Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Brian McCann hit a solo home run and drove
in two as the Atlanta Braves took a 6-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies in
the second of a three-game set.
Michael Bourn, who was named to the All-Star game on Saturday, went 3-for-4
with two runs scored and two stolen bases, including a steal of home, while
Martin Prado also drove in two runs for the Braves, who have won three
Tommy Hanson (10-5) got back in the win column after dropping his last start
as he pitched seven-plus innings and gave up three runs on six hits with a
walk and six strikeouts.
Joe Blanton (7-8) was touched for six runs -- five earned -- on nine hits with
a walk and six strikeouts over 6 1/3 innings for the Phillies, who have
dropped three straight and nine of their last 10.
Philadelphia first baseman Ryan Howard was out of the lineup after making his
season debut on Friday. He had been out since suffering a torn Achilles tendon
while making the final out in Philadelphia's series-ending Game 5 loss to the
St. Louis Cardinals on Oct. 7.
The Sports Network