Arizona Diamondbacks vs Atlanta Braves
April 23, 2002 Box Score

The box score below is an accurate record of events for the baseball contest played on April 23, 2002 at Turner Field. The Arizona Diamondbacks defeated the Atlanta Braves and the box score is "ready to surrender its truth to the knowing eye."

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Arizona Diamondbacks 5, Atlanta Braves 2

Arizona Diamondbacks ab r h rbi
Womack ss 3 1 0 0
Spivey 2b 5 2 3 0
Gonzalez lf 3 0 1 1
Bautista cf,rf 4 1 0 0
Guillen rf 3 1 1 0
Finley ph,cf 1 0 0 0
Miller c 4 0 2 3
Grace 1b 3 0 0 0
Counsell 3b 4 0 1 1
Schilling p 3 0 0 0
McCracken ph 0 0 0 0
Myers p 0 0 0 0
Kim p 0 0 0 0
Totals 33 5 8 5
Atlanta Braves ab r h rbi
Furcal ss 3 0 1 1
Jones A. cf 4 1 1 1
Jones C. lf 4 0 1 0
Surhoff rf 3 0 1 0
Franco ph 1 0 0 0
Castilla 3b 4 0 0 0
Lopez c 3 0 0 0
Helms 1b 3 1 1 0
Giles 2b 3 0 0 0
Bong p 1 0 0 0
Lockhart ph 1 0 0 0
Gryboski p 0 0 0 0
DeRosa ph 0 0 0 0
Ligtenberg p 0 0 0 0
Totals 30 2 5 2
Arizona 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 8 0
Atlanta 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 5 0
Arizona Diamondbacks IP H R ER BB SO
Schilling W (4-1) 8.0 4 2 2 1 10
Myers 0.0 1 0 0 0 0
Kim SV (3) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1
Totals 9.0 5 2 2 1 11
Atlanta Braves IP H R ER BB SO
Bong L (0-1) 6.0 8 5 5 2 4
Gryboski 2.0 0 0 0 2 3
Ligtenberg 1.0 0 0 0 2 1
Totals 9.0 8 5 5 6 8

E –None. DP –Arizona 1, Atlanta 1. 2B –Arizona Spivey 2 (10,off Bong 2); Miller 2 (5,off Bong 2); Gonzalez (3,off Bong), Atlanta Helms (2,off Schilling). HR –Atlanta A Jones (7,4th inning off Schilling 0 on, 1 out). SH –Womack (2,off Ligtenberg). IBB –Gonzalez (2,by Ligtenberg). SF –Furcal (1,off Schilling). SB –Guillen (2,2nd base off Bong/J Lopez). IBB –Ligtenberg (1,Gonzalez). U-HP –Derryl Cousins, 1B –Martin Foster, 2B –Andrew Fletcher, 3B –Joe Brinkman. T –2:54. A –30,674.

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