Kyle Wright records 20th win as Braves beat Phillies

Kyle Wright records 20th win as Braves beat Phillies

Michael Harris II was a triple shy of the cycle, William Contreras added a homer, two singles and two RBIs and the Atlanta Braves defeated the host Philadelphia Phillies 6-3 on Saturday.

Vaughn Grissom and Dansby Swanson each contributed two hits and an RBI and Travis d’Arnaud had two hits for the Braves (94-58), who snapped a three-game losing streak.

Ronald Acuna Jr. was held out of the lineup for a third straight game with a sore back.

Braves starter Kyle Wright (20-5) tossed a no-hitter for 5 1/3 innings and wound up allowing two hits and two runs with six strikeouts and two walks. Wright became the first pitcher to win 20 games this season.

Kenley Jansen threw a scoreless ninth inning for his 37th save in 44 chances.

Bryce Harper hit a home run and knocked in two runs for the Phillies (83-68), who had their three-game winning streak snapped.

Phillies starter Bailey Falter (5-4) lasted only 3 2/3 innings and allowed 10 hits and six runs. He struck out six and didn’t issue a walk.

The Braves went ahead 1-0 in the second inning when Grissom hit an RBI single.

Contreras hit a solo homer to right-center with two outs in the third for a 2-0 advantage. It was Contreras’ 20th home run of the season.

In the fourth, Harris added a two-run homer, Swanson and Contreras each had an RBI single and the Braves took a 6-0 lead.

Despite going without a hit through the first 5 1/3 innings, the Phillies drew two walks and J.T. Realmuto reached on an error. Rhys Hoskins doubled with one out in the sixth and Harper followed with a two-run homer to close within 6-2.

Nick Maton hit a sacrifice fly in the seventh to score Brandon Marsh and cut the deficit to 6-3. Marsh had reached on an error to lead off the inning.


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