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Rome falls to Augusta 5-3 in regular season home finale

After a loss on Saturday to Augusta, the Rome Braves took a 1.5 game South Atlantic League Southern Division lead into into Sunday’s head-to-head matchup with the GreenJackets. Starter Max Fried went six roller coaster innings, giving up five runs – three earned – on four hits.

After a loss on Saturday to Augusta, the Rome Braves took a 1.5 game South Atlantic League Southern Division lead into into Sunday’s head-to-head matchup with the GreenJackets.

In the end, the Braves fell 5-3 to the GreenJackets, and fell to a half game lead in the SAL-Southern.

Starter Max Fried went six roller coaster innings, giving up five runs – three earned – on four hits.  He struck out 10, and only walked two.

Withrow threw a scoreless inning of relief in the seventh, striking out the side.  Johnson-Mullins pitched a scoreless eighth, then returned for a scoreless ninth.

Rome got two RBI’s from Austin Riley, and another from Lucas Herbert who went 3-for-4 with a run. Salazar and Yepez also had multi-hit days with two apiece.

For a full recap from the Rome Braves, click HERE.

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