Eddie Rosario turned the second Atlanta participant in a month to hit for the cycle, Max Fried pitched seven sturdy innings and the Braves beat the San Francisco Giants 3-0 Sunday in a matchup of division leaders.

The Braves started the day with a one-game lead over Philadelphia all through the NL East. Atlanta ended a four-game dropping streak.

“It’s been a good day, especially for me,” Rosario talked about. “It was a really tough series for us with the Giants here.”

The Giants bought merely 4 hits and had their lead all through the NL West lower to 1 recreation by the Los Angeles Dodgers.

“I feel like we’ve been playing great baseball, and (the Dodgers) have been matching us,” San Francisco’s Kris Bryant talked about. “That’s annoying.”

Rosario, acquired by Atlanta from Cleveland on July 30, hit a double all through the second inning and a triple all through the third. He homered all through the seventh after which singled all through the ninth.

Freddie Freeman was the last word Braves participant to hit for the cycle, partaking inside the feat on Aug. 18 at Miami.

It was the second cycle recorded at Oracle Park because of it opened as Pacific Bell Park in 2000. Oakland’s Eric Byrnes achieved the feat on June 29, 2003.

Fried (12-7) allowed merely three hits, placing out 5 and strolling one. The left-hander has yielded three earned runs or fewer in 10 consecutive begins, and Atlanta owns an 8-2 doc in these video video video games.

“Max was awesome. Awesome,” Braves supervisor Brian Snitker talked about.

Said Bryant: “What really makes him good is that his curveball is 25 mph slower than his fastball.”

Fried and Giants starter Anthony DeSclafani (12-7) remained locked in a scoreless tie by six innings.

Austin Riley opened the seventh inning with a drive to appropriate self-discipline and Bryant, working at full velocity, appeared poised to catch the ball in stride on the warning observe ahead of the ball barely cleared his glove for a double.

Adam Duvall adopted alongside alongside along with his thirty sixth house run, extending his hitting streak to a personal-best 15 video video video games.

Zack Littell relieved and Rosario hit his twelfth house run.

ROSTER MOVE

RHP Luke Jackson was activated from the paternity itemizing and and utilityman Orlando Arcia was optioned to Triple-A Gwinnett. Jackson, who had not pitched since closing Wednesday, contributed a scoreless eighth inning Sunday in route of the Giants. Arcia had batted .183 in 26 video video video games this season with Atlanta.

TRAINER’S ROOM

Giants: RHP Johnny Cueto (flexor pressure) examined his arm by collaborating in catch on flat flooring for quarter-hour at distances as rather a lot as 100 toes. Asked whether or not or not or not he’ll pitch as quickly as further this season, Cueto smiled and delivered a thumbs-up gesture. Before Cueto threw, supervisor Gabe Kapler talked about that the veteran’s subsequent swap is probably an outing on the Sacramento alternate instructing website online. Cueto closing pitched for the Giants on Aug. 31.

UP NEXT

The Braves proceed their Western swing by opening a four-game sequence at Arizona. Right-hander Huscar Ynoa will begin the sequence opener for Atlanta; the Diamondbacks haven’t launched a starter.

The Giants have a scheduled time without work Monday ahead of starting a three-game sequence at San Diego. Starting pitchers are nevertheless to be launched.