On an evening when Spencer Strider began and Ronald Acuna Jr. went deep, Orlando Arcia emerged because the Atlanta Braves‘ star in a 6-5 victory over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday in Arlington, Texas
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Arcia broke a 5-5 tie within the ninth inning with a solo house run off Rangers reliever Brock Burke (2-2). Arcia despatched an 0-1 changeup from Burke over the right-center-field fence
Texas misplaced its first rubber sport of the season. Atlanta received the collection 2-1 after being swept at Toronto final weekend.
Braves reliever Nick Anderson (2-0) was credited with the victory after throwing a scoreless eighth. Proper-hander Raisel Iglesias labored a 1-2-3 ninth to earn his second save of the season
Texas had a 5-3 lead going into the eighth inning earlier than letting it get away.
Acuna drew a leadoff stroll off Rangers reliever Josh Sborz to open the inning, then stole second. Ozzie Albies drove Acuna house with a one-out single, after which Austin Riley doubled to tie the sport at 5-5
Rangers starter Nathan Eovaldi noticed his scoreless innings streak finish at 29 2/3 innings within the second inning. After Austin Riley led off with a single, Eddie Rosario turned on a first-pitch splitter from Eovaldi to provide the Braves an early 2-0 lead
Eovaldi responded with three scoreless innings as Texas took a 3-2 lead with three runs within the fourth, highlighted by a solo house run by Adolis Garcia. Garcia homered once more within the fifth to provide the Rangers a 4-2 lead
Atlanta pulled to inside 4-3 within the sixth on an Acuna homer, however Texas took a 5-3 benefit within the seventh on a sacrifice fly by Corey Seager, who was activated off the injured record earlier than the sport.
Eovaldi allowed three runs on 5 hits with two walks and 5 strikeouts over seven innings.
Strider was charged with 4 runs on six hits in 5 innings, with three walks and 7 strikeouts.
–Area Degree Media