Braves edge Rockies

11:47 AM, Sep 6, 2012   |    comments
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Atlanta, GA (Sports Network) - Mike Minor worked seven scoreless innings to guide the Atlanta Braves past the Colorado Rockies, 1-0, in the middle test of a three-game set at Turner Field.

Minor (8-10), who carried a no-hitter into the seventh, allowed just one hit and struck out seven while walking four.

Chipper Jones scored the game's lone run, while Michael Bourn, Jason Heyward and Minor also tallied hits for the Braves, winners in three of four.

Craig Kimbrel stranded two in the eighth inning and one in the ninth to earn his 33rd save of the year.

Alex White (2-8) was charged with the loss after giving up one unearned run on two hits and four walks over four innings.

Jordan Pacheco broke up Minor's no-hit bid with a single in the seventh inning.

The Rockies lost for just the sixth time in 17 games.

 

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