ATLANTA - Matt Carpenter's two-run double in the fifth inning helped carry the St. Louis Cardinals past the slumping Atlanta Braves, who lost their seventh in a row, 4-3 Monday night.
ATLANTA - Looking to shake up his run-challenged team, Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez decided on something drastic. Pitcher Aaron Harang was batting eighth for Monday's game.
ATLANTA - After two summers of jarring change, the Atlanta Hawks expect things to be a lot quieter this off-season. Not that they're planning to sit still.