Phillies vs. Braves – Game Summary – October 12, 2022 – ESPN

ATLANTA — — This was a game the Atlanta Braves absolutely had to win. They had the right people on the mound. Baseball’s only 20-game winner, Kyle Wright threw six brilliant innings to take down Zack Wheeler as the Braves dominated the NL division. The series emptied the Philadelphia Phillies 3-0 on Wednesday night. After continuing to delay the first pitch by nearly three hours, Wright gave up just two hits and claimed the win when Braves gave Wheeler three runs from the floor. 6th. The World Series champions were forced to win after losing the opening game of a best-of-five series 7-6. The Braves turned to a right-handed pitcher with big arms and a sharp curveball, and finally Wright said, “I’ve done a lot this year.” “Actually, it goes back to confidence. “Wright, 5th overall pick in the 2017 Amateur Draft, struggled to make it through Triple-A and entered the season with a 2-8 record in the majors. He’s completely reversed and has a 21-5 record that’s three more wins than any other big league pitcher. His only major threat was in 2nd when Bryce Harper led with a double and then tagged a flyout to Nick Castellanos’ deep center and moved to 3. Harper took 1 with Alec Bohm’s sharp ground. Had to rush back to third base and Brandon Marsh swings a 96 mph four-seam. “As he goes out and gets the situation, he will continue to develop, grow and gain confidence,” Braves manager said. Brian Snitker, who was in charge of Wright, said of Wright: “He can be a force for a long time with his arsenal.” AJ Minter, Raisel Iglesias and Kenley Jansen finished three hits in one inning Jansen was the 20th and 20th player of his postseason career. He got his first save. Joining the Braves after more than a dozen seasons with the Los Angeles Dodgers, Game 3 in Philadelphia on Friday.Dansby Swanson played brilliantly to finish Game 6 of the Phillies. As the shortstop reached out his hand to catch the snare, JT Realmuto’s pop fly tumbled into the outfield grass Wright realized Swanson had released the catch and threw his arms into the air. It turned out to be Jewel’s last pitch for 83, striking out 6. The dugout did all the damage after the Braves finally broke a scoreless tie in the second half and Wheeler retired the first two batters. It started when I dropped it near my right elbow. There was a delay of a few minutes while Acuña, who was writing slowly, was confirmed by the training staff. From the Atlanta dugout, Gil Heredia got ready to enter. Meanwhile, Wheeler threw a few balls to keep his looseness. A right-handed pitcher who grew up in Metro Atlanta wasn’t the same after Acuña finally advanced to first base. Swanson did the walking and Matt Olson drove the first run of the game. , tore one past first baseman Rhys Hoskins, he gently waved at the ball to at least knock it over. “If you ask Rhys, I think he’ll tell you he should play,” said Phillies manager Rob Thomson. It was generously recognized as a RBI single, but the Braves didn’t finish it. Austin Riley’s strong swing created a few dribblers below third base for infield hits, making it 2-0. Then, Travis d’Arnaud landed in the middle for another scoring hit before Wheeler could finally score the third. out. It was too late for the Braves to tie the series. ROAD WARRIORS At least the wildcard Phillies are finally heading home. Game 3 will be Philadelphia’s first game at Citizens Bank Park after a regular season loss to the Braves in September. 25. Since then, the Phillies have played 14 games in a row, including four playoffs, in their first postseason appearance since 2011. Thomson said. PAINFUL PLUNKAcuña will definitely get sick after hitting Wheeler’s ball. However, Snitker said there was no structural damage. said the manager. “They can cure him.” DEFENSIVE BRAVESwanson’s catch wasn’t even the home team’s best defensive play of the night. Riley created a similar back-to-the-field grip in the foul area in the eighth. Third base was more difficult as he had to navigate the railings and the tarps stored in front of them. He made the catch and was able to hold out while sliding along the tarp and crashing into the dirt. UP NEXTRHP Aaron Nola (11-13, 3.25 ERA) nods in Game 3 for the Phillies. The Braves have yet to announce a starter who will be RHP Charlie Morton (9-6, 4.34) or rookie RHP Spencer Strider (11-5, 2.67). Strider has not pitched since September 18th due to a line injury.—Follow Paul Newberry on Twitter https://twitter.com/pnewberry1963——

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