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Braves 16, Cubs 5

Braves 16, Cubs 5

ATLANTA — Minutes after catching the ceremonial first pitch from Hank Aaron, Jason Heyward hit a three-run homer in his first major-league at-bat to spark Atlanta. Yunel Escobar drove in a career-high five as Cubs starter Carlos Zambrano gave up eight runs in 11/3 innings, matching the shortest of 239 career starts.

Braves 16, Cubs 5 04/05/10 [Last modified: Tuesday, April 6, 2010 5:27pm]
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