Big inning propels Braves

Big inning propels Braves

The Atlanta Braves scored five times in the sixth inning Thursday, as they doubled the Colorado Rockies 8-4 and swept the three-game set at Turner Field.

Atlanta won the game as -130 favorites, while the 12 runs made it OVER the posted over/under (8.5).

Yunel Escobar went 3-for-3 at the plate, including a three-run homer for the Braves. Jair Jurrjens fanned 10 batters over six innings to post the victory.

Matt Holliday had three hits and two RBIs for the Rockies. Glendon Rusch surrendered four runs in relief and was tagged with the loss.