Braves top Marlins 9-5 to open NL Division Series

d'Arnaud hits tiebreaking home run during Atlanta's 6-run rally in 7th
Travis d'Arnaud celebrates score, Atlanta Braves vs. Miami Marlins in Game 1 of NLDS
Posted at 10:23 PM, Oct 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-06 22:23:59-04

HOUSTON — Ronald Acuña Jr. made history with a leadoff homer, then was hit by a pitch once again by the Marlins as the Atlanta Braves opened their NL Division Series with a 9-5 win over Miami.

Travis d'Arnaud hit a tiebreaking homer during Atlanta's six-run rally in the seventh inning.

D'Arnaud also doubled and singled in driving in four runs and Dansby Swanson homered during Atlanta's big comeback.

The 22-year-old Acuña became the youngest player to hit a leadoff home run in postseason play.

Game 2 of the best-of-five series is on Wednesday in Houston.