Marlins Swept By Braves After 11-9 Loss

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MIAMI (AP) — Freddie Freeman deed for the rhythm for the 2nd clip and the surging Atlanta Braves bushed the Miami Marlins 11-9 Wednesday night.

The reigning NL MVP doubled successful the first, tripled successful the fourth, singled successful the 5th and deed his 27th homer, a two-run blast, successful the sixth.

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Freeman became the archetypal Braves subordinate to deed for the rhythm doubly aft besides accomplishing the feat against Cincinnati June 15, 2016, according to Atlanta. It is the seventh rhythm successful franchise history. He went 9 for 13 successful the three-game bid expanse against Miami.

Winning pitcher Charlie Morton kept the Marlins hitless until Isan Díaz’s one-out azygous to halfway successful the 5th and worked six innings of two-run ball. Morton (12-4) allowed 3 hits, struck retired nine, walked 1 and deed a batter.

The NL East-leading Braves person won six consecutive and 13 of 15 portion sweeping its past 3 roadworthy series.

Austin Riley had 3 hits and 2 RBIs, and Adam Duvall drove successful 3 runs, including 2 connected bases-loaded walks, for the Braves.

Miami walked 12 batters, tying a franchise grounds for a nine-inning game. Five of the walks were with the bases loaded.

Freeman’s triple began a four-run 4th against Miami starter Jesús Luzardo. Riley deed an RBI azygous and Dansby Swanson followed with a single. Luzardo past walked 3 consecutive batters, including Duvall and Guillermo Heredia with the bases loaded, to unit successful 2 runs. Ozzie Abies’ sacrifice alert disconnected Miami reliever Steven Okert made it 4-0.

Duvall’s RBI treble successful the 5th accrued Atlanta’s lead.

Freeman’s blast against Marlins reliever Luis Madero successful the sixth landed implicit the partition successful center. As Freeman rounded the bases and reached the dugout, Braves fans successful the stands repeatedly chanted his name.

In his 5th sheet quality successful the eighth, Freeman was intentionally walked with a runner astatine third. Riley followed with his 2nd run-scoring single. Miami catcher Sandy León pitched the ninth and retired Freeman connected a alert to near field.

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The Braves built an 11-3 pb earlier the Marlins rallied with six runs successful the bottommost of the ninth, keyed by Jesús Aguilar’s two-run azygous and Jesús Sánchez’s two-run homer. Miami had the tying runs connected basal and 2 outs but Will Smith struck retired struck retired Alex Jackson to extremity it.

The Marlins ended a drought of 20 scoreless innings against Braves pitching successful the bottommost of the fifth. Pinch hitter Jorge Alfaro had an RBI fielder’s prime with the bases loaded and Miguel Rojas deed a run-scoring single.

Atlanta had unopen down Miami since Diaz’s 2nd inning solo location tally successful the archetypal crippled of the bid Monday.

Luzardo (4-6) was lifted aft three-plus innings. The left-hander allowed 4 hits and 4 runs, struck retired 4 and walked five.


Braves: RHP Ian Anderson (right enarthrosis inflammation) threw 70 pitches successful his 3rd rehab commencement astatine Triple-A Gwinnett connected Tuesday and manager Brian Snitker called it his champion 1 truthful far.


Braves: LHP Max Fried (10-7, 3.78) volition commencement the opener of a three-game bid astatine Baltimore Friday.

Marlins: No starter has been announced for the opener of a four-game bid astatine Cincinnati connected Thursday.

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