The Los Angeles Dodgers snapped a three-game losing streak.
The Dodgers defeated the Atlanta Braves, 8-6, on the road in the 2023 Major League Baseball (MLB) opener for the Atlanta Braves at Truiste Park in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., on Sunday. With the win, the Dodgers snapped a two-game losing streak and improved to 30-19 on the season 메이저놀이터.
Freddie Freeman went 3-for-5 with a double, home run, three RBIs, and two runs scored. The hometown team took advantage. J.D. Martinez was also hot, going 4-for-4 with two doubles, a home run, two RBIs, and three runs scored.
Orlando Arcia went 2-for-4 with a double and Eddie Rosario went 2-for-4 with a double, home run, and three RBIs, but it wasn’t enough to prevent Atlanta from losing. Atlanta is now 29-18 on the season.
The Dodgers jumped out to a four-run lead in the first inning. Starter Gavin Stone gave up an RBI single to Sean Murphy and a leadoff triple to Rosario.
But the Dodgers didn’t sit still. They began to chip away in the second inning. Martinez hit a solo shot to left to pull within one.
In the fourth, Freeman led off with a double and came home on infield singles by Max Smith and Muncy. In the next at-bat, Martinez singled up the middle to load the bases, and David Peralta followed with an RBI triple.
In the bottom of the inning, the game changed. Miguel Rojas led off with a single to left, and Mookie Betts drew a walk to put runners on first and second. Freeman followed with a triple to right field to put them ahead.
Again, the Dodgers answered right back. In the sixth, Rojas hit a double down the left field line to put runners on second and third, and Betts followed with a single to left.
In the seventh, they extended their lead with a home run. With the bases loaded, Martinez hit a massive 131-meter arch over the center field fence.
The Dodgers gave up a run in the eighth on an RBI single to Osuna, but were unable to score any more runs.