Acuña homers, shines defensively, Braves beat Mets 5-3

ATLANTA (AP) Ronald Acuna Jr. heard chants of ''MVP! MVP! MVP!'' as he trotted off the field in the sixth inning, tipping his cap to the crowd when he reached the dugout.

Maybe the Atlanta fans are on to something.

It was another dazzling all-around night for the 21-year-old phenom, who scored his 100th run after smashing one off the wall, hit another one into the seats, and showed off his dazzling arm with a bullet of a throw to the plate.

Acuna's heroics carried Max Fried to his fifth straight win, leading the Braves past the New York Mets 5-3 on a sweltering Tuesday night.

''It's kind of normal for me now,'' Fried said. ''He's a tremendous player and he plays hard every night.''

With Atlanta under a heat alert and the temperature at 94 degrees for the first pitch, the Braves cooled down a New York team that had won 15 of its last 17 games to surge into playoff contention.

Acuna sparked a two-run first against Zack Wheeler by leading off with a long single off the wall in right-center, coming around to score his 100th run of the season on Josh Donaldson's single. In the fourth, the youngster lined a 409-foot drive into the left-field seats for his 34th homer.

He wasn't done, either. Acuna ended the sixth by scooping up a single to left by Juan Lagares and rifling a one-hop throw to the plate to get Todd Frazier trying to score from second.

''His arm is a weapon,'' manager Brian Snitker said.

The Mets have lost two in a row for the first time since July 18-19 at San Francisco.

Wheeler (9-7) took the blame. The suburban Atlanta native was pounded for 12 hits and all five Atlanta runs before he was lifted after the fifth.

''I just didn't have it,'' Wheeler said. ''It stinks. We're on this run and I really didn't give us a chance. This one's on me.''

Fried (14-4) went six strong innings, surrendering his lone run in the second after plunking Wheeler with a two-out, two-strike pitch. Jeff McNeil followed with a run-scoring single.

That was it for the Mets against Fried, who threw exactly 100 pitches, surrendering six hits and three walks.

The Braves' shaky bullpen, coming off a grim weekend in Miami, protected the lead even though Shane Greene was charged with two more runs while retiring just one hitter in the eighth. The former Detroit closer has a 14.55 ERA since coming to Atlanta in a trade-deadline deal.

Luke Jackson worked a perfect seventh and Mark Melancon, another trade-deadline acquisition, went 1-2-3 in the ninth for his first save with the Braves and second of the season.

''It was cool,'' said Melancon, who was coming off an awful outing against the Marlins. ''I had goosebumps coming out of the bullpen.''

Atlanta maintained a six-game lead over Washington in the NL East, while the Mets dropped nine games back.

TRAINER'S ROOM

Mets: A tough night got even worse for New York in the ninth inning. Hustling down the line on an infield grounder, All-Star second baseman Jeff McNeil pulled up with a left hamstring injury just as he reached the bag. McNeil slammed down his helmet in obvious frustration and trudged slowly off the field accompanied by a trainer. ''I didn't feel it pop,'' McNeil said. ''Just a little snag. Nothing crazy.'' One of the NL's top hitters with a .332 average, McNeil will undergo an MRI on Wednesday to determine the seriousness of the injury. ''Hopefully it's not too bad,'' he said. ''Maybe it's just a cramp.''

Braves: Rookie slugger Austin Riley will not need surgery on his injured right knee and expects to return to the Braves' lineup in about two weeks. The outfielder went on the 10-day injured list Aug. 5 after spraining his knee during a workout. ... The outlook is not as promising for Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson, who continues to rehab a bruised right foot that already has kept him out far longer than expected. He went on the IL retroactive to July 24 and still is not sure when he'll be able to return.

ROSTER MOVES

New York recalled RHP Drew Gagnon from Triple-A Syracuse for this third stint with the team this season.

Gagnon is 3-1 with a 7.65 ERA in the big leagues. The Mets returned RHP Chris Mazza (0-1, 5.19 ERA in four games) to Syracuse.

The Braves also made a roster move before the game. OF Rafael Ortega was called up from Triple-A Gwinnett, where he was hitting .285 with 21 homers.

To make room for Ortega, the Braves optioned RHP Patrick Weigel to Gwinnett. He has been with Atlanta for eight days over two brief stints, but has yet to make his major league debut.

UP NEXT

Steven Matz (7-7, 4.49) will take the mound for New York in the second game of the series, facing Atlanta's Dallas Keuchel (3-5, 4.83) in a matchup of left-handers. Matz is coming off a strong outing against the Marlins, surrendering two runs over 6 2/3 innings in a 7-2 victory. Keuchel was roughed up by Miami in his last start, giving up eight runs, 10 hits and three homers in 3 2/3 innings.

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  • W: M. Fried (14-4)L: Z. Wheeler (9-7)S: M. Melancon (2)
  • HR: ATL - R. Acuna (34)
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J. Davis LF30100110.307.373.519.8931.5
W. Ramos C30100104.270.341.413.7542.0
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T. Frazier 3B40200000.239.314.425.7393.0
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  • a-popped out for Brach in the 7th
  • b-grounded out for Familia in the 8th
HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
R. Acuna LF-RF52211001.299.378.543.9218.0
O. Albies 2B50100012.299.354.505.8590.5
F. Freeman 1B31210100.311.404.568.9725.0
J. Donaldson 3B40310002.261.377.513.8904.0
B. McCann C41100005.268.335.434.7692.0
M. Joyce RF30210001.255.363.406.7693.0
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E. Inciarte CF30110113.237.336.384.7213.5
C. Culberson SS40000027.304.336.491.827-1.0
M. Fried P31100001.214.283.286.5683.0
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  • a-hit by pitch for Joyce in the 7th
  • b-flied out for Swarzak in the 8th
BATTING
  • 2B - T. Frazier (12), J. Lagares (8)
  • RBI - J. McNeil (55), M. Conforto (67), J. Lagares (17)
  • 2-Out RBI - J. McNeil (17), J. Lagares (8)
  • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - J. McNeil, A. Rosario 2 (2), W. Ramos 2 (2), M. Conforto, J. Lagares, J. Panik 2 (2)
BATTING
  • 2B - E. Inciarte (9), M. Fried (3)
  • HR - R. Acuna (34)
  • RBI - R. Acuna (81), F. Freeman (96), J. Donaldson (69), M. Joyce (11), E. Inciarte (22)
  • 2-Out RBI - F. Freeman (29), M. Joyce (7)
  • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - B. McCann 2 (2), C. Culberson 5 (5), M. Fried
FIELDING
  • DP - 2 (Rosario-McNeil-Alonso; Frazier-McNeil-Alonso)
FIELDING
  • Outfield Assist - R. Acuna (7)
  • DP - (Donaldson-Albies-Freeman)
PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
Z. Wheeler (L, 9-7)5.012552214.361.27-8.0
B. Brach1.00000005.931.713.0
L. Avilan0.21000104.791.55-0.5
J. Familia0.10000106.461.820.5
D. Gagnon1.00000007.291.573.0
PITCHERSIP
Z. Wheeler (L, 9-7)5.0
B. Brach1.0
L. Avilan0.2
J. Familia0.1
D. Gagnon1.0
PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
M. Fried (W, 14-4)6.06113403.991.3820.0
L. Jackson1.00000203.601.454.0
S. Greene0.12220002.551.13-4.0
J. Blevins (H, 8)0.10000003.381.420.0
A. Swarzak (H, 16)0.12000003.731.29-2.0
M. Melancon (S, 2)1.00000203.881.4111.0
PITCHERSIP
M. Fried (W, 14-4)6.0
L. Jackson1.0
S. Greene0.1
J. Blevins (H, 8)0.1
A. Swarzak (H, 16)0.1
M. Melancon (S, 2)1.0
PITCHING
  • WP - Z. Wheeler (4)
  • HBP - L. Avilan (3)
  • Pitches-Strikes - Z. Wheeler 91-57, B. Brach 10-7, L. Avilan 22-12, J. Familia 5-4, D. Gagnon 10-7
  • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Z. Wheeler 5-6, B. Brach 2-1, D. Gagnon 2-1
  • Batters Faced - Z. Wheeler 27, B. Brach 3, L. Avilan 4, J. Familia, D. Gagnon 3
PITCHING
  • HBP - M. Fried (4)
  • Pitches-Strikes - M. Fried 100-60, L. Jackson 12-8, S. Greene 10-9, J. Blevins 3-3, A. Swarzak 10-6, M. Melancon 15-11
  • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - M. Fried 7-5, S. Greene 1-0, J. Blevins 1-0, A. Swarzak 1-0, M. Melancon 1-0
  • Batters Faced - M. Fried 26, L. Jackson 3, S. Greene 3, J. Blevins, A. Swarzak 3, M. Melancon 3
PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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A. Rosario SS50000032.275.314.433.747-1.5
P. Alonso 1B41100110.258.363.589.9522.5
J. Davis LF30100110.307.373.519.8931.5
W. Ramos C30100104.270.341.413.7542.0
M. Conforto RF41010003.258.363.499.8622.0
T. Frazier 3B40200000.239.314.425.7393.0
J. Lagares CF41410000.199.270.281.5517.0
Z. Wheeler P10000001.256.304.372.6761.0
B. Brach P0000-000.250.250.250.000-
a- L. Guillorme PH10000000.171.194.286.4800.0
L. Avilan P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
J. Familia P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
b- J. Panik PH10000002.235.310.314.6240.0
D. Gagnon P00000000.333.333.333.6670.0
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  • a-popped out for Brach in the 7th
  • b-grounded out for Familia in the 8th
HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
R. Acuna LF-RF52211001.299.378.543.9218.0
O. Albies 2B50100012.299.354.505.8590.5
F. Freeman 1B31210100.311.404.568.9725.0
J. Donaldson 3B40310002.261.377.513.8904.0
B. McCann C41100005.268.335.434.7692.0
M. Joyce RF30210001.255.363.406.7693.0
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E. Inciarte CF30110113.237.336.384.7213.5
C. Culberson SS40000027.304.336.491.827-1.0
M. Fried P31100001.214.283.286.5683.0
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S. Greene P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
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M. Melancon P00000000.000.000.000.0000.0
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  • a-hit by pitch for Joyce in the 7th
  • b-flied out for Swarzak in the 8th
BATTING
  • 2B - T. Frazier (12), J. Lagares (8)
  • RBI - J. McNeil (55), M. Conforto (67), J. Lagares (17)
  • 2-Out RBI - J. McNeil (17), J. Lagares (8)
  • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - J. McNeil, A. Rosario 2 (2), W. Ramos 2 (2), M. Conforto, J. Lagares, J. Panik 2 (2)
BATTING
  • 2B - E. Inciarte (9), M. Fried (3)
  • HR - R. Acuna (34)
  • RBI - R. Acuna (81), F. Freeman (96), J. Donaldson (69), M. Joyce (11), E. Inciarte (22)
  • 2-Out RBI - F. Freeman (29), M. Joyce (7)
  • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - B. McCann 2 (2), C. Culberson 5 (5), M. Fried
FIELDING
  • DP - 2 (Rosario-McNeil-Alonso; Frazier-McNeil-Alonso)
FIELDING
  • Outfield Assist - R. Acuna (7)
  • DP - (Donaldson-Albies-Freeman)
PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
Z. Wheeler (L, 9-7)5.012552214.361.27-8.0
B. Brach1.00000005.931.713.0
L. Avilan0.21000104.791.55-0.5
J. Familia0.10000106.461.820.5
D. Gagnon1.00000007.291.573.0
Total8.01355241---
PITCHERSIP
Z. Wheeler (L, 9-7)5.0
B. Brach1.0
L. Avilan0.2
J. Familia0.1
D. Gagnon1.0
Total8.0
PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
M. Fried (W, 14-4)6.06113403.991.3820.0
L. Jackson1.00000203.601.454.0
S. Greene0.12220002.551.13-4.0
J. Blevins (H, 8)0.10000003.381.420.0
A. Swarzak (H, 16)0.12000003.731.29-2.0
M. Melancon (S, 2)1.00000203.881.4111.0
Total9.01033380---
PITCHERSIP
M. Fried (W, 14-4)6.0
L. Jackson1.0
S. Greene0.1
J. Blevins (H, 8)0.1
A. Swarzak (H, 16)0.1
M. Melancon (S, 2)1.0
Total9.0
PITCHING
  • WP - Z. Wheeler (4)
  • HBP - L. Avilan (3)
  • Pitches-Strikes - Z. Wheeler 91-57, B. Brach 10-7, L. Avilan 22-12, J. Familia 5-4, D. Gagnon 10-7
  • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Z. Wheeler 5-6, B. Brach 2-1, D. Gagnon 2-1
  • Batters Faced - Z. Wheeler 27, B. Brach 3, L. Avilan 4, J. Familia, D. Gagnon 3
PITCHING
  • HBP - M. Fried (4)
  • Pitches-Strikes - M. Fried 100-60, L. Jackson 12-8, S. Greene 10-9, J. Blevins 3-3, A. Swarzak 10-6, M. Melancon 15-11
  • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - M. Fried 7-5, S. Greene 1-0, J. Blevins 1-0, A. Swarzak 1-0, M. Melancon 1-0
  • Batters Faced - M. Fried 26, L. Jackson 3, S. Greene 3, J. Blevins, A. Swarzak 3, M. Melancon 3
  • 8TH INNING
    Lagares reached on an infield single to first, Conforto scored, Frazier to second35
    Conforto reached on fielder's choice to first, Alonso scored, Ramos out at second25
  • 5TH INNING
    Inciarte doubled to right, McCann scored15
  • 4TH INNING
    Acuna homered to left center14
  • 2ND INNING
    Freeman singled to left, Fried scored13
    McNeil singled to left, Lagares scored, Wheeler to second12
  • 1ST INNING
    Joyce singled to deep right, Freeman scored, Donaldson to third02
    Donaldson singled to center, Acuna scored, Freeman to second01
  • 9TH INNING
    • Mark Melancon pitching
    • J. McNeil: Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, McNeil grounded out to third
    • A. Rosario: Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Rosario struck out swinging
    • P. Alonso: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Alonso struck out swinging
    • Middle of the 9th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 8TH INNING
    • Shane Greene relieved Luke Jackson
    • P. Alonso: Strike looking, Foul, Alonso singled to center
    • J. Davis: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Davis singled to center, Alonso to second
    • W. Ramos: Foul, Ramos reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Alonso to third, Davis out at second
    • Jerry Blevins relieved Shane Greene
    • M. Conforto: Foul, Foul, Conforto reached on fielder's choice to first, Alonso scored, Ramos out at second
    • Anthony Swarzak relieved Jerry Blevins
    • T. Frazier: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Frazier singled to left, Conforto to second
    • J. Lagares: Ball, Lagares reached on an infield single to first, Conforto scored, Frazier to second
    • Joe Panik hit for Jeurys Familia
    • J. Panik: Ball, Foul, Foul, Panik grounded out to shortstop
    • Middle of the 8th (2 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • Drew Gagnon pitching
    • Rafael Ortega hit for Anthony Swarzak
    • R. Ortega: Ortega flied out to left
    • R. Acuna: Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Acuna grounded out to third
    • O. Albies: Ball, Albies grounded out to first
    • End of the 8th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 7TH INNING
    • Luke Jackson relieved Max Fried
    • Luis Guillorme hit for Brad Brach
    • L. Guillorme: Ball, Ball, Guillorme popped out to shortstop
    • J. McNeil: Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, McNeil struck out swinging
    • A. Rosario: Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Rosario struck out swinging
    • Middle of the 7th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • Luis Avilan pitching
    • J. Donaldson: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Donaldson reached on an infield single to shortstop
    • B. McCann: Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, McCann flied out to right
    • Adam Duvall hit for Matt Joyce
    • A. Duvall: Ball, Foul, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Foul, Ball, Duvall hit by pitch, Donaldson to second
    • E. Inciarte: Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Inciarte struck out swinging
    • Jeurys Familia relieved Luis Avilan
    • C. Culberson: Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Culberson struck out swinging
    • End of the 7th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
  • 6TH INNING
    • M. Fried Pitching:
    • W. Ramos: Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Ramos walked
    • M. Conforto: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Conforto grounded into double play third to second to first, Ramos out at second
    • T. Frazier: Ball, Ball, Frazier doubled to deep center
    • J. Lagares: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Lagares singled to left, Frazier out at home
    • Middle of the 6th (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • Brad Brach relieved Zack Wheeler
    • R. Acuna: Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Acuna grounded out to shortstop
    • O. Albies: Ball, Foul, Albies grounded out to first
    • F. Freeman: Strike looking, Ball, Freeman flied out to deep left
    • End of the 6th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 5TH INNING
    • M. Fried Pitching:
    • A. Rosario: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Rosario grounded out to first
    • P. Alonso: Alonso grounded out to pitcher
    • J. Davis: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Davis struck out swinging
    • Middle of the 5th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • Z. Wheeler Pitching:
    • B. McCann: Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, McCann singled to right center
    • M. Joyce: Ball, Ball, Joyce lined out to center
    • E. Inciarte: Ball, McCann to second on wild pitch, Ball, Ball, Inciarte doubled to right, McCann scored
    • C. Culberson: Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Culberson grounded out to third
    • M. Fried: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Fried lined out to shortstop
    • End of the 5th (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 4TH INNING
    • M. Fried Pitching:
    • T. Frazier: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Frazier popped out to shortstop
    • J. Lagares: Strike looking, Ball, Lagares doubled to deep center
    • Z. Wheeler: Wheeler grounded out to pitcher, Lagares to third
    • J. McNeil: Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, McNeil struck out swinging
    • Middle of the 4th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    • Z. Wheeler Pitching:
    • M. Fried: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Fried grounded out to pitcher
    • R. Acuna: Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Acuna homered to left center
    • O. Albies: Strike swinging, Ball, Albies singled to right
    • F. Freeman: Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Freeman walked, Albies to second
    • J. Donaldson: Strike swinging, Donaldson grounded into double play third to second to first, Freeman out at second
    • End of the 4th (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 3RD INNING
    • M. Fried Pitching:
    • P. Alonso: Strike looking, Ball, Alonso lined out to left
    • J. Davis: Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Davis popped out to second
    • W. Ramos: Ramos singled to right center
    • M. Conforto: Conforto popped out to shortstop
    • Middle of the 3rd (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    • Z. Wheeler Pitching:
    • M. Joyce: Joyce singled to left
    • E. Inciarte: Inciarte lined out to center
    • C. Culberson: Culberson grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Joyce out at second
    • End of the 3rd (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
  • 2ND INNING
    • M. Fried Pitching:
    • M. Conforto: Conforto grounded out to first
    • T. Frazier: Strike looking, Frazier flied out to deep right
    • J. Lagares: Lagares singled to center
    • Z. Wheeler: Foul, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Wheeler hit by pitch, Lagares to second
    • J. McNeil: Ball, Ball, Strike (foul tip), McNeil singled to left, Lagares scored, Wheeler to second
    • A. Rosario: Foul, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Rosario struck out swinging
    • Middle of the 2nd (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • Z. Wheeler Pitching:
    • M. Fried: Strike looking, Foul, Fried doubled to left
    • R. Acuna: Foul, Ball, Acuna grounded out to shortstop
    • O. Albies: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul tip, Albies struck out on foul tip
    • F. Freeman: Ball, Freeman singled to left, Fried scored
    • J. Donaldson: Pickoff attempt, Donaldson singled to left, Freeman to second
    • B. McCann: McCann flied out to center
    • End of the 2nd (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 1ST INNING
    • M. Fried Pitching:
    • J. McNeil: Ball, Strike (foul tip), Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, McNeil struck out swinging
    • A. Rosario: Strike looking, Foul, Rosario grounded out to third
    • P. Alonso: Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Alonso walked
    • J. Davis: Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Davis walked, Alonso to second
    • W. Ramos: Strike looking, Ramos reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Davis out at second
    • Middle of the 1st (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • Z. Wheeler Pitching:
    • R. Acuna: Acuna singled to deep right center
    • O. Albies: Pickoff attempt, Foul, Albies flied out to deep left
    • F. Freeman: Ball, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Freeman singled to right, Acuna to third
    • J. Donaldson: Foul, Donaldson singled to center, Acuna scored, Freeman to second
    • B. McCann: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, McCann flied out to right
    • M. Joyce: Foul, Joyce singled to deep right, Freeman scored, Donaldson to third
    • E. Inciarte: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Inciarte walked, Joyce to second
    • C. Culberson: Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Culberson struck out looking
    • End of the 1st (2 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)