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Braves dominate Red Sox with strong play

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Marcel Ozuna hit a three-run homer and lead contender Vaughan Grissom hit a two-run shot in his major league debut to lead the Atlanta Braves to an 8-4 win over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday.

Eddie Rosario hit an RBI double, Dansby Swanson hit a run-scoring single, and Ozuna added a sacrifice fly to help the Braves sweep the Red Sox two games. .

Kyle Wright (14-5) allowed one run on his six hits, and in six innings he stole five to grab the win. He rebounded from a four-home run, six-run performance in his final outing, and repaid a six-run effort in a 9–4 loss to Boston on May 10.

} Tommy Pham He hit a three-run homer and Bobby Dalbec had two hits and two runs for the Red Sox.

Atlanta scored first after Austin Riley singled to lead off his fourth inning and Rosario hit Nick his walk (8-9) with two outs off his Pivetta. Kozuna hit his 20th home run of the season and forced Pivetta to pay the price by throwing a fastball over the left center field wall to make it 1–1.

Dalbec scored on a double play in his fifth inning to cut Boston's deficit before Atlanta added two more in his seventh.

After an infield hit by rookie Michael Harris II, Grissom threw a first pitch fastball off Darwinson Hernandez to Green past his monster. The hit was the first in the 21-year-old Grissom's career, as he won 2-4 in the first game after being recalled by Double-A Mississippi on Wednesday. Dylan Lee relieved Wright, surrendering back-to-back one-outs on his single before Pham sent his 2-2 fastball over the center field wall. The home run was Pham's 14th of the season and third in the same number of games.

The Braves stopped the momentum again in his eighth inning, with Rosario stopping the momentum again with Matt Olson's double on his play to center, and Ozuna's sacrifice fly to William his Contreras home.

Swanson struck an RBI single to Grissom in his ninth inning for insurance.

Pivetta took the loss after he allowed three runs on five hits in six innings and fell to 0-4 in his final seven games.

– Field Level Media