Injury to Nick Markakis dampens Braves' win over Phillies

The Atlanta Braves' Ronald Acuna Jr. reacts after stealing second base and being confirmed as safe by video review during the first inning of Friday's game against the host Philadelphia Phillies.
photo The Atlanta Braves' Ronald Acuna Jr. reacts after stealing second base and being confirmed as safe by video review during the first inning of Friday's game against the host Philadelphia Phillies.

PHILADELPHIA - Losing Nick Markakis to injury left the Atlanta Braves in a somber mood after a big win.

Ronald Acuña Jr. had two hits and three RBIs, and Brian McCann hit a solo home run as the Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-2 on Friday night.

However, the Braves might be without Markakis for a while because he got hit on the left wrist with a pitch in the sixth inning. Markakis wore a splint on his arm after the victory and will see a doctor on Saturday.

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