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Bryson Stott homered, doubled and drove in 5 runs to carry the Philadelphia Phillies to a 6-Four comeback victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday evening.
Alec Bohm doubled and had three hits for the Phillies, who rebounded from a three-game sweep at house in opposition to the lowly Chicago Cubs final weekend.
“It’s large after shedding three to the Cubs with the ability to come again at the moment and pull that one out,” Stott mentioned. “Hopefully that’ll give us the momentum to maintain going.”
Austin Riley had a pair of doubles and Marcell Ozuna had three hits and an RBI for the Braves, who fell two video games behind the first-place New York Mets within the NL East. Atlanta has misplaced two in a row for the primary time since June 17-18.
“We’ll put this behind us and are available out and win a recreation tomorrow,” supervisor Brian Snitker mentioned.
With the Braves main by one, A.J. Minter (Four-Three) received the primary two outs within the eighth inning earlier than Bohm and Yairo Muñoz singled to place runners on first and second. Stott then drove a full-count cutter into the seats in proper area for his seventh house run, placing the Phillies forward 6-Four.
“The bullpen has been nice,” Snitker mentioned. “It’s going to occur from time to time.”
Andrew Bellatti (2-Three) pitched a scoreless eighth for the win, and Seranthony Dominguez labored an ideal ninth for his fifth save.
“It’s an enormous win altogether,” Phillies interim supervisor Rob Thomson mentioned. “The way in which we began the second half, the best way we began this recreation. We saved preventing, saved grinding and received it performed.”
Atlanta starter Max Fried gave up three runs on 9 hits with eight strikeouts and no walks in six innings.
The Braves went forward Four-Three within the sixth with a run off reliever Connor Brogdon. Riley hit his second double with one out, went to 3rd on Brogdon’s wild pitch and scored on Ozuna’s chopper to 3rd that left Johan Camargo with no play.
Atlanta jumped out to a Three-Zero lead in opposition to starter Ranger Suárez within the second with the assistance of poor Philadelphia protection. With the bases loaded and two outs, Michael Harris II hit a grounder to Camargo at third. However his throw eluded first baseman Rhys Hoskins, permitting two runs to attain on the error. Orlando Arcia then scored from third base on a wild pitch.
Not one of the three runs Suárez gave up have been earned in his 5 innings of four-hit ball.
Philadelphia received inside Three-2 within the backside half on Stott’s two-run double that took a wild bounce in entrance of first baseman Matt Olson earlier than getting previous him. The Phillies tied it an inning afterward J.T. Realmuto’s RBI single.
LIFE OF RILEY
Riley is batting .435 with seven doubles, eight homers and 15 RBIs since July 5.
“He’s been superior all 12 months,” Snitker mentioned. “Unbelievable. Enjoyable to observe. Simply actually good at-bats, enjoying nice protection and simply having about pretty much as good a 12 months as you possibly can.”
The Phillies signed first-round draft decide Justin Crawford. Chosen No. 17 general, the 18-year-old hit .503 with 17 doubles and 52 RBIs in 42 video games this previous spring for Bishop Gorman Excessive Faculty in Nevada. He’s the son of four-time All-Star outfielder Carl Crawford.
Philadelphia additionally inked OF Gabriel Rincones Jr. (third-round decide), RHP Orion Kerkering (fifth), LHP Mavis Graves (sixth), C Caleb Ricketts (seventh), RHP Alex Rao (eighth), OF Chad Castillo (ninth), C Gustavo Sosa (10th), C Jordan Dissin (12th), OF Cade Fergus (13th), SS Bryan Rincon (14th), OF Troy Schreffler (15th), RHP Josh Bortka (16th), RHP Daniel Harper (17th) and RHP Drew Garrett (19th).
Braves: RHP Kirby Yates (Tommy John surgical procedure) is scheduled to make his fourth rehab look Wednesday at Triple-A Gwinnett.
Phillies: OF/DH Bryce Harper instructed reporters he didn’t have the pins faraway from his damaged left thumb throughout a physician’s go to on Monday. The 2021 NL MVP shall be re-evaluated subsequent Monday. He expects to return in some unspecified time in the future this season. … INF Jean Segura (damaged proper index finger) will start a rehab task at Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Tuesday. Segura hasn’t performed since getting injured on Might 31.
Braves RHP Spencer Strider (Four-Three, Three.03 ERA) opposes RHP Aaron Nola (6-7, Three.13) within the center recreation of the sequence Tuesday evening.