PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Losing Nick Markakis to injury left the Atlanta Braves in a somber mood after a big win.
Ronald Acuña Jr. had two hits and three RBIs, Brian McCann hit a solo homer and the Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-2 on Friday night.
But the team might be without Markakis for a while because he got hit on the left wrist with a pitch in the sixth inning. Markakis wore a splint on his arm after the victory and will see a doctor on Saturday.
“It doesn’t look good but we’ll see,” Markakis said.
The veteran right fielder hasn’t been on the injury list in his five seasons with the Braves and has played at least 155 games in 11 of his