Gausman suspended 5 games for throwing pitch behind Ureña

Sports 05/06/19, 15:52

Atlanta Braves pitcher Kevin Gausman has been suspended for five games and fined for throwing a 97 mph fastball behind Miami's Jose Ureña last week.Gausman appealed the penalty imposed Monday by Chief Baseball Office Joe Torre. Gausman can continue to play until there's a final ruling.Gausman's first pitch to Ureña ...

Braves go 10 innings to complete sweep at Miami, 3-1

Baseball 05/05/19, 15:53

Ender Inciarte faked a bunt and instead slapped an opposite-field RBI double down the line to break a 10th-inning tie, and the Atlanta Braves completed a three-game series sweep by beating the Miami Marlins 3-1 Sunday.Nick Markakis' home run gave Atlanta a lead in the seventh, but the Marlins tied ...

Albies hits a slam, Braves roll past Marlins 9-2

Baseball 05/04/19, 20:32

Ozzie Albies hit a grand slam, Ronald Acuña Jr. tied a career best with four hits and the Atlanta Braves topped the Miami Marlins 9-2 on Saturday night.Brian McCann drove in three runs for Atlanta, which trailed 2-0 after five innings before breaking out against Miami's bullpen. Even Braves starter ...

Braves settle score with Ureña and beat Marlins 7-2

Sports 05/03/19, 21:27

Freddie Freeman and Brian McCann each homered to help the Atlanta Braves settle their score with Jose Ureña and beat the Miami Marlins 7-2 Friday night.Braves right-hander Kevin Gausman was ejected in the second inning for throwing a 97 mph fastball behind Ureña, who was at the center of a ...

Melee memories: Braves’ Gausman ejected for pitch to Ureña

Sports 05/03/19, 18:58

Atlanta Braves right-hander Kevin Gausman has been ejected in the second inning for throwing a pitch behind Marlins pitcher Jose Ureña, who was involved in a melee between the teams last season.Gausman's first pitch to Ureña was a 97 mph knee-high fastball that sailed behind the batter, and plate umpire ...

Fried cruises as Braves beat Padres in Quantrill’s debut

Baseball 05/01/19, 21:13

Max Fried gave up one run in seven innings, Dansby Swanson homered and drove in three runs and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Diego Padres 5-1 on Thursday night to spoil Cal Quantrill's major league debut.The Braves led 2-1 before scoring three runs in the seventh off Luis Perdomo. ...

Reyes’ 2 homers, 3 RBIs lead Padres past Braves 4-3

Sports 04/30/19, 21:12

Franmil Reyes homered twice and drove in three runs, Eric Hosmer also went deep and rookie Chris Paddack turned in another impressive start, leading the San Diego Padres to a 4-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night. Reyes homered on the 11th pitch of the game, followed by another ...

Padres rookie star Tatis to injured list with hamstring

Baseball 04/30/19, 17:45

The San Diego Padres have placed rookie star Fernando Tatis Jr. on the 10-day injured list and he's expected to miss at least a couple of weeks.Manager Andy Green made the announcement before Tuesday's game against the Atlanta Braves. The 20-year-old shortstop injured his left hamstring Sunday at Washington after ...

Albies’ HR backs Soroka’s strong start, Braves beat Padres

Baseball 04/29/19, 21:12

Ozzie Albies homered and drove in two runs, Mike Soroka gave up one run in six innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Diego Padres 3-1 on Monday night.Soroka (2-1) allowed four hits, struck out a career-high eight and walked one. The 21-year-old right-hander lowered his ERA to 1.62.Soroka ...

Braves CF Inciarte leaves game with apparent leg injury

Sports 04/29/19, 19:58

Ender Inciarte has left the Atlanta Braves' game against the San Diego Padres with an apparent leg injury.Inciarte grabbed the back of his right leg following a third-inning single up the middle Monday night. With manager Brian Snitker and a trainer on the field, Inciarte tested the leg by jogging ...

Padres hold out Tatis against Braves with sore hamstring

Sports 04/29/19, 17:20

San Diego Padres rookie shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. is not starting against the Atlanta Braves because of a hamstring injury.Padres manager Andy Green says "we prefer not to use" Tatis after the rookie woke up Monday with soreness in the hamstring. Tatis was hurt when he did an awkward-looking split ...

Braves acquire veteran left-hander Blevins from Oakland

Sports 04/28/19, 19:28

The Atlanta Braves acquired left-hander Jerry Blevins from the Oakland Athletics on Sunday for $1.The 35-year-old Blevins made his Braves debut in Sunday's 8-7 win over the Colorado Rockies, recording one out and walking one batter in the seventh inning.The Braves needed a left-hander for their bullpen and took a ...

Blackmon, Story rally Rockies over Braves 9-5

Baseball 04/27/19, 21:45

Charlie Blackmon hit a go-ahead, two-run double, Trevor Story followed with a three-run homer during a ninth-inning rally and the Colorado Rockies beat the Atlanta Braves 9-5 on Saturday night for their 10th win in 12 games.Nolan Arenado hit a second-inning home run for the Rockies.Atlanta led 5-4 when David ...

Story, Arenado help Rockies top Braves 8-4 for 9th win in 11

Baseball 04/26/19, 22:00

Nolan Arenado combined with Trevor Story to homer on consecutive pitches in the fourth inning, then hit a tiebreaking double in the sixth that led the Colorado Rockies over the Atlanta Braves 8-4 on Friday night for their ninth win in 11 games.Daniel Murphy went 3 for 4 with two ...

Hall of Fame manager Bobby Cox remains hospitalized

Sports 04/26/19, 18:46

Hall of Fame manager Bobby Cox remains hospitalized after a stroke this month.People familiar with the situation say the former Atlanta Braves skipper has resumed walking and has regained feeling in his right side since he fell ill on April 3. But the people say Cox, 77, has yet to ...

Hernandez Ks 3 with bases loaded, Reds beat Braves 4-2

Baseball 04/25/19, 23:39

Reliever David Hernandez struck out three straight with the bases loaded, Eugenio Suarez drove in three and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Atlanta Braves 4-2 Thursday night in a rain-delayed victory.Luis Castillo shook off early problems to pitch six scoreless innings for the Reds but loaded the bases to start ...

Albies homer, Puig error add up to 3-1 Braves win over Reds

Baseball 04/24/19, 20:45

Ozzie Albies homered on the game's first pitch and Ronald Acuna Jr. scored from first base on Yasiel Puig's fifth-inning error, helping the Atlanta Braves to a 3-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday night.Acuna scored easily when Puig misplayed Nick Markakis's line drive single to right, allowing it ...

Puig’s long homer helps Reds beat Braves 7-6

Baseball 04/23/19, 22:00

Yasiel Puig hit a two-run homer in the first inning off the facade of the second deck in left-center field, and the Cincinnati Reds wasted an early lead and then rallied to beat the Atlanta Braves 7-6 Tuesday night.José Peraza had his first RBIs since homering on opening day, and ...

Donaldson homers twice, Braves rout Indians 11-5

Baseball 04/21/19, 21:44

Josh Donaldson had two homers and four RBIs, Freddie Freeman added three hits and the Atlanta Braves pounded Cleveland's pitching for the second straight night, beating the Indians 11-5 Sunday.Donaldson belted a solo homer in the first and followed with a three-run shot in the second to continue the Braves' ...

Kluber, Indians down Braves 8-4 in opener of doubleheader

Baseball 04/20/19, 18:22

Corey Kluber bounced back from one of his worst outings in recent years by working seven innings and Carlos Santana celebrated his U.S. citizenship with three hits, leading the Cleveland Indians over the Atlanta Braves 8-4 in the opener of a doubleheader on Saturday.Kluber (2-2) shook off a rough first ...

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