Jonny Gomes is greeted by Braves teammate Freddie Freeman after Gomes hit a two-run homer against the Rockies at Turner Field on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, at Turner Field. (Curtis Compton/ccompton@ajc.com)
Photo: ccompton@ajc.com
Photo: ccompton@ajc.com

Braves 5, Rockies 3

A recap of the Braves’ victory over the Colorado Rockies on Monday at Turner Field.

How the game was won: Starting pitcher Julio Teheran recovered from a slow start and the Braves powered to a 5-3 victory. Teheran gave up solo home runs in the first and second innings before allowing just two base runners from the third through seventh. He allowed fours hits and three runs over 7 1/3 innings while striking out five. Jonny Gomes and Adonis Garcia hit go-ahead home runs for the Braves.

Number: 7. Home runs allowed by Braves pitcher Mike Foltynewicz in four August starts.

Next: The Braves play the Rockies at 7:10 Tuesday on SportSouth. Braves RHP Mike Foltynewicz (4-5, 6.06 ERA) vs. Rockies RHP Chad Bettis (5-4, 4.88).

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