July 25, 2021

Rain suspends Game 2 of Braves, Padres doubleheader (Talking Chop)


After a lengthy rain delay, Game 2 of Wednesday’s doubleheader between the Atlanta Braves and San Diego Padres was suspended due to inclement weather. No word yet when it might be played.

Things couldn’t have gotten off to a worse start for Bryse Wilson who was in trouble from the outset. Trent Grisham led off the game with a double off the glove of Guillermo Heredia in center. Heredia had to go a long way to have a chance to make the play, but it was a play that needed to be made. Wilson then walked Fernando Tatis Jr. and Jake Cronenworth followed with a single to load the bases.

Eric Hosmer brought home the first run with a sacrifice fly to left. Tatis scored on a wild pitch as Wil Myers walked to put runners at the corners. Wilson then got Jurickson Profar to line out center for the second out and had a chance to escape the inning with with minimal damage. He worked the count to 2-2 against Ha-Seong Kim but left a pitch up and out over the plate that was roped into the gap in left center for a two-run double to increase the lead to 4-0. The Braves opted to intentionally walk catcher Victor Caratini and with his 34th pitch of the frame, Wilson got pitcher Reiss Knehr…

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