Braves cruise past Rockies

Braves cruise past Rockies

The Atlanta Braves scored seven runs in the second inning as they went on to defeat the Colorado Rockies 9-5 Friday night.

Atlanta won the game as -140 favorites, while the 14 runs sailed OVER the posted over/under (8.5).

Chipper Jones went 2-for-3 at the plate with a solo home run for the Braves. Eric Hinske drove in three runs for the Braves.

Seth Smith belted a three-run homer in a losing effort for the Rockies.