PHOENIX (AP) — Chase Anderson pitched seven innings to become the third pitcher since 1998 to win his first five major league starts, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 6-5 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Sunday.
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Anderson (5-0) had a career-best eight strikeouts. He allowed two runs and five hits on his way to becoming the first pitcher to win his first five starts since Jered Weaver won seven straight in 2006.READ MORE: Local LGBTQ+ advocates, health official respond to increase in monkeypox cases
Justin Upton, Freddie Freeman and Ramiro Pena homered for the Braves, who lost two of three in Arizona. Aaron Harang (4-5) got the loss.MORE NEWS: A student loan servicer told some borrowers payments will be auto-debited Sept. 1. They won't.
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