Late surge pushes Braves

Late surge pushes Braves

The Atlanta Braves scored four runs in the seventh inning, and another two runs in the eighth inning to defeat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-4 at Turner Field.

The Braves were -120 home favorites, and the 11 runs scored were OVER the posted total of 10.

Jo-Jo Reyes allowed four runs on four hits on 5 1-3 innings, and Manny Acosta (1-1) earned the win. Mark Teixeira drove in a pair of runs for the Braves.

Chris Capuano gave up a run on seven hits over five innings, while Claudio Vargas (11-5) took the loss. Ryan Braun homered and had three RBIs for the Brewers.