Braves hit 5 homers, pound Hendricks, Cubs 10-0


Atlanta Braves outfielder Marcell Ozuna hits a two-run home run against the Chicago Cubs during the first inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, April 28, 2021 in Atlanta. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

ATLANTA (AP) — Marcell Ozuna homered in a four-run first inning, Huascar Ynoa pitched 5 1/3 strong innings and the Atlanta Braves went deep five times to beat the Chicago Cubs 10-0 for their third straight victory.

Ynoa added his first career homer in the fourth as Atlanta shut out the Cubs for the second straight night.

Chicago has lost five in a row.

Freddie Freeman went 4 for 5 and hit his seventh homer in the sixth.

The first three Atlanta homers came off Kyle Hendricks, who gave up seven runs and 11 hits in 3 2/3 innings.

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