In his first Interleague start of the season, Javier Vazquez picked up the loss. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty)
By Mark Bowman / MLB.com
It's an unfair game, but Javier Vazquez ended up on the losing end of a great duel. The righty struck out eight over 7 2/3 innings, but one run proved to be the difference in a tough loss for the Braves, who were held scoreless by Tim Wakefield.
BATTING 2B: Anderson, G (11, Papelbon). TB: Blanco, G 2; Anderson, G 2; Hernandez,
Di. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Francoeur; Prado 2; McCann; Kotchman. SAC:
Prado. Team RISP: 0-for-7. Team LOB: 6.
BASERUNNING SB: McCann
(3, 2nd base off Wakefield/Kottaras), Blanco, G (2, 2nd base off Wakefield/Kottaras).
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