The Sports Kings: Kimbrel Picks Up Save #22 In Braves 6-4 Win…
Chipper Jones and Jason Heyward homered and the Atlanta Braves withstood Arizona’s comeback attempt to beat the Diamondbacks 6-4 on Wednesday night.
Jones’ two-run homer off Trevor Cahill in the sixth inning was his first since May 4.
Tommy Hanson (9-4) gave up three runs and seven hits in 6 1-3 innings.
Craig Kimbrel struck out the side in the ninth to earn his NL-leading 22nd save.
The Braves led 6-0 before Ryan Roberts’ three-run homer in the seventh knocked Hanson out of the game. Chris Young added a pinch-hit homer off Jonny Venters later in the inning to cut Atlanta’s lead to two runs.
Arizona shortstop Stephen Drew was 1-for-4 as he came off the disabled list to make his first start since July 20, 2011.
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