Freddie Freeman drove in three runs but a pinch-hit two-run home run by Tommy La Stella proved to be the difference in a 5-4 loss to the Chicago Cubs. Mike Foltynewicz struggled a bit early but ended up lasting six innings while allowing four earned runs.
“It’s two good ball clubs going at it. It’s inches in games like that that make the difference.”— FOX Sports: Braves (@FOXSportsBraves) August 31, 2018
— Brian Snitker on @Braves’ loss to Cubs in clash of division leaders.#Braves | #ChopOn pic.twitter.com/6EYShSzobx
“Hopefully that's a sign that I’m coming out of it and hopefully I can have a nice September.”— FOX Sports: Braves (@FOXSportsBraves) August 31, 2018
— Freddie Freeman on his three-RBI night after 3-for-27 slump.@Braves | #ChopOn pic.twitter.com/SWvmNBHDsN
“Pretty much battling after the first inning all night.”— FOX Sports: Braves (@FOXSportsBraves) August 31, 2018
— Mike Foltynewicz sums up his outing and comments on the questionable balk call in @Braves’ loss to Cubs.#Braves | #ChopOn pic.twitter.com/z2Bp8LwxKG