Braves cruise past Rockies

Braves cruise past Rockies

The Atlanta Braves evened their three-game series at home with a 8-1 pounding of the Colorado Rockies Tuesday night.

Atlanta won the game as -190 favorites, and the nine runs made it OVER the posted over/under (8.5).

Casey Kotchman went 3-for-5 at the plate with three RBIs in leading the Braves. Jari Jurrjens fanned eight batters over seven innings, giving up just three hits and one run.

Jason Hammel allowed 10 hits and six runs over six innings to suffer the loss.