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W 5-0
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L 2-5
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Acuna homers to lead Braves past Phillies 5-2 in first of 2

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Ronald Acuna Jr. hit a two-run homer to put the Atlanta Braves ahead for good in a 5-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies in the first game of a doubleheader on Sunday.

The Braves scored five runs in the decisive fifth inning, Starter Vince Velasquez left with a runner on base and Acuna went deep off Deolis Guerra (1-1) for a 2-1 lead.

The Phillies used four pitchers in the fifth and their beleaguered bullpen -- coming off a rare sharp outing in a combined shutout in the series opener -- was rocked again. Adam Duvall hit a three-run double just below the 334-foot sign in left off Adam Morgan for a 5-1 lead and send the Braves on their way to the seven-inning victory.

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Leaders
AVG: J. Realmuto.333
HR: J. Realmuto4
RBI: J. Realmuto9
SB: D. Gregorius1
W: Z. Wheeler2
ERA: Z. Wheeler2.08
Saves: H. Neris2
K: A. Nola19
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .245 (8)
Runs: 40 (27)
Hits: 62 (29)
Home Runs: 12 (24)
Stolen Bases: 2 (29)
OBP: .346 (1)
SLG: .443 (5)
Total Bases: 112 (29)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.57 (23)
Runs Allowed: 37 (4)
Saves: 2 (27)
Strikeouts: 67 (28)
OpBA: .263 (30)
OBP: .318 (19)
SLG: .455 (29)
Run Support: 5.37 (4)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
8/9 K. Garlick Called Up from Minors (recalled as 29th roster player)
8/9 S. Howard Purchased From Minors
8/6 R. McClain Reinstated from Paternity Leave List
8/6 R. McClain Placed on 10-Day IL (Right shoulder impingement)
8/5 E. De Los Santos Sent to Minors
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Injuries
Date Player Status
8/3 R. McClain Right shoulder impingement (on 10-day IL)
7/16 A. Davis Undisclosed injury (day-to-day)
7/4 C. Bethancourt COVID-19 protocol for possible exposure (day-to-day)
7/4 A. Nola COVID-19 protocol for possible exposure (day-to-day)
7/1 M. Mahtook COVID-19 protocol for positive test (day-to-day)
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