ATLANTA (AP) -- Jason Heyward and Brian McCann each hit a two-run
homer in the first inning, helping Mike Minor and the Atlanta
Braves beat the Chicago Cubs 7-3 on Thursday night.
Freddie Freeman and Juan Francisco also connected for Atlanta,
which salvaged a split of the four-game series. Minor (5-6) held
the Cubs without a hit until the fifth and gave up three runs, two
earned, and three hits in 6 1-3 innings overall.
Matt Garza (4-7) threw 94 pitches in four innings for Chicago.
He allowed five runs and five hits.