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Braves 9, Reds 3

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The Braves had 2 big innings, scoring 5 in the 3rd and 4 in the 6th, to propel them to another win. Jorge Sosa (10-3) now has double-digit victories. He was good for the 1st 3 innings, allowing 1 run, but then hurt a leg running the bases. He then struggled in the 4th, allowing 2 runs, and battled through the 5th, and then came out. He allowed 3 runs (2 earned) on 4 hits, 4 walks, and struck out 4. Boyer pitched a perfect 6th, Foster a perfect 7th, then McBride and Brower got some work in and pitched scoreless innings. Offensive contributors: Marcus Giles was 2-4 with a double, a walk, and had 2 RBIs. Rafael Furcal was 2-5 with 2 RBIs and scored. Jeff Francoeur was 1-2 with a 3 run homer (his 12th ML homer) and scored twice. Adam LaRoche was 1-2, walked twice, and scored twice. Chipper Jones was 1-4 with a walk and scored. The Marlins beat the Mets, and the Phillies have rallied to tie the Nationals in the 9th. The lead is currently 4.5 games. Horacio Ramirez will go against Ramon Ortiz tomorrow afternoon as the Braves try to sweep the Reds.

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