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. ...

Peralta, Marte lift Diamondbacks over Braves 3-2 in 10

Baseball 05/10/19, 00:27

David Peralta hit a tying homer with two outs in the ninth inning and Ketel Marte singled home the winning run in the 10th to give the Arizona Diamondbacks a 3-2 victory over the scuffling Atlanta Braves on Thursday night.Josh Donaldson put the Braves ahead 2-1 with a leadoff homer ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

Donaldson hits 3-run HR in 8th as Braves rally past Rockies

Baseball 04/28/19, 16:18

Josh Donaldson hit a three-run homer in the eighth, Atlanta's fourth home run of the game, and the Braves' bullpen survived a ninth-inning scare for an 8-7 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Sunday.Right-hander Seunghwan Oh (1-1) flung his glove into the air in frustration as he stood on the ...

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' ...

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 ...

Teheran outduels deGrom, Donaldson powers Braves past Mets

Sports 04/14/19, 22:32

Julio Teheran outpitched Jacob deGrom, Josh Donaldson and Nick Markakis homered, and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 7-3 on Sunday night.Teheran improved to 10-7 with a 2.35 ERA in 26 career games against the Mets. He gave up one run and six hits in six innings.It was ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

Braves’ Donaldson to play in first exhibition game Friday

Baseball 03/07/19, 14:33

Josh Donaldson plans to play in his first spring training game for the Atlanta Braves on Friday night against Philadelphia.After being slowed by injuries for two seasons, the 33-year-old third baseman signed a $23 million, one-year contract with the Braves and spent the first two weeks of the exhibition season ...

Rockies’ Arenado: State of free-agent market is ‘sad’

Baseball 02/21/19, 13:00

The sluggish free-agent market the last two years has not scared Colorado third baseman Nolan Arenado, who could be among the prizes in the next pool."I'm not afraid of it at all," Arenado said. "It doesn't have an effect on me. I think free agency is something you earn. You've ...

At 33, Braves’ Donaldson trying to prove he can stay healthy

Baseball 02/20/19, 14:53

Finding a job was pretty easy for Josh Donaldson. Proving he can keep it will be the tough part.The former AL MVP didn't have to wait long for a new opportunity, signing a one-year, $23 million contract with the Atlanta Braves less than a month after the World Series ended."I ...

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