MIAMI (AP) — Jazz Chisholm Jr. hit a grand slam for the second consecutive recreation and the Miami Marlins routed the Atlanta Braves 16-2 on Sunday to complete a 3-match sweep of the NL East champions.
Jorge Soler, Jake Burger and Nick Fortes also went deep, and Luis Arraez experienced three hits for the Marlins, who started the day a half-sport out of the third NL wild-card place. It was Miami’s very first a few-video game sweep more than Atlanta since 2015.
Marlins starter Jesús Luzardo struck out eight in 6 scoreless innings. Luzardo (10-9) authorized four hits and walked two.
Miami outscored Atlanta 36-11 in the collection right after receiving outscored 83-29 while getting rid of 9 of the previous 10 meetings among the division foes this period.
Braves star outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr. missed his 2nd straight sport due to the fact of right calf tightness.
Chisholm’s shot above the wall in correct-centre capped a 5-run third towards Braves starter Charlie Morton. Josh Bell hit an RBI solitary in advance of Chisholm turned the 1st Marlins participant to strike grand slams in consecutive games.
4 consecutive two-out walks by Morton in the fifth elevated Miami’s guide to 6- and finished his outing. Morton (14-12) gave up six runs and 6 hits. He walked five and struck out 5.
Arraez’s RBI solitary and Soler’s two-run homer off Dereck Rodriguez in the sixth built it 10-. Activated from the hurt list before in the day, Soler drove Rodriguez’s fastball into the left-discipline seats for his 36th homer.
Burger also linked off Rodriguez with his two-operate shot in the seventh. Rodriguez, promoted from the minors Sunday, allowed 8 runs and 8 hits in two innings.
Marcell Ozuna strike his 35th homer and Michael Harris II experienced an RBI single for the Braves in the eighth before Fortes related on a solo shot in the bottom 50 percent.
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The sport was performed with 3 umpires. Manny González, who labored the 1st two game titles, was not with the crew Sunday.
The Marlins optioned OF Dane Myers to Triple-A Jacksonville to make area for Soler. Miami also selected the deal of RHP Chi Chi González from Jacksonville and optioned LHP Josh Simpson to the same small league club.
The Braves picked the deal of Rodriguez from Triple-A Gwinnett and optioned Jared Shuster to the similar affiliate.
Braves: Eddie Rosario was strike on his ideal elbow by a 97 mph fastball from Luzardo in the fourth. Although he desired help from the schooling staff, Rosario stayed in the match prior to getting eliminated in the seventh. … LHP Dylan Lee (remaining shoulder irritation) was transferred to the 60-working day hurt list.
Marlins: OF Bryan De La Cruz (appropriate ankle distress) missed his 2nd consecutive activity. … OF Avisaíl García (remaining hamstring pressure) is scheduled to improve his reduced body rehab routines this week.
Braves: Return property for a a few-recreation sequence towards Philadelphia starting Monday, when RHP Kyle Wright (1-2, 7.48 Era) will commence from Phillies RHP Zack Wheeler (11-6, 3.70).
Marlins: RHP Edward Cabrera (6-7, 4.52 Era) will begin the opener of a a few-game series in opposition to the Mets at dwelling on Monday. RHP José Butto (1-2, 3.46) pitches for New York.
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