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Ynoa throws another jewel for Braves in win over Phillies | Hispanic World

ATLANTA (AP) – Freddie Freeman and Dansby Swanson hit home runs, starter Huascar Ynoa won for the fourth straight start and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-1 on Sunday. Freeman, the current National League MVP, hit his ninth home run of the season, a solo homer that put it 5-1 in the third inning as the Braves posted their second straight loss and fifth in the last six games. .

Freeman went 3-for-3 at bat and reached base four times, improving his batting average by 20 points, to .217. Aaron Nola (3-2) took the loss with four runs on five hits, striking out four and walking one in four innings. Ynoa (4-1) allowed one run, four hits and one walk, and struck out six in six innings.

Bravos masterful victory

The 22-year-old came out of trouble from the mound in the third inning when Andrew McCutchen traded a walk and the Dominican Jean Segura he singled but struck out Bryce Harper and JT Realmuto and retired Alec Bohm with a grounder that ended right in front of the plate. Other than that, Ynoa faced no threat. In his last four appearances, the right-hander has a 1.11 ERA, and in four starts at Truist Park this season he has a 1.54 ERA with 30 strikeouts in 23 1/3 innings.

For the Braves, Venezuelans Ronald Acuña Jr. 3-0 with scored, William Contreras 3-0, and Ehire Adrianza 1-0. The Dominicans Marcell Ozuna 4-0, Ynoa 2-1, and Cristian Pache 3-0. For the Phillies, Jean Segura 4-1. Venezuelan Odubel Herrera 3-0.

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