The Baltimore Orioles defeated the Atlanta Braves 5-1 behind a solid outing from southpaw Keegan Akin. Akin won the first game of his career with a 5.0 scoreless inning effort in which he allowed 3 hits and 1 walk while striking out 9, including 6 straight from the 1st through the 3rd inning.
Four Orioles relievers, Dillon Tate, Hunter Harvey, Tanner Scott and Cesar Valdez, combined to allow 1 run (Tate) on 3 hits with 2 strikeouts.
Roberto Nunez went 1 for 4 with a double and 2 RBI and was robbed of his 12th homer of the season by a highlight-worthy catch from Marcell Ozuna in the 4th inning.
Austin Hays went 2 for 3 with a double and 1 run scored. Hanser Alberto added a 1 for 4 night with a double, a run scored and 1 RBI.