Demeritte, Fried lead Braves to needed win, 3-1 over Cubs


              Chicago Cubs' Michael Hermosillo (32) dives into first base before being tagged out by Atlanta Braves first baseman Matt Olson (28) in the eighth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, April 26, 2022, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
            
              Chicago Cubs' Michael Hermosillo (32) dives into first base before being tagged out by Atlanta Braves first baseman Matt Olson (28) in the eighth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, April 26, 2022, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
            
              Chicago Cubs' Michael Hermosillo (32) reacts after being tagged out by Atlanta Braves first baseman Matt Olson (28) on a double play in the eighth inning of a baseball gameTuesday, April 26, 2022, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
            
              Chicago Cubs' Seiya Suzuki (27), of Japan, catches a fly ball hit by Atlanta Braves third baseman Austin Riley (27) in the eighth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, April 26, 2022, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
            
              Atlanta Braves first baseman Matt Olson tags out Chicago Cubs' Michael Hermosillo at first base for a double play during the eighth inning of a baseball game at Truist Park Tuesday, April 26, 2022, in Atlanta. (Jason Getz/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Atlanta Braves right fielder Travis Demeritte makes a sliding catch to get out Chicago Cubs' Yan Gomes during the fourth inning of a baseball game at Truist Park Tuesday, April 26, 2022, in Atlanta. (Jason Getz/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Atlanta Braves' Travis Demeritte reacts after hitting a solo home run during the fifth inning of a baseball against the Chicago Cubs at Truist Park Tuesday, April 26, 2022, in Atlanta. (Jason Getz/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Chicago Cubs' Ian Happ (8) is greeting in the dugout after hitting a home run in the third inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Tuesday, April 26, 2022, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
            
              Chicago Cubs' Ian Happ (8) hits a home run in the third inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Tuesday, April 26, 2022, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
            
              Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Marcus Stroman (0) delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Tuesday, April 26, 2022, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
            
              Atlanta Braves second baseman Ozzie Albies (1) laughs with third base coach Ron Washington (37) during the inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Tuesday, April 26, 2022, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
            
              Miami Marlins' Garrett Cooper, front left, cannot make the catch at first base, allowing Atlanta Braves' Travis Demeritte (48) to reach base, in the ninth inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 24, 2022, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
            
              Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Max Fried (54) delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Tuesday, April 26, 2022, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
            
              Atlanta Braves' Travis Demeritte (48) reacts after making a diving catch on a fly ball for an out by Chicago Cubs' Yan Gomes in the fourth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, April 26, 2022, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
Demeritte, Fried lead Braves to needed win, 3-1 over Cubs