ATLANTA (Ticker) -- After failing to come through in the eighth inning,
made good the next time.
Jones homered with two outs in the bottom of the 10th to lift the
to a 5-4 victory over the red-hot
After the Braves rallied in the eighth to tie the game at 3-3, Jones stepped to the plate with the bases loaded and two outs. But the Gold Glove center fielder, who snapped an 0-for-17 slide with a single in the second, failed to cash in, grounding out to third base.
The three-time All-Star did not disappoint in his next at-bat. With two outs and the bases empty in the 10th, Jones deposited a 2-1 pitch from
(1-1) over the right field wall for his fifth homer.
"He left the ball down and away off the plate and I just put good wood on it," Jones said.
It was the third walk-off home run of Jones' career and made a winner of
(3-0), who worked a scoreless 10th.
retired 11 straight until
opened the eighth with a single to center. After quickly getting ahead of the light-hitting
, Oswalt unleashed a pitch high and inside.
Plate umpire Gary Darling called the pitch a foul ball, but second base umpire Rob Drake overruled the call, claiming the ball glanced off Garcia's helmet.
was ejected during the ensuing argument.
"Some umpires have better than 20/20 vision," said Williams. "That umpire must have better than 20/20 hearing. He heard the ball hit the helmet from second base."
After pinch hitter
advanced the runners with a groundout, Oswalt walked rookie
to load the bases.
followed with an RBI single to pull Atlanta within 3-2 and
walked on five pitches, forcing in the tying run.
"I know I came up in a big spot and there isn't anyone I want up more than me," said
, who was activated from the disabled list before the game. "I wanted to put a good at-bat up and he walked me."
"Chipper complained the last time up," Oswalt said. "Anytime you get a guy like that complaining, you don't get the same pitches."
Both teams managed to plate a run in the ninth.
Houston took a 4-3 lead when
led off with a triple against Braves closer
and scored on pinch hitter
's single. Atlanta countered in the bottom half with pinch hitter
's base hit and an RBI triple by Garcia.
went 3-for-5 with two homers to stake the Astros to a 3-1 lead. He collected the 2,500th hit of his career with a first-inning single.
"It's a great feeling to get your name put up with a lot of the greatest players to play the game," said Biggio, who posted his 11th career multi-homer game.
The win snapped Atlanta's three-game skid and halted Houston's winning streak at four.