the single to Escobar and got the loss, his fourth against 5 wins.

The Braves took 2 of 3 games from the Rockies in the series.


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