Kenley Jansen became the seventh player in major league history to earn 400 saves, pinch-hitter Raimel Tapia hit a go-ahead RBI double in the seventh inning, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Atlanta Braves 5-2 on Wednesday night.
Vaughn Grissom had two hits, including a single to drive in the go-ahead run in Atlanta’s four-run eighth inning, and the Braves rallied to overcome a strong start by Miami’s Sandy Alcantara and beat the Marlins 6-4.
Spencer Strider took a no-hitter into the eighth inning and struck out a season-high 13 as the Atlanta Braves snapped a four-game skid, hitting five home runs in an 11-0 victory over the Miami Marlins.
Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum each scored 31 points and the Boston Celtics led nearly the entire way, holding off the Atlanta Hawks for a 129-121 victory and a commanding 3-1 lead in the opening-round playoff series.
Matt Fitzpatrick’s earliest memories of Harbour Town were as a spectator wondering if Tiger Woods would play the RBC Heritage. Now, Fitzpatrick’s got a sweeter memory at the Pete Dye layout he played as a child on vacations.
The Atlanta Hawks (42-41) will have their hands full when they travel to face the No. 2 seeded Boston Celtics (57-25) in the first round of the NBA playoffs on Saturday. But the team is fully aware of the challenges that lie ahead and remain confident and focused.