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Atlanta Braves make history during 20-1 rout of Pirates

The Braves became the first team in major league history to have seven or more homers in a game that included two slams.

ATLANTA — Ronald Acuña Jr. hit a grand slam in the second inning off Tyler Anderson, pinch-hitter Ehire Adrianza added another slam in the eighth against position player Wilmer Difo and the Atlanta Braves homered seven times in a 20-1 rout of the Pittsburgh Pirates. 

Austin Riley homered twice for his first multi-homer game, and Ozzie Albies, Marcell Ozuna, and Dansby Swanson also went deep for the Braves, who became the first team in major league history to have seven or more homers in a game that included two slams, according to STATS.