The Braves dropped a tough one at Boston Sunday.Nick Green’s solo homer in the bottom of the ninth delivered a 6-5 win for the Red Sox and a 2-1 interleague series victory. The homer came on releiver Jeff Bennett’s first pitch of the game. The Braves blew a chance to take the lead in the top of the ninth leaving the bases loaded.
The loss drops the Braves to 32-36 but they are just 4.5 games behind the Phillies in the NL East. The Braves went 3-6 on the road trip.
They play the Cubs tonight at Turner Field in the makeup of rain out June 4th. Then they play three against the Yankees and three against the Red Sox before the Phillies come to Atlanta.