MIAMI – Ronald Acuna Jr. led the game with a deep double and then singled out and stole the base when the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 5-3 on Friday night in their first game at the stadium, where he suffered a knee injury at the end of the season. last year.
Marcel Ozuna scored the third game in a row, while Dansby Swanson and Travis d’Arno also went into the gates of the Brave.
Jorge Soler killed his eighth Homer behind Miami. It was his first game against Atlanta since he was MVP of the World Series for the Braves champion last season.
Perch did not play in the World Series after breaking his knee in a game in Miami on July 10th. Due to the synthetic surface in loanDepot Park, it is planned that the stellar outfielder will become a striker during the series on the weekend.
“We’re going to keep him out of this area,” Atlanta manager Brian Snitker said. “If it was natural grass (surface), it would play on the far field.”
Despite the fact that he was forbidden to play in defense in the series, Akunya tortured Marlinov with his early double.
“It’s my game to go out and have fun,” Akunya said in Spanish. “I also have to maintain my patience and approach everything step by step.”
Charlie Morton (3-3) made 5 1/3 innings with a three-pointer. He allowed three runs, seven strokes, passed one and knocked out five.
Colin McHugh got the last two exits in the sixth, and Spencer Strider followed in the seventh without points. AJ Minter got three outs around Garrett Cooper’s double in the eighth, and Will Smith closed the ninth goal without points for his second save.
“I felt like throwing well until the sixth inning,” Morton said. “It’s hard because I thought I could finish at least that inning. So it was annoying, but the bullpen came and closed it. He worked well. “
Atlanta quickly struck out against Trevor Rogers (2-5) in the first. Ozzy Albis scored a single that killed Akunya, and Ozuna followed with two runs.
“The work you do every day and the confidence in your approach to the plate,” Ozuna said in Spanish about his recent surge in energy.
Swanson made it 4-0 when he led second with his fifth Homer.
The Marlins narrowed the gap in Brian De La Cruz’s RBI single in the bottom half before d’Arno joined Rogers for solo Homer in the third.
A double shot by Soler from Morton in the sixth led Marlins 5-3.
Miami finished with a score of 1 out of 11, and the runners took the scoring position.
“You’d like to convey them,” Marlins manager Don Mettingley said. “Sometimes, you’re going to get a bunch across. Sometimes it’s pretty hard to get – maybe you get one or two. “
Rogers lasted four innings. The left-hander allowed five runs, eight hits, passed two and knocked out five. He remains without a win in five career decisions against Atlanta.
“I didn’t have enough space, and they really had a good plan for the game,” Rogers said. “Today I did not give our team a chance at all. It’s up to me. “
Browse: Morton said he felt good after swallowing his calf from the hard landing of Jesus Aguilar in the third.
Marlins: INF Joey Wendle (pulling the right hamstring) completes sprints and baseball activities. … LHP Richard Blair (unidentified injury) threw pitches in a bullpen session.
Atlanta RHP Kyle Wright (3-2, 2.79) will start the middle game of the series on Saturday against Miami RHP Elisher Hernandez (2-3, 6.15).
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