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, ...

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 ...

Cards hit 4 HRs to support Flaherty in 14-3 win over Braves

Baseball 05/14/19, 21:32

St. Louis hit four home runs, including three-run shots by Marcell Ozuna, Yadier Molina and Kolten Wong, and the Cardinals beat struggling right-hander Mike Foltynewicz and the Atlanta Braves 14-3 on Tuesday night.Jack Flaherty (4-3) did not allow a hit through four innings. St. Louis led 11-0 before Flaherty gave ...

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. ...

Kinsler, Myers, Strahm lead Padres past Braves 11-2

Baseball 05/03/19, 00:54

Ian Kinsler needed a game like this.So did the San Diego Padres.Kinsler homered and drove in two runs, Wil Myers also went deep and the Padres earned a split of their series in Atlanta with a rare easy victory, routing the Braves 11-2 on Thursday.San Diego Padres' Wil Myers is ...

Kinsler, Myers, Strahm lead Padres past Braves 11-2

Sports 05/02/19, 14:15

Ian Kinsler and Wil Myers homered, Matt Strahm worked six innings and the San Diego Padres earned a split of their series in Atlanta, routing the Braves 11-2 on Thursday.The Padres broke the game open with a five-run fifth, helped by an errant throw from Atlanta pitcher Mike Foltynewicz that ...

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 ...

Fried shines as Braves complete 3-game sweep of Cubs, 9-4

Baseball 04/04/19, 21:55

Max Fried took a perfect game into the sixth inning, Nick Markakis drive in five runs with five hits and the Atlanta Braves beat Yu Darvish and the Chicago Cubs 9-4 on Thursday night to complete a three-game sweep.The Cubs have lost five straight and are 1-5 for the first ...

Newcomb pitches 4 strong innings, Braves beat Reds 7-5

Baseball 03/26/19, 14:56

Sean Newcome pitched four innings in his final tuneup for the season and Pedro Florimon hit a ninth-inning grand slam off Jimmy Herget to lift the Atlanta Braves over the Cincinnati Reds 7-5 Tuesday in the last exhibition game for each team.Newcomb, a 25-year-old left-hander, allowed two runs and three ...

Braves may have 3 open spots in pitching rotation

Baseball 03/20/19, 17:27

When they started spring training, the Atlanta Braves had one opening in their pitching rotation. With a week to go before opening day, they may have three.The Braves are holding out some hope that Kevin Gausman will work through his shoulder soreness in time to pitch a game in the ...

Teheran to make 6th straight opening day start for Braves

Baseball 03/18/19, 15:31

Atlanta Braves right-hander Julio Teheran is set to make his sixth straight start on opening day.The Braves said Monday that Teheran will face the Phillies on March 28 in Philadelphia.Teheran's run ties Hall of Famer Warren Spahn (1957-62) for the longest in Braves' franchise history during the modern era. Teheran ...

Mariners’ Seager out thru April, Braves’ Foltynewicz ailing

Sports 03/11/19, 18:31

Kyle Seager will be absent next week when the Seattle Mariners play the major league opener in Japan. Mike Foltynewicz will miss opening day for Atlanta, too.Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw, meanwhile, is on the mend.The Mariners said Monday that Seager needs surgery on his left hand, sidelining the third baseman ...

Braves: Foltynewicz will not be ready for opening day

Baseball 03/11/19, 11:51

The Atlanta Braves say pitcher Mike Foltynewicz will not be ready for opening day.The right-hander hasn't been able to pitch during spring training because of discomfort in his elbow caused by bone spurs. While not believed to be a serious issue, Foltynewicz was forced to push back his throwing schedule.General ...

With Foltynewicz slowed by elbow, Teheran could start opener

Baseball 03/04/19, 17:24

With Mike Foltynewicz slowed by a sore right elbow, Julio Teheran could make his sixth straight opening-day start for the Atlanta Braves.Teheran made his 2019 exhibition debut Monday, pitching three innings in a 4-3 loss to Houston.The 28-year-old right-hander allowed three runs — two earned — and three hits. His ...

Braves pitching staff springing leaks early in camp

Baseball 02/28/19, 17:55

The fifth spot in the Atlanta Braves' pitching rotation was open when spring training began.Now it is wide-open, and it might not be the only spot.Right-hander Touki Toussaint didn't do anything to help his bid for the rotation Thursday, giving up five runs in one inning in his second spring ...

Muncy, Pederson return to Dodgers lineup for Game 4

Baseball 10/08/18, 10:42

Max Muncy is starting at first base and Joc Pederson is in left field for the Los Angeles Dodgers against Atlanta Braves right-hander Mike Foltynewicz in Monday's Game 4 of the NL Division Series.Each sat in Game 3 when manager Dave Roberts started David Freese at first and Chris Taylor ...

Newcomb to start Game 3 for Braves instead of Gausman

Baseball 10/06/18, 17:41

Left-hander Sean Newcomb will start Game 3 of the National League Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers and not Kevin Gausman.With the Braves trailing 2-0 in the best-of-five series, Atlanta manager Brian Snitker made the announcement Saturday.Snitker said he discussed the idea with general manager Alex Anthopolos on the ...

Gausman likely Game 3 starter for Braves; Buehler for LA

Baseball 10/05/18, 20:36

Kevin Gausman will likely start Game 3 for the Atlanta Braves in the NL Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers.Braves manager Brian Snitker said he is leaning toward using the 27-year-old right-hander when the series shifts to Atlanta on Sunday.However, the Braves decided not to send Gausman back to ...

Braves, Dodgers tweak starting lineups for Game 2 of NLDS

Baseball 10/05/18, 19:27

Right fielder Yasiel Puig will be hitting fifth in the Los Angeles Dodgers' lineup for Game 2 of the National League Division Series against the Atlanta Braves.The Cuban slugger moved up two spots on Friday night after hitting seventh in a 6-0 victory in Game 1 at Dodger Stadium. Puig ...

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