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Matt Wieters' home run in the 11th sends Braves to 2-1 loss

Matt Wieters' walk off home run in the 11th spoils another fine outing by Braves starter Alex Wood.

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Jim Johnson blew a save in the ninth and Matt Wieters made the Atlanta Braves pay with a walk off home run in the 11th. The Braves once again failed to generate any kind of offense spoiling a superb outing from starter Alex Wood.

Adonis Garcia's homered off of Zach Britton in the ninth inning to briefly put the Braves in front 1-0. It was Garcia's second homer in as many days and the first two of his Major League career.

Jim Johnson came on looking to close things out against his former team, but immediately ran into trouble as Adam Jones reached on a swinging bunt to lead off the inning. Wieters followed with a single to put runners at the corners with no one out. J.J. Hardy then hit a sacrifice fly to Eury Perez in left that scored Jones to tie the game. It was only the second run that Johnson had allowed in his last 21 appearances and it couldn't have come at a worse time for the Braves.

The Orioles put two on in the 10th, but Aroyds Vizcaino struck out Manny Machado to end the threat. Vizcaino gave way to Luis Avilan in the 11th who was quickly greeted by Wieters who launched a long walk off home run to center field to give Baltimore the win.

Wood once again was in command for the Braves as he carried a shutout into the eighth inning. He allowed just three hits in 7 1/3 innings and struck out seven while walking just two. Baltimore's Kevin Gausman nearly matched him pitch for pitch tossing 7 2/3 shut out innings while allowing six hits and striking out five.

Eury Perez went 3-for-4 at the plate while Nick Markakis finished with two hits in his return to Camden Yards. The Braves however, were 0-for-9 with runners in scoring position and the lack of a timely hit cost them once again.

The series continues on Tuesday with Julio Teheran on the mound for Atlanta. He will be opposed by Baltimore's Ubaldo Jiminez.

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