...hitting streak snapped by going 0-for-3 but he still extended his string of reaching base safely to 44 consecutive games when he was hit by a Julian Tavarez pitch in the first inning. Anthony Dasher can be reached at email@example.com
...carried just to the left of the 390-foot mark in right-center field. Sheffield's homer, which carried just into the seats in left-center field, was his 11th of the year. Anthony Dasher can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
...Inge from third to account for the final 6-0 score. "We just got shut down," Braves manager Bobby Cox said. "What can you say? Sometimes you just have to tip your cap." Anthony Dasher can be reached at email@example.com.
...tempers subsided and after some coaxing, Sheffield finally trotted to first. Mercker escaped further damage by striking out Chipper Jones before getting Andruw Jones on a foul pop to first. Contact Anthony Dasher at firstname.lastname@example.org.
...that weren't supposed to make our team. Sheffield's been going good, our pitching's good, our bullpen's been excellent. Right now, there's not much more I could ask them to do." Contact Anthony Dasher at email@example.com