MLB wrap: Mike Foltynewicz throws shutout in Braves’ win over Nationals | MLB

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Braves starter Mike Foltynewicz was nearly unhittable Friday.

The 26-year-old proper hander pitched a complete-game shutout to guide Atlanta to a Four-Zero win over the Nationals. Foltynewicz struck out 11 and allowed only a pair of singles.

The Nationals and Braves have been tied at Zero via the primary six innings. However Nick Markakis scored on an error within the backside of the seventh and Dansby Swanson adopted with a three-run homer two batters later as Atlanta pulled away.

Freddie Freeman and Kurt Suzuki completed the sport with two hits apiece.

Nationals starter Stephen Strasburg was pressured to go away the sport with a cramp in his non-pitching hand. He allowed 4 runs, three earned, and 7 hits in 6 2/three innings pitched.

The win moved the Braves to 34-23 on the yr whereas the Nationals fell to 32-24.

Studs of the night time

Jameson Taillon threw eight shutout innings and struck out six within the Pirates’ Four-Zero win over the Cardinals.

Matt Olson and Dustin Fowler mixed for 4 residence runs and 9 RBIs within the Athletics’ 16-Zero win over the Royals.

Duds of the night time

Royals starter Ian Kennedy surrendered eight runs in simply three innings on the mound towards the Athletics.

Jason Heyward went Zero for five with two strikeouts within the Cubs’ 7-Four win over the Mets.

Spotlight

Indians designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion rocketed a house run into the second deck towards the Twins.

What’s subsequent

Purple Sox (39-19, 19-11) at Astros (37-22, 18-11) 7:15 p.m. ET — Boston and Houston will proceed their four-game collection with a matchup of two prime pitchers. The Astros will ship Justin Verlander to the mound whereas David Value is about to start out for the Purple Sox. Houston has gained the primary two video games of the collection after dropping two of three to the Yankees.





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