Alcantara smothers Braves with 14 whiffs in Marlins’ 4-1 win

Sandy Alcantara of the Miami Marlins tosses a warm up pitch during the second inning against the Atlanta Braves at Truist Park on May 28, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Todd Kirkland/Getty Images) (Todd Kirkland, 2022 Getty Images)

ATLANTA – Sandy Alcantara matched his career high with 14 strikeouts, dominating the Atlanta Braves for the second time in a week and leading the Miami Marlins to a 4-1 victory.

Alcantara allowed only four hits with no walks in eight innings.

Miguel Rojas had three hits, including a homer in the sixth off Darren O’Day.

Garrett Cooper’s two-run double off Collin McHugh in the seventh gave Miami a 4-1 lead.

Atlanta fell to 4-12 in day games, the worst record in the majors.

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