ATLANTA (AP) -- Unlike last year, Chris Young solved the Atlanta
Young struck out eight in six innings, and the San Diego Padres
beat the Braves 4-2 Monday for their fifth win in six games.
Last year, Young went 0-1 against the Braves in two starts --
both at San Diego -- giving up 13 runs and 15 hits in six innings, a
19.50 ERA. Young (4-2) allowed two runs and two hits in six innings
this time, walking two.
He struck out seven in the first four innings, allowing only one
hit. Young, unbeaten in 25 straight road starts before losing at
Los Angeles on April 15, is 2-2 away from home this season. He has
allowed five hits in his last two starts.
Scott Linebrink, Heath Bell and Trevor Hoffman completed the
three-hitter, with Hoffman getting his ninth save in 11 chances to
finish off San Diego's third straight victory.
Chuck James (3-3) gave up two runs, three hits and four walks in
3 2-3 innings, the first time in seven starts this season he has
not lasted five innings.
Braves reliever Chad Paronto hit Young on his left leg with a