Riley, Teheran pace Braves’ attack in win over Cardinals

Baseball 05/16/19, 21:48

Austin Riley went 3 for 4 and drove in a run, Julio Teheran pitched five-plus scoreless innings, and the Atlanta Braves won for the fifth time in six games with a 10-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night.Riley, who homered in his second major league at-bat Wednesday, ...

McCann, Camargo homer, lead Braves over Diamondbacks 6-4

Baseball 05/11/19, 22:56

Brian McCann homered over the swimming pool behind the right-field wall and Johan Camargo also went deep, helping the Atlanta Braves beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-4 Saturday night.Kevin Gausman (2-3) gave up one run and five hits in six innings. He escaped a bases-loaded, one-out jam in the fourth when ...

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 ...

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 ...

Braves place McCann on IL, recall Jackson to make MLB debut

Baseball 04/07/19, 10:27

The Atlanta Braves have placed catcher Brian McCann on the 10-day injured list with a right hamstring strain.Alex Jackson was recalled from Triple-A Gwinnett and is making his major league debut by starting in Sunday's game against the Miami Marlins.McCann strained his hamstring while running the bases in the fourth ...

McCann’s 2-run single helps Braves beat error-prone Cubs 8-0

Baseball 04/01/19, 21:42

Brian McCann made the most of his Atlanta homecoming by hitting a two-run single in a four-run first inning, and the Braves took advantage of six Chicago errors to beat the Cubs 8-0 on Monday night.After being swept in their first series at Philadelphia, the Braves became the final major ...

National League East capsules

Baseball 03/22/19, 13:47

Capsules of National League East teams, listed in order of finish last year:___Atlanta BravesPhiladelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper lines a single off Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Spencer Turnbull during the fourth inning of a spring training baseball game Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Clearwater, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)2018: 90-72, first place, ...

American League West capsules

Baseball 03/22/19, 12:01

Capsules of American League West teams, listed in order of finish last year:___Houston Astros FILE - In this Thursday, March 7, 2019, file photo, Houston Astros' Carlos Correa follows through on a foul ball during the third inning of a spring training baseball game against the Miami Marlins at the ...

Braves open spring training as confident NL East champions

Baseball 02/16/19, 17:21

Atlanta Braves pitchers and catchers had their first organized workout Saturday, officially ending a relatively quiet winter for the team that won the NL East.It may have been a little too quiet for some critics, considering the aggressive roster moves made by their division rivals. But All-Star first baseman Freddie ...

NL East teams at the start of spring training

Baseball 02/08/19, 12:47

A team-by-team look at the National League East entering spring training, including key players each club acquired and lost, and dates of the first workout for pitchers and catchers, and the full squad:___Atlanta BravesManager: Brian Snitker (fourth season).2018: 90-72, first place, lost to Dodgers in Division Series.Training Town: Kissimmee, Florida.Park: ...

AL West teams at the start of spring training

Baseball 02/08/19, 09:48

A team-by-team look at the American League West entering spring training, including key players each club acquired and lost, and dates of the first workout for pitchers and catchers, and the full squad:___Houston AstrosManager: AJ Hinch (fifth season).2018: 103-59, first place, lost to Boston in ALCS.Training Town: West Palm Beach, ...

Robinson Chirinos, Astros finalize $5.75M, 1-year contract

Baseball 12/06/18, 18:48

Robinson Chirinos and the Astros have finalized a $5.75 million, one-year contract, giving catching-thin Houston another option behind the plate.The 34-year-old spent the past six seasons with the Texas Rangers and hit .222 this year while setting career bests with 18 homers and 65 RBIs in 113 games. His .757 ...

Donaldson, Braves reach a deal that works well for both

Sports 11/27/18, 18:42

Josh Donaldson needed the Braves.The Braves needed Josh Donaldson.Call this one a perfect match.The slugging third baseman was officially introduced to Atlanta on Tuesday, joining the team he cheered for as a youngster. Donaldson agreed to a $23 million, one-year deal that provides the sort of flexibility both sides wanted.Atlanta ...

source: McCann returns to Braves for $2M, 1-year contract

Sports 11/26/18, 14:58

A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that catcher Brian McCann has agreed to return to the Atlanta Braves for a $2 million, one-year contract.The person spoke on condition of anonymity Monday because the agreement had not yet been announced.McCann, who turns 35 in February, is from ...

Indians tweak slugging lineup for Game 3 of ALDS

Baseball 10/08/18, 11:31

Indians manager Terry Francona juggled his struggling lineup for Game 3 of the AL Division Series against Houston.With his club batting .100 (6 for 60) in the series and facing left-hander Dallas Keuchel, the Indians are starting right-handed hitters Yandy Diaz at designated hitter and Brandon Guyer in right field. ...

McCann, Reddick go back-to-back, Astros beat Blue Jays 5-3

Baseball 09/25/18, 00:12

The Houston Astros kept rolling on the road and moved to the brink of their second straight AL West title.Brian McCann and Josh Reddick hit back-to-back home runs, and the Astros beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-3 on Monday night to close in on another division crown.The defending World Series ...

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