Strasburg strikes out 11, Nationals hold off Braves 5-4

Baseball 05/28/19, 21:52

Stephen Strasburg matched his season high with 11 strikeouts in seven innings and the Washington Nationals took the lead on three straight walks to beat the Atlanta Braves 5-4 on Tuesday night.Howie Kendrick had three hits, including his ninth homer, and scored two runs for Washington. Trea Turner also had ...

Swanson homers twice as Braves beat Cardinals 5-2

Baseball 05/24/19, 22:19

Dansby Swanson homered twice and Freddie Freeman also connected, helping Mike Foltynewicz and the Atlanta Braves beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-2 on Friday night.Swanson drove Miles Mikolas' first pitch of the sixth inning over the wall in left, giving Atlanta a 2-1 lead. Freeman then hit his 13th homer, ...

Swanson, Freeman go back-to-back as Braves beat Giants 9-2

Baseball 05/22/19, 23:56

Dansby Swanson and Freddie Freeman hit back-to-back homers in the second inning, when Atlanta scored six unearned runs after San Francisco botched a double play, and the surging Braves beat the Giants 9-2 on Wednesday night.Austin Riley also homered for the Braves. Max Fried allowed two runs in six innings ...

Swanson leads HR derby as Fried, Braves beat Brewers 12-8

Baseball 05/17/19, 21:53

Max Fried allowed two hits in six scoreless innings, Dansby Swanson hit a drought-breaking, three-run homer and the Atlanta Braves beat the Milwaukee Brewers 12-8 Friday night in a matchup of second-place teams.Swanson, Josh Donaldson and Tyler Flowers hit home runs off right-hander Corbin Burnes in a nine-run sixth inning. ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

Freeman, Acuna, Swanson power Braves past Mets

Baseball 04/13/19, 22:04

Freddie Freeman hit a go-ahead RBI single in the second inning, Ronald Acuña Jr. had his fifth straight multihit game and the Atlanta Braves snapped the New York Mets' three-game winning streak with an 11-7 victory Saturday night.Dansby Swanson drove in three runs, while Acuña, Nick Markakis and Johan Camargo ...

Acuña, Swanson homer, Braves beat Rockies 7-1

Baseball 04/09/19, 23:25

Dansby Swanson and Ronald Acuña Jr. homered, leading Max Fried and the Atlanta Braves past the Colorado Rockies 7-1 on Tuesday night.Fried took a no-hitter into the sixth inning against the Chicago Cubs on Thursday and carried that momentum into Denver. The left-hander allowed an unearned run and five hits ...

Acuna homers early, Braves hold off Rockies 8-6

Baseball 04/08/19, 23:17

Ronald Acuna Jr. homered, Dansby Swanson drove in three runs and the Atlanta Braves hung on to beat the Colorado Rockies 8-6 Monday night for their first road win of the season.Nick Markakis added three hits and two RBIs for the Braves, swept in their season-opening trip to Philadelphia.Julio Teheran ...

Swanson, catcher’s interference call help Braves top Marlins

Baseball 04/07/19, 15:18

Dansby Swanson hit a game-ending single against a five-man infield and the Atlanta Braves, helped by a catcher's interference call, beat the Miami Marlins 4-3 on Sunday.Miami's Curtis Granderson tied it in the top of the ninth with a pinch-hit homer off Arodys Vizcaíno (1-0).Freddie Freeman led off Atlanta's ninth ...

Camargo, Braves rally in 8th against shaky Cubs’ bullpen

Baseball 04/03/19, 22:08

Johan Camargo hit a go-ahead, three-run double as the Atlanta Braves took advantage of five walks by Cubs relievers in the eighth inning to beat Chicago 6-4 on Wednesday night.Willson Contreras gave Chicago the lead with a long, two-run homer in the sixth. But the Cubs' much-criticized bullpen went wild ...

Roark roughed up in final spring tuneup for Reds

Sports 03/25/19, 21:37

Cincinnati right-hander Tanner Roark was roughed up for five quick runs in his final start before the regular season, and the Atlanta Braves defeated the Reds 8-5 in an exhibition game Monday night.Roark, acquired from the Washington Nationals as part of a major offseason overhaul, allowed three hits and hurt ...

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, ...

Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson off NLDS roster

Baseball 10/04/18, 13:56

Injured shortstop Dansby Swanson didn't make the Atlanta Braves' roster for the National League Division Series. His replacement is Charlie Culberson, someone familiar to the Los Angeles Dodgers.The Braves announced their roster Thursday hours before the start of Game 1.Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Mike Foltynewicz walks across the field during ...

A capsule look at the Braves-Dodgers playoff series

Baseball 10/02/18, 23:47

A look at the best-of-five National League Division Series between the Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles Dodgers:___Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Thursday, at Los Angeles, 8:37 p.m. (MLB); Game 2, Friday, at Los Angeles, 9:37 p.m. (FS1); Game 3, Sunday, at Atlanta, 8:07 p.m. (FS1); x-Game 4, Monday, Oct. ...

Dansby Swanson may be longshot for Braves’ NLDS roster

Baseball 10/02/18, 16:35

Shortstop Dansby Swanson did not participate in the Atlanta Braves' light workout Tuesday and appears to be a longshot to make the team's roster for its NL Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers.Swanson partially tore a ligament in his left hand on a swing against the Mets' Noah Syndergaard ...

Teheran sharp in playoff audition, Braves fall to Mets 4-1

New York 09/27/18, 22:02

Julio Teheran looked sharp in his last audition to become part of Atlanta's playoff rotation, pitching two-hit ball for six innings Thursday night in the Braves' 4-1 loss to the New York Mets.The NL East champion Braves didn't start first baseman Freddie Freeman and center fielder Ender Inciarte, and they ...

Braves SS Swanson torn hand ligament, playoff status unclear

Baseball 09/26/18, 19:22

Atlanta Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson has a partially torn ligament in his left hand and it's unclear if he will be available in the postseason for the NL East champions.Swanson traveled from New York to Atlanta on Wednesday to get his wrist and hand examined by team doctors. He will ...

NL East champion Braves rally past Mets 7-3 for 6th straight

Baseball 09/25/18, 23:43

Ronald Acuna Jr. hit a go-ahead single in the seventh inning, Ozzie Albies homered in the eighth and the NL East champion Atlanta Braves rallied past the New York Mets 7-3 on Tuesday night for their sixth straight victory.Atlanta shortstop Dansby Swanson exited early with a sore left hand, and ...

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