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TODAY'S WRAPS: August 12, 2007
Howard's homer powers Phils
Bats quiet after fast start
Despite grabbing a first-inning lead and denying the Phils a pair of runs on throws to home by Jeff Francoeur, the Braves fell behind in the fifth inning and could not pull out the finale. With the loss, Atlanta fell a half-game back of second-place Philadelphia.
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 Jones' two-run single
 Prado's RBI double
Phillies 5, Braves 3
Ryan Howard celebrates his 33rd homer with Jimmy Rollins, who scored on the play. (Tom Mihalek/AP)
Series at a glance:
Philles vault into second
Ryan Howard, who had struggled a bit with Chase Utley out, came through in a big way on Sunday, smashing a go-ahead three-run blast in the fifth to make a winner of Jamie Moyer. The lefty earned victory No. 11, settling down after a rough opening frame.
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 Howard's three-run shot
ATL
Atlanta (62-56)
Lost 1
Philadelphia 5, Atlanta 3   PHI
Philadelphia (62-55)
Won 1
August 12, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Atlanta
2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   3 7 2
Philadelphia
1 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 X   5 7 0
Standings thru 8/12/07  |  Gameday  |  Braves Stats  |  Phillies Stats
AtlantaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Escobar, SS4110012.315
Diaz, LF3110111.341
Jones, C, 3B4012001.337
Teixeira, 1B3000112.291
Francoeur, RF4010012.309
Jones, A, CF4000033.214
McCann, C4110000.269
Prado, 2B3021000.257
  b-Harris, PH1000010.328
Carlyle, P1000000.143
  Yates, P0000000.000
  a-Woodward, PH1000001.212
  Moylan, P0000000.000
  Acosta, P0000000.000
Totals323732812 

a-Flied out for Yates in the 7th. b-Struck out for Prado in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Diaz (14, Moyer), Prado (2, Moyer).
TB: Escobar; Diaz 2; Jones, C; Francoeur; McCann; Prado 3.
RBI: Jones, C 2 (66), Prado (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Escobar; Jones, A; Diaz.
S: Carlyle.
GIDP: Francoeur.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: McCann (9, throw), Escobar (9, missed catch).
Outfield assists: Francoeur 2 (Burrell at home, Werth at home).

 
PhiladelphiaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Rollins, SS3320101.290
Iguchi, 2B4100002.265
Burrell, LF2001102.266
  Roberson, LF-RF0000000.286
Howard, 1B3113120.267
Rowand, CF4010023.314
Werth, RF-LF4011001.252
Ruiz, C4010000.254
Nunez, 3B3010000.251
Moyer, P3000032.140
  Alfonseca, P0000000.000
  Romero, P0000000.000
  Gordon, P0000000.000
  Myers, P0000000.000
Totals305753711 

BATTING
3B: Rollins (15, Moylan).
HR: Howard (33, 5th inning off Carlyle, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Rollins 4; Howard 4; Rowand; Werth; Ruiz; Nunez.
RBI: Werth (18), Howard 3 (97), Burrell (61).
2-out RBI: Werth.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Moyer 2.
SF: Burrell.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Rollins (22, 2nd base off Carlyle/McCann).

FIELDING
DP: (Iguchi-Rollins-Howard).

 
AtlantaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Carlyle (L, 7-4)4.16433414.39
Yates 1.20000105.15
Moylan 1.01110101.95
Acosta 1.00000100.00
 
PhiladelphiaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Moyer (W, 11-8)6.17332404.68
Alfonseca (H, 12)0.20000203.86
Romero (H, 10)0.20000002.36
Gordon (H, 4)0.10000104.08
Myers (S, 9)1.00000105.15

WP: Carlyle.
Pitches-strikes: Carlyle 88-52, Yates 17-13, Moylan 13-9, Acosta 7-6, Moyer 93-55, Alfonseca 9-7, Romero 3-2, Gordon 5-3, Myers 13-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Carlyle 3-5, Yates 3-1, Moylan 1-1, Acosta 2-0, Moyer 6-9, Alfonseca 0-0, Romero 2-0, Gordon 0-0, Myers 1-1.
Batters faced: Carlyle 22, Yates 5, Moylan 4, Acosta 3, Moyer 27, Alfonseca 2, Romero 2, Gordon 1, Myers 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Alfonseca 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Mike Winters. 1B: Bruce Froemming. 2B: Brian Runge. 3B: Mark Wegner.
Weather: 85 degrees, clear.
Wind: 9 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:38.
Att: 45,053.

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