Dansby Swanson shows off his range to help keep Mike Soroka’s no-hit bid intact.
Freeman struck again in the eighth homering for the third straight game and the 14th time this season.
.@Mike_Soroka28 tossed 6.1 innings today, allowing one hit and one walk. At 20 years, 313 days, he became the youngest pitcher in the franchise’s modern era to allow only one hit or less in a start of any length. #ChopOn pic.twitter.com/rXVTYmYu6E— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) June 13, 2018
Mike Soroka made his first start in a month and carried a no-hitter into the seventh before Michael Conforto broke it up. Soroka allowed one hit, a walk and struck out four over 6 1/3 innings.
"I hit that one kinda high, toward the sky. That one was for my mom today."— FOX Sports: Braves (@FOXSportsBraves) June 13, 2018
As he tells @KelsWingert, today's home run carried extra significance for @Braves star Freddie Freeman. pic.twitter.com/E34KAwQ0Vy
"He was very efficient, obviously. It was really good."@Braves manager Brian Snitker was not going to let Mike Soroka pitch past the 7th inning, but he was impressed in his rookie's effort vs. New York.#Braves | #ChopOn pic.twitter.com/fqC0OaglM6— FOX Sports: Braves (@FOXSportsBraves) June 13, 2018
"We had confidence in all four (pitches) today."— FOX Sports: Braves (@FOXSportsBraves) June 13, 2018
The youngest pitcher in baseball squared off with Jacob deGrom ... and pitched a gem. Mike Soroka discusses his strong return to Atlanta.#Braves | #ChopOn pic.twitter.com/lqQx0eiAbe