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Jimenez gets the win
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Rockies 4, Braves 3
Garrett Atkins (right) doubled and had an RBI and run scored. (Jack Dempsey/AP)
Ubaldo Jiminez picked up his first victory of 2008, going six solid innings in the Rockies' second straight win over the Braves. Matt Holliday finished with two RBIs, and Todd Helton finished with two runs. Colorado is now 3-5 on the year.
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Series at a glance:
ATL
Atlanta (3-5)
Lost 2
Colorado 4, Atlanta 3   COL
Colorado (3-5)
Won 2
April 8, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Atlanta
1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0   3 6 0
Colorado
1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 X   4 10 0
Standings thru 4/8/08  |  Recap: ATL | COL  |  Gameday  |  Braves stats  |  Rockies stats
AtlantaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Johnson, 2B5110002.300
Escobar, SS3010100.300
Jones, C, 3B4011002.382
Teixeira, 1B3000112.156
McCann, C3110101.269
Francoeur, RF4000004.265
Kotsay, CF4112021.267
  Acosta, P0000000.000
Diaz, LF4010020.281
Jurrjens, P1000201.000
  Blanco, CF1000010.000
Totals323635613 

BATTING
HR: Kotsay (1, 6th inning off Jimenez, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Johnson; Escobar; Jones, C; McCann; Kotsay 4; Diaz.
RBI: Jones, C (8), Kotsay 2 (3).
2-out RBI: Kotsay 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Francoeur; Jones, C; Kotsay.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
DP: (Johnson-Escobar-Teixeira).

 
ColoradoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Taveras, CF4120000.200
Tulowitzki, SS4010002.212
Helton, 1B3220100.333
Holliday, LF4032001.267
Atkins, 3B4111014.290
  Corpas, P0000000.000
Hawpe, RF3011112.231
Torrealba, C4000013.136
Nix, 2B3000112.111
Jimenez, P2000012.000
  a-Baker, PH1000000.167
  Buchholz, P0000000.000
  Fuentes, P0000000.000
  Barmes, 3B0000000.333
Totals3241043516 

a-Flied out for Jimenez in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Helton (4, Jurrjens), Atkins (2, Jurrjens), Hawpe (2, Jurrjens), Taveras (2, Jurrjens), Holliday (2, Acosta).
TB: Taveras 3; Tulowitzki; Helton 3; Holliday 4; Atkins 2; Hawpe 2.
RBI: Holliday 2 (5), Atkins (1), Hawpe (3).
2-out RBI: Holliday.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Atkins; Jimenez 2; Hawpe; Nix.
GIDP: Tulowitzki.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Nix (1, 2nd base off Jurrjens/McCann).
CS: Tulowitzki (2, 2nd base by Jurrjens/McCann).

FIELDING
PB: Torrealba (1).
DP: (Nix-Tulowitzki).

 
AtlantaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Jurrjens (L, 1-1)7.09442304.38
Acosta 1.01001209.00
 
ColoradoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Jimenez (W, 1-1)6.06334314.91
Buchholz (H, 2)1.00000001.93
Fuentes (H, 3)1.00001100.00
Corpas (S, 3)1.00000205.40

IBB: Nix (by Jurrjens), Helton (by Jurrjens), Hawpe (by Acosta).
Pitches-strikes: Jurrjens 97-60, Acosta 25-12, Jimenez 93-52, Buchholz 9-6, Fuentes 17-10, Corpas 10-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Jurrjens 10-7, Acosta 1-0, Jimenez 7-8, Buchholz 3-0, Fuentes 1-1, Corpas 1-0.
Batters faced: Jurrjens 30, Acosta 5, Jimenez 27, Buchholz 3, Fuentes 4, Corpas 3.
Umpires: HP: Derryl Cousins. 1B: Angel Hernandez. 2B: Eric Cooper. 3B: Marty Foster.
Weather: 54 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:24.
Att: 24,640.

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