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 ...

Gyorko homers as Cardinals rally past Braves 6-3

Baseball 05/25/19, 21:24

Pinch hitter Jedd Gyorko connected for a three-run homer during St. Louis' four-run eighth inning, helping the Cardinals top the Atlanta Braves 6-3 on Saturday night.Paul Goldschmidt and Matt Carpenter each had three hits as St. Louis improved to 7-15 in May. The Cardinals (26-25) were in danger of falling ...

Riley, Teheran pace Braves’ attack in win over Cardinals

Baseball 05/16/19, 21:48

Austin Riley went 3 for 4 and drove in a run, Julio Teheran pitched five-plus scoreless innings, and the Atlanta Braves won for the fifth time in six games with a 10-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night.Riley, who homered in his second major league at-bat Wednesday, ...

Fried returns to lead Braves to 5-3 win over Diamondbacks

Baseball 05/12/19, 18:45

Max Fried pitched five effective innings after leaving his last start early, Johan Camargo hit an early two-run single and the Atlanta Braves beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-3 on Sunday.Fried (5-2) was hit on the left hand by a liner and had to leave in the second inning Tuesday against ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Nimmo, McNeil back Wheeler in Mets’ win over Braves

Baseball 04/12/19, 21:44

Brandon Nimmo hit a two-run homer, Jeff McNeil added a two-run double and the New York Mets kept hitting even without Pete Alonso, beating the Atlanta Braves 6-2 on Friday night.New York has scored six runs in six straight games and got there against Atlanta with the rookie Alonso, the ...

Braves’ Markakis has cash, 5 guns stolen from Atlanta home

Baseball 04/10/19, 16:41

Atlanta police are investigating the burglary of Braves outfielder Nick Markakis's home and say $20,000, five guns and other items were stolen while the team was on a road trip.According to an Atlanta Police Department report obtained by The Associated Press, officers responded to an alarm at Markakis's Atlanta home ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

Nick Markakis stays with Braves for $6 million deal

Baseball 01/22/19, 17:24

All-Star outfielder Nick Markakis took a significant pay cut to remain with the Atlanta Braves, even coming off one of the best seasons of his career.Markakis and the Braves agreed Tuesday to a deal that is worth a guaranteed $6 million and includes a club option for 2020.Markakis became a ...

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 ...

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. ...

NL East champ Braves drop finale, wait for NL West champ

Baseball 09/30/18, 22:01

Freddie Freeman, Nick Markakis and the NL East champion Atlanta Braves are set to open the playoffs on the road.All they need is an NL West champion to play.Needing at least a win to have a shot at home field in the NLDS, the Braves lost to the Philadelphia Phillies ...

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