WP - Stone (2-0) LP - Corkins (0-2) S - Wilhelm (3)
HR: Gaston (2), Cepeda (4), Aaron (6)
The Braves big 3 of Hank Aaron, Rico Carty, and Orlando Cepeda continued their assault on N.L. pitchers here in the early going. Combined they went 5 for 13, scored 4 runs, and drove in 5 more with 2 long-balls. Aaron's 6th inning 3-run blast proved to be the winning hit for Atlanta. Lefty George Stone got his second win, while Hoyt Wilhelm had the knuckle ball working to perfection, striking out 4 in a 2-inning save.
Game 2: San Diego 5 Atlanta 2
WP - Dobson (1-2) LP - P. Niekro (1-1)
Padres pitcher Pat Dobson went the distance for his first win of the year. He also helped his own cause going 2 for 3 with an RBI, a walk, and a run scored. Nate Colbert got a couple of hits for San Diego, raising his average to .414 on the young season.