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Atlanta back in second
Braves 7, Phillies 5
In four-plus frames, Lance Cormier gave up four runs on seven hits. (George Widman/AP)
 Johnson's two-run homer
 Teixeira's RBI triple
 Francoeur's homer
Given a big early lead, Lance Cormier wasn't able to finish the fifth inning, but the 'pen held off the Phillies as the Braves moved back into second place in the NL East. Kelly Johnson and Jeff Francoeur both went deep.
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Series at a glance:
ATL
Atlanta (62-55)
Won 1
Atlanta 7, Philadelphia 5   PHI
Philadelphia (61-55)
Lost 1
August 11, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Atlanta
1 0 3 2 0 0 0 1 0   7 13 0
Philadelphia
0 0 1 0 3 0 0 1 0   5 9 0
Standings thru 8/11/07  |  Gameday  |  Braves Stats  |  Phillies Stats
AtlantaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Harris, LF4220123.329
Johnson, 2B3123201.298
Jones, C, 3B3111103.338
Teixeira, 1B5011023.294
McCann, C5010013.270
Francoeur, RF4221011.309
Jones, A, CF4121010.216
Escobar, SS4010011.316
Cormier, P2000012.000
  Mahay, P0000000.000
  a-Prado, PH1010000.219
  Villarreal, P0000000.250
  b-Diaz, PH1000001.341
  Soriano, P0000000.000
  Wickman, P0000000.000
Totals3671374918 

a-Singled for Mahay in the 6th. b-Grounded out for Villarreal in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Harris 2 (17, Eaton, Eaton), Jones, A (21, Durbin).
3B: Jones, C (4, Eaton), Teixeira (2, Eaton).
HR: Johnson (13, 3rd inning off Eaton, 1 on, 2 out), Francoeur (14, 4th inning off Eaton, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Harris 4; Johnson 5; Jones, C 3; Teixeira 3; McCann; Francoeur 5; Jones, A 3; Escobar; Prado.
RBI: Jones, C (64), Johnson 3 (60), Teixeira (61), Francoeur (76), Jones, A (74).
2-out RBI: Johnson 3; Teixeira.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: McCann 3; Jones, C; Diaz.
SF: Jones, C.
GIDP: Francoeur; Jones, C; Teixeira.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
DP: (Teixeira).

 
PhiladelphiaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Rollins, SS4211101.288
Iguchi, 2B5012011.268
Burrell, LF3021100.268
  Durbin, P0000000.364
Howard, 1B4000014.266
Rowand, CF4111022.312
Dobbs, 3B-LF4010013.288
Werth, RF4000011.252
Coste, C4120001.338
Eaton, P1000000.220
  Condrey, P0000000.000
  a-Roberson, PH1110000.286
  Mesa, P0000000.000
  b-Nunez, PH1000000.250
  Romero, P0000000.000
  Helms, 3B1000001.253
Totals365952614 

a-Singled for Condrey in the 5th. b-Flied out for Mesa in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Burrell (19, Cormier), Iguchi (22, Cormier), Coste (2, Wickman).
HR: Rollins (21, 3rd inning off Cormier, 0 on, 1 out), Rowand (19, 8th inning off Soriano, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Rollins 4; Iguchi 2; Burrell 3; Rowand 4; Dobbs; Coste 3; Roberson.
RBI: Rollins (69), Iguchi 2 (36), Burrell (60), Rowand (65).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Coste; Howard; Dobbs; Iguchi.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Dobbs (2, 2nd base off Cormier/McCann).

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Iguchi-Rollins-Howard, Rollins-Iguchi-Howard, Iguchi-Coste-Howard).

 
AtlantaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Cormier 4.074421113.50
Mahay (W, 3-0)1.00000202.53
Villarreal (H, 2)2.00000103.55
Soriano (H, 18)1.01110213.93
Wickman (S, 19)1.01000003.79
 
PhiladelphiaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Eaton (L, 9-8)3.08660126.36
Condrey 2.02000305.46
Mesa 1.01000305.65
Romero 1.11111202.41
Durbin 1.21003005.73

Cormier pitched to 5 batters in the 5th.
Eaton pitched to 3 batters in the 4th.

WP: Cormier 2.
Pitches-strikes: Cormier 77-44, Mahay 11-9, Villarreal 19-13, Soriano 26-21, Wickman 11-8, Eaton 58-37, Condrey 29-20, Mesa 15-10, Romero 24-12, Durbin 29-11.
Ground outs-fly outs: Cormier 5-7, Mahay 1-0, Villarreal 3-2, Soriano 0-1, Wickman 2-1, Eaton 5-3, Condrey 2-1, Mesa 0-0, Romero 2-0, Durbin 5-0.
Batters faced: Cormier 21, Mahay 3, Villarreal 6, Soriano 4, Wickman 4, Eaton 17, Condrey 7, Mesa 4, Romero 5, Durbin 8.
Inherited runners-scored: Mahay 2-0, Condrey 2-1, Durbin 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Mark Wegner. 1B: Mike Winters. 2B: Bruce Froemming. 3B: Brian Runge.
Weather: 80 degrees, clear.
Wind: 7 mph, R to L.
T: 2:56.
Att: 44,948.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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