The Braves made a bit of history in their Wednesday tilt at Philadelphia.
Reliever Chris Martin pitched an immaculate inning - nine strikes, three strikeouts - in the seventh. It was the fifth immaculate inning in team history and the first since Buddy Carlyle in 2007.
Martin struck out Cesar Hernandez, Jay Bruce and Logan Morrison to complete the inning.
Martin’s perfect frame was the fourth immaculate inning in MLB this season and 100th all-time. The last, coincidentally, was pitched by former Brave and current Red Kevin Gausman.
It’s the first time in MLB history there have been more than three immaculate innings, according to The Action Network.
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