|a - L. GonzalezPH-2B||0-1||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||.254||.303||.369|
a-grounded to pitcher for B Hawpe in the 8th
- 2B:J Piedra (2, D Cabrera); E Garabito (3, D Cabrera)
- HR:T Helton (6, 6th inning off D Cabrera 0 on, 2 Out)
- RBI:T Helton (26), G Atkins (24)
- 2Out RBI:T Helton
- GIDP:D Ardoin
- Team LOB:7
- SB:J Piedra (1, 2nd base off D Cabrera/S Fasano)
- E:G Atkins (7, catch); D Relaford (8, ground ball)
- DP:2 (D Relaford-E Garabito-T Helton, L Gonzalez-D Relaford-T Helton)
|a - B.J. SurhoffPH||0-1||1||0||0||0||0||1||0||.291||.308||.440|
|b - E. MarreroPH||1-1||1||1||1||0||0||0||0||.155||.224||.330|
|c - C. GomezPH||0-0||0||0||0||0||1||0||0||.361||.452||.444|
a-struck out swinging for D Newhan in the 9th
b-tripled to deep center for S Fasano in the 9th
c-walked for L Bigbie in the 9th
- 2B:M Mora (16, J Jennings); J Gibbons (18, J Jennings)
- 3B:E Marrero (1, B Fuentes)
- RBI:B Roberts (37)
- SF:B Roberts
- GIDP:B Roberts; J Gibbons
- Team LOB:10
- DP:1 (B Roberts-M Tejada-R Palmeiro)
|6th||T Helton homered to left center.||1||0|
|8th||G Atkins singled to left, E Garabito scored, G Atkins to second advancing on throw.||2||0|
|9th||B Roberts hit sacrifice fly to left, E Marrero scored.||2||0|
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