Chipper has a big night getting 3 hits on his first 3 at bats and driving in 2 runs. Also raking some RBI’s was Jeff Francoeur who topped the 100rbi total on the season with a 3 rbi night. And Andruw Jones’s 25th home run of the season in the 5th brought his total to 91. This gives the Braves 3 players with 90 at least 90 rbi.
McCann is on the doorstep of joining that club as he sits at 89. Also last night’s game tied a career high in games played for Brian McCann with 130. In comparison to last season McCann’s lines are:
2006 130GP .333avg 442AB 61R 147H 342b 24HR 93RBI 41BB 54SO 2SB .388obp .572slg
2007 130GP .271avg 472AB 51R 128H 382b 18HR 89RBI 33BB 71SO 0SB .322obp
On the pitching side of the stat sheet John Smoltz picks up his 14th win of the season and lowers his era to 2.97. In back to back days the Hudson/Smoltz combo has given up 1 run in 15IP.