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MLB: Arizona 4, Atlanta 2

June 3, 2006 at 6:36 PM   |   Comments

ATLANTA, June 3 (UPI) -- Chad Tracy had three hits, including a homer, two runs and one RBI Saturday afternoon as Arizona beat Atlanta, 4-2, in the opener of a day-night doubleheader.

Orlando Hudson also homered, and both Luis Gonzalez and Shawn Green had two hits and one RBI for the Diamondbacks (32-22), who have won three of their last four games.

In his first major league victory, winner Enrique Gonzalez (1-0) allowed two runs and four hits in six innings with on walk and eight strikeouts.

Marcus Giles hit a two-run single, and Adam LaRoche had one run and two hits for the Braves (28-27), who have dropped four of their last five games.

Losing pitcher John Smoltz (4-3) gave up four runs on eight hits in seven innings with no walks and 10 strikeouts.

Arizona's Eric Byrnes went 0-for-5, ending his 15-game hitting streak.

The teams were rained out Friday night.

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