Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Expos and Braves split a DH


Game 1
Montreal: 13  Atlanta:  3
WP: Rogers (5-1)   LP: Ruthven (1-3)
HR: Cromartie 2 (5), Dawson (6), Burroughs (4)

Montreal took game one of the double header in convincing fashion, 13-3.
The Expos pounded out 18 hits in all and were led by Warren Cromartie, who
hit 2 long home runs, a double, and a single. 
Steve Rogers, with plenty of run support, cruised to his 5th win on the season.
He pitched seven scoreless.



Game 2
Atlanta: 6  Montreal: 5
WP: P. Niekro (5-0)   LP: Dues (1-1)
HR: Dawson (7), Burroughs (5), Chaney (1)

Phil Niekro struck out 9 batters over 8 innings as the Braves salvaged a split in
Game 2 of the double header.  The win snapped a 5-game losing streak for the Braves.
Jeff Burroughs continued his great start to the season with another home run.  He
currently leads all of MLB with a .417 batting average and is up to 33 RBIs.

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