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Braves dump Phillies

Javier Vazquez pitched neatly into the eighth inning, Yunel Escobar and Brian McCann hit two-run homers and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-2 on Saturday.

The Braves won as -102 favorites, while the final score played UNDER the day's posted total of 9.5.

Vazquez allowed two runs and four hits, striking out seven in 7 2-3 innings. Chase Utley hit his 10th homer and Raul Ibanez also went deep for the Phillies.

Joe Blanton took the loss after giving up six runs and eight hits in eight innings.