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Braves slug three homers, cruise past D-backs – Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta, Georgia 2021-09-22 01:19:13 –

Austin Riley and Ozzie Albies hit a two-run home run, and Jorge Soler added a solo blast to beat the Atlanta Braves 6-1 against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Phoenix on Tuesday night.

Freddie Freeman hit twice and scored twice for the Braves, who won the championship three times in a row. Travis d’Arnaud and Dansby Swanson also hit Atlanta (79-70) twice, leading the Philadelphia Phillies (77-74) in the National League East three games.

Ketel Marte, Josh VanMeter and Ildemaro Vargas have lost their seventh in eight games to the Diamondbacks (48-103), who set the worst record in the majors and tied up with the Baltimore Orioles, two each. Hit times.

Arizona made three errors and was hitless with nine at-bats with a scoring runner.

Braves left-handed Drew Smyly (10-4) hit four, allowed one run with four hits, and did not allow a walk in the 31/3 innings. Smiley was the second of the six Atlanta pitchers used during the bullpen game.

Arizona’s right-handed Luke Weaver (3-6) hit three home runs in 6 2/3 innings and lost his third straight start. He gave up 5 runs (3 wins) and 7 hits, hitting 7 without a walk.

Solar started the game with a mistake by third baseman VanMeter, and Riley was able to win a turn at bat with two outs. Riley fired a 424-foot blast in the center left of the 30th blast of the season.

The Braves increased their third lead to 4-0 when Freeman became a single with one out and Albies continued a 400-foot home run to the right. This is the 29th time of the campaign.

Diamondbacks boarded the board at the bottom of the third as Daulton Varsho reached the bunt single, advanced to the center with Marté’s single and scored in Pavin Smith’s infield.

Solar made it 5-1 in fifth when he hit a 394-foot opposite field shot to the right. It was the 24th and 11th home run in 45 games against Atlanta since it was acquired from Kansas City Royals on the closing date.

Arizona loaded the base eight times against right-handed Luke Jackson, but Jake McCarthy jumped into the center to finish the inning.

Atlanta added a run for the ninth time when D’Arnaud doubled to the center right with one out and scored the center from Swanson’s single.

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