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Braves Continue Winning North Of The Border

May 16th, 2017 at 9:35 PM
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By The Sports Xchange

TORONTO รข?? Dansby Swanson led off the seventh inning with a go-ahead home run against reliever Danny Barnes and the Atlanta Braves defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 9-5 Tuesday afternoon.

Matt Kemp had four RBI with a single and a double, and Freddie Freeman hit a two-run homer for the Braves, who won both games at the Rogers Centre with the teams playing in Atlanta on Wednesday and Thursday.

Kevin Pillar homered for the Blue Jays, who rallied for two runs in the bottom of the sixth to tie the game at 5.

Jose Ramirez (2-1), who was charged with a run in the sixth, picked up the win after allowing two hits in 1 2/3 innings.

Barnes (0-1) took the loss.

Toronto starter Marco Estrada allowed eight hits and five runs while striking out five in six innings.

Atlanta starter Jaime Garcia allowed three hits, four walks and four runs in 5 1/3 innings. The left-hander struck out four.

Kemp hit a two-run single in the first inning. It scored Ender …

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