Heredia stars with bat, glove as Braves beat Reds 3-2

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Atlanta Braves’ Ozzie Albies, left, tags out Cincinnati Reds’ Aristides Aquino who is thrown out while trying to steal second base during the second inning of a baseball game in Cincinnati, Friday, June 25, 2021. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)

CINCINNATI (AP) — Guillermo Heredia homered, doubled and made a defensive gem before crashing into the wall, helping the Atlanta Braves beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-2.

Dansby Swanson also homered for the Braves. Drew Smyly allowed a run through six innings.

Will Smith notched his 16th save. Rookie Vladimir Gutiérrez took the loss for Cincinnati.

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