The Atlanta Braves lost their third-consecutive one-run game and fly out of Philadelphia after being swept for the first time since June 10-12. Here are three observations from the game:
1. Evan Gattis broke multiple social media outlets as well as the Home Run Distance leaderboard
If Phillies starter Cole Hamels had his way, he'd never face the Braves' 6-foot-4 rookie catcher ever again.
In their first career meetings the Braves played Brian McCann and Gerald Laird in Hamels' previous two starts this season; think that will happen again after this performance? Gattis gave the Phillies' 29-year-old lefty fits. Visible fits. Seemingly every time the ball left Hamels' left hand, Gattis was sending it to into Citizen Bank's outfield.
Gattis finished 2-for-3 with two home runs, his first multi-HR game of his young career.
"It's kinda been the same thing. It's just been looking for my pitch and, you know, got some pitches to hit early in the at-bat," Gattis said after the Philli...