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Braves rally in ninth to beat Twins in Hall of Fame game

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Cooperstown, NY (Sports Network) - Jonathan Schuerholz posted four hits, including a homer, to help Atlanta rally in the ninth inning for a 10-7 win over Minnesota in the 58th annual Hall of Fame Game at Doubleday Field. Schuerholz, son of Atlanta general manager Jon Schuerholz, earned the exhibition game's Most Valuable Player award.

Gregor Blanco doubled twice and drove in three runs for the Braves , who scored six runs with two outs in the top of the ninth to overcome a 7-4 deficit.

Tommmy Watkins homered, posted two hits and drove in three for the Twins , who lost for the first time in four appearances in the game. Michael Restovich also homered.

Jose Cappellan allowed one hit in two shutout innings to earn the victory for Atlanta. Andruw Jones , Dewayne Wise , Jeff Francouer and Wesley Timmons all added solo homers.

Braves starting pitcher Paul Byrd , who is recovering from Tommy John surgery and hasn't pitched in the majors since 2002, allowed six runs -- four earned -- on eight hits in six innings.

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