Originally written on Fox Sports Carolinas  |  Last updated 5/5/12

PHILADELPHIA - NOVEMBER 02: Johnny Damon #18 of the New York Yankees breaks his bat as he grounds out to first as Eric Hinske #14 scores in the fifth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies of Game Five of the 2009 MLB World Series at Citizens Bank Park on November 2, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)
DENVER (AP) -- Eric Hinske had four hits, including a tiebreaking two-run homer in the 11th inning, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Colorado Rockies 9-8 on Friday night. After pinch-hitter Tyler Pastornicky singled to start the 11th, Hinske sent a 94-mph fastball from Edgmer Escalona (0-1) into the Rockies' bullpen for his first homer of the season. Chad Durbin (2-0) worked his way out of a jam in the 10th to earn the win and Craig Kimbrel survived a shaky 11th for his ninth save in 10 chances. Kimbrel gave up an RBI groundout to Todd Helton before getting Michael Cuddyer to roll out to end the game. Hinske's four-hit night ties a career high. He also had two singles and an RBI double. The Braves' bullpen was solid all night after starter Tim Hudson departed. All combined, they allowed just two hits and one run in five innings of work. Kris Medlen pitched 1 2-3 scoreless innings before giving way to Eric O'Flaherty with two outs in the eighth. The lefty then got a big strikeout...
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