Minor quiets Cards in their return to Atlanta
ATLANTA • Somewhere in the throbbing, tomahawk-chopping, sellout crowd that packed Turner Field on Friday night there were 43 of Adam Wainwright’s friends and family members and many others who bused up from St. Simons Island, Ga., to watch a favorite son pitch against their favorite team.
They came and saw a first for the proud Georgian.
He had never lost a major-league start in his native state.
The first-place Braves, following the lead of lefty Mike Minor, studiously peppered the Cardinals’ ace with enough timely hits for a 4-1 victory and his first loss in four big-league starts in Georgia.
Braves postgame quotes after Friday’s win
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