The Atlanta Braves beat the Tampa Bay Rays 2-0 in a Spring Training match on Thursday afternoon at CoolToday Park in North Port, FL.
Ronald Acuna Jr. got Atlanta on the board with a solo home run in the bottom of the sixth inning. Michael Harris added another solo homer in the seventh. Tyler Matzek picked up the win, and Luke Jackson got the save.
Former Berry College baseball player Collin McHugh was charged with the loss for Tampa Bay.
The Braves will head over to Fort Myers to take on the Minnesota Twins this afternoon; first pitch is set for 1:05 pm.
Tune in for Spring Training action during the weekend on WLAQ 1410 AM and 96.9 FM, courtesy of the Atlanta Braves Radio Network. The ’21 regular season is just around the corner; Opening Day is April 1st.