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Braves beat deGrom to close the gap

The defending MLB champions have won nine of the last ten games.

The Atlanta Braves They managed to defeat Jacob deGrom, Ace of the New York Mets, on Thursday to reduce the advantage that the Metropolitans maintain in the Eastern Division of the National League.

Dansby Swanson hit his 26th double to drive in Robbie Grossman. Then Austin Riley singled to drive the shortstop home.

In the top of the fifth inning, Mark Canha hit his eighth home run of the season to tie the game.

In the "lucky seventh," Michael Harris II hit a drive down the middle of the field for Vaughn Grissom to score from first.

Despite throwing quality ball, XNUMX XNUMX/XNUMX innings, deGrom took the loss by allowing all three runs to the defending champions.

The Mets' star pitcher just made his fourth start of the season, as he has had various physical issues.

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The victory went to Max Fried (11-4). In seven innings, the Braves left-hander allowed four hits, two runs and struck out six rivals.

With this win (3-2), the Braves, who have won nine of the last ten games, moved three games behind the Mets, líderhe is from the East of the “old circuit”, and they remain in the first position of the wild cards of the National League.

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