ORLANDO, Fla., March 11 (UPI) -- Greg Maddux pitched four perfect innings and the Atlanta Braves scored four times in the eighth inning Tuesday to defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers, 5-3.
The four-time Cy Young Award winner retired all 12 batters he faced and struck out three. Five relievers each pitched one inning for the Braves, with Matt Belisle working a scoreless eighth for the win.
Darren Bragg accounted for the other Atlanta run with a home run in the seventh.
Los Angeles starter Odalis Perez pitched four scoreless innings.
Jared Price had a two-run double in the ninth for Los Angeles.