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“I’m go­ing to get on my mom after that. She can’t be do­ing that,” he said, laugh­ing. “It feels good to look up and see my mom in the stands. That’s a beau­ti­ful woman right there. I just thank her all the time for sup­port­ing me.”

The Braves took out the frus­tra­tion of a season’s worth of de­feats on Philadel­phia over the first three in­nings, scor­ing eight runs. Fred­die Free­man hit a two-run homer off Jerad Eick­hoff (4-8) in the first.

Eick­hoff left the game in the third in­ning be­cause of tin­gling in his right arm.


Phillies rookie Rhys Hoskins sin­gled in each game to ex­tend his hitting streak to 12. His streak of an RBI in six straight games ended in the first game.

Put me in, coach

Freddy Galvis, one of the best de­fen­sive short­stops in the ma­jors and Gold Glove fi­nal­ist in 2016, made his first ca­reer start in CF in Game 2. Galvis played 10 games in LF in 2013 and had started ev­ery game at SS this season.

Trainer’s room

Braves: C Tyler Flow­ers was placed on the 10-day dis­abled list with a left wrist con­tu­sion. The Braves called up Fre­itas from Triple- A Gwin­nett and des­ig­nated RHP En­rique Bur­gos for as­sign­ment.

Hot streak

In­cia­rte has 172 hits over­all. He’s try­ing to be­come the first Brave with 200 hits in a season since Mar­quis Gris­som had 207 in 1996. He joined Hank Aaron

Cold streak

The Phillies have 83 losses and need to win 14 of the re­main­ing 30 games to avoid their first 100-loss season since 1961.

Braves: LHP Sean New­comb (2-7, 4.36 ERA) takes the mound for the start of a four-game se­ries at the Cubs to­day.

Phillies: RHP Ben Lively ( 1- 5, 4.36) starts the opener of a four- game se­ries at Mi­ami to­day.

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