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Bautista debuts, Acua draws fans but Braves lose to Giants
ATLANTA — Jose Bautista doubled in his first at-bat of the season and Atlanta set a SunTrust Park attendance record in Ronald Acuña Jr.'s home debut, but the San Francisco Giants snapped the Braves' five-game winning streak 9-4 on Friday night.Freddie Freeman put Atlanta ahead 2-0 with a two-run homer in the first, then Bautista followed with a double off the wall, thrilling a crowd of 41,807 on hand to see the division-leading Baby Braves following a stellar road trip. That's the most fans since the Braves opened their new park last season.It was all San Francisco after that.Gregor Blanco hit a two-run triple during a six-run second inning against Mike Foltynewicz (2-2), and Chris Stratton held Atlanta in check over six innings.Stratton (3-2) gave up six hits, three runs and two walks and struck out six to recover from a 15-6 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers in his previous start. He mostly shut down the Braves, who began the night in first place in the NL East and leading the majors in slugging percentage.Foltynewicz endured the worst of his six starts this season, allowing nine hits, six runs, two walks and striking out four in five innings.Bautista, whose contract was selected from Triple-A Gwinnett, went 1 for 4 with two strikeouts in his Atlanta debut.
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