BRAVES 3, CUBS 2
CHICAGO (AP) - Ozzie Albies and Ronald Acuna Jr. homered, Max Fried
pitched six innings of two-hit ball and Atlanta beat Chicago.
Acuna crushed the first pitch of the game from Cubs rookie Adbert
Alzolay into the left-field bleachers for his 19th homer of the
season. Albies hit a towering two-run shot to right center off Mike
Montgomery (1-2) in the seventh that gave Atlanta the lead.
Fried (9-3) struck out eight, walked a season-high five and allowed
two runs in winning his second straight start.
Relievers Sean Newcomb, Anthony Swarzak and Luke Jackson, who threw
a perfect ninth for his 12th save, combined to complete the
Willson Contreras had two RBIs and fellow Venezuelan Alzolay tossed
one-hit, one-run ball through 4 2/3 innings in his first major
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