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Braves tame Cubs

Edgar Renteria went 3-for-5 with a homer and four RBIs on Saturday, leading the Atlanta Braves to a 9-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs at Turner Field.

The Braves were home favorites at -140, and the 14 runs scored were OVER the posted total of 8.5.

Tim Hudson was chased after two innings, allowing five runs on five hits, and Peter Moylan (2-1) came in for the win. Andruw Jones also homered and drove in three runs for the Braves.

Jason Marquis (5-3) was pounded for six runs on four hits in 1 2-3 innings, and Mark DeRosa went 3-for-4 with a pair of RBIs for the Cubs.