WASHINGTON (AP) cheap Dansby Swanson jersey first major league home run stayed in the ballpark. It just wasn enough to get the Atlanta Braves jerseys a victory Tuesday night against the Washington Nationals jerseys.
The 2015 overall No. 1 draft pick hit an inside the park home run in the second inning, but the Nationals jerseys rallied for a 9 7 victory over the last place Braves jerseys. It was Swanson first career home run.
was one of those things where I thought it was going to be my first triple, Swanson said. as I kept going, judging by the reaction in the dugout and the crowd, I thought I get an inside the parker. I just kept going. Nationals jerseys took the lead with a three run eighth inning. Michael A. Taylor pinch ran after Braves jerseys reliever cheap Jose Ramirez jersey (2 2) walked cheap Ryan Zimmerman jersey. Taylor stole second and, after cheap Danny Espinosa jersey walk, scored when an off balance cheap Tyler Flowers jersey threw pinch hitter cheap Ben Revere jersey bunt attempt well to the left of third baseman cheap Adonis Garcia jersey.
knew if I got my hand on it, it had to be quick, Flowers said. I went through it all in my head, I imagined it being a little more accurate in my head before it happened. It a do or die play. The game is essentially on the line. I tried to be an athlete and it just didn work out. Turner then hit a two run single for Washington, which beat Atlanta for the 13th time in 15 meetings this season.
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The Braves jerseys built an early lead thanks in part to Swanson home run.
Swanson lined a pitch from cheap Gio Gonzalez jersey over Turner and high off the fence in center field, 399 feet away. The ball caromed toward the infield, and Swanson slid home headfirst, easily beating the throw by right fielder cheap Bryce Harper jersey.
went farther than I thought it was going to go, Swanson said. was kind of Baseball 101: Hit it and run until it caught or until they stop you. was selected by Arizona in the draft, traded to Atlanta in December and made his big league debut Aug. 17. He entered the night hitting.236 with four RBIs in 55 at bats.
Atlanta previous inside the park home run was by Wes Helms on Oct. 7, 2001.
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