PHOENIX (AP) — Austin Riley and Ozzie Albies both launched two-run homers for the Atlanta Braves, who held their NL East lead by beating the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-1.
Jorge Soler added a solo homer for the Braves, who won their third in a row and stayed three games ahead of second-place Philadelphia.
Riley hit his 30th home run in the first inning, a drive deep into the left-center field stands.
The 24-year-old third baseman continues to evolve into a cornerstone for the Braves lineup, batting .300 with 94 RBIs.
Albies hit a shot far into the right-field seats in the third.
He’s up to 29 homers this season and has 97 RBIs.