The Atlanta bullpen was also strong in making up for an illness-shortened Max Fried start.
Wright tossed 5.1 no-hit innings before allowing a double and homer in the sixth.
The Atlanta offense tallied 10 hits, including a very needed pair from Matt Olson.
Jake Odorizzi threw 5.2 no-hit innings before giving up a pair of runs, and Dansby Swanson’s three-run homer was the offensive highlight in another tough loss to St. Louis.
Jake Odorizzi posted 6.0 innings of one-run ball and Michael Harris II homered to lead Atlanta past Pittsburgh in the series opener.
On the fifth anniversary of his Major League debut, Max Fried continues to prove that the Braves won the Justin Upton trade.
The Atlanta third baseman has found himself in the MVP conversation after being one of the hardest outs in the lineup during the entire month of July.
As the rookie’s innings count grows, will the Braves consider adjusting his role?
That the Braves successfully completed a sweep of the Rockies in Colorado was impressive and unexpected it its own right. That they did so by winning two extra-inning battles was even more unprecedented—right?