Strider dominant, Contreras homers, Braves sweep Phillies

Atlanta Braves pitcher Spencer Strider delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against...
Atlanta Braves pitcher Spencer Strider delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2022, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Edward M. Pio Roda)(Edward M. Pio Roda | AP)
Published: Sep. 19, 2022 at 12:57 PM EDT
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ATLANTA (AP) — Rookie Spencer Strider took a no-hit bid into the sixth inning and struck out 10, William Contreras hit a tiebreaking homer and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-2 for a three-game sweep.

Strider didn’t allow a hit until Alec Bohm homered to tie the score 1-1.

Rookie center fielder Michael Harris II looked as if he might catch the ball as he leapt, but it went just out of the reach of his glove and over the wall.

Bohm’s 12th homer traveled 412 feet.