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@ TB
L 0-3
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@ Atl
W 6-5
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Sea 0 - 4 Atl
Final
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@ Atl
4:35 PM PT5:35 PM MT6:35 PM CT7:35 PM ET19:35 ET23:35 GMT7:35 4:35 PM MST6:35 PM EST7:05 PM VEN3:35 UAE (+1)6:35 PM CT
@ NYY
4:05 PM PT5:05 PM MT6:05 PM CT7:05 PM ET19:05 ET23:05 GMT7:05 4:05 PM MST6:05 PM EST6:35 PM VEN3:05 UAE (+1)6:05 PM CT

Sims sharp, Braves score on crazy play, beat Mariners 4-0

ATLANTA (AP) Rookie Lucas Sims pitched three-hit ball over six innings and the Atlanta Braves scored on a crazy play that took three rundowns in 4-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.

Sims (2-3) won his second straight start after starting his big league career with three losses in a row. Seattle only got two runners as far as second base against the 23-year-old right-hander, a native of suburban Atlanta who won for the first time in front of the home folks.

Nick Markakis put the Braves ahead in the fourth, leading off with his eighth homer of the season against Marco Gonzalez (0-1), yet another replacement starter in Seattle's injury-plagued rotation. Markakis added a run-scoring single in the fifth.

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Leaders
AVG: J. Segura.311
HR: N. Cruz31
RBI: N. Cruz100
SB: J. Dyson28
W: J. Paxton12
ERA: A. Miranda4.78
Saves: E. Díaz28
K: J. Paxton138
AL West
TeamWLPctGB
Houston 7649.608-
LA Angels 6561.51611.5
Seattle 6463.50413
Texas 6263.49614
Oakland 5571.43721.5
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .260 (10)
Runs: 592 (14)
Hits: 1123 (6)
Home Runs: 144 (23)
Stolen Bases: 76 (9)
OBP: .327 (14)
SLG: .419 (21)
Total Bases: 1806 (15)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.47 (16)
Runs Allowed: 603 (19)
Saves: 32 (11)
Strikeouts: 956 (20)
OpBA: .253 (11)
OBP: .318 (11)
SLG: .439 (21)
Run Support: 4.73 (17)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
8/22 D. Altavilla Called Up from Minors
8/22 T. Zych Placed on 10-Day DL (Strained right elbow flexor bundle)
8/20 D. Espinosa Released
8/20 T. Motter Called Up from Minors
8/19 J. Dyson Placed on 10-Day DL (Right groin strain)
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Injuries
Date Player Status
8/17 J. Dyson Right groin strain (on 10-day DL)
8/15 K. Seager Stomach virus (day-to-day)
8/11 J. Paxton Strained left pectoral muscle (on 10-day DL)
8/7 D. Phelps Right elbow impingement (on 10-day DL)
8/2 F. Hernandez Re-aggravated right shoulder bursitis (on 10-day DL)
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