Sports Large Right Rail Promo

MLB on Twitter

Major League Baseball
Atlanta 15, Philadelphia 7
When: 7:05 PM ET, Saturday, July 27, 2019
Where: Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Temperature: 88°
Umpires: Home - Tripp Gibson III, 1B - Ryan Blakney, 2B - Brian Gorman, 3B - Mark Carlson
Attendance: 39340

Atlanta left fielder Adam Duvall celebrated his return to the big leagues with a home run, one of four struck by the visiting Braves, in a 15-7 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday.

Duvall was recalled from Triple-A Gwinnett on Saturday to replace veteran Nick Markakis, who was placed on the injured list with a fractured wrist. Duvall, who was leading the International League with 29 homers, went 3-for-5 with two runs scored, two RBIs and the home run.

The Braves have won the first two games of the three-game series to expand their National League East lead to 6 1/2 games.

The Braves scored four runs in the second inning on a pair of two-run homers. Ender Inciarte hit his third homer and Ronald Acuna Jr. hit his 25th. Acuna extended his career-long on-base streak to 31 consecutive games, the longest active streak in the majors.

The Braves added seven runs in the third inning, a rally that included Ozzie Albies' grand slam, his 15th homer. Albies, 22, became the youngest player with four career grand slams.

Atlanta had 16 hits, with Josh Donaldson going 3-for-6 and Acuna, Inciarte and pitcher Max Fried each getting two hits.

The winning pitcher was Fried (11-4), who was making his first start since being activated from the injured list with a blister on his left index finger. Fried pitched 5 1/3 innings and allowed five runs (four earned) on seven hits and three walks with six strikeouts.

Fried enjoyed a 14-1 lead but was removed after allowing a pair of two-run homers in the sixth, one by J.T. Realmuto, his 13th, and the other by Sean Rodriguez, his third.

The loser was Zac Eflin (7-11), who was roughed up for 10 runs (six earned) in 2 2/3 innings. He gave up seven hits, walked four and struck out one. In two starts against Atlanta this season, Eflin is 0-2 with a 19.06 ERA, having allowed 17 runs, 12 earned, in 5 2/3 innings.

--Field Level Media

Top Game Performances
Starting Pitchers
Atlanta   Philadelphia
Max Fried Player Zach Eflin
Win W/L Loss
5.1 IP 2.2
6 Strikeouts 1
7 Hits 7
6.75 ERA 20.25
Hitting
Atlanta   Philadelphia
Adam Duvall Player Sean Rodriguez
3 Hits 3
2 RBI 2
1 HR 1
6 TB 6
.600 Avg .750
Team Stats Summary
 
Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Atlanta 16 4 31 .372 18 15 15 7 0 0
Philadelphia 12 2 19 .316 17 12 6 4 0 1