The Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Atlanta Braves at home in Game 1 of the National League Division series by a final score of 7-6.

For Philadelphia, the Phillies got a great deal of offense from outfielder Nick Castellanos, who went 3-5 at the plate for three RBIs, and designated hitter and former MVP Bryce Harper, who went 3-3 at the plate including a walk. Starting pitcher Ranger Suarez went 3.1 innings, struck out five batters and allowing three hits and five walks for one earned run. Relief pitcher Seranthony Dominguez got the win for going 2.0 innings with no hits while striking out three batters.

For Atlanta, the Braves trailed 7-1 to the Phillies in the middle of the 5th inning, but were able to cut the lead to 7-6 due to a two-run RBI double catcher Travis d’Arnaud in the bottom of the 5th inning while first baseman Matt Olson hit a three-run homerun in the bottom of the 9th. Starting pitcher Max Fried suffered the loss for going 3.1 innings, striking out three batters while allowing hits for four earned runs.

The Braves will attempt a bounce back against the Phillies at home for Game 2 of the National League Division Series on Wednesday, October 12th, at 4:35 p.m.