Albies Hits 1st Grand Slam, Braves Roll Past Marlins 9-2

Albies Hits 1st Grand Slam, Braves Roll Past Marlins 9-2
Atlanta Braves’ Ozzie Albies hits a grand slam during the sixth inning of the team’s baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Thursday, May 10, 2018, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

MIAMI (AP) — Three swings. That’s all it took for the Atlanta Braves to blow the game wide open.

And from there, it was another road rout for the NL East leaders.

Ozzie Albies hit Atlanta’s first grand slam of the season to highlight a seven-run sixth inning, Freddie Freeman had a career-high five hits and the Braves beat the Miami Marlins 9-2 on Thursday night for their eighth consecutive road win.

“It was a good one,” Freeman said. “Definitely one I’ll remember, first five-hit game. Took me a little bit, but the big one tonight was Ozzie and that grand slam.” READ MORE>