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 ...

Gamel’s 10th-inning homer lifts Brewers over Braves, 3-2

Baseball 05/19/19, 15:39

Ben Gamel led off the 10th inning with a home run against Wes Parsons, lifting the Milwaukee Brewers over the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Sunday.All five runs in the game came on homers.Gamel's drive off Parsons (1-2) reached the fountain area behind the center field wall and helped the Brewers ...

Freeman’s HR lifts Braves to 4-3 win over Brewers in 10th

Baseball 05/18/19, 22:02

Freddie Freeman led off the 10th inning with a home run into the right-field seats, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 4-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night.The Braves recovered to win their fourth straight game after Luke Jackson blew a 3-2 lead in the ninth.Freeman pulled a ...

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. ...

Dodgers beat Braves 9-4 to complete 3rd straight home sweep

Baseball 05/09/19, 00:17

Enriqué Hernández, Max Muncy and Justin Turner each homered, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 9-4 Wednesday night for their 10th straight win at home, where they earned a third consecutive sweep.Clayton Kershaw (2-0) gave up four runs and a season-high nine hits in 6 2/3 innings. ...

Buehler pitches Dodgers past Braves 5-3 in playoff rematch

Baseball 05/07/19, 00:24

Walker Buehler shook off a rough playoff start against Atlanta last year, matching a season high with eight strikeouts while pitching the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 5-3 victory over the Braves on Monday night.Chris Taylor had two RBIs as the Dodgers extended their home winning streak to eight games.Buehler ...

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 ...

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 ...

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' ...

Walker’s 2-run HR helps Diamondbacks sweep Braves, 4-1

Baseball 04/18/19, 14:48

Christian Walker continued his remarkable late-innings production with a two-run homer in the seventh, Luke Weaver got Arizona off to a good start and the Diamondbacks beat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 on Thursday to complete a three-game sweep. Walker, who struck out in his first three at-bats against Braves starter Mike ...

Jones’ bases-loaded walk lifts D-backs over Braves 3-2 in 10

Baseball 04/17/19, 22:13

Adam Jones worked a bases-loaded walk against Jesse Biddle in the 10th inning and also homered, lifting the Arizona Diamondbacks over the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Wednesday night.Biddle (0-1) filled the bases and then walked Jones on six pitches. Jones also homered in the fourth inning and scored the tying ...

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 ...

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 ...

Alfaro, Marlins snap Braves’ 4-game winning streak

Baseball 04/06/19, 22:17

Jorge Alfaro homered twice, including a tiebreaking, two-run shot in the ninth inning, and the Miami Marlins stopped the Atlanta Braves' four-game winning streak with a 4-2 victory Saturday night.Alfaro, a right-handed hitter, homered to the opposite field on both swings. His first long ball came off Braves starter Kyle ...

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, ...

Even as defending champ, Braves still underdogs in NL East

Baseball 03/19/19, 09:34

Freddie Freeman believes the Phillies, Nationals and Mets made so many moves this offseason because they wanted to catch up to the 2018 NL East champion Braves.If hype matters, those division rivals already passed the Braves. For Atlanta, repeating as division champion may be even more difficult than their surprise ...

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