GAme 1. Atlanta 7 at Cubbies 4..
The Atlanta Braves came roaring back in the top of the ninth to spoil the anticipated celebration of the hometown fans. The final score,, was 7 to 4. Atlanta erupted with the game winning runs in the top of the 9th inning when they tallied 4 runs on 5 hits. Both teams ended up with 12 hits on the night. The victory went to A.J. Minter(1-1) who went 1/3 of an inning, allowing no runs. Arodys Vizcaino recorded the save, his 3rd. Brandon Morrow(0-1) was the losing pitcher in relief. He surrendered 3 runs and 3 hits in 1/3 of an inning. Brian Snitker was very happy after the game, 'It's great to come back and win it in your last at bats! Our guys just wouldn't give up. And did you see the fans - one minute they're laughing and screaming down all sorts of unprintable stuff at our guys - the next minute - SILENCE! Yes sir, a very enjoyable win tonight!'