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Atlanta Braves (6-8)


Thu. 4/15 Fri. 4/16 Sat. 4/17 Sun. 4/18 Tue. 4/20
vs. Mia
W 7-6
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@ ChC
W 5-2
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Atl 4 - 13 ChC
Final
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@ ChC
4:08 PM PT5:08 PM MT6:08 PM CT7:08 PM ET19:08 ET23:08 GMT7:08 4:08 PM MST6:08 PM EST6:38 PM VEN3:08 UAE (+1)5:08 PM CT
@ NYY
3:35 PM PT4:35 PM MT5:35 PM CT6:35 PM ET18:35 ET22:35 GMT6:35 3:35 PM MST5:35 PM EST6:05 PM VEN2:35 UAE (+1)4:35 PM CT

Bryant, Contreras lead Cubs over Braves in Kazmar's return

CHICAGO (AP) Kris Bryant and Willson Contreras each homered twice, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Braves 13-4 Saturday on an afternoon when Atlanta returned Sean Kazmar Jr. to the major leagues for the first time in 13 years.

Javier Baez and David Bote also homered for the Cubs. who stopped a three-game losing streak. Chicago entered hitting a major league-worst .166 and then took an 11-0 lead in the fifth.

Atlanta selected the contract of Kazmar, a 36-year-old infielder, from its alternate training site before the game. He pinch hit in the fifth inning grounded into a 4-6-3 double play.

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Leaders
AVG: R. Acuña Jr..429
HR: R. Acuña Jr.7
RBI: R. Acuña Jr.16
SB: R. Acuña Jr.3
W: J. Tomlin2
ERA: I. Anderson4.70
Saves: W. Smith3
K: C. Morton21
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .225 (19)
Runs: 64 (9)
Hits: 102 (16)
Home Runs: 20 (3)
Stolen Bases: 4 (20)
OBP: .309 (17)
SLG: .414 (6)
Total Bases: 188 (8)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.44 (18)
Runs Allowed: 66 (20)
Saves: 4 (8)
Strikeouts: 148 (2)
OpBA: .251 (24)
OBP: .338 (24)
SLG: .407 (19)
Run Support: 4.73 (12)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
4/17 J. Biddle Purchased From Minors
4/17 E. Inciarte Placed on 10-Day IL (Strained left hamstring)
4/17 S. Kazmar Jr. Purchased From Minors
4/17 S. Newcomb Placed on 10-Day IL (Undisclosed injury)
4/17 B. Wilson Called Up from Minors
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Injuries
Date Player Status
4/16 D. Smyly Left forearm inflammation (on 10-day IL)
4/14 M. Fried Strained right hamstring (on 10-day IL)
4/14 C. Pache Left groin strain (on 10-day IL)
4/7 C. Martin Right shoulder inflammation (on 10-day IL)
3/31 E. Adrianza COVID-19 injured list (intake testing) (10-day IL)
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