Atlanta – – Travis D’Arno broke the goalless tie with Homer in the fourth game, Dansby Swanson He went deep for eighth, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 on Tuesday night and earned an accessory berth.
Braves secured the reigning world title on their post-season ride when the Milwaukee lost to the New York Mets 7-5 after less than 30 minutes. Atlanta (93-55) is also contending for its fifth consecutive title, but remains in second place, one game behind the Mets in NL East.
Swanson added his number 21 wreck, a single shot on the opposite field to the right Kyle Finnegan Which sailed 379 feet and padded with a 3-1 difference. The Braves won 10 consecutive home games, outperforming their opponents 47-15 over this stretch. Atlanta is 52-25 in Trust Park and has the second best NL win percentage in home games.
Matt Olson Singles in the fourth inning before Darno’s shot on Homer No. 18, a shot from 422 feet from Erasmo Ramirez (4-2) made it 2-0.
Charlie Morton (8-6) allowed one run, three hits with three walks and nine hits in 5 1/3 innings. He didn’t even give up his injury Victor Robles Singles with one on the third. Robles advanced on a foul-throwing by Morton in a small move, but Morton hit the next hitters to end the threat.
Morton avoided trouble on 31 fourth pitch. He released a pair of walkers, and the contestants advanced on unruly ground before colliding with Morton CJ Abrams With the playing field to download the rules. He hit the 38-year-old right-hander Eldemaro Vargas to escape from the crowd.
The last-place Nationals trimmed their lead 2-1 in sixth place. Joy Minisis He doubled and moved up to third in the Luke Voight song that chased Morton. Colin McHugh He had a chance to get out of the crowd, but the second baseman von Grissom He made a throwing foul on a potential double-play hitter who scored Minnes and put the runners in second and third.
McHugh retired the following hitters to avoid further damage.
Morton improved to 6-1 with a 2.88 ERA in 15 home starts this season.
Kenley Jansen He faced off against seven hitters in the ninth round for his 36th Premier League lead in 43 chances. The first hitters arrived without the ball leaving the field before Jansen hits the next hitters. Luis Garcia threw a single for the record to make it 3-2, and Menaes deliberately walked, and Luke Voigt Flew to finish it with loading bases.
Atlanta is 26-8 against Washington for the past two years. The Braves have gone deep 35 times against the Nationals this season and led the National League with 224 players.
Washington start Patrick Corbin He left the match with two wins in the first with an undisclosed injury. He had a 1-1 account on Matt Olson when Corbyn slipped off the hill, leaned over and stopped the time. Manager Dave Martinez and coach came to get acquainted with Corbyn, who quickly walked off the field under his own power.
Ramirez took charge and retired five in a row before Grissom hit one ground in third. Corbin had lost nine straight games against Atlanta and had a 7.28 ERA on that stretch.
Citizens: DH Martinez said Nelson Cruz (Inflammation of the eye) is still not ready for the big playoffs in the league and will be left out of the squad until he is. …LHP MacKenzie Gore (Left Shoulder Inflammation) reported no issues after the bulls session and will begin rehab with Triple-A Rochester on Friday.
Brave: RHP Spencer Strider He has a sore left side and won’t start next Saturday in Philadelphia. Manager Brian Snicker said Strider will not be on the injured list and will play catch-up until he is ready to return to rotation.
Atlanta SS Dansby Swanson made a sliding backhand stop for the Menesys steel engineer in the fourth inning and threw the sprinter easily off the outside turf. …Robles ran hard to his left in the center field and dived from Darno’s liner to finish sixth.
Brave Rookie RHP Bryce Elder (1-3, 3.67 PM) His seventh start will begin as teams finish a three-game streak with the start of 12:20 PM. Citizens did not announce a start. Martinez