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SANDY, Utah -- Steven Lenhart scored two goals in a four-minute span of the first half to lead the San Jose Earthquakes to a 2-1 victory over Real Salt Lake on Saturday night. Canada Goose Jacket Sale Online . The Earthquakes second victory in 15 road games this season moved them within three points of a playoff spot with four games remaining in the Major League Soccer regular season. "It was a big win for sure," San Jose coach Mark Watson said. "We knew we maybe had to be perfect, and win the rest of our games. I thought the effort and the commitment the players put in was fantastic." Real Salt Lake, which had won this seasons previous two meetings by shutout, got a goal from Javier Morales in the 19th minute. It was his eighth of the season and came during a flurry of scoring on an otherwise quiet night at the goal. Real Salt Lake remained tied for second place behind Seattle in the chase for the Supporters Shield, awarded to top team in the regular season. Still, it missed an opportunity to capitalize on a struggling Earthquakes team that won the Shield a season ago. Lenhart began the goal spurt when he headed in a cross from Cordell Cato in the 18th minute. After Morales equalizer, Lenhart beat goalkeeper Nick Rimando with another header, this time off a free kick from Shea Salinas. "I think he heads the ball harder than I shoot it," Salinas said of Lenhart, who recorded the sixth career multi-goal game of his career. "Its pretty impressive." Lenhart entered the night with two goals in 17 games and hadnt scored since July 27 against Portland. The forward followed each goal with an animated celebration that included a leap into the air and fist pump toward a section of the announced crowd of 20,504 - the fourth-largest in Rio Tinto Stadium history. Lenhart left to a chorus of boos when he was replaced at the beginning of stoppage time. San Jose, which ranks 16th in the league in scoring, tallied more than one goal for just the second time in seven games. Morales goal came on a corner kick from Kyle Beckerman. Salt Lake, which played without injured leading scorer Javier Morales (calf), had its three-game home winning streak snapped. Salt Lake tested the Earthquakes defence in the second half, but repeatedly failed to connect on crossing passes into the goal box. Robbie Findley and Chris Wingert each narrowly missed on shots that went wide left in the final 20 minutes. Canada Goose Jacket Sale . In what the team had called a retirement, Ryan said Thursday that he is resigning as chief executive of the Rangers in a move effective at the end of this month. Canada Goose Foxe Bomber . -- Matt Kuchar and Harris English ran away with the Franklin Templeton Shootout, shooting a 14-under 58 on Sunday in the final-round scramble to break the tournament course record. .com) - The game was all punts and field goals before Kodi Whitfields catch. ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves designated third baseman Juan Francisco for assignment before Thursday nights game against Toronto, clearing a spot for the promotion of left-hander Alex Wood. The Braves selected Woods contract from Double-A Mississippi, giving the bullpen seven relievers. The Braves went with six relievers on an 11-man pitching staff before the bullpen was stretched for seven innings in Wednesday nights 3-0 loss to Toronto. Francisco, who had shared time at third base with Chris Johnson, was hitting .241 with five homers, 16 RBIs and 43 strikeouts in 108 at-bats. He hit .234 with nine homers when playing behind Chipper Jones in 2012. The Braves have 10 days to trade, release or send Francisco outright to the minors. Manager Fredi Gonzalez said a trade is possible. "Its tough," Gonzalez said. "Its a decision that wasnt made over a two-minute conversation. It took a long time to process the whole deal. The good thing about this for Juan and also for us ... two or three clubs called on Juan. Theres a chance we trade him. There may be a possibility Juan gets to go to a major league club someplace else." Francisco declined an interview request after being informed of the move. Johnson, who is left as the primary third baseman, is hitting .346 with three homers and 14 RBIs. Francisco was 0 for 3 and the Braves had 11 strikeouts in Wednesday nights loss. Three starters hitting below .200 were benched Thursday: outfielders B.J. Upton, .146 and Jason Heyward, .152, and second baseman Dan Uggla, .186. Jordan Schafer filled in for Upton and hit leadoff. Rookie Evan Gattis made his eighth start in left field, and Ramiro Pena started for Uggla. Justin Upton moved from left field to right field. "Sometimes it just helps to sit back and relax and watch the game, whether its oone game or whatever it is," Gonzalez said. Canada Goose Chilliwack Bomber Sale. "I suspect those guys are upset and thats good to see also. You dont want a guy whos happy about not playing. ... In the long run, those guys that are not playing tonight, well win a championship with those guys." B.J. Upton, who signed a five-year, $75.25-million contract before the season, has the lowest batting average among all major leaguers with enough qualifying at-bats. He showed his frustration by throwing his bat and slamming his helmet to the ground after his second strikeout Wednesday night. "I think at the end of the year B.J. will be our centerfielder," Gonzalez said. "I really believe that, but we need to get him going. We need to get him straightened out and get him going. And we will." B.J. Upton took extra batting practice before Thursday nights game. When asked how long Upton will be held out of the lineup, Gonzalez said "I havent even put a timeframe on it." Wood, a second-round pick from the University of Georgia in the 2012 draft, was 4-2 with a 1.26 ERA in 10 starts at Mississippi. He will join the Braves bullpen. The Braves have lost left-handed relievers Eric OFlaherty and Jonny Venters to season-ending elbow injuries this year. Wood, who worked exclusively as a starter in the minors, joins Luis Avilan as left-handers in the bullpen. Wood said the only time he has made consecutive appearances in relief was in spring training. He called his first opportunity in the majors "kind of indescribable, really. Its just an unreal feeling." The Braves used four relievers Wednesday night. Starter Kris Medlen left the game after two innings with a contusion to his left calf. 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