The Atlanta Braves defeated the Boston Red Sox 6-3 on Monday night in the opener of a three-game interleague set at Fenway Park in Boston, MA. It was the second straight victory for the Braves.
Max Fried secured the win to improve to 6-0 on the season after surrendering two runs and five hits, walking two and striking out five in five innings. Mark Melancon picked up the save.
Offensive highlights for Atlanta included a tie-breaking, bases clearing triple by Austin Riley in the bottom of the fifth.
Adam Duvall hit a solo home run that tied the game at 2-2 in the fourth; that was after Fried balked home a run for Boston in the bottom of the third. Nick Markakis had three hits and drove in a pair of runs for the Braves.
The Braves will face the Red Sox again tonight at Fenway Park. First pitch is scheduled for 7:30 pm. The game will be broadcast on WLAQ 1410 AM and 96.9 FM; air time is 6:15 pm.