The Atlanta Braves jumped out early on the Chicago Cubs, scoring four runs in the first inning off a pair of two-run home runs. Matt Garza threw 44 pitches in the frame.
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Jason Heyward and Brian McCann were responsible for those two first inning homers. The Braves extended their lead to 5-0 on Freddie Freeman's solo shot in the third inning. Garza has given up a total of five hits through the first four innings; he also has six strikeouts.
Braves starter Mike Minor, on the other hand, has not allowed a hit. He has four strikeouts to go with one walk.
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