Early lead lifts Braves over D-Backs

Early lead lifts Braves over D-Backs

The Atlanta Braves scored nine runs over two innings and earned a 10-6 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks Fiday night at Chase Field.

Atlanta won the game as -125 favorites, while the 16 runs sailed OVER the posted over/under (9).

Yunel Escobar went 2-for-5 with three RBIs to lead the Braves, and Jeff Francoeur drove in two runs. Jair Jurrjens allowed five runs off eight hits in five innings of work.

Chad Tracy hit a three-run homer and collected four runs. Jon Garland was rocked for nine hits and nine runs over 2 2-3 innings in the loss.