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Braves 4, Marlins 3
Hanley Ramirez (left) catches Matt Diaz during a rundown play in the fifth. (John Bazemore/AP)
A day after separating themselves from the Braves for third place in the NL Wild Card race with a series-opening win, the Marlins fell into a tie after Chris Volstad gave up four early runs, which was all Atlanta needed to pick up the victory.
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Series at a glance:
FLA
Florida (65-58)
Lost 1
Atlanta 4, Florida 3   ATL
Atlanta (65-58)
Won 1
August 22, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Florida
0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0   3 4 0
Atlanta
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 X   4 8 0
Standings thru 8/22/09  |  Recap: FLA | ATL  |  Gameday  |  Marlins stats  |  Braves stats
Florida AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Coghlan, LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .286
Gload, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .260
Ramirez, H, SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .358
Uggla, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .237
Baker, Jo, C 3 1 0 0 1 2 0 .271
Ross, C, CF 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 .269
Hermida, RF 3 1 2 0 0 1 0 .264
Helms, 3B 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 .278
Volstad, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .133
  a-Cantu, PH 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 .281
  Sanches, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Pinto, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Bonifacio, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .256
  Donnelly, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Lindstrom, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 29 3 4 3 3 9 6  

a-Singled for Volstad in the 5th. b-Struck out for Pinto in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Helms (9, Hanson), Hermida (13, Hanson).
TB: Hermida 3; Helms 2; Cantu.
RBI: Helms (26), Cantu 2 (70).
2-out RBI: Helms; Cantu 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Helms.
GIDP: Ramirez, H, Uggla.
Team RISP: 2-for-3.
Team LOB: 2.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Coghlan (Diaz, M at 1st base).
DP: 2 (Coghlan-Gload, Volstad-Uggla-Gload).

 
Atlanta AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Infante, LF 2 1 1 1 2 1 0 .327
Johnson, K, 2B 3 1 0 0 1 0 3 .219
Jones, C, 3B 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 .286
LaRoche, 1B 4 1 2 1 0 2 4 .275
Escobar, Y, SS 4 1 2 2 0 1 2 .304
Diaz, M, RF 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 .299
Ross, D, C 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 .259
Gorecki, CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .250
Hanson, P 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 .077
  a-Vazquez, PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .163
  Gonzalez, M, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Soriano, R, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 27 4 8 4 6 7 16  

a-Hit a sacrifice bunt for Hanson in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Diaz, M (12, Volstad).
HR: Infante (2, 1st inning off Volstad, 0 on, 0 out), Escobar, Y (12, 1st inning off Volstad, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Diaz, M 3; Gorecki; Escobar, Y 5; Infante 4; LaRoche 2.
RBI: Infante (17), LaRoche (59), Escobar, Y 2 (62).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Johnson, K; Ross, D; LaRoche 2; Gorecki.
SAC: Vazquez; Diaz, M.
GIDP: Escobar, Y.
Team RISP: 2-for-10.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Johnson, K (6, 2nd base off Volstad/Baker, Jo), Infante (2, 2nd base off Volstad/Baker, Jo), Jones, C (4, 2nd base off Sanches/Baker, Jo).
CS: Diaz, M (4, 3rd base by Volstad/Baker, Jo).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Escobar, Y-Johnson, K-LaRoche, Hanson-Johnson, K-LaRoche).

 
Florida IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Volstad (L, 9-10) 4.0 6 4 4 2 2 2 4.73
Sanches 2.1 1 0 0 3 4 0 0.90
Pinto 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.70
Donnelly 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.04
Lindstrom 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.86
 
Atlanta IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hanson (W, 9-2) 7.0 4 3 3 3 7 0 3.12
Gonzalez, M (H, 13) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.50
Soriano, R (S, 19) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.41

Game Scores: Volstad , Hanson .
Pitches-strikes: Volstad 71-42, Sanches 46-27, Pinto 12-4, Donnelly 4-3, Lindstrom 8-5, Hanson 99-64, Gonzalez, M 17-10, Soriano, R 12-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Volstad 4-1, Sanches 3-0, Pinto 1-0, Donnelly 1-0, Lindstrom 1-1, Hanson 6-2, Gonzalez, M 1-1, Soriano, R 0-1.
Batters faced: Volstad 17, Sanches 11, Pinto 3, Donnelly 2, Lindstrom 2, Hanson 26, Gonzalez, M 3, Soriano, R 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Pinto 2-0, Lindstrom 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Scott Barry. 1B: Jeff Nelson. 2B: Tim Tschida. 3B: Bob Davidson.
Weather: 81 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, L to R.
T: 2:47.
Att: 35,200.
Venue: Turner Field.
August 22, 2009
August 22, 2009

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