MLB.com tracks a stat of the day for the Braves this season, highlighting a unique, interesting or fun nugget of each game.
June 10: Phillies 4, Braves 3 (10 innings) – Acuña Eyes Century Mark
Ronald Acuña Jr. went 0 for 4 in Thursday’s 10-innings defeat to the Phillies, keeping him 99 home runs for 369 career games. The players who have reached the 100 homer milestone fastest are Ryan Howard (324 games), Gary Sánchez (355 games) and Aaron Judge (371 games).
June 9: Phillies 2, Braves 1 – Ozzie’s XBH count
Ozzie Albies featured a three-hit game with a triple in the first inning. Second baseman is in second place in the National League with 32 extra-bases hits, behind only Cincinnati’s Nick Castellanos and equaling the exact total of Albies collected at this same point (across 59 games) in 2018. He stands with Hank Aaron as the only one. player in franchise history twice at least 32 extra-base successes in the first 60 games of a season.
June 8: Braves 9, Phillies 5 – MLB HR leaders
With three home runs in their latest win, the Braves have upped their MLB lead total to 89. This is the second highest total albeit 58 games in franchise history. The only team that scored more were the 2020 Braves, who scored 101 homers in their first 58 games. The 2003 club scored 87 in that time span.
June 6: Braves 4, Dodgers 2 – Extra! Extra!
With the RBI brace he scored in the third inning, Ozzie Albies became only the sixth Braves player since 2010 to record extra-base success in at least six consecutive games. Ronald Acuña Jr. did this in eight consecutive games in 2018 and Freddie Freeman also had an eight-game streak in 2012. Brian McCann had a seven-game streak in 2017. The only players with a six-game streak in this one. time frame were Freeman (2017), Chipper Jones (2011) and Troy Glaus (2010).
June 5: Braves 6, Dodgers 4 – L’homer di Almonte
Abraham Almonte came off the bench to hit a homer in the seventh inning, giving the Braves seven pinch-hit homers, three below the Atlanta record (since 1966), which was last drawn in 2017. More than a third of the way through the season, the Braves are well on their way to 20 crushed homers.
June 4: Dodgers 9, Braves 5 – The Braves allow 9 points out of 4 hits
The Braves have only conceded four shots to the Dodgers. They became only the second team since 1969 to allow at least nine out of four valid points or less. The only other team to suffer this fate were the Mariners in a 10-9 defeat to the Tigers on April 9, 1996.
June 3: Braves 5, Nationals 1 – 50-50? Like about 500-500
In the bottom of the seventh, Ozzie Albies moved to the pot and secured his third shot of the match on a double RBI on the right outside, marking his 500th career success. Second baseman is hitting .251 / .323 / .497 with nine homers, 16 doubles and 32 RBI. Dansby Swanson also recorded his 500th hit with a home run in the sixth inning which gave him 10 homers in the season. The last time teammates recorded their 500th career success in the same game was when Rangers’ Dave Dellucci and Gary Matthews Jr. did it in 2005 against the Yankees, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.
June 2: National 5, Braves 3 – Bullpen defeats
With AJ Minter giving the green light to the homer in the eighth inning, the Braves’ bullpen is now at 7-14. The 14 losses are tied to the MLB maximum total that Astros, Orioles and Twins completed during the day. The Atlanta Rescue Corps went 21-9 during last year’s 60-game season.
June 1: Nationals 11, Braves 6 – Big bat, floating feet
Ronald Acuña Jr. scored his 17th homer leading the Major League and recorded two stolen bases in the defeat to the Nationals. He has captured and stolen a base in 12 games dating back to his MLB debut on April 25, 2018. The only players to accomplish this feat multiple times in this time frame are the Brewers ‘Christian Yelich (15) and the Royals’ Adalberto Mondesi (13). ).