Braves Edge Rays 2-1
By The Associated Press
ATLANTA - Max Fried retired Tampa Bay’s first 14 batters and combined with three relievers on a four-hitter as the Atlanta Braves beat the Rays 2-1.  

Dansby Swanson had a run-scoring single in Atlanta’s two-run second inning.

Fried struck out seven while allowing one run in 6 2/3 innings.

The left-hander improved to 4-0 in four interleague starts.

Luke Jackson, and Shane Greene combined for four outs before Mark Melancon pitched the ninth for his second save.

Left fielder Adam Duvall made a diving catch on the warning track of José Martinez’s drive off Melancon to open the ninth.

Published 09:47 PM, Thursday Jul. 30, 2020
Updated 09:49 PM, Thursday Jul. 30, 2020



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