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Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Dodgers and Braves slug it out

Game 1
Atlanta: 6   LA Dodgers: 1
WP - Jarvis (2-0)  LP - Sutton (1-2)
HR - Atl: H Aaron(7), Cepeda(5), Tillman(1)   LA: None

Hank Aaron hit a 424-foot bomb off Don Sutton in the bottom of the first to get the Braves off and running as they cruised past the Dodgers, 6-1.
Orlando Cepeda and Bob Tillman also homered to help Pat Jarvis get his second win of the year against no defeats.
Jarvis scattered just 3 hits over 9 innings, and his only run was unearned.

Game 2
LA Dodgers: 10   Atlanta: 9
WP - Foster (2-1)  LP - Jaster (0-1)  S - Brewer (3)
HR - Atl: Cepeda(6). Tillman(2), H Aaron(8), T Aaron(1)   LA: Crawford(1)

Willie Davis got 3 hits and the Dodgers rode two big innings to a 10-9 win against the Braves, earning them the split in this two game series.
Rico Carty had 4 hits for Atlanta, raising his season average to .478.  Orlando Cepeda extended his hitting streak to 12 games.

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