The Braves got all their runs in the fifth. After Pena led off with a pinch-hit out, KJ walked, Escobar singled, and Chipper worked a walk. Teixeira singled to the opposite field to give the Braves a 2-1 lead. Chipper came home on a groundout by Francoeur, and Kotsay singled home Teixeira, though McCann was out by a mile trying to score from second when he really had no shot.
For most of the game, both teams were getting baserunners, but the Dodgers couldn’t score any of theirs. Andruw hit a solo homer off of Chuck James in the second, but that was all the Dodgers could get; the Braves turned three double plays to erase some of those runners, and the Dodgers never really had the makings of a rally.
Chuck allowed four hits, walked one, and struck out two. He just went five, which… well, you know, but he threw only 69 pitches (41 strikes) and might have gone longer if necessary, but was hit for trailing 1-0. Campillo went two more scoreless innings, Boyer pitched the eighth, and Acosta got the easy save.