Braves' batters attribute Tuesday performance to dominance of deGrom

Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Braves' batters attribute Tuesday performance to dominance of deGrom
Braves' batters attribute Tuesday performance to dominance of deGrom

After an 11-game streak where the Braves scored 90 runs, the team's lineup ran into a buzz saw Tuesday night in pitcher Jacob deGrom. DeGrom silenced the Braves' batters in a 10-2 loss to the Mets at SunTrust Park. DeGrom, the 2018 National League Cy Young award winner, pitched 8-1/3 innings, allowing five hits and handing out 10 strikeouts. For the Braves, their hot streak at the plate had to end at some point. In the eyes of manager Brian Snitker, the idea that good pitching will slow good hitting is a mainstay in the game of baseball. “The guy is one of the best in the business,” Snitker said of deGrom. “That was probably as good a game as you'll ever (see) pitched.” Braves players don't

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