The Atlanta Braves got shut out Tuesday night – however boy, did they compensate for it Wednesday night.
The Braves steered the Miami Marlins 29-9 – and simultaneously, set a National League record for most runs scored in a solitary game.
The Atlanta invasion incorporated a 11-run second inning. Overall, the group hit seven home runs during the game.
Braves slugger Adam Duvall had a memorable night, smacking a two-run homer, three-run homer and a grand slam – in a specific order – tying a group record with nine RBI.
“We have scored 29 runs,” the Braves wrote on social media after Duvall’s third dinger. “That’s it. That’s the Tweet.”
“Pretty amazing,” said Atlanta’s Freddie Freeman, who drove in six runs, including a two-run homer. “Hard to put into words, really, when you look up and see 29 runs on the board.”
The Braves’ accomplishment was just one run short of tying the MLB record for most runs scored in a game during the modern period (since 1900). That mark was set by the American League’s Texas Rangers, who scored 30 runs against the Baltimore Orioles in 2007.
The most runs at any point scored in a game was 36 by the Chicago Colts in 1897, as indicated by the MLB’s site.
“What the he** @Braves ?? Y’all jailbreak the score? CONGRATS on the Record LETS GOOO!!!” tweeted Atlanta Hawks point guard Trae Young.
It was only the fourth time a group scored at any rate 29 runs, and the first time a National League team did as such. The 1955 Chicago White Sox and 1950 Boston Red Sox – both in the American League – had previously arrived at that run total.
During the game, each fearless starter recorded a hit and seven of them had a multi-hit game, driven by the exhibition from Duvall.
He had recorded a three-homer game only multi week sooner. His nine RBI tied an Atlanta record set by Tony Cloninger, a pitcher, in 1966.
The Braves’ presentation was considered significantly more noteworthy considering the group didn’t score in the first or eighth innings. In light of their lead and being the host group, they additionally didn’t bat in the ninth.
For the Marlins, it was their biggest edge of annihilation in establishment history, as indicated by ESPN Stats and Info. During the game, the group didn’t seem, by all accounts, to be in the best of spirits.
After the game, they seemed to accept the noteworthy misfortune, including: “Tomorrow’s a new day.”