Baby Braves blanked in Atlanta’s 1st playoff game since 2013

Baseball 10/05/18, 00:29

Rather than pop, Ronald Acuna Jr. started the game with a popup. The big-hitting rookie never got into the swing at Dodger Stadium, and neither did the rest of the Atlanta Braves.Hoping to break loose in their first postseason appearance since 2013, the Braves instead were blanked on six singles ...

Dodgers look to Ryu, not Kershaw, to set tone in opener

Baseball 10/03/18, 22:29

These aren't the same Dodgers that won 104 games, ran away in the NL West, and fell one victory short of a World Series title last year.Example A: After a slow start, they won 92 games and needed Game 163 to earn their sixth straight division title.Example B: Clayton Kershaw ...

Dodgers to start Ryu in Game 1 of NLDS against Braves

Baseball 10/02/18, 21:56

Hyun-Jin Ryu will start for the Los Angeles Dodgers at home in Game 1 of the NL Division Series against the Atlanta Braves on Thursday.The defending National League champions said ace Clayton Kershaw will take the ball Friday in Game 2.Mike Foltynewicz (13-10, 2.85 ERA) is scheduled to pitch the ...

Freeman, Braves rout Phils 10-2, push for playoff home field

Baseball 09/28/18, 23:15

Freddie Freeman hit three doubles in a four-hit performance and drove in three runs as the Atlanta Braves kept up their push for home-field advantage in the playoffs, routing the Philadelphia Phillies 10-2 Friday night.The NL East champion Braves improved to 90-70, coming off three straight seasons of at least ...

Braves clinch 1st NL East crown since 2013, top Phillies 5-3

Sports 09/22/18, 16:11

The Atlanta Braves capped a most surprising season by clinching their first NL East crown since 2013, with Mike Foltynewicz taking a no-hitter into the seventh inning Saturday in a 5-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies.Atlanta Braves' Ronald Acuna Jr., left, and Ender Inciarte (11) celebrate after scoring on a ...

Braves’ Foltynewicz pitching no-hitter thru 6 vs Phillies

Sports 09/22/18, 14:51

Mike Foltynewicz is pitching a no-hitter through six innings as the Atlanta Braves try to beat the Philadelphia Phillies and win their first division title in five years.Foltynewicz has faced 20 batters Saturday at SunTrust Park, walking Carlos Santana to begin the second and Cesar Hernandez with two outs in ...

LEADING OFF: Braves try to clinch, Bosox aim for wins record

Sports 09/22/18, 03:50

A look at what's happening around the majors today:BRAVES BASH?The Atlanta Braves can clinch their first NL East title since 2013 by beating Philadelphia at SunTrust Park. Sparked by Ronald Acuna Jr. and Ozzie Albies, the Baby Braves moved closer to the division crown with a 6-5 win over the ...

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