Austin Riley homered and Kyle Wright turned in a good performance on the mound to help the Atlanta Braves to a 6-2 win over the Houston Astros Friday night at Truist Park. Riley’s homer was his 31st of the season. Dansby Swanson added a two-run double and Matt Olson accounted for the final run with a sacrifice fly.
Home Runs: Austin Riley (31), Kyle Tucker (22)
WP — Kyle Wright (15-5): 6 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 1 BB, 7 K
LP — Lance McCullers Jr. (1-1): 5 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 3 BB, 6 K
The series will continue Saturday with Spencer Strider matching up against Cristian Javier.