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Phillies fall in opener
Braves 5, Phillies 1
Chase Utley slides in safely with the Phillies' only run on Monday afternoon. (John Bazemore/AP)
The Phillies got off to a slow start in their key divisional matchup against the Braves on Labor Day, managing a run on just four hits in the loss. Starter Jamie Moyer took the defeat, allowing four runs over 5 2/3 innings. Pat Burrell had the only RBI, driving in Chase Utley with a single.
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Series at a glance:
PHI
Philadelphia (72-65)
Lost 3
Atlanta 5, Philadelphia 1   ATL
Atlanta (70-68)
Won 1
September 3, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Philadelphia
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   1 4 0
Atlanta
0 0 0 3 0 1 1 0 X   5 11 0
Standings thru 9/3/07  |  Gameday  |  Phillies Stats  |  Braves Stats
PhiladelphiaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Rollins, SS4000011.297
Utley, 2B4130000.340
Burrell, LF4011003.262
Howard, 1B4000031.269
Rowand, CF3000020.310
Werth, RF2000100.322
Ruiz, C3000001.259
Nunez, 3B2000010.237
  a-Dobbs, PH-3B1000000.281
Moyer, P1000110.145
  Alfonseca, P0000000.000
  Gordon, P0000000.000
  b-Iguchi, PH1000000.268
  Castro, P0000000.000
Totals29141286 

a-Grounded out for Nunez in the 8th. b-Flied out for Gordon in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Utley (43, Cormier).
TB: Utley 4; Burrell.
RBI: Burrell (80).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Burrell.
GIDP: Burrell; Howard.
Team LOB: 3.

 
AtlantaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Escobar, SS5010012.327
Diaz, LF2100210.348
  Yates, P0000000.000
  Soriano, P0000000.000
Jones, C, 3B4020022.328
Teixeira, 1B3120101.305
Francoeur, RF3111011.293
Jones, A, CF4110003.222
McCann, C4122013.273
Johnson, 2B3011000.289
Cormier, P2000010.000
  Moylan, P0000000.000
  a-Pena, PH1011000.250
  Acosta, P0000000.000
  Harris, LF1000000.290
Totals3251153712 

a-Singled for Moylan in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Escobar (18, Moyer), McCann (35, Moyer), Jones, C (36, Moyer).
TB: Escobar 2; Jones, C 3; Teixeira 2; Francoeur; Jones, A; McCann 3; Johnson; Pena.
RBI: McCann 2 (84), Johnson (65), Pena (2), Francoeur (85).
2-out RBI: Pena.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: McCann 2; Jones, C; Teixeira; Escobar.
SF: Johnson; Francoeur.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
CS: McCann (1, home by Moyer/Ruiz).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Jones, C-Escobar-Teixeira, Johnson-Teixeira).

 
PhiladelphiaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Moyer (L, 12-11)5.29442705.13
Alfonseca 0.10000005.32
Gordon 1.02111005.40
Castro 1.00000005.59
 
AtlantaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Cormier (W, 2-4)5.24111506.69
Moylan (H, 5)0.10000001.87
Acosta (H, 2)1.00001200.77
Yates 1.00000004.85
Soriano 1.00000103.45

Pitches-strikes: Moyer 115-71, Alfonseca 2-1, Gordon 22-12, Castro 8-5, Cormier 99-59, Moylan 1-1, Acosta 18-10, Yates 11-6, Soriano 14-10.
Ground outs-fly outs: Moyer 2-7, Alfonseca 0-1, Gordon 0-3, Castro 2-1, Cormier 7-5, Moylan 0-1, Acosta 0-1, Yates 1-2, Soriano 0-2.
Batters faced: Moyer 27, Alfonseca 1, Gordon 6, Castro 3, Cormier 20, Moylan 1, Acosta 4, Yates 3, Soriano 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Alfonseca 2-0, Moylan 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Chuck Meriwether. 1B: Rick Reed. 2B: Alfonso Marquez. 3B: Adam Dowdy.
Weather: 85 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 5 mph, Varies.
T: 2:51.
Att: 31,592.

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