Braves Foltynewicz doesn’t allow A’s hit through 6 innings

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Braves Foltynewicz doesn’t allow A’s hit through 6 innings
Braves Foltynewicz doesn’t allow A’s hit through 6 innings

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – Mike Foltynewicz of the Atlanta Braves hasn’t allowed a hit to the Oakland Athletics through seven innings Friday night.

The right-hander retired the first 12 batters in order before issuing a leadoff walk to Khris Davis in the fifth. He then recorded three straight outs to keep the no-hit bid intact.

In the sixth, Foltynewicz plunked Franklin Barreto with one out, then walked Matt Joyce. Matt Olson struck out and Jed Lowrie was retired on a called third strike.

Atlanta, making its first visit to the Oakland Coliseum since the club’s lone appearance in 2003, led 1-0 on Dansby Swanson’s RBI double in the third.

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Atlanta Braves pitcher Mike Foltynewicz works against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, June 30, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Atlanta Braves pitcher Mike Foltynewicz works against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, June 30, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
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