Jones' 2-run homer lifts Braves past Cubs, 3-2

By: AP
By: AP

ATLANTA (AP) - Chipper Jones hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in
the eighth inning and the Atlanta Braves held off the Chicago Cubs
3-2 on Wednesday night.

Martin Prado hit a one-out double off John Grabow (0-1), ending
a string of 15 consecutive outs by Braves batters, before Jones
connected for his first homer of the season.

Peter Moylan (1-0) worked around a hit and a walk during a
scoreless eighth and Billy Wagner finished for his first save with
Atlanta. Alfonso Soriano singled with one out in the ninth but
Wagner responded by striking out pinch-hitter Xavier Nady and
Geovany Soto to end the game.

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