Rockies sink Braves

Rockies sink Braves

Garrett Atkins led the way with a three-run homer on Friday, as the Colorado Rockies to a 9-2 win over the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field.

The Rockies werer 140 road underdogs, and the 11 runs scored were OVER the posted total of 8.5.

Jeff Francis (11-5) allowed a run on six hits over six innings, and Matt Holliday added a pair of RBIs for the Rockies.

John Smoltz (10-6) gave up seven runs on nine runs over 6 2-3 innings, while Mark Teixeira was 2-for-4 with an RBI for the Braves.