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by Epiehl
Rated: E · Article · Sports · #2250404
A recap of yesterday's Toronto/Atlanta Game Three.
It seems as though the Toronto Blue Jays has the Atlanta Brave's number this season.

The Jays defeated the Braves 8-4 yesterday afternoon, sweeping the three game series.

It is the second time Toronto has swept the Braves this season, making it six wins in a row against Atlanta.

Again, the Braves went ahead in the early innings.

In the bottom of the first inning, Ronald Acuna hit a solo home run to make it 1-0 Braves.

Later in the first, Ehire Adrianza drove in Freddie Freeman with a single.

At the top of the second inning, Jonathan Davis drove in Cavan Biggio with a single.

At the top of the fifth inning, Bo Bichette drove in Reese McGuire with a single to tie the game.

The Jays went ahead 3-2 later in the inning when Teoscar Hernandez drove in Bichette with a single.

The Braves went ahead again in the bottom of the fifth when Dansby Swanson hit a two run homer.

The Jays tied the game at the top of the eighth inning when Biggio drove in Hernandez with a double.

At the top of the ninth, Bichette hit a two run double.

Biggio drove in Bichette with a double to put Toronto ahead 7-4.

The Jays added another run later in the inning when Hernandez scored on a sacrifice fly by Lourdes Gurriel Jr.

Bichette went two for five at the plate and had three RBIs.

Jay's starting pitcher, Ross Stripling was good on the mound yesterday.

Stripling went five innings, allowing just four hits, two earned runs, a walk, and struck out nine batters.

At the postgame press conference, Jay's manager, Charlie Montoyo said the starting pitching was a big reason why his team won the series.

Swanson had two RBIs yesterday.

Atlanta's starting pitcher, Charlie Morton went 4.2 innings, allowing seven hits, three earned, two walks, and struck out four batters.

Toronto kicks off a three game home series against the Philadelphia Phillies tonight.
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