8:00 PM ET, October 6, 2005
Turner Field, Atlanta, Georgia
ATLANTA (AP) -- The Rocket got rocked by the rookie. Then, while Roger Clemens shuffled uncomfortably on the mound, Brian McCann emerged from the Atlanta Braves' dugout for a most unexpected curtain call.
|Game 2 Breakdown|
Andruw Jones. While John Smoltz dazzled on the mound and rookie Brian McCann was the highlight offensively -- hitting a three-run home run in his first postseason at-bat -- Jones had a strong game for the Braves. He went 3-for-4 and scored three of Atlanta's seven runs.
According to Elias, Seattle's Jamie Moyer and Cleveland's Chuck Finley held the previous record for oldest pitchers to face each other in the postseason, a combined 77 years when they met in Game 5 of the 2001 ALDS. ... Cox and first base umpire Jeff Nelson got plenty of face time. Three times, Cox came out to argue close calls.
|1st||J Lane singled to left, L Berkman scored, M Ensberg to third, J Lane to second advancing on throw.||1||0|
|2nd||B McCann homered to right, A Jones and J Francoeur scored.||1||3|
|3rd||A LaRoche doubled to deep left, C Jones and A Jones scored.||1||5|
|7th||A Jones singled to center, M Giles scored, A Jones to second advancing on throw.||1||6|
|7th||J Francoeur singled to right, A Jones scored, J Francoeur out at second, A LaRoche to third.||1||7|
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|Stadium||Turner Field, Atlanta, GA|
|Attendance||46,181 (93.5% full) - % is based on regular season capacity|
|Weather||71 degrees, overcast|
|Umpires||Home Plate - Marvin Hudson, First Base - Jeff Nelson, Second Base - Gary Cederstrom, Third Base - Eric Cooper|