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Austin Riley beats Braves to Red Sox in 11th place

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Austin Riley hit a two-run single in the 11th inning to lead the Atlanta Braves to a 9-7 victory in Tuesday night's two-game series opener against the Boston Red Sox.

Riley had his 3 hits, including a 2-run homer and he had 5 RBIs, Ronald Acuna Jr. had his 3 hits and 3 runs scored, and the Braves scored his season-high. Finished 3 consecutive losses.

Braves starter Charlie Morton said he allowed five runs and six hits in six innings. He struck out his seven and walked one. Dylan Lee (3-0) pitched the 10th, and Tyler Matzek made his first save in the 11th.

Christian Arroyo had his two hits, including a two-run homer, and in Boston he scored three runs. Alex Verdugo had three hits and two runs, while Tommy Pham and Jalen Duran also hit home runs.

Red Sox starter Rich Hill allowed four runs and seven hits in four innings. The 42-year-old lefty had no strikeouts and one walk.

Kaleb Ort (0-1) lost to Boston.

The Braves Orlando in the 10th inning He took his 7–6 lead on an RBI single by Arcia before J.D. Martinez hit a sacrifice fly to tie the score, later in the inning. blew away his fourth lead of the game. It's 7-7.

Riley gave the Braves his 1–0 lead with a triple in the first inning.

Arroyo hit his two-run homer in his second, giving the Reds a 2–1 lead.

Riley led Atlanta to his 3-2 lead, and in the third he hit a two-run homer. It was his 30th home run of the season. Matt Olson followed with a single and William Contreras doubled him to make him 4-2.

With Pham at home he led from the bottom of the third and cut the deficit to his 4-3.

Arroyo drove his Verdugo and hit a double in the fourth to help him tie the score at 4-4.

Duran went deep into his fifth inning to give Boston his 5-4 lead.

Michael Harris II doubled his RBI in the sixth to tie the score at 5–5.

An RBI double by Dansby Swanson in the eighth put the Braves ahead 6–5 on him, and he had two outs in the fifth run.

Xander Bogaerts led off the bottom of the inning on his double, and on Martinez's single he tied the score at 6–6.

– Field Level Media