Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?


The Atlanta Braves Batter Boston At Fenway Park, 6-3

The Atlanta Braves (20-14) took on the Boston Red Sox (12-23) Monday night at Fenway Park in Boston, where both teams bats started the night red hot.

It was a cool 66-degree evening, where the Braves beat the Red Sox 6-3 in a thrilling game.

Braves ace, Max Fried, started on the mound, 5-0 on the season with a 1.35 ERA with 40 innings pitched this season.

Colten Brewer started on the mound for the Red Sox, with an 0-2 record and a 4.76 ERA through 22.2 innings.

Dansby Swanson would start strong for the Braves, grabbing their first run on the night, to give the Braves a 1-0 lead early. In the bottom of the first, Fried would give up a rare early run to Red Sox right fielder, Alex Verdugo.

Brewer and Fried would both have easy second-innings, with Fried striking out one man. With Austin Riley and Swanson both making great plays to grab the other two outs for the Braves to send the game to the third, all tied up 1-1.

In the top of the third, Freddie Freeman would grab a single to center field. However, he would soon find himself on second when Christian Vazquez would let a pitch get past him.

Marcell Ozuna would line out to center, allowing Freeman to advance to third. Nick Markakis would ground out and Riley strikeout. So, despite the Braves’ best efforts, the game would remain tied going into the bottom of the third, 1-1.

Fried would balk in the bottom of the third, to give the Red Sox the 2-1 lead. However, Fried would strikeout Xander Bogaerts to end the inning.

In the top of the fourth, Adam Duvall would grab his fifth home run of the season, after crushing a ball to deep left field over the monster, to tie the game 2-2.

The very next play, Johan Camargo would pick up a double on a a line drive to left field. Ender Inciarte would ground out to Bogaerts, which would allow Camargo to advance to third.

However, the Braves would once again leave a man stranded on third, to avoid taking the lead, sending the game to the bottom of the fourth, tied up 2-2.

Fried had an easy fourth, walking one batter, but striking out another and giving up no runs to send it to the fifth-inning still tied 2-2.

Freeman would start the inning for the Braves, being walked, with Ozuna on deck, who would crush the ball to deep left field, with Freeman advancing to third and Ozuna advancing to second for a double-play with nobody out.

Brewer would load the bases in the bottom of the fourth and be replaced by Phillips Valdez.

Riley would crack the ball off the right field wall, to give the Braves a 5-2 lead, missing the grand slam by a few feet.

Valdez would recover however, striking out the next three Braves he would face to send it to the fifth, with the Braves leading 5-2.

Fried started the inning with a 5-2 lead, but would give up his third double to Verdugo on the night. However, the Braves would finish the inning on a two one double play leading 5-2.

Inciarte would ground out to second to start the sixth, with Robinson Layer replacing Valdez. Layer would walk Swanson after the groundout. Freeman would send the ball to shallow right field, allowing Swanson to advance and Freeman to get to first.

Layer would pick up his first big league strikeout against Ozuna. But, the very next pitch, Markakis would crack the ball to shallow right field, allowing Swanson to head home to give the Braves a 6-2 lead.

Riley would ground out to Rafael Devers, to end the inning, with the Braves leading 6-2.

Darren O’Day would replace Fried in the bottom of the sixtth. He would strikeout Bogaerts with ease to start his night. Michael Chavis would hit a pop fly to Camargo for the second out, ending the inning with a fire-filled strikeout to end the inning, with the Braves leading 6-2.

Robert Stock would replace Layer to start the seventh, with a 6.23 ERA on the year. Stock would walk Duvall, but strikeout Camargo, Tyler Flowers would hit the ball to shallow right field, but would be out due to Verdugo. Stock would also strikeout Inciarte to end the top of the seventh with the Braves leading 6-2.

Chris Martin would replace O’Day, boasting a 1.13 ERA so far this year. Martin would have an easy inning, to help the Braves retain their lead 6-2 lead going into the eighth.

Jeffrey Springs would replace Stock in the top of the inning, boasting a terrible 11 ERA, but he would strikeout Swanson to start the inning. Springs would have a one, two, three eighth, to keep the Braves at bay.

Will Smith would replace Martin in the bottom of the eighth, striking out Verdugo for the first time. Smith would strikeout three batters to end the inning, despite allowing Bogaerts to single and send Vasquez home, allowing the Red Sox to cut down the Braves lead, 6-3.

Markakis would grab a single to center field to get to first. However, the Red Sox would grab a smooth double play to grab their first two outs of the inning. Springs would strikeout Duvall to send it to the bottom of the ninth.

Mark Melancon would replace Smith for the ninth, who would have an easy inning to give the Braves a 6-3 win.

The Braves take on the Red Sox Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. EST at Fenway Park.

Advertisement Advertisement for Draft Kings SportsBooks.

Fanrun Radio creates sports and social commentary to connect brands with its engaged audience. Broadcasting locally on FOX Sports Knoxville WKGN FM 105.7 AM 1340. Copyright © 2021 Hodges Media LLC. Site by Smarter Searches.