Late surge rallies Braves
Yunel Escobar hit a two-run double in the ninth inning on Friday, sparking the Atlanta Braves to a 5-4 win over the Cleveland Indians at Jacobs Field.
The Braves were road underdogs at 210, and the nine runs scored were a PUSH with the posted total of 9.
Buddy Carlyle went six innings, allowing three runs on six hits, and Rafael Soriano (2-0) earned the win. Escobar was 2-for-5 with two RBIs for the Braves.
C.C. Sabathia (9-2) gave up five runs on 12 hits over 8 1-3 innings, and Josh Barfield was 2-for-4 with an RBI for the Indians.