Game 1; Syndergaard vs DeSclafani; Bees score run in 1st and Stars get solo HR by Villar and go on to score 3 runs in bottom of 1st, Bees come back in 2nd with a lead off solo HR by Braun and bases loaded double by Pederson plus a single by Cano to score Pederson as Bees lead 6-3, Braun hits a 2 out solo HR in 5th, Stars get 3 runs in 7th to cut the lead to 7-6 Bees and Kimbrel comes in with 2 outs in 7th and faces the minimum batters to end the game with 5 strikeouts. Bees win 7-6. Bees 7/9/0 Stars 6/9/1
Game 2; McCullers vs Lackey; Bees score 1 run in 1st, 2 runs in 6th and 1 run in 8th on a HR by Braun and McCullers goes into 9th giving up 2 hits but turning a double play after each hit and not allowing a walk despite a -52 with just one 12/35 chance at walking, in 9th gets first 2 batter then gives up his 3rd single and gets Pedroia to complete the shut out as Bees win 4-0. Bees 4/8/0 Starts 0/3/1
Game 3; Fulmer vs Finnegan; Braun hits a solo HR for Bees in 3rd but that’s all Bees will get as Start get a 2 run HR by Diaz in 5th and add single runs in 6th and 8th for a Stars win 4-2. Bees 1/4/1 Stars 4/4/0
Bees record at 32-40. Braun goes 5 for 7 in series with all of the Bees 4 HR’s in series.