Albies went deep from the left side in the sixth, a solo shot against right-hander Luis Santos. He struck from the right side in the eighth, a two-run shot against lefty Aaron Loup.
Albies is the first Brave to hit homers from each side during the same game since Nick Swisher in August 2015. Atlanta Hall of Famer Chipper Jones did it six times in the regular season and once in the postseason.
Albies has 20 home runs and leads the National League with 52 extra-base hits. He is one shy of matching Hank Aaron for the club record for most extra-base hits prior to the All-Star Game.
Albies went 2-for-4 with two runs scored and four RBIs. He has hit safely in 19 of his last 20 games dating to June 17 and is batting .418 (38-for-91) during that stretch.
The Braves scored six times in the second inning. With runners on the corner, pitcher Mike Foltynewicz put down a bunt to score Johan Camargo. Ender Inciarte followed with an RBI double and Albies added a sacrifice fly. Freddie Freeman, Nick Markakis and Tyler Flowers followed with run-scoring hits.
Foltynewicz, in his final start before the All-Star Game, was charged with five runs in his second straight outing and saw his ERA rise from 2.37 to 2.66. In 6 2/3 innings, he gave up six hits, two walks and struck out six.
Dan Winkler pitched a scoreless eighth, and Arodys Vizcaino finished the game with a scoreless ninth.
The losing pitcher was Sam Gaviglio (2-3), who was knocked out after 1 2/3 innings, his shortest start of the year. He was charged with a season-high six runs on six hits in his first career appearance against Atlanta.
Inciarte was removed from the game in the fifth inning as a precautionary measure after he was hit by a pitch in his first at-bat.
The teams split the four-game interleague season series.
–Field Level Media